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3 to 6 for Lynn

— The first top official in the Roman Catholic Church to be convicted of shielding child-molesting priests is going to have plenty of time to do some reflection — in prison



Breaking News: Monsignor Lynn is sentenced to 3 to 6 years in prison

Monsignor William Lynn is the first high-ranking official of the Roman Catholic church in America to be convicted and sentenced to prison. He was accused in the Philadelphia priest sex abuse scandal.


PHA OKs Liddonfield sale to Holy Family group

The Philadelphia Housing Authority has endorsed a plan to redevelop the former Liddonfield Homes public housing complex in Upper Holmesburg into a new campus for Holy Family University.


Jury clears defendants in CLIP civil rights suit

A federal jury on Friday found not liable all the defendants in a suit brought by a Northeast man who claimed he was persecuted by employees of the city’s Community Life Improvement Project.


Breaking news: Clergyman to be retried on abuse charges

The District Attorney’s office will retry the Rev. James Brennan on attempted rape and endangering children charges.


The lure of being a 'loser'

Auditions in Northeast Philly for TV's 'The Biggest Loser' draw a hopeful crowd.


Summer hockey league off on the right foot

Now in its second year, the Torresdale Foot Hockey League brings kids & parents together


Grand plans in Tacony

— Community development group in one of Northeast Philly's historic areas aims to beef up the Torresdale Avenue business corridor.