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…

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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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Philadelphia News for April 29th 2013

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…

5 Lessons Philadelphia Flyers Must Learn from 2013 Season
The NHL playoffs will begin this week. And for just the second time in the last 18 seasons, they will do so without the Philadelphia Flyers. The Flyers put together a nice run at the end of the year winning four straight and six of their final seven … More…

Phillies 5, Mets 1
NEW YORK — Ryan Howard snapped a seventh-inning tie with a pinch-hit double, Cole Hamels earned his first win of the season and the Philadelphia Phillies took advantage of a crucial Mets error to beat New York 5-1 on Sunday and finish a three-game More…

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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…

Philadelphia market holds feast of forgotten foods | Fox News
The city's Reading Terminal Market is celebrating long-lost foods that were formerly Philly staples, from teaberry ice cream to fried oysters with chicken salad . More…

Barkley ends up with Kelly in Philadelphia – The World
Starting with Matt Barkley, the fourth round of the NFL draft was the landing spot for quarterbacks who carried hopes of going much higher. Philadelphia traded up with Jacksonville to get the Southern California QB with the opening pick Saturday. "I More…

Abortionist's trial is a Philadelphia story worth occasional updates here: Ted
The news in question is the horrific murder trial being played out in a Philadelphia courtroom, where Dr. Kermit Gosnell is accused of killing four infants and one mother in his abortion clinic. Clinic workers and others have given gruesome testimony More…

Revolution shut out Philadelphia Union at Gillette in Boston Marathon tribute
shut out the Philadelphia Union (3-3-2, 11 pts.) 2-0 at Gillette Stadium for a crowd of 18,383. It was New England’s first-ever win over the Union and the first time the team scored more than one goal in a game this season. Diego Fagundez and Lee … 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…

Closing arguments set to begin Monday in Philadelphia abortion
The defense in the murder trial of a Philadelphia doctor accused of performing illegal late-term abortions rested Wednesday without calling any witnesses. Closing arguments in the trial of Dr. Kermit Gosnell are scheduled for Monday, and a
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Hamels Earns First Win Of Season
NEW YORK — Carlos Ruiz set out from Pennsylvania on Saturday night for a 125-mile drive to New York City, where he could finally rejoin the Philadelphia Phillies. A long trip, sure, but one he had been waiting all month to make. "I was real happy on More…

GM Howie Roseman Offers Draft Insight – Philadelphia Eagles
The Philadelphia Eagles took a disciplined approach to the 2013 NFL Draft and came away with eight players who will help shape the vision that new head coach Chip Kelly has for this football team. From the No. 4 overall pick in offensive
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Flyers' Bryzgalov unimpressed with Philadelphia reporters
The Philadelphia Flyers goaltender, who's been confrontational with the media this season, let reporters know what he thinks of them. “You guys just here to blame someone. You never look yourselves in the mirror, eh?” he said. “You're always good. More…

Philadelphia Eagles Undrafted Free Agents: Tracking the Latest Signings
The Philadelphia Eagles have already jumped into the undrafted free agent pool now that the 2013 NFL draft is over. The full list of UDFAs won’t be available for a couple of days, but we’ll be tracking all of the signings as they’re reported and … More…

Philadelphia Phillies: Ryan Howard's Bat is Heating Up at the Perfect Time
For most of the month of April, Philadelphia Phillies’ fans had reason to worry about their All-Star slugger, Ryan Howard. While Howard’s average was and still remains well above where it normally sits, the power numbers have been slow to come. In fact … More…

2013 NFL Draft buzz: Matt Barkley in Philadelphia, big changes in
The 2013 NFL Draft is in the books, but the results raise questions around the league. Some teams are clear winners while others take a bit more puzzling out, but there's plenty for fans to consider between now and the start of the season.
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Delaware gets NBA development team tied to Philadelphia 76ers, will play at
NEWARK, Del. — The Philadelphia 76ers have purchased an NBA development team that will begin playing at the University of Delaware in Newark this fall. The team announced Saturday will be known as the Delaware 87ers and nicknamed the “Sevens. More…

Philadelphia Eagles undrafted free agent scouting reports
The Eagles added 9 undrafted free agents at the conclusion of the draft yesterday bringing their total haul of players from the process to 17. We've done individual posts on all of the draft picks,…
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Flyers keep Laviolette as coach
NHL. Flyers keep Laviolette as coach. Share This Story. Tweet. Updated Apr 28, 2013 10:08 PM ET. PHILADELPHIA (AP). The Philadelphia Flyers have failed to win a Stanley Cup since 1975. But they're at least in the hunt. Goalie masks ? MASK MASTERS More…

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Philadelphia News for April 28th 2013

2013 NFL Draft: Philadelphia Eagles Shy Away from QB on Day 2, Acquire More
After the world watched QB Geno Smith, the consensus number-one rated quarterback heading into the 2013 NFL Draft, go undrafted in Thursday’s first round, it seemed all-too likely that the Philadelphia Eagles would snatch up the West Virginia … More…

