Philadelphia News for May 6th 2013

Phillies' Halladay to have tests on sore shoulder
Philadelphia Phillies’ Roy Halladay, right, and Carlos Ruiz wait for the results of a review of a home run by Miami Marlins’ Adeiny Hechavarria in the third inning of a baseball game on Sunday, May 5, 2013, in Philadelphia. Michael Perez ??? AP Photo … More…

Jose Fernandez tosses 1-hit ball over 7, earns first career win as Marlins
PHILADELPHIA — Cole Hamels made two bad pitches on a night he had to be perfect. Jose Fernandez pitched one-hit ball and struck out nine in seven dominant innings, leading the Miami Marlins over the Philadelphia Phillies 2-0 Saturday night for his More…

Castro niece wins local gay-rights award – Philly.com
Mariela Castro, the daughter of Cuban President Raul Castro and niece of former President Fidel Castro, told a Philadelphia gay-rights conference Saturday of her efforts to promote equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Cubans. Castro … More…

Tactics Analyst: Sounders escape Philadelphia with a point
After a week off, it was much of the same for Seattle Sounders FC offensively in its 2-2 tie with the Philadelphia Union. The style of play from early in the season is starting to become a pattern, and it looks like something Sounders fans will have to More…

Philadelphia Union: Cruz's missiles not enough to …
CHESTER — By the time Philadelphia Union manager John Hackworth stepped to the podium after his team's 2-2 draw with the Seattle Sounders Saturday at PPL Park, many of the details of the game seemed so far away. A two-minute brace from Danny More…

Philadelphia's irony & contrast: Michael Vick and Dr. Kermit Gosnell
WASHINGTON, May 5, 2013 – Philadelphia and the media are faced with a moral paradox. In August 2007 Michael Vick pleaded guilty for financing and promoting illegal dog fighting. When Vick's actions were brought to light, he was the starting quarterback More…

Philadelphia Teacher Philip Aidoo Suspended After Buying 9th Grader 'Fifty
Although "Fifty Shades of Grey" may be a hit with housewives across the country, Philadelphia mother Maya Ladson was decidedly displeased to find a copy of the erotic fiction novel in her teenage son's backpack. Ladson was even more unhappy to discover More…

Philadelphia jury returns Monday in abortion clinic murder case; doctor, co
PHILADELPHIA — A Philadelphia jury is scheduled to start a fourth full day of deliberations in the case of a Philadelphia abortion provider charged with multiple counts of murder. Dr. Kermit Gosnell, 72, is charged with killing four babies allegedly More…

Miami Marlins rookie Marcell Ozuna has impressed
PHILADELPHIA — If rookie right fielder Marcell Ozuna continues to prove he belongs in a major-league lineup, it could create an interesting decision for the Marlins once Giancarlo Stanton returns from the disabled list. Will Stanton return to his old More…

Fernandez dominates Phillies, Marlins win
Jose Fernandez pitched one-hit ball and struck out nine in seven dominant innings, leading the Miami Marlins over the Philadelphia Phillies 2-0 Saturday night for his first win in the majors. Hamels (1-4) was a hard-luck loser again. He allowed two More…

Roy Halladay to have shoulder tests
PHILADELPHIA — After one of the worst games of his long career, Roy Halladay admitted Sunday he's been pitching hurt. The two-time Cy Young Award winner allowed nine runs in only 2.1 innings in the Philadelphia Phillies' 14-2 loss to the Miami Marlins More…

Philadelphia abortion murder trial has national impact
Kermit Gosnell FILE – In this March 8, 2010 photo, Dr. Kermit Gosnell speaks during an interview with the Philadelphia Daily News at his attorney's office in Philadelphia. Gosnell, an abortion doctor who catered to minorities, immigrants and poor women More…

Speaking in Philadelphia, Castro's niece says Cuba, US will have normal
Mariela Castro is in Philadelphia to receive an honor from the Equality Forum, a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization, for her work as director of the Cuban National Center for Sex Education in Havana. The niece of Fidel More…

Boy Scouts to vacate Philadelphia home under settlement over anti-gay policy
PHILADELPHIA ??? A Boy Scouts of America group will vacate its city-owned Philadelphia headquarters in return for $825,000 under an agreement that settles a long legal battle over the organization’s ban on gays, Mayor Michael Nutter’s office said Friday. More…

What to Expect from Eagles Rookies in 2013
No one knew what to expect from Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly in his first NFL draft. The initial selection???offensive tackle Lane Johnson???seems like an ideal player to fit in the offense. The next two picks, Zach Ertz and Bennie Logan … More…

Recap: Philadelphia vs. Miami
Adeiny Hechavarria hit a grand slam and tied a franchise record with seven RBI, as the Miami Marlins pounded the Philadelphia Phillies, 14-2, on Sunday in the finale of a four-game set at Citizens Bank Park. Hechavarria added a bases-loaded triple More…

Philadelphia Phillies fall to Miami Marlins
PHILADELPHIA — Miami rookie Jose Fernandez tossed seven innings of one-hit ball, setting a career high with nine strikeouts to earn his first major league victory as Philadelphia lost 2-0 to one of the worst teams in baseball Saturday night at More…

Ruff justice! Dog saves blind owner from dual dangers
According to the Philadelphia Inquirer, the woman heard voices in her home, located in Holmesburg in Northeast Philadelphia. RELATED: RAT-HUNTING DOGS TAKE A BITE OUT OF NEW YORK CITY’S VERMIN PROBLEM. The paper reports that her dog … More…

Gosnell defense: 'Abortion is bloody' – WorldNetDaily
PHILADELPHIA ??? The breathing movements apparently weren’t really that. The muscles moving weren’t really that either. And just ignore the cries ??? according to defense counsel for Philadelphia abortionist Kermit Gosnell, on trial for the murder of a … More…

Marlins shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria drives in 7 on amazing day
Miami Marlins’ Adeiny Hechavarria (3) hits a ball to right field for a home run in the third inning of an MLB National League baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday, May 5, 2013, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Michael Perez). Michael … More…

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