Philadelphia News for May 17th 2013

Hamels hit hard, Indians rout Phillies 10-4
Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Cole Hamels walks back to the mound as Cleveland Indians' Mike Aviles round the bases after hitting a solo home run in the fourth inning of a interleague baseball game Wednesday, May 15, 2013, in Philadelphia. More…

Philadelphia Phillies Roll The Dice On Carlos Zambrano
He's back! The Philadelphia Phillies are taking a chance on Carlos Zambrano. The three-time All-Star agreed to a minor league contract with Philadelphia on Wednesday and will report this week to Clearwater, Fla., for extended spring training. Zambrano More…

Philadelphia Union 1, LA Galaxy 4 | MLS Match Recap
CHESTER, Pa. – One day after saying he needed to start playing better to get back into the US national team picture, Landon Donovan did just that. Led by a goal and two assists from Donovan, the LA Galaxy scored three times in the second half en route More…

Famed 'hatchet hitchhiker' arrested in NJ homicide
Caleb "Kai" McGillvary, whose star turn as "Kai the Hatchet Wielding Hitchhiker" came after he intervened in an attack on a California utility worker, was arrested at a Philadelphia bus station, Union County Prosecutor Theodore Romankow said. "I More…

In Philadelphia, murals breathe life into city
PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania ??? On a scaffold five meters off the ground, artist Meg Saligman uses her paintbrush to carefully touch up an enormous mural covering an entire wall of a Philadelphia parking lot. “At first, I was afraid of heights, but I’m … More…

Gosnell gets third life sentence for babies during late-term abortions
If Gosnell was quiet, McMahon and Philadelphia prosecutors, who have been unable to publicly comment on the case because of a gag order, were not. McMahon, speaking outside the court, said Gosnell was the victim of a "lynching by the media prior to the More…

Philadelphia, Stroller Fell Onto Train Tracks
Published on May 15, 2013. Officials say a 14-month-old girl was hospitalized after a stroller fell onto elevated train tracks in Philadelphia. Surveillance video shows a woman on the platform with the girl in a stroller, which slowly rolled toward the More…

Recap: Philadelphia vs. Los Angeles
Los Angeles finally took the lead in the 71st minute with some brilliant combination play between Donovan and Keane as Donovan's cutting ball put Keane behind the Philadelphia back line and the Irish international easily beat MacMath to make it 2-1. More…

Concern Over Cole
PHILADELPHIA – MAY 15: Cole Hamels #35 of the Philadelphia Phillies throws a pitch during a game against the Cleveland Indians at Citizens Bank Park on May 15, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images). advertisement … More…

Donovan McNabb: No. 5 team's call
Donovan McNabb said Thursday he’d “love” to have his No. 5 retired by the Philadelphia Eagles but said that decision is the team’s to make. “That’s really not my call. I would love for that to happen but if they don’t I won’t be upset about it,” he … More…

Doctor Starts His Life Term in Grisly Abortion Clinic Case
PHILADELPHIA — Dr. Kermit Gosnell was sentenced on Wednesday to life in prison without parole for the murder of a baby born alive in a botched abortion, who prosecutors said would have survived if the doctor had not “snipped” its neck with scissors. More…

Keith Hickey: Landon Donovan makes statement in dismantling of Philadelphia
Donovan was involved in all four goals as his LA Galaxy picked apart the Philadelphia Union. He served up the third-minute corner kick which went off Zac MacMath's face and into the net. After the Union equalized and gained the upper hand, pushing into More…

Philadelphia Phillies – TeamReport
9:44 p.m. CDT, May 16, 2013. MLB Team Report – Philadelphia Phillies – INSIDE PITCH There is a chance that Roy Halladay could still pitch this season for the Phillies. Team doctor Michael Ciccotti said it is very possible the two-time Cy Young Award More…

Baby in stroller rescued after falling onto Philadelphia train tracks
A distracted mom learned a gut-wrenching lesson after a stroller holding her 14-month-old girl tumbled onto train tracks in Philadelphia. Teneka Greer’s daughter was hospitalized after Wednesday’s accident for a cut on her forehead, reported NBC … More…

US May Philadelphia Business Outlook Report (Text)
The following is the text of the Philadelphia area manufacturing activity from the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. Manufacturing firms responding to the monthly Business Outlook Survey suggest that regional manufacturing activity weakened this month. More…

Philadelphia Eagles: What Kind of an Impact Will Felix Jones Have in 2013?
The Philadelphia Eagles have agreed to a one-year deal with running back Felix Jones, the team announced Wednesday. Jones will join a crowded backfield that already includes LeSean McCoy, Bryce Brown, Chris Polk, Miguel Maysonet and Matthew … More…

Philadelphia Phillies – TeamReport
In fact, he also painted the situation as a huge advantage for himself, a 25-year-old who has bounced between Triple A Lehigh Valley and the Philadelphia bullpen over the past few years. "Knowing that he's never faced me before, from my perspective, I More…

MLB Final Score/Recap: Philadelphia Phillies 6, Cleveland Indians
Neither Scott Kazmir's slider nor the Tribe offense was working last night.
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Philadelphia Fed May Business Index Falls to -5.2 From 1.3 in April
The Philadelphia survey follows Wednesday's report from the New York Fed that said factories in the Empire State are also experiencing slightly contractionary business conditions this month. Nationwide, manufacturing output declined in March and April, More…

Gosnell case reignites bitter US abortion debate; it's a 'grotesque wake-up
PHILADELPHIA — One of the last people seated in the witness box at Dr. Kermit Gosnell's murder trial was a character witness for a co-defendant, and had nothing to do with Gosnell's abortion clinic. But the woman happened to be six months pregnant More…

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