Matt Barkley Drafted By Chip Kelly and the Philadelphia Eagles | Big
Matt Barkley was thought to be a first round pick last year if he had entered the draft. Some thought he could be a Top 5 pick before last season. He fell all the way to . . . the Philadelphia Eagles? At the top of the fourth round, Philadelphia
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Philadelphia Eagles 2013 Draft: The Good and the Bad
The Philadelphia Eagles have wrapped up their first NFL draft of the Chip Kelly era, adding eight new players. Three of their first four picks were on the offensive side of the ball, but they went defense with each of their final four selections. Here … More…

NFL Draft 2013: Five Players the Philadelphia Eagles Should Target on Day Three
In Chip Kelly’s first NFL draft as the Philadelphia Eagle’s head coach, the team spent the first two days addressing both immediate needs and adding depth to key positions on both sides of the football. By selecting Lane Johnson with the No. 4 pick in … More…

Philadelphia Phillies Need to Win Some Games — Now
That said, the Philadelphia Phillies need to win some games, and soon. Call it a psyche thing, call it whatever you want. They should be playing better than the 9-14 team that starts a three-game series in New York on Friday, April 26. Maybe they won't More…

2013 NFL draft — Philadelphia Eagles trade up, take Trojans QB
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Philadelphia Cream Cheese & Cooking Creme Recipes & Products
Discover Philadelphia Cream Cheese recipes, products, Cooking Creme recipes, dessert recipes and ideas. More…

Recap: New England vs. Philadelphia
It looked like the club's finishing touch would be elusive for another week after Gillette Stadium saw a scoreless first half against visiting Philadelphia, but the Revs grabbed the lead just after the hour mark thanks to a well-worked move down the More…

NFL Draft 2013: Philadelphia Eagles Trade up to Select Matt Barkley
November 24, 2012; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Southern California Trojans quarterback Matt Barkley (7) acknowledges the crowd before the Trojans play against t.
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Philadelphia Eagles take four defensive players on final day of NFL draft
Earl Wolff isn't quite a Philadelphia native but the Philadelphia Eagles' newest safety comes pretty close. "I have about 20 family members from North Philadelphia down here (in North Carolina) with me," Wolff said. "My grandmother still lives in More…

Two men plead guilty to beating a 23-year-old man to death as he hailed
Two people will serve prison time for their roles in the fatal beating of a 23-year-old man who was trying to hail a cab in Philadelphia. WPVI-TV reports that Kenneth Santiago pleaded guilty Friday to involuntary manslaughter in the death of Kevin Kless. More…

Philadelphia Case Exposes Deep Rift In Abortion Debate : Shots
Abortion opponents say the case of Dr. Kermit Gosnell, who is charged with five counts of murder, shows the need for more and stricter regulation of abortion More…

Replay: Philadelphia Flyers knock off Ottawa Senators 2-1
It's the final regular-season home game of the year as the Sens host the Philadelphia Flyers.
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Phillies rout Mets, continue success at Citi Field
Domonic Brown and John Mayberry Jr. hit consecutive home runs to break open a close game as Philadelphia finally got some offensive production from its outfield Saturday, beating the New York Mets 9-4 to give Jonathan Pettibone his first major-league More…

NFL draft fourth fifth sixth seventh round Philadelphia Eagles trade up for
Nassib, from the Philadelphia suburbs, took a call from Giants coach Tom Coughlin, but wasn’t sure what Coughlin told him. ‘To be honest with you, I blacked out. I didn’t get everything,’ Nassib said. ‘What I did get from him was that first off I had … More…

Game 47 preview: Philadelphia Flyers @ Ottawa Senators – Silver
Erik Karlsson will play his first game at home since returning from injury as the Ottawa Senators host the Philadelphia Flyers. Ottawa currently is seventh in the eastern conference, sitting one…
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Philadelphia man sent to prison for dog doo-doo shooting
A deadly dispute over dog doo-doo will cost a Philadelphia man 20 to 40 years in prison, a judge ruled Friday. Tyrirk Harris, 28, was sentenced for the February 2012 shooting death of a neighbor who confronted him for not cleaning up after his German More…

NFL Draft results: Jordan Poyer finds home in Philadelphia as 7th
In the seventh round of the NFL Draft, teams took a large number of players who won't make a roster — but some of these guys will have long, successful careers.
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Philadelphia 76ers acquire NBA D-League franchise – Philly.com
The Philadelphia 76ers announced today that they have completed the purchase of the operating rights for a team to compete in the 17-team National Basketball Association Development League. The NBA D-League is the NBA’s only minor league. More…

Eagles land QB Barkley
The Philadelphia Eagles started the third day of the NFL draft by trading up to select Matt Barkley as the first player in the fourth round Saturday. Barkley, the 98th overall pick, was projected to become the fifth USC quarterback drafted in the first More…

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Philadelphia News for April 27th 2013

