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Philadelphia, PA 19130   Directions

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Steve Lappas: Don’t Think North Carolina Will Be Able To Bully Kentucky On The Boards
12/18/2018 11:17am

The Tar Heels have made their name this season dominating the glass, but they face a Wildcats team that will battle for rebounds.

Jersey Shore Starbucks Commemorates Late Customer With Honorary Chair
12/18/2018 11:11am

After his passing, store employees decided to honor their cherished customer in a lovely way.

Elderly Man Leaves 2-Year-Old Neighbor Christmas Presents For Next 14 Years Before Passing Away
12/18/2018 11:10am

Ken, their elderly neighbor, was 83 when they first moved in beside him two years ago.

Police Searching For Suspects In Armed Home Invasion In North Philadelphia
12/18/2018 11:05am

Both suspects were armed with black handguns during the home invasion and robbery.

Lawsuit Alleging Widespread Abuse By Student Loan Servicer Navient Given Judge’s Go-Ahead
12/18/2018 10:43am

Among the states claims is that Navient steered borrowers into repayment options that were not in their best interests.

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Save These Dates: 2018 Holiday Shipping Deadlines
12/18/2018 10:47am

Want to make sure your holiday cards and gifts arrive in time for Christmas Save these dates, and keep in mind there may be extra surcharges for rush delivery during the holiday season.United States Postal ServiceThe United States Postal Service said cards and packages need to be mailed no later than these dates for an expected delivery by Dec. 25:Dec. 4: Air/Army Post Office/Fleet Post Office/Diplomatic Post Office ZIP Code 093 only Priority Mail and First-Class MailDec. 11: APO/FPO/DPO all other ZIP Codes Priority Mail and First-Class MailDec. 14: USPS Retail GroundDec. 18: APO/FPO/DPO except ZIP Code 093 USPS Priority Mail ExpressDec. 20: First-Class Mail including greeting cardsDec. 20: First-Class packages up to 15.99 ouncesDec. 20: Hawaii to mainland Priority Mail and First-Class MailDec. 20: Priority MailDec. 20: Alaska to mainland Priority Mail and First-Class MailDec. 22: Alaska to mainland Priority Mail ExpressDec. 22: Hawaii to mainland Priority Mail ExpressDec. 22: Priority Mail ExpressUPSFor more information on UPS schedules and pricing, click here.Dec. 18: UPS 3 Day SelectDec. 20: UPS 2nd Day AirDec. 21: UPS Next Day AirFedExThese services and dates are based on shipping from one U.S. location to another, excluding Puerto Rico. For more information and details on international shipments, click here.Dec. 10: FedEx SmartPostDec. 17: FedEx Home Delivery and FedEx GroundDec. 19: FedEx Express Saver from one U.S. location to anotherDec. 20: FedEx 2Day and FedEx 2Day A.M. from one U.S. location to anotherDec 21: FedEx Standard Overnight, FedEx Priority Overnight and FedEx First Overnight from one U.S. location to anotherAmazonThese services and dates apply only to the contiguous U.S. states and varies by item. Learn more about Amazons holiday delivery calendar here.Dec. 19:Amazon announced Tuesday it was extending the last day for free standard shipping for all customers to Wednesday.Dec. 19:Last day for standard shipping, free for Prime members on qualifying orders.Dec. 22: Last day for two-day shipping, free for Prime members.Dec. 23: Last day for one-day shipping, free for Prime members in eligible areas.Dec. 24: Last day for same-day delivery, free for Prime members in eligible areas order by 9:30 a.m. local time or earlier. Last day for Prime Now offers free two-hour delivery windows, reserved exclusively for Prime members in eligible areas order by 9:15 p.m. local time or earlier.Find out if free same-day delivery is available in your city at Credit: Bloomberg via Getty Images

Drug Pipeline Through NJ Highway Taken Down
12/18/2018 8:39am

A major drug takedown targeted a stretch of I-78 in Newark described as a drug pipeline through New Jersey. Brian Thompson reports.

