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Curt Schilling

Gary Hershorn / Reuters

Schilling battling mouth cancer, blames use of chewing tobacco

Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling said he's battling mouth cancer, and he blames his 30 years of chewing tobacco.

Mo'Ne Davis

AP

Philly phenom returns to mound in team's 3rd LLWS game

The sensation of this year's Little League World Series looks to extend its run.

David Ellis and Officer Stephen Korpalski

Shooting in Philadelphia leaves suspect dead, officer wounded

A police officer was grazed by a bullet in an exchange of gunfire that left a suspect dead early Tuesday in northeast Philadelphia, police said.

Park ranger assault

2 Pottstown men arrested in taped beating of park ranger

Philadelphia police have arrested two suspects and are searching for a third in the videotaped beating of a city park ranger trying to enforce a no-skateboarding rule.

Perkasie Council discussing zoning for matters

Perkasie Woods plan granted residential zoning

Perkasie Borough Council approved a rezoning ordinance Monday that’ll allow developers for Perkasie Woods to propose a housing development on a 16-acre property previously restricted to industrial use.

Apt fire displaces 10 in Montgomery Co

Residents displaced by 2-alarm fire in Lower Pottsgrove

Investigators are still working to determine what sparked a fast-moving fire that left six people without a home.

Generic telephone

Police: Beware of scam involving fake electric company caller

Police are warning residents of a scam involving a phone caller pretending to be a representative of the PECO electric company.

Field hockey player addresses Quakertown Communty school board

No boys on Quakertown's girls' varsity field hockey team

Effective immediately, boys will no longer be permitted to play on the Quakertown Community High School varsity girls' field hockey team.

Little League World Series, generic baseball stadium, williamsport, lamade stadium

Philadelphia team wins 1st game in Little League World Series

A Little League baseball team from Philadelphia has won its opening round game in the Little League World Series.

Philadelphia School District headquarters

Cuts to allow Philadelphia schools to open on time

The superintendent of the cash-strapped Philadelphia School District announced more cuts Friday, but he said schools will open as scheduled next month.

Tyrone the cat lands in the spotlight as he battles cancer

Tyrone the cat lands in the spotlight as he battles cancer

You could say Tyrone, who is a cat, is clinging on to every one of his nine lives.

Pope Francis in South Korea

Pope again tells someone he'll visit Philadelphia

The pope has again told someone he would be visiting Philadelphia, but the archdiocese says he yet to confirm his plans.

 
 
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