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Council Reviews Fire Safety, Cleaning Lady Testifies, New Library for West Philly School
  by: iradiotom - Philadelphia, PA
started: 10/12/12 12:45 pm | updated: 10/12/12 12:45 pm
Disgraceful. That was the word Philadelphia City Council heard Thursday from former Fire Commissioner Roger Ulshafer to describe emergency management at the Kensington warehouse fire in April that killed two firefighters. City Council is probing to determine if proper safety controls were in place during the 5 alarm blaze.

The cleaning lady who stole the $3 million Ben Franklin bust says she did it because she was mad about being fired. At a preliminary hearing, Andrea Lawton... Read More
Wilmington Child Hit By Car, SEPTA Injury Fraud, Michael Vick a Dog Owner
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 10/12/12 9:47 am | updated: 10/12/12 9:47 am
A child was rushed to DuPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington after being struck by a car on Thursday.
The two year old child left his home in attempt to follow his father to the store.
The boy was struck by a westbound 1997 Buick Century operated by a 52-year-old Wilmington man who did remain at the scene and cooperate with police.
There is no word on the child’s condition.

Eight people are charged with faking injuries on a SEPTA bus back in 2009.Read More
Sandusky Keeps Pre-Conviction Pension Funds, Eakins Shooting, Romney Phones Pawlucy
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 10/11/12 10:00 pm | updated: 10/11/12 10:00 pm
Pennsylvania's public employee retirement system says Jerry Sandusky will get to keep more than $900,000 in state pension payments he received after his 1999 retirement from Penn State.

The state's forfeiture law does not authorize SERS to go after money paid before the date of a plea or conviction.

The agency notified Sandusky he will no longer receive his $59,000 annual pension following his conviction and sentence in the child sexual abuse scandal.
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New School for T-Shirt Girl, School District Fees for Gyms, Accident Victim Sought
  by: iradiotom - Philadelphia, PA
started: 10/11/12 12:17 pm | updated: 10/11/12 12:17 pm
Samantha Pawlucy has decided to change schools. She made national headlines over the treatment she got for wearing a Mitt Romney shirt to school. She returned to Charles Carroll High School on Tuesday but once inside the building, she claims students threatened her and made her feel uncomfortable. The school district will assist her with a transfer to a charter or parochial school.

The Philadelphia School District is now charging youth groups to use public school gyms and... Read More
Old City Clothing Swap, Officer Fox Murder Weapon--Straw Purchase, Sandusky Pension Revoked
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 10/11/12 3:36 am | updated: 10/11/12 3:36 am
An Old City community center conducted a clothing swap for neighborhood residents on Wednesday. The Christ Church Neighborhood House on American Street conducted the event, hoping to give the community an opportunity to find items for the fall and winter. There was one and a half tables of clothing, a half-filled rack of coats and shirts, and a half table covered with shoes and other accessories available for the taking.

Michael Henry of Philadelphia is now facing nine felony... Read More
Black Madam to Stand Trial in Silicone Murder; Pawlucy Won't Return; Man Charged w/ Straw Purchase
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 10/10/12 10:26 pm | updated: 10/10/12 10:26 pm
Padge Victoria Windslowe, aka "Black Madam", who is accused of killing a 20-year-old British tourist with illegal silicone butt injections last year, was held over for trial on all charges this morning including third-degree murder and the unauthorized practice of medicine and surgery. Prosecutors argued that Windslowe portrayed herself as a medical professional when she administered the series of injections on the young woman who travelled from London for the cosmetic enhancement. In the last... Read More

Heroin Bust, Philly Cop Pleads Guilty in Steroid Ring, PennDOT Contractors Steal Storm Grates
  by: iradiotom - Philadelphia, PA
started: 10/10/12 12:51 pm | updated: 10/10/12 12:51 pm
More than a million dollars in heroin was recovered from a row home in Northeast Philadelphia. Agents raided the house on McKinley Street and found the drugs, and materials used to prepare it for street sale, including a quantity of horse tranquilizers used to stretch the street mix. The suspected leader of the ring is in custody.

A former Philly cop pleaded guilty to operating an illegal steroid ring. Keith Gidelson of Bensalem admitted in federal court that he ran an... Read More

Sandusky Sentenced, Mayfair Million Dollar Heroin Bust, Roxy Theater Lives On
  by: Rebel - Havertown, PA
started: 10/10/12 9:45 am | updated: 10/10/12 9:45 am
Nearly four months after his child sex abuse conviction in a case that rocked Penn State, former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was sentenced to no less than 30 years and no more than 60 years in prison Tuesday. He was given credit for 112 days of time served and must pay the cost of prosecution and $1,706 in restitution. The sentence essentially guarantees that Sandusky will spend the rest of his life in prison.

Philadelphia police seized more than $1 million worth of... Read More
Electric Factory turns 17 years old and offers $17 tickets to upcoming shows
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 10/10/12 3:54 am | updated: 10/10/12 3:57 am
This month marks 17 years since the current Electric Factory at 421 N. 7th Street between Callowhill and Spring Garden Streets opened it's doors. The venue features split level standing room only seating which allows you to get up close to the stage or hang over the balcony for great views, but even in the back you still feel part of an intimate concert experience. The first show was October 18, 1995 with Sonic Youth, but the big... Read More

Bleeding Rainbow debut new single, get set to go on tour, ready new album
  by: iradioal - Philadelphia, PA
started: 10/10/12 1:11 am | updated: 10/10/12 1:11 am
Philadelphia's own Bleeding Rainbow has gone through quite a transformation over the past year, changing names from a certain 80's children's television show to adding two members to the original duo. They've also singed to a new label Kanine Records and will put out their first release under them called Yeah Right in January '13. You can listen to the new single "Drift Away" below.

The garage-pop, punk shoe gaze band will embark on a month-long tour that criss-crosses... Read More

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