Philadelphia

4:00pm

Mon May 13, 2013
All Tech Considered

ABC's Live Streaming Aimed At Keeping Cable Cords Intact

Originally published on Tue May 14, 2013 3:42 pm

A new iPad app lets viewers watch live ABC programming starting Tuesday in New York and Philadelphia.
ABC

There's another way television is moving online. Starting Tuesday, ABC will let viewers in New York and Philadelphia watch their local stations over the Internet. But this is not a way to cut your cable bill.

NPR's Dan Bobkoff discusses the change with All Things Considered co-host Audie Cornish.


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1:44pm

Mon May 13, 2013
The Two-Way

Doctor Found Guilty Of Murder In Late-Term Abortions

Originally published on Mon May 13, 2013 2:42 pm

Dr. Kermit Gosnell in an undated photo released by the Philadelphia District Attorney's office.
Associated Press

A jury in Philadelphia has found Dr. Kermit Gosnell guilty of first-degree murder in three illegally performed late-term abortions.

The jury also found Gosnell, 72, guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death of a woman who was overdosed on anesthesia while undergoing a second-trimester abortion. He was found not guilty of one other murder charge in the death of an infant. Three other similar counts were thrown out by the judge last month.

The first-degree murder convictions carry a possible death sentence.

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1:43pm

Wed April 24, 2013
Shots - Health News

Philadelphia Case Exposes Deep Rift In Abortion Debate

Originally published on Fri April 26, 2013 10:15 am

Dr. Kermit Gosnell is an abortion provider who was charged with killing a patient and seven babies.
AP

This is the sixth week of the trial of Dr. Kermit Gosnell, the physician charged with five counts of murder in the deaths of a woman and infants at the Philadelphia abortion clinic he owned and operated.

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9:14am

Tue April 23, 2013
The Two-Way

Religious Parents Lose Second Child After Refusing Medical Care

Originally published on Tue April 23, 2013 11:45 am

A faith-healing Philadelphia couple on probation after they refused to seek medical care for a son who later died has now lost a second child.

Herbert and Catherine Schaible reportedly told authorities they prayed for the health of their 8-month-old son, Brandon, who was suffering from diarrhea and breathing problems, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer. But the baby died last week.

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3:18pm

Sun April 21, 2013
All Tech Considered

Philly Turns Skyscraper Into Video Game Screen For Tech Week

Originally published on Sun April 21, 2013 4:23 pm

The Cira Centre, right, was illuminated Friday night with LED lights, transforming it into a giant screen to play the video game Pong.
Matt Rourke AP

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