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He's up to the challenge

As the new principal of Fels High School, Shawn M. McGuigan wants to emphasize academics, student pride, and earn the community's respect.


Police release sketch of park rape suspect

Investigators believe that he may be linked to a similar sexual assault last month.


At your service

Two groups that help war veterans team up for a great mission: They're helping America's heroes to cut through red tape.


SWAT unit gets young robbery suspects

The two teens, one allegedly armed with a shotgun, fled to their Frankford home and refused to surrender. Officers eventually took them into custody.


NE pharmacist charged in drug operation

Authorities say he filled bogus prescriptions as part of a ring that charged people a fee to help them get the drugs.


Defendant in assault must have mental-health tests

A judge orders the evaluation as part of ongoing efforts to determine whether Shawn Aiken is competent to stand trial on charges related to the March 2010 attack.


Suspect sought in Bustleton slaying

The victim was shot to death. Police discovered his body in a car on Tremont Street.


Motorcycle riders can register for Flight 93 ceremony

The organization Brothers for Flight 93 will ride to Shanksville, Pa., to observe the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11 terror attacks.


Car club hits the brakes in quest for new headquarters

The Secret Society Vehicle Club needs a zoning variance. The club's treasurer recently tried to dispel the doubts of opponents reluctant to offer their blessing.


Search continues for body of swimmer

The man jumped from a boat on the Delaware River, friends say, and disappeared below the surface.