— The monsignor, on trial in the archdiocesan child sex-abuse case, did his best to keep suspect clergymen from having contact with parish youngsters, his lawyer said.
— Two are charged with raping minors; a third is charged with allowing the first two to be in contact with children.
— Whether she's at home or taking a stroll in her Castor Gardens neighborhood, Tami Whittock always has Winston on her shoulder. The small parrot is a colorful character popular with a lot of folks around town.
With a plethora of reading materials and the virtual world at their fingertips, Philadelphians love their libraries, but city budget woes are writing some terrible tales of misery.