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Memorial For Pa. Girl Killed In DUI Hit-And-Run Vandalized

03/31/2015
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Memorial For Pa. Girl Killed In DUI Hit-And-Run Vandalized

I received a troubling Facebook message this weekend from Diane Nickerson, whose daughter Ashley, 14, was killed when struck by a drunk hit-and-run driver on Street Road in Bensalem back in 2005. Here’s what she wrote: This is how I found my daughter’s DUI sign today. It has been up for 10 yrs and no…

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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DC

03/29/2015
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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DC

An ongoing collection of unsolved hit-and-run cases, with a focus on car/pedestrian incidents, from across the country since Jan. ‘010. If you know something about any of these incidents, or one that I’ve missed, do the right thing and call the police, even anonymously. 6400. Myrtle Beach, SC. March 24. 46-year-old man fatally struck by…

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Philly Cop (Allegedly) Gets Tipsy On-Duty, Drives, Caught Red-Eyed In A Trashed Ride

03/29/2015
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Philly Cop (Allegedly) Gets Tipsy On-Duty, Drives, Caught Red-Eyed In A Trashed Ride

Say what you will about Philly police in the wake of all those reports and whatnot, but they are good at publicly punishing their own of late. Take this release about officer Darryl Cathey that came over the transom late Saturday afternoon. It’s a doozy. PHILADELPHIA- On Saturday March 28, 2015 at approximately 12:10am, on-duty…

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Despite Messi Not Playing, Louden Hickey Had A Great Soccer Saturday

03/29/2015
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Despite Messi Not Playing, Louden Hickey Had A Great Soccer Saturday

Yes, FedEx Field was a hellscape for the Argentina vs. El Salvador friendly on Saturday. In the morning, he scored four goals on the first day of Fairmount Youth Soccer spring ball (proud papa: he was dribbling like a focused bawse). In the afternoon, he headed south to Landover, Md. to catch the Argentina/El Salvador…

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11 Worse Things About FedEx Field Than Messi Not Playing Vs. El Salvador

03/29/2015
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11 Worse Things About FedEx Field Than Messi Not Playing Vs. El Salvador

Louden, Bride Hickey and I drove down to Fed Ex Field in Landover, Md. for Saturday’s international-soccer friendly between Argentina and El Salvador. Obviously, I wasn’t going to pass on the opportunity to see Soccer God Lionel Messi with my (own) eyes. Obviously, it was a disappointment that he did not play (though I would…

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Philly Mayoral Candidate Doug Oliver Drops By Murphy’s Quizzo Night

03/27/2015
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Philly Mayoral Candidate Doug Oliver Drops By Murphy’s Quizzo Night

As most of you already know, I’m helming NewsWorks’ online mayoral coverage this year. And, as part of that coverage, I had the bright idea of inviting all of the Philly mayoral candidates to drop by the Quizzo night I host at Murphy’s Saloonery in East Falls every other week. Well, the first candidate —…

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