Dad Faces Murder Charges in Girlfriend Killing Next to Baby
12/18/2018 9:19am

A new father wanted for fatally shooting his girlfriend as she sat feet away from their 5-day-old child is now charged with her murder.Tyrese Lynch, 33, turned himself into Philadelphia police on Monday, police said. Hes accused of shooting his girlfriend, Isis Williams, inside a bedroom of a Germantown home on Friday. Man Accused of Killing Girlfriend Near Their Newborn IDd Williams was shot in the head and died in the bedroom. The couples newborn daughter was only a few feet away from her. The baby was not injured.Police found a bullet hole that pierced the front left window of the home. Homicides in Philly Hit 10-Year High, Drugs Play a Role Melvina Hall, a neighbor, told NBC10 Williams and Lynch had recently moved into the home along the 6300 block of N. Woodstock Street. She said she heard the two arguing inside the house a few days before the murder.It sounded like he was cursing her out, Hall said.Police also said Lynch and Williams had argued for hours on Friday prior to her death.Lynch did not have an extensive criminal history prior to his most recent arrest, according to investigators.He only had two priors, Philadelphia Police Capt. Jack Ryan said. One of his priors however was for a domestic violence incident with Miss Williams, approximately a year ago. The other was a DUI.Lynch is charged with murder and related counts and is being held without bail. It is unclear if he has an attorney who could comment on his behalf.Williams family and friends held a vigil in her memory on Monday evening.Photo Credit: NBC10 / Philadelphia Police This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

PG&E Shakes Up Management After Regulators Accuse Calif. Utility of Falsifying Safety Inspections
12/18/2018 10:41am

PG&E says it shook up management in light of what it calls unacceptable conduct by unspecified managers who regulators say exerted pressure on crews to falsify tens of thousands of gas safety inspections as being on time when they were late.In its statement last week when the falsification allegations were formally lodged by California regulators, the company did not mention any management shakeup. Most Teen Drug Use Is Down, But Officials Fret Vaping Boom But in a statement posted over the weekend on its website, PG&E said it had carried out a number of reforms in the wake of unacceptable conduct as alleged by state regulators in its 811 program to mark and locate gas lines. The state Public Utilities Commission accuses the company of urging crews called out to mark and locate gas lines for construction projects to claim the inspections were done on time, when in fact they were not within the three day regulatory deadline.The company noted it had beefed up staffing while voluntarily submitting the results of an independent review to state regulators and the federal monitor overseeing safety in the aftermath of PG&Es conviction for federal gas safety violations following the deadly San Bruno pipeline explosion. Man Who Demolished Landmark House Ordered to Build Replica The company also cited making a number of personnel and organizational changes including some leaders no longer being with the company.According to the CPUCs filing last week in the case, two top PG&E officers, then-President Nick Stavropoulos and gas safety official Jesus Soto, were called in to account for the safety consequences of the falsification alleged in the case. Stavropoulos, 60, officially retired in September, but Soto remains with the company. SNL Imagines A Wonderful Life Without President Trump Meanwhile, the Public Utilities Commission has ordered the company to review its entire Mark and Locate program and vouch, under penalty of perjury, that it is now capable of meeting its obligations under state law.The regulators allege the company falsified mark and locate records to reflect timely responses between 2012 and 2017, when they clearly lacked the staffing needed to dispatch crews promptly, as required by law.Crews, acting under pressure, altered late response to appear to be on-time responses, regulators allege. The law requires the company respond within two days after receiving a call.Utility falsification of safety related records is a serious violation of law and diminishes our trust in the utilitys reports on their progress, said Commission President Michael Picker when the formal investigation was launched last week.These findings are another example of why we are investigating PG&Es safety culture. Our upcoming consideration of measures that address systemic safety issues at PG&E will determine the best path forward for Northern Californians to receive safe electrical and natural gas service in the future.In a regulatory filing released Friday, the commission alleges that the wrongdoing occurred immediately following the 2010 San Bruno gas explosion and fire that resulted in eight fatalities, numerous injuries and damage to property.This Commission would expect that after such a tragedy, caused by multiple proven violations of law, PG&E would have sought to vigorously enhance and increase its effectiveness in all aspects of its gas safety.The investigation began when federal pipeline safety regulators notified the commission in April 2016 that PG&E may have been falsifying records.PG&Es commissioned auditor concluded that although the company lacked staffing, management placed inherent pressure on crews to complete their work within state deadlines. It was common knowledge among supervisors that locators entered false notes to avoid tickets from going late, the auditor found, citing pressure to falsify tickets so they would not appear as late.The PUC-commissioned auditors later found the company was undercounting the number of late responses on the order of tens of thousands between 2012 and 2016 and did not count least 5,000 additional late responses in 2017.Each failure, the regulators contend, increased the risk of another catastrophic gas incident, regardless of whether there was an actual hit or dig-in on PG&Es infrastructure, or not.Regulators say they hope the investigation will delve into whether the management knew or should have known about the falsification as alleged.PG&E, one of the largest natural gas and electric energy companies in the U.S., provides service to 16 million people in northern and central California. The utility has also been under scrutiny over the possible role of failing PG&E equipment in recent deadly wildfires.Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area

