Philadelphia News for May 23rd 2013

Phillies' Lee shuts out Marlins on three hits
Lee pitched a three-hitter for his 12th career shutout and Delmon Young hit a home run for the second successive game, sending the Philadelphia Phillies past the Miami Marlins 3-0 on Wednesday night. Lee (5-2) struck out five, walked two and hit a More…

Philadelphia faith-healing parents charged in death of baby
Herbert and Catherine Schaible, who belong to a church that authorities say believes in faith healing, could face up to 40 years in prison each if convicted on the third-degree murder charges filed against them by the Philadelphia District Attorney's More…

Neighbors Kill Zip Line Idea for Fairmount Park | NBC 10 Philadelphia
On Tuesday, Bob Allen, Director of Property and Concessions Management for Philadelphia Parks and Rec, confirmed to NewsWorks that Parks and Rec has officially withdrawn its proposal for a treetop adventure course in Wissahickon
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Why Philadelphia 76ers Must Be Draft-Day Wheeling and Dealing at 2013 NBA
The Philadelphia 76ers failed to strike lottery gold on Tuesday. After entering the night with the 11th-best odds of landing the No. 1 draft pick, the Sixers ended the night in the No. 11 spot. For the next month, the organization now has two missions … More…

Philadelphia Flyers' Jakub Voracek Crashes Ferrari in Czech
Apr 27 2013; Ottawa, ON, CAN; Philadelphia Flyers right wing Jakub Voracek (93) during warm ups prior to game against the Ottawa Senators at Scotiabank Pl.
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Philadelphia Soul owner really wants Tim Tebow to join AFL
PHILADELPHIA — Could it be Tebow Time in the Arena Football League? Philadelphia Soul part owner Ron Jaworski said on Wednesday he was serious about his offer to former New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow to join the AFL team. More…

Women escorted from mall for wearing “F— CANCER” hats
The women, both from Philadelphia, were at the King of Prussia Mall with a group of friends and relatives, shopping for a dress for Zakia's daughter to wear to their mom's funeral. After two-and-a-half hours of shopping, the women were approached by a More…

Philadelphia Police officer arrested by FBI in scheme to rob drug dealer of $15000
A Philadelphia Police narcotics officer was suspended today with intent to dismiss after being charged in an daring scheme to rob drug dealers. Jeffry Walker, a 24-year-veteran of the force, allegedly concocted plans to set up the dealers and shared More…

Philadelphia's sports brass brainstorm together
PHILADELPHIA – They all make their professional home at a shared sports complex. But the four men responsible for making Philadelphia's four pro sports teams go rarely share a stage. With the local playoff calendar bare, Eagles general manager Howie More…

Skateboarders might find new love at Philly park
PHILADELPHIA — Brokenhearted skateboarders long banned from Philadelphia's internationally renowned shredding paradise of Love Park may have a new object of affection: Paine's Park. The $4.5 million space, which has been about a dozen years in the More…

Why Philadelphia 76ers Must Be Draft-Day Wheeling and Dealing at 2013 NBA
Hi-res-7353708_crop_north. The Philadelphia 76ers must consider trades during the 2013 NBA draft, with no home-run prospects in sight. Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports. The Philadelphia 76ers failed to strike lottery gold Tuesday. After entering the night … More…

Philadelphia Soul owner Jaworski serious about bringing Tebow to AFL
Philadelphia Soul part owner Ron Jaworski said on Wednesday he was serious about his offer to former New York Jets quarterback Tim Tebow to join the AFL team. Jaworski, a former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback, reached out to Tebow a day after the More…

Thousands walk out in Philadelphia: 'Save our schools!' – Workers
Philadelphia — For the third time in ten days, students walked out of classrooms here on May 17 to protest the proposed elimination of all extracurricular programs in the city's public schools. Thousands of students from 27 high schools and
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Chase Utley to undergo MRI
Utley was scratched from the lineup for Philadelphia's 7-3 win against the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night after feeling discomfort in his ribcage during batting practice. He was not in the lineup for Wednesday night's series finale. Utley hopes to More…

2 Men Killed in Separate Police-Involved – NBC Philadelphia
Investigators say two men are dead after two separate police-involved shootings in Philadelphia.
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Faith-healing Philadelphia couple who lost 2 sons to pneumonia charged with
PHILADELPHIA — A Philadelphia couple who believe in faith healing over medicine and who were on probation in their son's pneumonia death were charged with murder Wednesday after a second young child died under what a prosecutor called “eerily More…

Philadelphia 'Hero Cop' Charged With Assault, Rape, More; Bail Set At $60M
An ex-Philadelphia police officer who was once hailed as a hero was arrested Friday and charged with rape, amongst other crimes, after an illicit rendezvous with two women he met at a party. Richard DeCoatsworth, 27, of Philadelphia, is now facing 32 … More…

Philadelphia Eagles Quarterbacks Sack Responsibility – Bleeding
A look at where Michael Vick and Nick Foles rank among NFL quarterbacks when it comes to responsibility of sacks taken.
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Philadelphia Phillies – TeamReport
MLB Team Report – Philadelphia Phillies – INSIDE PITCH The Phillies fortunes in the 2013 season began with the health of the three former All-Stars who all missed significant time in 2012: Roy Halladay, Ryan Howard and Chase Utley. Halladay had right More…

Chase Utley to undergo MRI
Chase Utley to undergo MRI. Updated: May 23, 2013, 1:08 AM ET. Associated Press. Recommend0 ? Tweet0 ? Comments0 ? Email ? Print. MIAMI — Philadelphia Phillies second baseman Chase Utley is scheduled for an MRI Thursday on his sore ribcage. More…

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