Bobby Allyn

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More Than 10 Years After Alleged Sexual Assault, Bill Cosby Trial To Begin

Monday, May 22, 2017

A year and a half after Cosby was charged with felony counts of sexual assault over a 2004 encounter, which Cosby maintains was consensual, jury selection is to begin Monday in Philadelphia.


Morning News Brief: Trump Moves On To Second Stage Of Foreign Trip

Monday, May 22, 2017

The president, beset by investigations at home, visits Israel after receiving a royal welcome in Saudi Arabia. He urged Muslim leaders to "drive out the foot soldiers of evil" and combat extremism.


Enthusiastic Democrats Lead Anti-Establishment DA Candidate To Victory

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

With in-your-face progressive messaging, Larry Krasner beat out five former prosecutors and a former judge in Philadelphia's primary. He was the only candidate with no government experience.


Can't Pay Your Student Loans? The Government May Come After Your House

Sunday, May 14, 2017

A new federal program in 19 cities around the country allows the government to sue for unpaid student loan debt.


U.S. Government Officials Play Hardball On Student Loan Defaults

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

The federal government is ramping up an experimental program in which they hire debt-collection law firms to sue borrowers who decades ago defaulted on student loans.


Vandals Desecrate Jewish Cemetery In City Of Brotherly Love

Monday, February 27, 2017

Another Jewish cemetery has been damaged. Vandals entered Mount Carmel, a cemetery in northeast Philadelphia and vandalized more than 100 graves, toppling headstones and destroying religious markings.


After Delays Due To Travel Ban, Syrian Family Has Emotional Reunion

Monday, February 06, 2017

The Assali family was reunited Monday morning in New York, more than a week after six members of the Syrian Orthodox Christian family were turned back to the Middle East due to a presidential order.


Thousands Of Protesters Greet Trump And Congressional Republicans In Philadelphia

Friday, January 27, 2017

Protesters took to the streets in Philadelphia, where congressional Republicans are having an annual retreat. Many demonstrators are concerned about Trump's promise to repeal the Affordable Care Act.


U.S. Law Enforcement Leader John Timoney Dies At 68

Thursday, August 18, 2016

John Timoney, a national leader in law enforcement, has died at the age of 68. His stints in Philadelphia and Miami are remembered for both innovation and controversy.


Newcomer Wants To Rid Philadelphia Of Its Parking Quirk

Sunday, August 14, 2016

It's as Philly as cheesesteak — cars and trucks parked right in the middle of the city's busiest streets. A newcomer trying to rid South Philadelphia of this defining tradition is upsetting locals.


Philadelphia Police Consider 2000 RNC In Preparing for Democratic Convention

Friday, July 22, 2016

When Philadelphia hosted the GOP Convention in 2000, police were criticized for a militant response to protesters. The city promises a softer approach at the Democratic Convention next week.


'Black Guns Matter' Focuses On Firearms Education To Decrease Violence

Monday, June 20, 2016

Philadelphia is one of many American cities fighting gun violence. Rather than working to get guns off the street, Black Guns Matter hopes that increasing education will decrease violence.


Pa. Judge Rules Sexual Assault Case Against Bill Cosby May Go To Trial

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Cosby, accused by dozens of women of sexual assault, is charged with 3 counts of aggravated indecent assault in a case involving an ex-Temple University employee, who says Cosby assaulted her in 2004.


Bill Cosby Case To Consider Broken-Agreement Question

Monday, February 01, 2016

Entertainer Bill Cosby heads to court on Tuesday in what is expected to be the first of many attempts by his attorneys to derail his sexual assault criminal charges. The Tuesday heari...


Philadelphia Police Investigate Extremist Connections In Officer Ambush

Friday, January 08, 2016

A Philadelphia man is in custody after allegedly ambushing a city police officer in his squad car. The officer is recovering from the attack. The man told police he shot the officer i...


Philadelphia's Retiring Top Cop: 'I've Never Pretended To Be Perfect'

Sunday, November 01, 2015

Philadelphia's Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey is retiring at the end of the year. Under his watch, the murder and violent crime rates are lower than they've been in decades.


Building Trust, Or Danger? Debate Over Naming Officers After Shootings

Saturday, September 12, 2015

After a police shooting, what information should be disclosed to the public? That question is roiling Philadelphia, where a bill aims to keep confidential the names of officers who use deadly force.


Racial Tension in The City of Brotherly Love

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

A pop-up beer garden in the Point Breeze neighborhood of Philadelphia has become the latest flashpoint of gentrification and racial tensions. 

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N.J. Town Celebrates World Cup Champs And Hometown Hero Carli Lloyd

Tuesday, July 07, 2015

Carli Lloyd, who led the U.S. women's soccer team to World Cup victory, comes from Delran, N.J., and her hometown is still buzzing about her stellar performance on Sunday.


In Philadelphia's Fishtown, A Fierce Debate Over The Fate Of A Polish Church

Friday, July 03, 2015

The Philadelphia Archdiocese has plans to demolish the city's oldest Polish church, but it's facing strong resistance: Longtime parishioners and neighborhood newcomers have joined forces in protest.