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  • April 15, 2014

    Philly DA appoints veteran prosecutor as head of new conviction review unit

    Philadelphia's District Attorney has appointed a dogged prosecutor to lead a new unit that will double-check major cases under appeal or review.
  • April 15, 2014 |  That's History

    The death penalty, politics and the Boston Marathon bombing

    Should accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev receive the death penalty?
  • April 15, 2014

    On tax deadline day, N.J. lawmaker calls for cuts in state levies

    As procrastinators sent in their federal and state income tax returns Tuesday, a New Jersey lawmaker called for enactment of some tax cuts.
  • April 15, 2014 |  Chestnut Hill

    First Person Arts StorySlam comes to Northwest Philly

    For the first time this Saturday evening, Woodmere Art Museum in Chestnut Hill played host to a First Person Arts StorySlam. For Saturday's even...
  • April 15, 2014

    Scraps of metal, sounds of Metal Eyes combine in 'waste music' installation

    At a current intallation at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia, two guys will be standing on these bales of shredded metal, shredding m...
  • April 15, 2014

    Pa. gov hopeful Guzzardi wins ballot challenge; appeal expected

    Bob Guzzardi tilted at the windmill and won. A Commonwealth Court judge has ruled he'll remain on the Pennsylvania Republican gubernatorial prima...
  • April 15, 2014

    Most in N.J. favor reducing pot penalties, but only half support legalization, poll finds

    Support for reducing marijuana penalties in New Jersey is increasing -- but voters remain divided on whether to completely legalize it.
  • April 15, 2014

    60th anniversary of polio vaccine, first administered in Pa.

    If you're of a certain age, you may remember as a child being given a sugar cube in a small paper cup. But what you may thought was a treat was i...