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Philadelphia man in alleged kidnapping ID‘d

PHILADELPHIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Lakim McDonald, 23, of the 5600 block of Washington Avenue in West Philadelphia is charged with auto theft and kidnapping. Police have identified the man charged with and leading police on a chase through Northeast Philadelphia on Wednesday night. Lakim McDonald, 23, of the 5600 block of Washington Avenue in West Philadelphia, is charged with robbery of […]

Dos and donts of drinking alcohol on paleo, keto diets

With Memorial Day Weekend underway, most Philly locals embarking on a season of weekends down the shore. Any change in routine can easily create obstacles for weight management, but summer can be extra tricky to navigate. Summer tends to be accompanied with beers on the beach, froze at happy hour, and spiked seltzers at barbecues. With the popularity of low-carb […]

A trail of blood and a murder mystery in a Berwyn widow‘s death

Mike McDonald Denise Barger, 62, was beaten to death in 2016 in her Berwyn home. Denise Barger was supposed to attend a Father’s Day barbecue the night she was beaten to death in her Berwyn home. But at the last minute, she texted a niece to say she wasn’t feeling well. Her throat had been bothering her for a while, her brother Mike McDonald […]

Special delivery: Philly-bound service dog gives birth to 8 puppies at airport

It was around 11:45 Friday morning, about 30 minutes before the Philly-bound flight was scheduled to take off from Tampa International Airport. Diane Vanatter was at Terminal F about to board with her two beloved therapy dogs, Ellie — for Eleanor Rigby — and Nugget. Suddenly, she noticed Ellie, who was pregnant with Nugget’s puppies, acting strange. The proud papa, […]

Aaron Nola flirts with no-hitter, puts Phillies alone in NL East first place for first time since 2011

Cesar Hernandez made his major-league debut for the Phillies on May 29, 2013. Almost five years to the day, after playing in 559 games, he fell asleep Saturday night for the first time in his career as a member of a team that had sole possession of first place. Advertisment of Gallery: Yes, it is early. Barely 30 percent of […]

Phillies‘ tenure in first place short-lived after loss to Blue Jays

Advertisment of Gallery: A day after earning a spot alone atop the National League East for the first time since the end of the 2011 season, the Phillies dropped back to second place on Sunday after a 5-3 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays before 24,182 at Citizens Bank Park. The Phillies are now a half-game behind the Atlanta Braves, […]

1,475 lost kids, the yellow bracelet, and the human stain on American morality | Will Bunch

This is how America ends as any kind of force for good. With a yellow bracelet. I’ve been thinking about a 36-year-old Guatemalan woman named Alma Jacinto and her two boys, ages 8 and 11, as I try to comprehend the rapidly accelerating human-rights outrage taking place along America’s southern border. To be clear, the story of how the United […]