Philadelphia Eagles NFL draft liveblog: Rounds 2 & 3 – Bleeding
The Eagles got their 2013 draft off to a solid start last night picking Oklahoma OT Lane Johnson with the #4 overall pick. Tonight they will continue their selections with rounds 2 and 3 where the…
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10 Players Philadelphia Eagles Should Target on Day 2
The Philadelphia Eagles grabbed offensive tackle Lane Johnson with the fourth overall selection in the NFL draft, making the Oklahoma lineman the first player Chip Kelly has drafted. Johnson has the supreme athleticism required to succeed in Kelly’s … More…

Philadelphia Phillies falter again vs. Pittsburgh Pirates
PHILADELPHIA — Throughout the month of April, the Phillies' offense has resembled a kiddie amusement park — most rides have been three and under. Going into Thursday's series finale with the Pittsburgh Pirates, the Phils scored three runs or fewer in More…

Philadelphia Phillies (9-14) at New York Mets (10-10), 7:10 pm (ET)
The last time Dillon Gee squared off against the NL East- rival Philadelphia Phillies he was hammered in just three innings of work. The New York Mets hope it will be different this time around on Friday when they send Gee to the mound in the opener of More…

Recap: Philadelphia vs. NY Islanders
With Philadelphia on a power play, Matt Read kept a clearing attempt in the New York zone, and Briere eventually finished off a 2-on-1 down low by converting a feed from Brayden Schenn at 11:41. The Islanders tied things up 1:37 into the middle period More…

Caught on Camera: Kids Pull Handgun on Girl, Adult
A 10-year old Philadelphia boy turned himself in to police after video shows him. NBC10.com – Nefertiti Jaquez. A 10-year old Philadelphia boy turned himself in to police after video shows him pointing waving a gun at people. He’s home now after it … More…

2013 NFL Draft: Philadelphia Eagles Should Pass on Geno Smith in Round 2
Philadelphia holds the 35th overall selection, the third pick in the second round when the draft resumes tonight at Radio City Music Hall. The Jacksonville Jaguars have the No. 33 pick and already have a quarterback in place in Blaine Gabbert, but … More…

Mariela Castro Denied Permission To Visit Philadelphia To Receive LGBT Award
PHILADELPHIA — In an April 25 story about Mariela Castro being denied permission to visit Philadelphia, The Associated Press erroneously reported that she has no official link to the Cuban government other than kinship. She was elected as a deputy in More…

Where to Eat When You're Getting a Piece on the Side — Grub Street
Seems the site's users like a taste of beef before they get porking.
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Philadelphia Eagles Snag Stanford TE Zach Ertz in NFL Draft's Second Round
So it's no surprise that Kelly — who loves big, athletic tight ends — thought the 6-foot-5, 249-pound Ertz could be a good fit in whatever variation of the spread-option offense he puts in place for the Philadelphia Eagles. Kelly and general manager More…

Philadelphia Eagles Land Ideal Fit with Lane Johnson in First Round
After former Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid made Eric Fisher the No. 1 overall choice in the NFL draft and Luke Joeckel followed to Jacksonville, Chip Kelly landed what may have been the best fit of the three behemoth offensive tackles in … More…

Philadelphia market holds feast of forgotten foods
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The city's Reading Terminal Market is celebrating long-lost foods that were formerly Philly staples, from teaberry ice cream to fried oysters with chicken salad. The third biennial Festival of Forgotten Foods, which takes place More…

Celebrate Mexican Culture All Week Long During – Uwishunu
Go beyond margaritas on Cinco de Mayo and celebrate the vibrant culture of Latino Philadelphia during Mexican Week Philadelphia, Sunday, April 28 to Sunday,
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Fantasy Football – Offseason Primers: Philadelphia Eagles
The Eagles are starting over with Chip Kelly, but what does that mean for Fantasy stars like Michael Vick, LeSean McCoy, DeSean Jackson and Jeremy Maclin? More…

US: Philadelphia City Council passes landmark bill for LGBT
The City Council in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has approved a bill which has been hailed as landmark legislation for strengthening LGBT rights in the city.
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Philadelphia Flyers 2, New York Islanders 1: Hangover. – Lighthouse
The Islanders were sluggish and sloppy early, conceded the go-ahead goal late, and came up empty on a night when the Rangers and Senators won to bump the Isles out of sixth place.
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Researchers track evolution of Philly's odd accent
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Will Philly no longer be a place where residents drink wooder and root for the Iggles? Gid eowt! A University of Pennsylvania linguistics professor says the Southern-inflected sound of the Philadelphia dialect is moving toward a … More…

What Will Philadelphia Phillies Lineup Look Like Once Carlos Ruiz Returns?
The Philadelphia Phillies lineup saw minimal changes through the first 15 games of the regular season, with both Chase Utley and Ryan Howard in the batting order together in April for the first time since 2010. Of course, all the Phillies had to show … More…

Philadelphia boy, 10, caught on surveillance camera pulling a gun and pointing
A 10-year-old Philadelphia boy was caught on surveillance video on Monday pointing a gun at a random girl in the street. The boy later turned himself into local police, who determined the weapon was a toy. The boy surrendered to authorities Thursday … More…

Philadelphia Phillies – TeamReport
So far for Philadelphia, the 2013 return on its investment has not been all it was cracked up to be. In the 15 starts that the trio has made through the first 23 games of the year, the Phillies are a combined 4-11. Of course, that number has been a More…

