Six men have been arrested in connection with the shooting at a high school football game Friday night between Camden and Pleasantville High Schools. The shooting left three people — including 10- and 15-year-old boys — wounded. When the shots rang out in the third quarter, the last thing on anyone’s mind was the game itself. The playoff game will resume this week at a neutral site, according to an announcement Saturday.
Across the country, two dozen states have passed new protections for expectant mothers. They’re part of a quiet cultural shift that has bipartisan political support. But things are different in Pennsylvania.
The Keystone State doesn’t have one of these laws. And pregnancy discrimination claims are rising. Advocates contend that when pregnant women lose jobs, have their hours cut, or miss out on a promotion, it can derail careers, put their babies’ health at risk, and have a major impact financially.
When he realized the loud pops he heard were gunshots, not fireworks, Pleasantville offensive and defensive lineman Jonathan Valentine looked at the crowd, searching for his parents. It was the first game his mother was able to attend this season. Valentine was among the students, parents, and community leaders who attended a vigil Saturday to pray, hug and help each other during another trigger-happy weekend in America.
Six men have been arrested, one on charges of attempted murder. Police emphasized that the shooting had nothing to do with the two schools.
As far as football is concerned, the game will resume Wednesday. It will be played on a neutral field in an otherwise empty stadium.
Plus, he got an hour-long ride to a prison that confines adult migrants awaiting immigration hearings. He was transferred, along with his mother and father, according to the family’s lawyers. Once their son turned 18 and was taken away, the government reasoned that because no family unit existed they had no basis to stay at Berks.
Lawyers for the son say this is another way the government is separating families. At least 1,000 times between April 2016 and February 2018, a U.S.-held minor turned 18 and was transferred to an adult jail, often to be deported.
Well, we’ll always have that Super Bowl victory. Thanks for the reminder, @whatiloveaboutphilly.
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“I’d wonder if maybe the agonizing stories of survivors rendered [U.S. senators] momentarily numb, but we know better. If any bother to read the stories, they should not be able to rest until they do something, knowing that every death is on their hands until they do.” — columnist Helen Ubiñas reflects on the school shooting last week in California.
The Urban Youth Racing School is about more than just fast cars. What started as a program awarding go-kart rides for good grades now offers science, technology, engineering, and math education to traditionally underserved youth as young as 8 years old.