Northeast Times

Story Archive June 20 2012

Breaking news: Jury in priest sex abuse trial says it can't decide

The jury in the priest sex abuse trial in Philadelphia sent a note to the judge this morning telling her that it had reached one verdict, but was a hung jury on all other charges.






'He's a miracle'

— Preston Edward Bostick, who weighed only 2 pounds, 10 ounces at birth, developed an infection in his intestines that nearly claimed his life. But doctors, love from his family and prayers pulled him through.


“AJ's Angels” Correction

On the cover of the Port Richmond/Bridesburg edition of today’s Star, we incorrectly listed the date of the “AJ’s Angels” beef-and-beer for AJ Hite as tonight, June 20. The correct date of the event is JUNE 29 from 7 to 11 p.m. at Polonia Hall, 4431 Belgrade St. We apologize sincerely for the error.



Fly like an Eagle

— Doubters said Aaron Wilmer could no longer play quarterback after a storied career at George Washington. They were wrong.