1:08 AM / Saturday May 30, 2020


Female Football Frenzy — a philanthropic movement

October 29, 2011

The inaugural F3 event will support Autism Speaks – the Philadelphia Affiliate of the National Autism Association, Monday, November 7, 7:30 PM and continue through the duration of the Monday night showdown between the Philadelphia Eagles and Chicago Bears.

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Court turns down Philly DA in cop-killing case

October 14, 2011

Philadelphia prosecutors must pursue a second death-penalty sentence for convicted police killer Mumia Abu-Jamal or accept a life sentence after the U.S. Supreme Court declined Tuesday to review the racially charged case.

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Debt-crippled Pa. capital files for bankruptcy

October 14, 2011

Pennsylvania’s distressed capital city filed for bankruptcy Wednesday, citing “imminent jeopardy” from lawsuits related to a debt-saddled municipal incinerator and setting up a power struggle between the mayor and City Council.

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The Toughest Obit I’ve Ever Written

October 14, 2011

In the 20 years that I’ve been a reporter, I’ve written probably a lot of obituaries. And with most of them, after I’ve written all of the standard information, I usually ask the question of the family of the deceased: “If there were anything that you would want people to know about your loved one, what would that be?”

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Recent News


Risks complicate reopenings as WHO warns 1st wave not over

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ABOVE PHOTO: In this image provided by the New York Stock Exchange, New York State Gov. Andrew...


In a recent inter-continental video conference, Ghanaian and U.S. leaders are named to the board of The Collaboration for IT and Communications Excellence

May 29, 2020

A group of business, professional, academic, civic and public-sector leaders from Northern and Southern Ghana, and across...

Go With The-Flo

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ABOVE PHOTO: Meghan The Stallion (Photo: lev radin / Shutterstock) By Florence Anthony Word on the curb...

Week In Review

11-year-old girl says racism behind white woman’s assault

May 29, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: This photo provided by Attorney Justin T. Bamberg shows Skhylur Davis. A white woman is...

Sun Report

The Very First Memorial Day

May 29, 2020

The tradition of Memorial Day began on May 1, 1865, in Charleston, South Carolina. In the midst...


Malcolm Jenkins to deliver commencement address for School District of Philadelphia’s virtual graduation ceremony

May 29, 2020

The two-time Super Bowl champion will share words of wisdom during special event designed to celebrate the...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff