July 24, 2012 in West Central Tribune
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Roman Catholic monsignor awaits sentencing Tuesday in a landmark prosecution over his handling of complaints that Philadelphia priests were molesting children.
February 3, 2012 in WDAZ
PHILADELPHIA (AP) Competitive-eating champ Takeru Kobayashi conquered Philadelphia’s annual gustatory gorge-fest by eating 337 chicken wings in a half-hour before a crowd of nearly 20,000 at Wing Bowl XX. Continue Reading
October 24, 2011 in West Central Tribune
PHILADELPHIA (AP) The suspected ringleader of an alleged Social Security fraud scheme in which police say mentally disabled people were held captive in a basement may not completely understand the seriousness of the charges against her, her lawyer said Monday. Continue Reading
September 23, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Kim Delaney, star of the television show “Army Wives,” had to be escorted from the podium at an event in Philadelphia after struggling to read her speech from a teleprompter.
July 11, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
America’s cities are beginning to grapple with a fact of life: People are getting old, fast, and they’re doing it in communities designed for the sprightly. Continue Reading
April 8, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
An in-house accountant who raised a red flag about a tax lapse that his employer then ignored, leading him to tip off the IRS, has received $4.5 million in the first IRS whistleblower award. Not that the IRS came up short; the accountant’s tip netted the IRS $20 million in taxes and interest from the errant financial-services firm. Continue Reading
March 8, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
The Philadelphia archdiocese suspended 21 Roman Catholic priests Tuesday who were named as child molestation suspects in a scathing grand jury report last month, a move that comes more than eight years after U.S. bishops pledged swift action to keep potential abusers away from young people. Continue Reading