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Philadelphia News for April 26th 2013

Researchers track the 'northernization' of Philly's unusual accent; 'wooder
“Certain changes have continued in the same direction over 100 years and everybody's doing it,” said Bill Labov, who has studied the Philadelphia accent since 1971 and recorded hundreds of native speakers born between 1888 and 1992 and living in More…

Recap: Philadelphia vs. NY Islanders
The Philadelphia Flyers are in the midst of perhaps their best stretch of hockey this season. Unfortunately for them, it was far too late. The strong run continued in Thursday's home finale at the Wells Fargo Center, as rookie defenseman Oliver More…

NY Islanders fall to Philadelphia Flyers, drop to eighth in Eastern Conference
PHILADELPHIA ??? John Tavares fueled the Islanders’ surprising run to the playoffs. He’d like to help them get one more win before the regular season ends. Not even Tavares’ 28th goal of the season was enough in the Philadelphia Flyers’ 2-1 win over the … More…

Philadelphia Phillies – TeamReport
However, the new Philadelphia centerfielder tried to downplay how severe his left quad injury really was. "Just numb from the icing," Revere said after Philadelphia's 6-4 loss to Pittsburgh on Thursday at Citizens Bank Park. "It's getting better. More…

Fantasy Football – Offseason Primers: Philadelphia Eagles
The Eagles are starting over with Chip Kelly, but what does that mean for Fantasy stars like Michael Vick, LeSean McCoy, DeSean Jackson and Jeremy Maclin? More…

Pirates-Phillies Preview
Cliff Lee may need some help from the rest of the Philadelphia Phillies if they're going to keep that from happening. Starling Marte will try to continue his hot hitting at the top of the lineup and help the Pirates to a third straight win over the More…

Philadelphia Police seek assault suspects, one 10 -12 years old
PHILADELPHIA – April 25, 2013 (WPVI) — Philadelphia police are looking for three young suspects in an assault, with one described as being 10 to 12 years old. The incident happened around 6:45 p.m. on Monday, April 22nd in the 3300 block of North 16th … More…

Six Must-Do Philadelphia Festivals This Spring & Beyond
PHILADELPHIA, April 25, 2013 — /PRNewswire/ — From spring until fall, Philadelphia hosts a variety of festivals that music fans and culture vultures will consider must-dos, must-sees and must-hears. For music fans, there's the second-annual Budweiser More…

New York Islanders (24-16-6) at Philadelphia Flyers (21-22-3), 7 pm (ET)
The Philadelphia Flyers won't get a chance to spoil the New York Islanders' playoff chances on Thursday, but they will aim for a fifth win in six games in the final contest at Wells Fargo Center this season. The lockout-shortened season has seen a More…

Philadelphia Eagles Big Board: Final Pre-Draft Update
By leaps and bounds, this is the most important and intriguing draft for the Philadelphia Eagles since Andy Reid made Donovan McNabb his first draft choice 14 years ago. Not only is this the first time the Eagles are selecting in the top five since … More…

Why Philadelphia Should Just Go Bankrupt Already
As a lifelong resident of the area, a native of Germantown, a product of the Philadelphia public schools, a supporter of Mayor Nutter, and a huge fan of the city, I hope Shedlock is right. Mayor Nutter should move the city into bankruptcy. He would be … More…

Philadelphia abortion doctor won't testify in murder trial
PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia abortion provider won't testify or call witnesses at his capital murder trial. Dr. Kermit Gosnell's decision follows five weeks of prosecution evidence. Defense lawyer Jack McMahon has done his work by challenging More…

Researchers track evolution of Philly's odd accent
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Will Philly no longer be a place where residents drink wooder and root for the Iggles? Gid eowt! A University of Pennsylvania linguistics professor says the Southern-inflected sound of the Philadelphia dialect is moving toward a … More…

Philadelphia Eagles select Oklahoma OT Lane Johnson with the fourth overall pick
lanejohnson310gettyThe Philadelphia Eagles have selected Oklahoma OT Lane Johnson with the fourth overall pick in the 2013 NFL draft. Pros: Very quick and athletic tackle who gets in his set off the snap in a hurry. Has the best pass-blocking kick-step … More…

Gaby Sanchez helps Pirates rally past slumping Phillies
On Thursday, it was Gaby Sanchez, who homered and drove in three runs, and Garrett Jones hit a go-ahead, two-run double to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 6-4 comeback victory over the struggling Philadelphia Phillies. "You don't try to explain it More…

US bars Castro's daugther from visiting Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA – The daughter of Cuba President Raul Castro cannot visit Philadelphia to receive an award for her gay rights activism because the State Department has denied her permission to travel there, officials said Thursday. Mariela Castro had been More…

Jury returns Monday for Philadelphia abortion…
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia jury won't hear from an abortion provider before they weigh charges that he killed a woman and four viable babies. Dr. Kermit Gosnell decided Wednesday not to testify or call witnesses at his capital murder trial. More…

