Philadelphia News for May 8th 2013

Philadelphia Folk Festival lineup announced – Philly.com
Country rock crooners The Mavericks and British guitar god Richard Thompson (with his Electric Trio) will headline the Philadelphia Folk Festival when it’s held at the Old Pool Farm in Upper Salford Township for the 52d time from August 16 to 18. This … More…

Philadelphia man admits home-invasion robbery over failed rap concert
A Philadelphia man admitted Monday that he took part in a home-invasion robbery in South Whitehall Township that left a man shot, but claimed his co-defendant fired the gun and is the mastermind behind the crime. Mikael Rafael Coles Jr., 25, pleaded More…

Philadelphia Phillies: 5 Most Intense Moments in the Phillies-Dodgers Rivalry
The Phillies are in San Francisco as this article posts, and as you may have heard the Giants are the defending world champions. Little did anyone know at the time, but it was the Giants’ first of their two World Series runs of the last four seasons … More…

How Late Draft Picks Fit into Eagles' Plan
The Philadelphia Eagles are coming off a season where they can use all the help they can get, whether through free agency or the draft. Specifically in the 2013 NFL draft, interestingly enough, the Eagles waited until later rounds to address arguably … More…

Philadelphia Eagles New Coach: Is Chip Kelly A Gimmick or a Solution?
The Philadelphia Eagles had to do something, so they hired Chip Kelly. By bringing his innovative, fast-paced college offense to the NFL, the Eagles gave Philadelphia fans something to be excited about. They also rescued Kelly from a violation-riddled … More…

Phillies-Giants Preview
After one of Philadelphia's aces ended the San Francisco Giants' longest winning streak of the season, Kyle Kendrick hopes to keep showing he's now a solid piece in the rotation. Kendrick tries for a fourth straight win Tuesday night while looking to More…

New York Man Charged With 2012 Double Murder In Philadelphia
Marco Joaquin, an 18-year-old from Manhattan, was arrested on May 6th for the murder of Dwayne Page and Anthony Fletcher.
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Qatar Airways plans Philadelphia expansion
The head of fast-growing Qatar Airways says it plans to add Philadelphia to its routes next year as part of alliances with American Airlines and other U.S.-based carriers. Qatar Airways is locked in fierce competition with rival Gulf carriers Etihad More…

Philadelphia School District honors 59 teachers – Philly.com
Despite the often tough backdrop against which they teach, Baxter, Coleman, and Jackson are three strong examples of what can be found every day in Philadelphia public school classrooms: excellence. They are among the 59 district high school teachers More…

A week into deliberations, Philadelphia jury mulls abortion clinic deaths of 4
PHILADELPHIA — A jury weighing murder charges against a Philadelphia abortion provider will re-hear several hours of testimony before resuming deliberations. Dr. Kermit Gosnell is charged with killing a patient and four babies allegedly born alive. More…

Phillies-Giants Preview
Strong starting pitching and a solid approach at the plate have the Philadelphia Phillies in position to complete their first three-game sweep at San Francisco in almost 29 years. Rookie Jonathan Pettibone can help the Phillies achieve that feat when More…

Did You Know? S Earl Wolff – Philadelphia Eagles
The Philadelphia Eagles will welcome its Class of 2013 for the rookie minicamp this weekend. As we learn about the new Eagles as football players and begin to project how they will help this football team, here's an opportunity to learn about
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Projecting Philadelphia Eagles' Most Heated Roster Battles This Season
With free agency and the NFL draft already over, the rebuilding for the Philadelphia Eagles is virtually complete. The obvious question is whether a roster composed of up to 10 new starters will be a potential playoff team in 2013. Showing signs of … More…

'Long Distance Revolutionary': #1 documentary in Philadelphia
Philadelphia — In one of many milestones in the decades-long movement to free political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal, the documentary film “Long Distance Revolutionary: A Journey with Mumia Abu-Jamal” opened at the Ritz at the Bourse,
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Philadelphia Man Helps Formerly Incarcerated Rejoin Their Communities
When Harrell was released from prison, he enrolled in the Re-Entry Program at Goodwill Industries of Southern New Jersey and Philadelphia (Maple Shade, NJ) for people with criminal backgrounds. While in the program, he used transitional employment More…

Philadelphia Phillies' Roy Halladay Puts His Future in Dr. Lewis Yocum's Hands
If you're Philadelphia Phillies' ace and future Hall of Famer Roy Halladay, Dr. Yocum has become as important as your family, your team, your idols, even God — just for this week. They say that doctors can play God. Well, when Yocum places Halladay in More…

Philadelphia 76ers Stay Or Go Series: Arnett Moultrie And His
This review of Arnett Moultrie's rookie season will make a lot more sense if you've ever watched a few episodes of "Arrested Development."
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9 Philadelphia children missing for more than a decade – Philly.com
PhillyLists. 9 Philadelphia children missing for more than a decade. News blogs, sports blogs, entertainment blogs, and more from Philly.com, The Philadelphia Inquirer and the Philadelphia Daily News. 0. comments. Tweet. email … More…

Police: Husband killed wife after argument in NE Philadelphia, lied about home
PHILADELPHIA – May 7, 2013 (WPVI) — The husband of a 74-year-old woman murdered in Northeast Philadelphia has confessed to killing her and lying to cover it up, police say. Philadelphia Police tell Action News 75-year-old Louis Hartdegen confessed to … More…

Philadelphia Theatre Company Announces 2013-2014 Season: VANYA AND
A Drama Desk Award, an OBIE Award, a multiple Tony-nominated play, a one-man show by a Tony-nominated actor, and the return of a new musical by an award-winning team are all part of Philadelphia Theatre Company's stellar season next year. More…

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