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Shapiro, lawmakers back mandatory reporting of sexual abuse
Shapiro, lawmakers back mandatory reporting of sexual abuseAUDUBON — Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro made it clear Tuesday morning that the fight for victims of clergy sexual abuse is not yet over. During a press conference and roundtable discussio...read more
Source: The Mercury
Published on Tue, 18 Sep 2018 16:28:00 GMT
AG Shapiro backs reform to strengthen mandatory reporting of sexual abuse
AG Shapiro backs reform to strengthen mandatory reporting of sexual abuseAUDUBON — Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro made it clear Tuesday morning that the fight for victims of clergy sexual abuse is not yet over. On Tuesday during a press conference and roundtabl...read more
Source: The Mercury
Published on Tue, 18 Sep 2018 14:33:00 GMT
Man accused of killing ex-Playboy model retains well-known lawyer
Man accused of killing ex-Playboy model retains well-known lawyerNORRISTOWN — The man accused of the strangulation murder of a model inside her Ardmore condo no longer needs a public defender and has retained a well-known Philadelphia criminal defense lawyer to rep...read more
Source: The Mercury
Published on Tue, 18 Sep 2018 14:57:00 GMT
YWCA to hold voter registration drive Sept. 25
YWCA to hold voter registration drive Sept. 25POTTSTOWN — Last year, millions of Americans didn’t vote because they missed a registration deadline or didn’t know how to register. This year, YWCA Tri-County Area invites all who are eligible to vot...read more
Source: The Mercury
Published on Tue, 18 Sep 2018 19:00:00 GMT
Politicians deliver grants, awards in time for election season
Politicians deliver grants, awards in time for election seasonAs the legislative session winds up in Harrisburg, and state representatives and senators return to their districts, many to run for re-election, they are also bringing announcements about grants and ...read more
Source: The Mercury
Published on Tue, 18 Sep 2018 16:12:00 GMT
After 29 years, Upper Pottsgrove says goodbye to Officer Sigoda
After 29 years, Upper Pottsgrove says goodbye to Officer SigodaUPPER POTTSGROVE — For most of us, Monday night was a night like any othe. It rained — again — and maybe some watched the Emmys or football. But for Steve Sigoda, Monday was the night he said goodbye ...read more
Source: The Mercury
Published on Tue, 18 Sep 2018 16:01:00 GMT
Accused Whitemarsh killer 'indigent,' seeks public defender
Accused Whitemarsh killer 'indigent,' seeks public defenderNORRISTOWN — A Philadelphia man accused of stabbing a woman outside her Whitemarsh workplace and then driving his three-ton vehicle over her several times, crushing her, says he’s indigent and has ask...read more
Source: The Mercury
Published on Tue, 18 Sep 2018 09:56:00 GMT
Packers' run game readies for boost from Aaron Jones returning from suspension
Packers' run game readies for boost from Aaron Jones returning from suspensionGREEN BAY — Other than perhaps not running the ball frequently enough, coach Mike McCarthy was fine with what his Green Bay Packers got out of their ground game during the first two games. Now, with A...read more
Source: The Mercury
Published on Tue, 18 Sep 2018 04:34:00 GMT
Attorney fires back on K-9 audit questions
Attorney fires back on K-9 audit questionsWEST CHESTER — The attorney for the Chester County Sheriff’s Office is disputing a number of questions raised in a report by the county Controller’s Office concerning the finances of the sheriff’s K-9 ...read more
Source: The Mercury
Published on Tue, 18 Sep 2018 10:22:00 GMT
Chester County man jailed for attempted sex with a minor
Chester County man jailed for attempted sex with a minorNORRISTOWN — A Chester County man is headed to state prison on charges he used the Internet to attempt to meet a minor for sex acts, however, in reality he was communicating with an undercover detecti...read more
Source: The Mercury
Published on Tue, 18 Sep 2018 14:51:00 GMT
Lessons that will help you with the next
Lessons that will help you with the nextWashington, D.C. — Ten years ago, a lot of people panicked. Lehman Bros. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Sept. 15, 2008. It was an epic end to a stalwart Wall Street company. And in the ...read more
Source: The Mercury
Published on Sun, 16 Sep 2018 22:11:00 GMT
PLANNING AHEAD: How easy is it to register to vote
PLANNING AHEAD: How easy is it to register to voteIf you are a Pennsylvania resident and have not checked recently, you might be surprised what is involved in registering to vote. Do you have a Smart Phone — an iPhone or Android? Do you have an Inter...read more
Source: The Mercury
Published on Mon, 17 Sep 2018 22:00:00 GMT