For more than 30 years, an elephant walked in a Delco parade. Then animal rights activists took notice.

The Springfield Republican Party chairman announced the decision to retire Minnie the elephant this week, saying “Minnie’s participation in the parade was never meant to be divisive."

For more than 30 years, an elephant walked in a Delco parade. Then animal rights activists took notice.

The Springfield Republican Party chairman announced the decision to retire Minnie the elephant this week, saying “Minnie’s participation in the parade was never meant to be divisive."

Man tries to rebuild a life after 28 years in prison for a Philly murder he didn’t commit

After 28 years imprisoned for a murder he's always sworn he didn't commit, Chester Hollman III is a free man. He's grappling with what that means and how something like this happened to him.

Man tries to rebuild a life after 28 years in prison for a Philly murder he didn’t commit

After 28 years imprisoned for a murder he's always sworn he didn't commit, Chester Hollman III is a free man. He's grappling with what that means and how something like this happened to him.
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Philly city employees: Too many paycheck problems and not enough solutions

Four months after a new city payroll system was rolled out with immediate problems, workers are still getting inaccurate paychecks.

‘It’s a piece of art’: A Delco man finds his talent in making wooden bikes

Joe LaVallee sequesters himself in his basement workshop for two hours three days a week, after he returns from his day job as an insurance adjuster.

After a bombshell corruption scandal, Lower Southampton grapples with restoring faith in government

With disgraced former judge John Waltman now in federal prison, the people he leaves behind reflect on how to move past the scandal.

Penn State freezes tuition for in-state students for third time in five years

At University Park, the tuition rate for undergraduates who are full-time, lower-division and in-state will remain $8,708 per semester or $17,416 annually.

It’s official: iGaming comes to Pennsylvania, allowing gamblers to wager ‘real money’ online, 24/7

Around-the-clock live-streaming “real money” online casino gambling -- iGaming -- is now available in Pennsylvania.

Philly police to fire 13 officers over offensive Facebook posts

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross announced Thursday that 13 officers would be fired for making racist or offensive Facebook posts, an unprecedented wave of terminations resulting from a scandal that has attracted national attention.

Pennsylvania gambling revenue up about $60 million, boosted by sports betting

Pennsylvania state and local governments raked in $1.39 billion in tax revenue last year from gamblers, compared to $1.34 million the previous year.

Attorney General Josh Shapiro announces new partnership to combat gun violence in Philadelphia

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro on Thursday announced a new partnership to combat gun violence in Philadelphia that will target “straw purchasers” and the illegal transfer of guns.

Penn State has major role in Saturn moon mission: ‘This is straight out of Star Trek’

You may have heard about NASA’s upcoming mission to Titan, the earth-like moon near Saturn. But you may not have heard that Pennsylvania State University researchers have a major role.The team of three aerospace engineers are helping to design the drone-like vehicle that visit Titan.

Free Library’s teen social justice workshop clears path for conversations

“You feel like you can finally get something across that you’ve been holding in for God knows how long,” said Simone Lockwood, 17.

Philly judge orders city and schools to repay nearly $50 million in tax revenue to commercial property owners

Judge Gene Cohen said the city illegally targeted commercial properties due to "political pressure" to increase revenue.

Democratic super PAC makes Pa. part of four-state, $100 million push for 2020 race

Priorities USA aims to counter President Donald Trump’s message on the economy. A nonpartisan group said the super PAC raised more money than any other in the 2016 election.

‘Dangerously hot’ weather forecast from now through the weekend

The National Weather Service has posted an “excessive heat warning” through Sunday, with the year’s highest daytime temperatures and a sequence of hazardously sultry nights expected.

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