Philadelphia's Enoch Smith guilty of rape, promoting prostitution, other charges
Enoch Smith. Philadelphia's Enoch Smith is accused of being a pimp and a rapist. He is on trial this week in Doylestown. Enoch Smith. Enoch Smith in his Bucks County prison mug shot. Related YouTube Video. Posted: Thursday, April 25, 2013 3:00 pm More…

Caught on Camera: Kids Pull Handgun on Girl, Adult
A 10-year old Philadelphia boy turned himself in to police after video shows him. NBC10.com – Nefertiti Jaquez. A 10-year old Philadelphia boy turned himself in to police after video shows him pointing waving a gun at people. He’s home now after it … More…

Philadelphia's Sharrif Floyd goes to Vikings – Philly.com
NEW YORK – Sharrif Floyd, who first made his name playing football for a high school on Bustleton Avenue – George Washington High, in the Philadelphia Public League – was picked 23d overall in Thursday's first round of the NFL draft by the Minnesota More…

Philadelphia News for April 25th 2013

Concierge Auctions Sells Exquisite 10+/- Acre English Manor Just Outside
Situated just 20 miles northwest of Philadelphia, five bidders competed to own this expansive and luxurious property at 265 Abrahams Lane. The sale was conducted in cooperation with listing agent Eva McKendrick and buyer's agent Dana Hospodar, both of

Philadelphia Phillies – TeamReport
Biddle, a 21-year-old Philadelphia native, took a perfect game into the seventh inning for Double-A Reading and finished the night with 16 strikeouts in seven innings. On Tuesday, Phillies manager Charlie Manuel was asked who Biddle reminded him the

Philadelphia Flyers Honor Boston Marathon Bombing Victims With
The Bruins matched up against the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night in Philly, and the host team honored the city of Boston in a touching pregame ceremony. The Flyers' pregame tribute included inspiring photos from last week's tragedy
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Bucks act like 76ers in running out of gas against Heat
The Philadelphia 76ers could have faced the Miami Heat in the NBA playoffs with five more wins. However, the Sixers would have likely done what they always do against the Heat — hang around for three quarters before falling apart when it counts.

2nd child of Philadelphia 'prayer-healing' couple dies – Digital Journal
CBS Philadelphia reports that Catherine Schaible, 43, and her 44-year-old husband Herbert Schaible were convicted of involuntary manslaughter for the 2009 death of their 2-year-old son Kent. They were sentenced to 10 years’ probation and were ordered …

If, And, But: The Philadelphia Eagles Will Be in the Playoffs in 2013
And: Another new-look Philadelphia defense adjusts to coordinator Billy Davis and his 3-4 schemes. Defensive tackle Fletcher Cox moves to right end and free agent nose tackle Isaac Sopoaga (49ers) takes over in the middle. Defensive end Trent Cole

Gosnell set to defend against grisly charges – WorldNetDaily
PHILADELPHIA ??? The defense is going to get its turn when the Kermit Gosnell murder trial resumes this week. A gag order put in place by trial Judge Jeffrey Minehart prevents the defense from saying who will be called as witnesses in Gosnell’s defense.

Brian Shaw Considered 'Early Front-Runner" for Philadelphia 76ers
Jan 21, 2013; Memphis, TN, USA; Indiana Pacers forward Jeff Pendergraph and assistant coach Jim Boylen and assistant head coach Brian Shaw during the game.
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What's next for the Flyers?
It was the kind of game that validates Paul Holmgren's opinion of the Philadelphia Flyers, even despite their disappointment this season. "I still really like our team," Holmgren said when we chatted last week. On Tuesday night, they shared another

Luke Joeckel: I'd fit into Philadelphia Eagles' offense
NEW YORK — It's hard to imagine the Philadelphia Eagles getting the opportunity to draft Texas A&M left tackle Luke Joeckel at fourth overall. After all, many experts believe Joeckel will go to the Kansas City Chiefs with Thursday night's first pick

Defense's turn in Philly abortion clinic murder trial; judge tosses 3 of 8
PHILADELPHIA ??? A Philadelphia abortion provider won’t testify or call witnesses at his capital murder trial, leaving jurors to weigh five weeks of prosecution evidence. Dr. Kermit Gosnell, 72, is charged with killing four babies allegedly born alive …

Artist chosen for Philadelphia statue of boxer Joe Frazier
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An artist has been chosen to create a Philadelphia statue in honor of late hometown boxing great Joe Frazier. Mayor Michael Nutter said in a statement Wednesday that Lawrence Nowlan will create the statue to be erected by spring

Philadelphia abortion doctor cleared on three counts still faces death penalty
Gosnell has been in prison since a 2011 grand jury report that described his outdated West Philadelphia clinic as “a house of horrors.” Common pleas judge Jeffrey Minehart had ruled Tuesday that prosecutors over the past month failed to make a case on …

Locke allows 2 hits in 6 innings, Sanchez homers off Hamels to lead Pirates
Locke pitched six strong innings of two-hit ball and Gaby Sanchez homered off Cole Hamels to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates over Philadelphia 2-0 on Tuesday night. “That's his best big league performance,” Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said of Locke, who

