Philadelphia News for May 3rd 2013

Grading Philadelphia Eagles Undrafted Free-Agent Signings
In the days following last weekend’s draft, the Philadelphia Eagles have made headlines in their pursuit of LSU wide receiver Russell Shepard. Shepard told ESPN-FM in Baton Rouge that he had signed with the Eagles during the middle rounds of the NFL … More…

Michael Vick faster than McCoy
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick proved Thursday that speed is still part of his game, beating teammate LeSean McCoy in a 40-yard dash at practice after the running back had been calling him "old." More…

Homeless mother-of-six on trial for murder in baby's starvation death at
PHILADELPHIA — A homeless mother-of-six charged with murder in her baby's starvation death at a Philadelphia shelter has become “a scapegoat” for the alleged failings of social workers, doctors and city officials, a defense lawyer told jurors Thursday. More…

Philadelphia Groups Are Hosting Masturbate-A-Thon All Month Long
To celebrate National Masturbation Month, groups in Philadelphia are hosting a month-long Masturbate-A-Thon to raise pride and awareness for self pleasure.
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Harrisburg Bishop Joseph McFadden dies in Philadelphia
McFadden had been in his native Philadelphia attending a meeting of the Catholic Bishops of Pennsylvania. Officials said he awoke feeling ill and was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. A cause of death has not yet been announced. More…

Miami Marlins (8-20) at Philadelphia Phillies (12-16), 7:05 pm (ET)
The anemic offense for the Philadelphia Phillies reared its ugly head in a two-game sweep at the hands of the Cleveland Indians. They hope a return home will rectify the bats in the opener of a four-game series versus the Miami Marlins at Citizens Bank More…

A look at the case of Kermit Gosnell, Philadelphia abortion doctor accused of
State regulators shut down the Women's Medical Society clinic in west Philadelphia and suspended Gosnell's license. ___. THE GRAND JURY REPORT. A nearly 300-page grand jury report released in 2011 described Gosnell's clinic as a filthy, foul-smelling More…

Philadelphia Phillies: Starting with Cliff Lee, Let the Fire Sale Begin
Sure, the likes of Scott Rolen were there. But every Philadelphia Phillies fan knows how that turned out. As Jayson Stark noted in his book Worth the Wait, the detrimental nature of the inner workings of the Phillies during that span created an … More…

Guide to Philadelphia abortion doctor murder case
In this March 8, 2010 file photo, Dr. Kermit Gosnell is seen during an interview with the Philadelphia Daily News at his attorney's office in Philadelphia. Gosnell, an abortion provider charged with killing a patient and four babies, trial is scheduled More…

Philadelphia pays homage to Chilean fruit growing – FreshPlaza
The Chilean American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Philadelphia presented Fedefruta and all the fruit growers who ship their products to the Delaware River ports, world's main destination for Chilean fruit, with the "2013 Visionary Award". Cristi?n More…

Security 2.0, Post-Boston
In Philadelphia on Sunday, the police department's homeland and counterterrorism unit will oversee security at the Broad Street Run. In the past, security for the 10-mile race was handled by the vehicular-traffic unit. In Los Angeles, more officers More…

Injury bug has impact on players in Marlins-Blue Jays mega trade
PHILADELPHIA — The Marlins' mega-trade with Toronto is beginning to looked cursed — for both teams. On the same day the Blue Jays placed pitcher Josh Johnson on the disabled list with arm problems, Marlins manager Mike Redmond said pitcher More…

Jurors in Philadelphia abortion doctor trial hear final arguments
The defense attorney for a Philadelphia abortion doctor charged with murder in the deaths of four babies on Monday attacked prosecutors' evidence that live More…

Philadelphia 76ers to Interview Mike Malone, Jeff Hornacek For
Feb 27, 2013; Salt Lake City, UT, USA; Utah Jazz assistant coach Jeff Hornacek talks with Atlanta Hawks point guard and former Jazz player Devin Harris pr.
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Jury weighs murder charges against Philadelphia abortion doctor
PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) – A Philadelphia jury ended a second day of deliberations on Wednesday without reaching verdicts in the murder trial of a doctor accused of killing babies and a patient during late-term abortions at a clinic serving low-income More…

Cliff Lee frustrated after tough loss
Cliff Lee said that the Philadelphia Phillies need to have "a little more pride" following their second straight lopsided loss to the Cleveland Indians. ” Lee They crushed us both games. It was never really close, either one of them. We have to have a More…

Kermit Gosnell Jury Resumes Deliberations In Philadelphia Abortion Trial
PHILADELPHIA — A jury has finished its second full day of deliberations in the murder trial of a Philadelphia abortion doctor without reaching a verdict. Dr. Kermit Gosnell is charged in the deaths of four babies allegedly born alive at his clinic More…

MLB Final Score: Cleveland Indians 6, Philadelphia Phillies 0 – Let's
Clifton Phifer Lee loses in his return to Cleveland. Trevor Bauer gets his first major-league win, though it was adventurous.
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Harrisburg bishop's death casts 'pall' over Philadelphia – Philly.com
McFadden awoke yesterday in a Philadelphia rectory feeling ill, then was taken to nearby Holy Redeemer Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 7:40 a.m., the Philadelphia Archdiocese said. The cause of death has not yet been determined. He was in … More…

Philadelphia company buys Autumn Wood Apartments in Hoover for
The new owner is RRE Autumn Wood Holdings, affiliated with Resource Real Estate.
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