PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A veteran Philadelphia councilman who is likely to become the city's next mayor credited a coalition of union members, immigrants, public school parents and others for his easy victory in a crowded Democratic primary.
GOLETA, Calif. (AP) — A broken pipeline spilled 21,000 gallons of crude oil into the ocean before it was shut off Tuesday, creating a slick stretching about 4 miles along the central California coastline, the U.S. Coast Guard said.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — An attorney for the family of a black 18-year-old shot and killed last October by an off-duty, white St. Louis police officer said Tuesday he plans to file a wrongful-death lawsuit, after a prosecutor said the officer would not face criminal charges.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A former longtime councilman with broad union backing is poised to become the next mayor of the nation's fifth-largest city after his resounding win Tuesday in a six-way Democratic primary.
It has been more than four months since a young woman endured 20 minutes of a violent beating and sexual assault that has left her dealing with a number of physical repercussions and an infinite amount of emotional trauma.