Ryan Lochte Responds to Philadelphia Anchors' Laughter (Video
The Olympic medalist's response to news anchors Mike Jerrick and Sheinelle Jones:
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Car Torn in Half in Deadly High-Speed Crash | NBC 10 Philadelphia
A 21-year-old man died after his friend crashed his car into a utility pole early this morning, according to Pennsylvania State Police.
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Strangelove's Makes Its Debut Tonight — Grub Street Philadelphia
The latest from gastropub empire builders Brendan Hartranft and Leigh Maida replaces the shuttered Butcher & the Brewer.
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Philadelphia Record Seen as Deal Talk Bars Public: Muni Credit
Philadelphia, which has the lowest credit grade among the five most-populous U.S. cities, is planning its largest general-obligation issue on record after holding an unprecedented closed-door conference to draw buyers. Municipal officials last week

Pa. judge defends church aide's trial, conviction
PHILADELPHIA — A judge is defending her decisions in the trial of the first Catholic Church official in the United States to be charged and convicted in the cover-up of the priest abuse scandal. Philadelphia Common Pleas Judge M. Teresa Sarmina

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter talks gun regulations at Yale University
NEW HAVEN, Conn. — The man who created the “Sandy Hook Principles” says safe streets should get just as much attention in America as safe airplanes. Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, in a speech Monday at Yale University, called on lawmakers and

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Philadelphia News for April 24th 2013

Philadelphia Eagles Should Say No to Dion Jordan
Philadelphia has a more pressing need on the offensive line. As I said in this article, the Eagles' offensive line is rebuilding from injuries to Jason Peters and Jason Kelce, a 1st round bust in Danny Watkins and a right tackle in Todd Herremans whose

Barbarism in Philadelphia | The Weekly Standard
Read conservative news, blogs and opinion about abortion, Gosnell, Gosnell Trial, Jon A. Shields, Kermit Gosnell, murder, Abortion and Murder from The

Boston Bruins (27-12-5) at Philadelphia Flyers (20-22-3), 7:30 pm (ET)
Following what can only be understated as an emotional week, the Boston Bruins take to the road on Tuesday night as they resume their quest for a Northeast Division title versus the Philadelphia Flyers. It hasn't been about hockey lately for the Bruins

Barbarism in Philadelphia
Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for abortionist Kermit Gosnell, who is on trial in Philadelphia for doping one patient to death and killing seven fetuses born alive. He doubtless seems a worthy candidate for death row. Dr. Gosnell, after all …

Philadelphia Record Seen as Deal Talk Bars Public: Muni Credit
Philadelphia, which has the lowest credit grade among the five most-populous U.S. cities, is planning its largest general-obligation issue on record after holding an unprecedented closed-door conference to draw buyers. Municipal officials last week

Philadelphia declares interest in 2024 Olympics bid – Philly.com
On Monday, he told the U.S. Olympic Committee in a letter that the Philadelphia region is “enthusiastically” embracing the prospect of bidding on and hosting the Olympics and Paralympics in 2024. “I am honored to confirm our wholehearted commitment and …

If, And, But: The Philadelphia Eagles Will Be in the Playoffs in 2013
And: Another new-look Philadelphia defense adjusts to coordinator Billy Davis and his 3-4 schemes. Defensive tackle Fletcher Cox moves to right end and free agent nose tackle Isaac Sopoaga (49ers) takes over in the middle. Defensive end Trent Cole

(PHL) Philadelphia International Airport Delays – FlightStats
See all airport delays at PHL for a single day AND the resulting flight delays.

Read, Lauridsen score goals 7 seconds apart to lead Flyers past Boston 5-2
Then Philadelphia pitched in with its wallets. The 50/50 raffle that usually supports Philadelphia charities went to onefundboston.org. The Flyers raised $85,595. Also, the Flyers were set to put their jerseys up for auction at meigray.com, with

Judge drops 3 of 8 murder charges against abortion provider
PHILADELPHIA ??? Three of eight murder charges were thrown out Tuesday against a Philadelphia abortion provider whose clinic was called a ???house of horrors,??? apparently because the judge had not heard sufficient evidence from prosecutors that the three …

Breaking Down the Philadelphia Eagles' 2013 Out-of-Conference Schedule
Chip Kelly, welcome to the NFL. As a special gift to you and your Philadelphia Eagles, you will begin the season with three games in 11 days. This short period for the Eagles could be a blessing in disguise, an opportunity to win over the fanbase early …

Philadelphia Union forward Jack McInerney selected MLS Player of Week
Philadelphia Union forward Jack McInerney has been named Major League Soccer Player of the Week by the North American Soccer Reporters for Week 8 of the 2013 MLS season. McInerney scored twice in the first half of a 3-2 victory over D.C. United on

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter talks gun regulations at Yale University
NEW HAVEN, Conn. — The man who created the “Sandy Hook Principles” says safe streets should get just as much attention in America as safe airplanes. Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, in a speech Monday at Yale University, called on lawmakers and

