Philadelphia News for April 30th 2013

Indictment against woman charged in Pa. abduction
PHILADELPHIA — A day care worker charged with the abduction and rape of a 5-year-old girl who was found barely clothed and shivering in a chilly playground has been indicted by a grand jury. Nineteen-year-old Christina Regusters was the only person More…

Closing arguments set for Philly abortion trial; doctor charged in deaths of 4
PHILADELPHIAPhiladelphia prosecutors predicted two years ago that the indictment of an abortion provider charged with killing babies would be exploited by both sides of the nation's polarized abortion debate. The seven-week murder trial, which More…

Philadelphia abortion doctor murder trial getting closing arguments
The murder trial of Dr Kermit Gosnell, accused of killing a patient and four infants during late-term abortions at his clinic, is headed for closing arguments today in More…

Philadelphia 76ers: Five Things that Went Wrong in 2012-13
After a surprise run in the playoffs the year before coupled with the team's involvement in the biggest trade in the NBA this summer, which brought the team a potential franchise center, the fans were excited for another deep playoff run from Philadelphia. More…

Philadelphia Eagles had eye on Oregon's Dion Jordan – NFL.com
Chip Kelly coached Dion Jordan, the No. 3 overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, while at Oregon. But the Philadelphia Eagles coach decided not to go grab his More…

Matt Barkley Drafted by Philadelphia Eagles in 4th Round | Bleacher
The Philadelphia Eagles traded up to the first pick in the fourth round of the 2013 NFL draft to select USC quarterback Matt Barkley… More…

Philadelphia Flyers committed to coach Peter Laviolette despite missing playoffs
Philadelphia Flyers committed to coach Peter Laviolette despite missing playoffs. Peter Laviolette. Philadelphia Flyers head coach Peter Laviolette yells to his players during the second period of their NHL game against the Winnipeg Jets. (AP File More…

Philadelphia Phillies' Carlos Ruiz Returns After 25 Game Suspension For PED
The Philadelphia's Phillies steady Panamanian catcher was finally back in the starting lineup Sunday evening after a 25-game suspension for using a banned amphetamine. Carlos Ruiz, an All-Star last season, batted fifth and went 1 for 4 with a double as More…

Chip Kelly picks four from Pac-12
The Philadelphia Eagles welcomed eight new players to the team via the 2013 NFL draft. Half of them are from the Pac-12. And new Philadelphia coach Chip Kelly — as one or two of you might have heard — is formerly of Oregon. Kelly insisted this wasn’t … More…

Landmark – Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA 19106. Phone: (215) 440-1181. 5 Screens. For information regarding our Accessibility equipment click here. This "Old City" theatre was opened More…

In abortion debate, both sides point to Philadelphia trial
Advocates on both sides of the issue spoke out as the murder trial of Dr Kermit Gosnell, accused of killing a patient and four infants during late-term abortions at his clinic, headed for closing arguments on Monday in Common Pleas Court in Philadelphia. More…

Jordan Poyer Selected by the Philadelphia Eagles in the 7th Round
Former Oregon State cornerback Jordan Poyer has been selected with the 12th pick in the 7th round (218th overall) by the Philadelphia Eagles on Saturday in More…

Philadelphia School District to seek $60 million more – Philly.com
School District of Philadelphia leaders are expected Monday to ask Council to open the municipal wallet again – this time for $60 million – two months before the More…

Guide to Philadelphia abortion doctor murder case – Sioux City Journal
In an interview with the Philadelphia Daily News after the clinic was raided, Gosnell described himself as someone who wanted to serve the poor and minorities in the neighborhood where he grew up and raised his six children, who include a doctor and a More…

Both Sides Rest in Trial of a Philadelphia Abortion Doctor Charged With Murder
PHILADELPHIA — They are known as Baby Boy A, Baby C, Baby D and Baby E, all of whom prosecutors call murdered children and the defense calls aborted fetuses — the very difference in language encapsulating why anti-abortion advocates are so More…

Revisiting Philadelphia's last generation playoff gap – Philly.com
SO, FOR THOSE keeping score at home, it goes like this: 1971-72, 1991-92, 2012-13. Those are the three seasons that all four pro sports teams in Philadelphia missed the playoffs. As it turns out, we were a year late this time. Twenty years. Twenty-one … More…

Philadelphia Eagles not interested in QB Tim Tebow: report
It's a crowded house as is in Philadelphia, and first-year coach Chip Kelly has worked to clear up the misconception that he's seeking running quarterbacks. He's expressed that sentiment with his words and by selecting Barkley over better overall More…

Rocky the Musical: The Italian Stallion Meets the Great White Way
As it trains for its New York opening, the musical stays true to the story of amateur Philadelphia boxer Rocky and his shot against the undefeated heavyweight champion Apollo Creed. It features a musical score by veteran composer Stephen Flaherty and … More…

Philadelphia Eagles' 2013 draft a good one, potentially great
Looking over the haul the Philadelphia Eagles took in the 2013 NFL Draft, it becomes very clear this was a Chip Kelly draft. Three of the first four picks went to the offense, one for a hybrid tight end who fits Kelly's fullback-free offense perfectly More…

Philadelphia School District to seek $60 million more – Philly.com
School District of Philadelphia leaders are expected Monday to ask Council to open the municipal wallet again – this time for $60 million – two months before the members have to pass a budget. That request – or "ask," in political parlance – could More…

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