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Marijuana (credit: MARTIN BERNETTI/AFP/Getty Images)

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

Andray Blatche (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Nets’ Carlesimo: No Conversation After Blatche Questioned In Sex Assault Investigation

When asked directly if Blatche approached him for a conversation, Carlesimo replied, “No. Uh-uh. We just — we went and played.”

01/11/2013

Andray Blatche (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Sources: Nets’ Blatche Questioned In Philadelphia Sex Assault Investigation

“From all accounts, (Blatche) was not personally involved in any kind of assault or anything like that,” Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey said, according to the New York Times.

01/08/2013

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The Unclean Truth: How Five Cities Stack Up On Recycling

From the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.

12/26/2012

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Fact Check Friday: The Truth On Romney, Republicans, And Abortion

Today’s question: Do the Republicans really want to stop all abortion, no matter the circumstance?

08/24/2012

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Abused Dogs From Philly Treated In Hunterdon County

This past weekend another burned dog was brought in to Crown Veterinary Specialists for life-saving treatment. It’s the seventh such burn victim, all from Philadelphia.

08/14/2012

Penn State Athletic Director Tim Curley (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Many Waiting To Read Penn State Report On Sandusky

The team brought in by Penn State to investigate how the university handled molestation accusations against former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky will release its highly anticipated report Thursday.

07/11/2012

Dennis Veteri (credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Suspect In Beating Of Rangers Fan After Winter Classic Hockey Game Surrenders

Police in Philadelphia have made an arrest in a brutal videotaped beating of a New York Rangers fan after the NHL’s Winter Classic on Jan. 2.

01/13/2012

NYPD Sgt. Carlos Fabara being escorted off a Greyhound Bus (credit: YouTube)

NYPD: Officer Kicked Off Of Greyhound Bus Suspended

A drunk NYPD cop who was kicked off of a Greyhound bus in Philadelphia during the holidays has been suspended without pay, according to police.

01/08/2012

NYPD Sgt. Carlos Fabara being escorted off a Greyhound Bus (credit: YouTube)

Reports: NYPD Cop Taken Off Greyhound Bus After Drunken Encounter With Driver

A New York City police officer apparently found himself on the wrong side of the law on a bus trip back from Philadelphia after the holiday weekend.

12/30/2011

A Continental Airlines jet is seen at Newark Liberty International Airport (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Passengers At Newark Airport Not Worried About 9/11 Travel Warning

The U.S. has issued a worldwide travel alert ahead of the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. The alert cautions Americans about the continued threat posed by al-Qaida and other groups.

09/02/2011

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