24-hour toilet outage sparks tension at Delaware County prison

U.S. 10/31/18, 16:43

By StaffA cracked sewer pipe cut off the water supply to cells at Delaware County’s prison this weekend, preventing its 1,883 inmates from flushing their toilets for about 24 hours, prison officials said.The resulting smell and inconvenience at the George W. ...

Drew Mellen IV, 64, Philadelphia doctor delivered 7,000 babies

U.S. 10/30/18, 22:03

By StaffArthur “Drew” W. Mellen IV, 64, a soft-spoken obstetrician at Pennsylvania Hospital who delivered more than 7,000 babies, died Saturday, Oct. 27, at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania after a 12-year battle with leukemia and myelofibrosis.Dr. Mellen, ...

How much has Airbnb paid in taxes in Philly and PA?

Pennsylvania 10/23/18, 06:41

By StaffSince Airbnb became a popular platform for travelers to rent homes or rooms, cities and states have expanded taxes to cash in on the business of home-sharing.How much of an impact have those taxes had in Pennsylvania? Airbnb says it has collected and ...

Montco officials rescue 240 animals in second raid tied to couple

U.S. 10/18/18, 17:52

A veritable menagerie of exotic animals, including alligators, tortoises and snakes, was rescued from a squalid home in upper Montgomery County on Thursday, officials said. And the couple who allegedly hoarded the animals had been sought Monday in connection with another cache of ...

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