Eagles' defensive needs are multifold
9:49 p.m. EDT, April 23, 2013. PHILADELPHIA–. — To "shock the world," as new Philadelphia Eagles defensive tackle Isaac Sopoaga promised right after signing a free-agent contract last month, the Eagles will first have to have a defense that fits

Philadelphia couple, who says they seek prayer not doctors, in court after
Herbert Schaible, 44, and his 43-year-old wife grew up in the First Century Gospel Church in northeast Philadelphia and have served as teachers there. The church's website has a sermon titled "Healing — From God or Medicine?" that quotes Bible verses

Recap: Philadelphia vs. Boston
Steve Mason turned away 39 shots as the Philadelphia Flyers took a 5-2 win over the Boston Bruins on Tuesday. Simon Gagne, Scott Hartnell, Matt Read, Oliver Lauridsen and Jakub Voracek all scored for the Flyers, who have won their past two games.

Concierge Auctions Sells Exquisite 10+/- Acre English Manor Just Outside
Situated just 20 miles northwest of Philadelphia, five bidders competed to own this expansive and luxurious property at 265 Abrahams Lane. The sale was conducted in cooperation with listing agent Eva McKendrick and buyer's agent Dana Hospodar, both of

Judge Throws Out Some Murder Charges Against Philadelphia Abortion Doctor
Abortion Doctor. By JON HURDLE. Published: April 23, 2013. PHILADELPHIA — A Pennsylvania judge on Tuesday threw out three of seven murder charges against a Philadelphia doctor charged with killing viable fetuses while performing abortions.

Locke allows 2 hits in 6 innings, Sanchez homers off Hamels to lead Pirates
Locke pitched six strong innings of two-hit ball and Gaby Sanchez homered off Cole Hamels to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates over Philadelphia 2-0 on Tuesday night. “That's his best big league performance,” Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said of Locke, who

Locke pitches Pirates past Hamels, Phillies 2-0
Pittsburgh Pirates’ Jeff Locke throws a pitch in the first inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Tuesday, April 23, 2013, in Philadelphia. Michael Perez ??? AP Photo. Story Photos: Pirates Phillies Baseball. Previous PageNext Page …

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Philadelphia News for April 23rd 2013

Recap: Philadelphia vs. Pittsburgh
Jimmy Rollins' go-ahead RBI single in the sixth inning lifted the Philadelphia Phillies to a 3-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates in the opener of a four-game set. Rollins finished with two hits and a pair of RBI for the Phillies, who have won three of

Philadelphia considering 2024 Olympics bid, mayor says
By Jonathan Allen. (Reuters) – Philadelphia is exploring a bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games, Mayor Michael Nutter said on Monday. Nutter was responding to a letter from the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) sent to 35 cities across the country

Lawyer's illness delays defense in capital murder trial of Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA — A defense lawyer has fallen ill, causing a delay in the murder trial of Philadelphia abortion provider Kermit Gosnell. The 72-year-old Gosnell is charged with killing a patient and seven babies. The defense had been expected to start

Bruins-Flyers Preview
The Bruins visit the Philadelphia Flyers, who are playing out their schedule in a disappointing season but have won three of four thanks to a suddenly resurgent offense. Boston (27-12-5) stopped a four-game losing streak with a 3-0 victory over woeful

Philadelphia Union's Jack McInerney takes home Week 8's MLS Player of the
Jack McInerney grabbed plenty of headlines this weekend for scoring the brace that helped the Philadelphia Union nip D.C. United on Sunday, and the 20-year-old is about to grab a few more. McInerney's two-goal performance in the Union's 3-2 road win

Philadelphia Phillies – TeamReport
So the best thing that could come out of Philadelphia's 7-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday night was the fact that three hitters that had been really scuffling at the bottom of the order — leftfielder Domonic Brown (hitting .218 coming

Philadelphia's First Lady Lisa J. Nutter Named Peirce College's 2013
Peirce College, Philadelphia's leading private, non-profit, four-year accredited institution for working adult learners, is proud to announce that Philadelphia First Lady Lisa J. Nutter will deliver the keynote speech at the 2013 Commencement Ceremony

5 Most Telling Statistics from Philadelphia Flyers' 2013 Season
With just three regular-season games remaining and the Philadelphia Flyers officially eliminated from playoff contention, it’s time to reflect on what proved to be an utterly forgettable season for the Orange and Black. The Flyers will miss the …

Defense delayed in Philadelphia abortion doctor trial
PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) – The opening of the defense case in the high-profile murder trial of a Philadelphia abortion doctor was delayed on Monday after his attorney suffered an illness, a court official said. Dr. Kermit Gosnell's attorney, Jack McMahon

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Philadelphia Phillies – TeamReport
MLB Team Report – Philadelphia Phillies – INSIDE PITCH When John Lannan went down with an oblique injury last week, there were a multitude of ways the Phillies could have gone to replace their fifth starter. It could have been right-hander Tyler Cloyd

United vs. Union: Philadelphia defeats DC, 3-2, in MLS play
McInerney, 20, was the seventh selection in the 2010 MLS draft — a slot Philadelphia acquired from United in what turned out to be a one-sided trade: The Union added McInerney, veteran midfielder Fred and financial considerations for goalkeeper Troy

