No criminal charges against ex-Pa. legislator accused of sexual assault

The grand jury, impaneled earlier this year to investigate the allegations against former state Rep. Brian Ellis (R., Butler), cited the woman’s delayed reporting of the incident and memory lapses of key witnesses, among other factors.

After resigning amid scandal, how will Philly’s former top cop Richard Ross be remembered?

An Inquirer review of his time as top cop reveals a catalog of progress Ross helped bring to one of the nation’s largest police departments, as well as some areas in which critics believe the department continues to struggle.

After a Philly charter school operator gave Pa. lawmakers $360,000, a law was changed. A critic calls it ‘very suspicious.’
Belmont Charter will be Pa.’s only “innovation school,” a status it received this month that allows it to seek waivers from federal and state requirements.

Human remains discovered at Schuylkill Yards, but developer has a plan
Bones were uncovered during archaeological testing at the site.

As fires rage in the Amazon, international pressure mounts on Brazil to take action
Widely-spread images of flames ravaging the rainforest have provoked concern over the world's climate change crisis and raised questions about what Brazil is doing to tackle the surge in fires.

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South Philly Barbacoa: Come for lamb tacos, stay for quesadillas with house-made Oaxaca cheese and fresh huitlacoche

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Philly’s own chonky cat may soon have a forever home. Good job, internet.

“Mr. B can only go to one home, but we have tons of other animals that are patiently waiting."

911 caller: Toddler left in van at PATCO station ‘turning blue and black’

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Bucks County woman who claims to descend from the 1619 ‘African Landing’ heads to Virginia’s 400-year commemoration

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Eagles’ Corey Clement and Ravens’ Anthony Averett share South Jersey bond that endures

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