NJ Is Closer to Doubling Number of Marijuana Dispensaries
12/17/2018 3:26pm

New Jersey is one step closer to doubling the number of medical marijuana dispensaries, after announcing Monday that six new businesses were selected to apply for permits to grow and sell medical marijuana.Two applicants were chosen for the northern, two for the central and two for the southern parts of the state, in an attempt for patients to have better access to medical marijuana, according to the states Department of Health.Six very strong applicants were selected, including minority-owned and women-owned businesses, Health Commissioner Dr. Shereef Elnahal said. We will meet with them early next year to refine their timetable for growing product and opening their doors. We are committed to an equitable expansion of supply to meet growing patient demand, and these new locations will reach patients that currently have to travel longer distances to obtain the therapy.While the businesses have been selected, they must still pass background checks, provide evidence of a dispensary location and receive municipal approval, as well as comply with all the regulations under the Division of Medical Marijuana, before receiving the state approval to grow and sell medical marijuana.In March, Gov. Phil Murphy announced a medical marijuana program overhaul in the state, which included a long list of reforms such as lowering fees for patients and caregivers, adding five approved medical conditions anxiety, migraines, two forms of chronic pain and Tourettes Syndrome, allowing and proposing legislation to increase monthly product limit for patients. Patients receiving hospice care would also be eligible for an unlimited supply of cannabis.Months later, in July, Murphy announced that he was seeking to double the number of dispensaries from six to 12 in an effort to expand access to medical marijuana. The state received 146 applications for the six slots.Currently, there are six dispensaries operating in the state. These six were not eligible to participate in the application process for the additional slots.The latest expansion comes at a time when the state is considering legalizing recreational marijuana.The six business chosen are:NORTHNETA NJ, LLC PhillipsburgGTI New Jersey, LLC PatersonCENTRALVerano NJ LLC Elizabeth for the dispensary site and Rahway for the cultivation siteJustice Grown EwingSOUTHMPX New Jersey Atlantic City for the dispensary site and Galloway for the cultivation siteColumbia Care New Jersey VinelandThere are currently 38,000 patients participating in the states medical marijuana program, an expansion of more than 20,000 patients since Governor Phil Murphy took office. Additionally, 1,530 caregivers participating in the program.Photo Credit: Getty Images



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Philadelphia, PA 19131   Directions

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Identical twin sisters deliver babies just hours apart on their birthday
12/18/2018 11:39am

Identical twin sisters Crystal Rothman and Pearl Yeung, 34, each gave birth to their first child on their birthday, December 9, just seven hours apart.

Judge to Michael Flynn: 'Arguably, you sold your country out'
12/18/2018 11:38am

A federal judge is telling former national security adviser Michael Flynn that arguably you sold your country out.

Trump Foundation to dissolve, donate assets amid New York lawsuit
12/18/2018 11:24am

President Donald Trumps charitable foundation has reached a deal to dissolve amid a legal battle with New Yorks attorney general.

6-month-old baby found floating face up in pond; father charged
12/18/2018 11:12am

When police found the baby, she was floating face up in the icy water and appeared lifeless.

Philadelphia records most homicides in over a decade
12/18/2018 11:10am

Philadelphia has seen more homicides this year than in any other in over a decade, as a particularly violent summer morphed into a deadly fall.



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Philadelphia, PA 19106   Directions

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