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Ex-cop to pay fines, serve probation for theft

The disgraced former Philadelphia police officer who stole $825 from a business where a fellow officer had been fatally shot was ordered on Thursday to repay the cash, along with a $5,000 fine, and serve five years probation.


The past is relevant, says judge in priest case

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Hearing postponed in scam-artist case

Sandra Anderson bought herself some more time on Friday.


Vandals damage 24 cars in Mayfair

Vandals used spray paint and another unknown substance to damage 24 vehicles on a Mayfair Street late Friday or early Saturday, Philadelphia police said.


Tacony’s troubles top town hall meeting

A lot of Tacony residents don’t like what’s been happening to their neighborhood in recent weeks.


Teacher is head of the class

The Acme supermarket at 3200 Red Lion Road recently honored Christ the King Elementary School third-grade teacher Mary Thurston Clark as Teacher of the Month for January.


Ex-suspect in dungeon case is back on the hook

Eddie Wright may have been partly to blame for the “House of Horrors” after all.


Commission to redraw district maps

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A push for vouchers

Junior citizens take to the streets to fight for their right to school choice


High court ruling brings high anxiety to 169th race

Thanks to a tie-breaking vote by state Supreme Court Chief Justice and Rhawnhurst resident Ron Castille, new boundaries for state House and Senate districts are kaput. Denny O’Brien’s old House seat likely will stay put, spurring a crowded contest.