Philadelphia Eagles Off to a Fast Start Under Chip Kelly
The Philadelphia Eagles got their first taste of Kelly's practice approach during mini-camp last week, and needless to say, it was a shift away from anything they experienced under Andy Reid. "It's different," tight end Brent Celek told reporters. "You

PhillyInc: Philadelphia has gained much, but not jobs – Philly.com
Similarly, the Pew Philadelphia Research Initiative’s fifth “State of the City” report, issued in late March, raised the question: “Can a city keep growing without an expansion of employment opportunities?” Using Census Bureau data, the Center City …

Should the Philadelphia Eagles Trade or Keep the No. 4 Overall Draft Pick?
I’m sure you’re already well aware, but in three days, the Philadelphia Eagles are scheduled to pick fourth overall in the 2013 NFL draft. It’ll mark the first time the Eagles have picked in the top five since 1999, assuming of course that they hold …

Philly man gets 15 months over bogus plane threat
Kenneth Smith, 26, must also send written apologies to 38 passengers who were aboard when their flight turned around and armed agents stormed the plane at Philadelphia International Airport. Smith, a pizza cook, was angered over a compromising photo

Philadelphia Orchestra fund-raising still has a way to go – Philly.com
Not long ago, a woman stood at the entrance to the Kimmel Center before a sold-out Philadelphia Orchestra concert, holding a sign: “Need one ticket.” A few weeks earlier, a couple called the box office the day after a performance of The Rite of Spring …

Philadelphia Phillies Pick Pettibone, Will Make MLB Debut Against Pirates
When Philadelphia Phillies’ fifth starting pitcher John Lannan hit the 15-day disabled list with a strained knee tendon, two questions came to mind. The first was how long Lannan would have to sit out, and the second (and more important), who would …

Changes Philadelphia Phillies Must Make to Spark a Winning Streak
The Philadelphia Phillies will finish in the bottom half of the division if they continue to play disinterested and uninspired baseball. While the team is lacking those two intangible qualities, there are plenty of areas in the physical realm of the …

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Philadelphia News for April 22nd 2013

Lawyer's illness delays defense in capital murder trial of Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA — A defense lawyer has fallen ill, causing a delay in the murder trial of Philadelphia abortion provider Kermit Gosnell. The 72-year-old Gosnell is charged with killing a patient and seven babies. The defense had been expected to start

Philadelphia Eagles Off to a Fast Start Under Chip Kelly
The Philadelphia Eagles got their first taste of Kelly's practice approach during mini-camp last week, and needless to say, it was a shift away from anything they experienced under Andy Reid. "It's different," tight end Brent Celek told reporters. "You

Philadelphia Phillies Pick Pettibone, Will Make MLB Debut Against Pirates
When Philadelphia Phillies’ fifth starting pitcher John Lannan hit the 15-day disabled list with a strained knee tendon, two questions came to mind. The first was how long Lannan would have to sit out, and the second (and more important), who would …

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Philadelphia Orchestra fund-raising still has a way to go – Philly.com
Not long ago, a woman stood at the entrance to the Kimmel Center before a sold-out Philadelphia Orchestra concert, holding a sign: “Need one ticket.” A few weeks earlier, a couple called the box office the day after a performance of The Rite of Spring …

5 Most Telling Statistics from Philadelphia Flyers' 2013 Season
With just three regular-season games remaining and the Philadelphia Flyers officially eliminated from playoff contention, it’s time to reflect on what proved to be an utterly forgettable season for the Orange and Black. The Flyers will miss the …

Philadelphia Phillies – TeamReport
MLB Team Report – Philadelphia Phillies – INSIDE PITCH When John Lannan went down with an oblique injury last week, there were a multitude of ways the Phillies could have gone to replace their fifth starter. It could have been right-hander Tyler Cloyd

United vs. Union: Philadelphia defeats DC, 3-2, in MLS play
McInerney, 20, was the seventh selection in the 2010 MLS draft — a slot Philadelphia acquired from United in what turned out to be a one-sided trade: The Union added McInerney, veteran midfielder Fred and financial considerations for goalkeeper Troy

Changes Philadelphia Phillies Must Make to Spark a Winning Streak
The Philadelphia Phillies will finish in the bottom half of the division if they continue to play disinterested and uninspired baseball. While the team is lacking those two intangible qualities, there are plenty of areas in the physical realm of the …

Philly man gets 15 months over bogus plane threat
Kenneth Smith, 26, must also send written apologies to 38 passengers who were aboard when their flight turned around and armed agents stormed the plane at Philadelphia International Airport. Smith, a pizza cook, was angered over a compromising photo

Philadelphia's First Lady Lisa J. Nutter Named Peirce College's 2013
Peirce College, Philadelphia's leading private, non-profit, four-year accredited institution for working adult learners, is proud to announce that Philadelphia First Lady Lisa J. Nutter will deliver the keynote speech at the 2013 Commencement Ceremony

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