Pennsylvania News

Wildlife conservationist from Philly ‘grew up in the hood’

As a wildlife conservationist, Philly native Corina Newsome has weathered forests, beaches, and marshes — where she’s suffered as many as 200 gnat bites in a single day

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At 100, WWII vet has seen both loss and the lights of life

Dale Chapman’s eyes are not good, so he spends his time praying, fixing simple meals and looking back through the grand view of his life

Pennsylvania News

He went from Phillies fan to Korean baseball expert

For the last 20 years, Dan Kurtz has documented baseball in South Korea

Pennsylvania News

Amish stay abreast, make changes but maintain traditions

Since the onset of the health crisis, the local Old Order Amish community has made adjustments to daily life and livelihood, while those with strong ties to the community through health care and agriculture have addressed the challenges they face

Recovery homes see increase in relapses, financial hardships
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Recovery homes see increase in relapses, financial hardships

The addiction recovery community is feeling the weight of changes caused by COVID-19, and the price to pay is life or death

Demonstrators take to New York City streets in Floyd protest
New York News

Demonstrators take to New York City streets in Floyd protest

Demonstrators took to New York City streets Friday for a second day in protest of the death of George Floyd, the black Minnesota man killed in police custody, skirmishing with police officers and setting a police van on fire

Trump's tweet about rioters echoes 1960s Miami police chief
Pennsylvania News

Trump's tweet about rioters echoes 1960s Miami police chief

President Donald Trump's tweeted warning that “when the looting starts, the shooting starts” echoes the rhetoric of a 1960s Miami police chief who made clear his distaste for civil rights activists and his belief that violent protests should be met with deadly force

New Jersey News

NJ tallies $200M in expenses responding to COVID-19

New Jersey’s state government has racked up about $200 million in expenses responding to the COVID-19 crisis over the roughly two months since the first case became know

New York News

Officers in violent arrest to face NYPD disciplinary charges

A New York City police officer will face disciplinary charges for a violent arrest during a social distancing enforcement action that ended with him kneeling on a man’s back or neck, a technique similar to the one that led to George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis

Pennsylvania News

Casey says test suggests he had COVID-19 earlier this year

One of Pennsylvania's U.S. senators says an antibody test indicates he probably had COVID-19 when he became ill earlier this year