Philadelphia News for May 1st 2013

Philadelphia Union CEO: Our young core will develop into an MLS Cup-winning
CHESTER, Pa. – Nick Sakiewicz isn't interested in bringing in world-renowned, multimillion-dollar players like David Beckham. But when the time comes to keep rising stars like Jack McInerney or Amobi Okugo in town, the Philadelphia Union CEO has no More…

Philadelphia abortion doctor case goes to jury
Philadelphia (CNN) — Jurors on Tuesday began deliberations in the murder trial of Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell. Gosnell, 72, is accused of killing babies by using scissors to cut their spinal cords. Authorities allege that some of the More…

Updated Philadelphia Eagles Depth Chart After the 2013 NFL Draft
The 2013 NFL draft is over and the Philadelphia Eagles are looking like a slightly different team. We’ve got proof, too, because we spent some time breaking down and projecting the Eagles’ depth chart before the draft, and now we have a chance to … More…

Jury to deliberate Philadelphia abortion doctor trial
Jury deliberations are set to get underway in the murder trial of a Philadelphia abortion provider accused of killing four babies born alive after botched abortions. Dr. Kermit Gosnell could get the death penalty if convicted. CBS News. Correction More…

Philadelphia woman charged with kidnapping girl from school, raping her
Philadelphia (CNN) — A Philadelphia woman was indicted this week, accused of abducting a 5-year-old girl from her school by posing as her mother, raping her and leaving her barely clothed and crying at a playground. Christina Regusters was charged More…

2013 NFL Draft: Philadelphia Eagles Spark Optimism for Future
COMMENTARY | The Philadelphia Eagles put the rest of the NFL on notice with the first NFL Draft of the Chip Kelly era. In his first year in charge of making draft selections, Kelly chose ingredients he hopes will become the foundation for a winning More…

Joe Frazier's gym in Philly gets historic status
Shown is a present day furniture store and the former gym where heavyweight champ Joe Frazier lived and trained, on Tuesday, April 30, 2013, in Philadelphia. The gym has been named to the National Register of Historic Places. Matt Rourke ??? AP Photo … More…

'House of Horrors' Philadelphia Abortion Trial Ends
Philadelphia doctor Kermit Gosnell, on trial for killing fetuses during late-term abortions, is a victim of an “incredible” rush to judgment brought on by an “elitist and racist prosecution,” his lawyer said. In closing statements yesterday in state More…

Delmon Young activated by Philadelphia Phillies after missing opening 26 games
CLEVELAND — Outfielder Delmon Young has been activated from the 15-day disabled list by the Philadelphia Phillies after missing the first 26 games because of offseason surgery on his right ankle. Young is batting fifth and is the designated hitter More…

No verdict yet in Philadelphia abortion doctor case – CNN.com
Jurors in the murder trial of Philadelphia abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell ended their first day of deliberations, Tuesday without a verdict. More…

Mariela Castro to receive award for gay rights advocacy, speak at conference
PHILADELPHIA — The daughter of Cuban President Raul Castro will travel to Philadelphia to accept an award for her gay rights advocacy. Officials at the Equality Forum say Mariela Castro will attend the group's annual conference on gay rights this More…

Philadelphia Singers showcase Schnittke's 'Choir Concerto' – Philly.com
The Philadelphia Singers performing the challenging Alfred Schnittke work Sunday at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul. The Philadelphia Singers performing the challenging Alfred Schnittke work Sunday at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints … More…

Philadelphia Phillies (12-14) at Cleveland Indians (10-13), 7:10 pm (ET)
Perhaps the rumors of Roy Halladay's demise were greatly exaggerated. The two-time Cy Young Award winner eyes a third straight winning decision on Tuesday when the Philadelphia Phillies open a brief two-game series against the Cleveland Indians at More…

Jurors in Philadelphia abortion doctor trial hear final arguments
Philadelphia (CNN) — The defense attorney for a Philadelphia abortion doctor charged with murder in the deaths of four babies on Monday attacked prosecutors' evidence that live births took place at Dr. Kermit Gosnell's clinic as he presented closing More…

Philadelphia Eagles: Grading Chip Kelly's Lean Green Drafting Machine
The Philadelphia Eagles fan base has gained a place in professional sports as being one of the most fickle in the National Football League. But I would dare say that even they are at least privately pleased with the direction the Chip Kelly regime has … More…

Philadelphia woman charged with kidnapping girl from school, raping her
The little girl’s ordeal began January 14 when a woman wearing a burqa ??? a head-to-toe covered garment with a slit for the eyes ??? went to a West Philadelphia school shortly after classes started and scribbled her name on a sign-in sheet, police said. More…

Matt Barkley taken by Philadelphia Eagles after trade – NFL.com
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Philadelphia jury set to weigh murder counts against abortion
Kermit Gosnell, 72, charged in Philadelphia with killing 4 viable babies born alive, and in death of woman under anesthnesia. More…

Philadelphia Phillies: Winners and Losers from 1st Month of Action
With the the 2013 MLB season’s first month of six practically in the books, the scope of contenders and pretenders is already starting to form. For some middling teams sitting around the .500 mark, like the Philadelphia Phillies, things may not be as … More…

Philadelphia Phillies – TeamReport
MLB Team Report – Philadelphia Phillies – INSIDE PITCH Normally, it's Phillies' slugger Ryan Howard who has to wait to face someone fresh entering the game in the late innings. But when the New York Mets decided that Jonathon Niese's day was over in More…

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