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Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West Team Beats Philly, Advances To Little League Title Game

Chicago’s celebrated Jackie Robinson West team eliminated Philadelphia 6-5 Thursday night, in a matchup at the Little League World Series.

08/21/2014

Pope Francis waves as he leaves the St. Mary Major Basilica in Rome on August 18, 2014, on the day of his arrival in Rome at the end of a five-day trip to South-Korea.  (credit: ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)

Pope Francis Considering Trip To NYC, Philly, Washington In 2015

Asked about his 2015 travel plans, Pope Francis said: “Next year I’d like to go to Philadelphia for the family meeting. I was invited by the president of the United States, by the American parliament and the secretary-general of the United Nations.”

08/18/2014

U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speaks at a press conference pitching the borough of Brooklyn to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention (DNC) outside Barclays Center on August 11, 2014. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Schumer, Others Welcome Democrats In Bid To Bring 2016 Convention To Brooklyn

A delegation from the city is hosting members of the Democratic National Committee in an effort to bring the 2016 convention to Brooklyn.

08/11/2014

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Best Places In America To Celebrate The 4th Of July

In celebration of Independence Day, several cities across the nation are hosting fun-filled activities by day and then concluding with spectacular pyrotechnic shows that can be viewed from miles away. Here are five of the best places in America to celebrate the Fourth of July

06/17/2014

PHILADELPHIA, PA - JUNE 1: Lucas Duda #21 of the New York Mets rounds the bases after he hit a two run home run in the eleventh inning to defeat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-3 in a game at Citizens Bank Park on June 1, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Duda Goes Yard In The 11th, Mets Edge Phils 4-3

Yet another extra-inning game was fine by the New York Mets, provided they won.

06/02/2014

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Best Historic Vacations In The US

The early colonial settlements along the Eastern seaboard, including Boston, Charleston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, are among the best places for an historic vacation in the US.

01/14/2014

A Pittsburgh Steelers fan cheers against the Cleveland Browns during the game on December 29, 2013 at Heinz Field. (credit: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Gallo Goes There: What Makes A Great Sports Town?

Is it because every team in the city is equally loved and supported, with sellouts stretching back decades, through good seasons and bad?

01/13/2014

North Carolina Walmart Brawl

Holiday Shoppers Break Into Brawls Across The Country

Black Friday turned into Bad Friday for multiple shoppers across the country, including those at several stores in the Tri-State Area.

11/30/2013

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Amtrak Apologizes After Manhattan-Bound Train Ends Up In Philadelphia Suburbs

Last Thursday, a train was supposed to leave Philadelphia and end up in Penn Station, but there was a turn onto a wrong track, and it ended up lost in the Philly suburb of Cynwyd Line, Pa.

11/20/2013

Kevin Poulin (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Flyers Outscore Islanders 5-2

In dire need of a scoring outburst, the Philadelphia Flyers turned to a player with plenty of experience in that department.

10/26/2013

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N.J. State Senate Candidate Arrested At Pot Protest… Again

A Libertarian candidate for a New Jersey State Senate seat was arrested for the second time in four months this week, for smoking marijuana at a protest.

09/04/2013

Sharolyn Jackson

Woman Turns Up Alive In Philadelphia 13 Days After Funeral

A woman showed up very much alive nearly two weeks after her family members thought they had buried her in Trenton. The case has caused confusion, embarrassment, and outrage.

08/24/2013

Justin, a kitten that was set on fire earlier this year in Philadelphia. (credit: Facebook/Justin, Fire Survivor)

Kitten Found Burned In Philadelphia Gets New Home In N.J.

Philadelphia officials said someone doused the kitten with an accelerant and lit him on fire on April 25.

08/02/2013

Sarah Murnaghan

10-Year-Old Girl Needs Lung Transplant, But Federal Guidelines Stand In The Way

“Somebody needs to stand up and say this isn’t right,” said Sarah’s mother, Janet Murnaghan. “This is a human issue. This isn’t politics. This is a human issue.”

06/03/2013

Susan Stillwaggon

N.J. Woman Charged With Faking 9-Year-Old Son’s Cancer, Collecting Money

A New Jersey mother was charged this week with lying to multiple people and saying her son had cancer – including the 9-year-old boy himself.

04/27/2013

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