Philadelphia News for June 13th 2013

Philadelphia faith-healing couple accused of murder must stand trial: judge
Philadelphia Municipal Court Judge Charles Hayden on Wednesday said their case should proceed to trial after he rejected claims by defense attorneys that prosecutors could not show gross negligence, malice or that the parents knew the baby was about to More…

Philadelphia coach Chip Kelly will pick a starting quarterback for Eagles when
Jun 12, 2013 09:58 PM EDT. AP. PHILADELPHIA — While Michael Vick and DeSean Jackson are eager to know who will be the Philadelphia Eagles' starting quarterback, it's clear Chip Kelly isn't picking a guy before training camp. Kelly's logic makes sense More…

Philadelphia schools to become 'glorified day-cares' as nearly 4,000
The Philadelphia school system announced that nearly 4000 district employees will be laid off on July 1 thanks so a so-called "doomsday" budget that administrators and others say will almost certainly be “catastrophic” for the city.
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Philadelphia Eagles: 1 Key Question About Each Positional Group
Organized team activities offered the first look at Chip Kelly’s Philadelphia Eagles. The quarterbacks rotated, the music was loud, and there was little time between snaps just as advertised. Beyond that, it’s still tough to identify the new Birds … More…

Philadelphia Phillies – TeamReport
MLB Team Report – Philadelphia Phillies – INSIDE PITCH Cole Hamels came into the big leagues wanting to win 300 games and multiple Cy Young Awards. He wanted to be a regular at All-Star Games and perhaps see his career recognized in Cooperstown More…

Philadelphia Sinkhole Looks Like It Has Radioactive Ooze In It, But It's Just
Ninja Turtles fans, relax: It's not retromutagen ooze. Phillies fans, relax: The Phanatic does not have dysentery. Redditors, relax: You can still give user Scooby-Dooo the karma that user Hi_Im_OP took for reposting this photo of a Philadelphia More…

'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia' Season 9: Charlie Day's 'The
If you're like us and wondering if Charlie and The Waitress will ever hook up on “It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” Zap2it has a pretty decent spoiler for you courtesy of Charlie Day.
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philadelphia department of human services wins united nations
Second Place Winner from among 600 applications worldwide. Philadelphia, June 12, 2013 – The Philadelphia Department of Human Services (DHS) is the recipient of the 2013 United Nations Public Service Award, Second Place,
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Philadelphia abortion doctor, serving life for killing 3 babies, back in court
PHILADELPHIA — A Philadelphia abortion provider already serving a life term in the deaths of three babies is due in federal court Wednesday to plead guilty to drug charges. Authorities say Dr. Kermit Gosnell ran a “pill mill” by day and a rogue More…

Philadelphia Phillies (31-34) at Minnesota Twins (28-33), 8:10 pm (ET)
The Minnesota Twins look to string together back-to-back wins and take a three-game series from the Philadelphia Phillies Wednesday in the second portion of this set from Target Field. Justin Morneau stroked a two-out RBI single in the bottom of the More…

JOB OPENING: Head Coach of Anonymous NBA Team in
A large-scale professional basketball team in the Greater Philadelphia area seeks Head Coach. Apply within. Tell no one. RESPONSIBILITIES. Mentoring mediocre basketball players through the nadirs of their careers. Requiring players to
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Priest , ex – teacher get prison in Philly abuse case
PHILADELPHIA — Exceeding sentencing guidelines, a judge on Wednesday handed down prison terms of at least six years to a Roman Catholic priest and a former teacher in a sex-abuse case that brought down a Philadelphia church official. The Rev. More…

Philadelphia cracking down on demolition work in several locations
WEST PHILADELPHIA – June 11, 2013 (WPVI) — The City of Philadelphia is starting to crack down on demolition work in the wake of last week’s deadly building collapse that claimed six lives. The demolition of a 3-story Victorian home in Southwest … More…

Philadelphia Schools Superintendent Says 'Doomsday Budget' Forcing
Philadelphia's schools superintendent has called the massive layoffs forced by the district's financial crisis "nothing less than catastrophic." Last week, the district announced that it will lay off 3,783 employees — 676 teachers, 283 counselors, 127 More…

Flyers get Islanders captain Streit
Should he stay with Philadelphia, he would bolster the Flyers’ backline, which was decimated by injuries last season and was a prime reason the club did not make the postseason. ”This year was a short season and they had lots of injuries,” Streit said. More…

DC United 3, Philadelphia Union 1: Dwayne DeRosario scores three goals in US
The instant D.C. United's club-record 12-match winless streak officially ended, with a 3-1 victory over Philadelphia in a U.S. Open Cup fourth-round match before 2,325 at Maryland SoccerPlex, Coach Ben Olsen was arguing a call with the fourth official. More…

Philadelphia Schools Lay Off Nearly 4,000 Employees – Business
Cutting nearly 4000 employees would turn schools into "glorified day-care centers."
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Drug plea postponed for Philadelphia abortion doctor serving life term for
PHILADELPHIA — A federal drug plea has been postponed for a Philadelphia abortion provider already serving life in the deaths of three babies. Defense lawyer Jack McMahon says he needs more time to consult with Dr. Kermit Gosnell about the plea. More…

Philadelphia girl who took on donor rules gets…
PHILADELPHIA — A 10-year-old girl whose efforts to qualify for an organ donation sparked debate over how organs are allocated was getting a double-lung transplant Wednesday after a match with an adult donor was made. Sarah Murnaghan, who suffers More…

Flyers acquire Islanders captain Mark Streit
Streit, the Islanders' team captain, has 65 goals and 288 points in 491 regular-season NHL games, and is a sharp, left-handed shot from the blue line that is much-needed as Philadelphia reshapes its roster. Streit, though, is scheduled to become an More…

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