After the Jacksonville gamer shooting, Philly's N3rd Street is rethinking security and procedure for its esports tournament this weekend

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Get employed: 12 free or affordable job-training programs in Philly

Billy Penn is one of 19 news organizations producing BROKE in Philly, a collaborative reporting project on economic justice. Read more at brokeinphilly.org or follow at @BrokeInPhilly. It’s not surprising that in the poorest big city in the country, there are nearly 40,000 people without a job. Philadelphia’s unemployment rate in June 2018 was 5.7 Continue Reading

Electronic Arts cancels Philly egaming tournament in wake of Jacksonville shooting

Following last weekend’s murder-suicide at a Jacksonville, Fl. egaming tournament, Electronic Arts has canceled all remaining events within the competition, including the qualifier to be hosted by Philadelphia’s N3rd Street Gaming. via PHL Today

Doug Pederson sets date on Carson Wentz-Nick Foles decision

Who is going to start at quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles Week 1 against the Atlanta Falcons? That is a question Doug Pederson says he’ll know the answer to soon, however, he won’t necessarily reveal publicly who the starter will be at that time. 📰 Subscribe!

1 dead, 1 injured in Roxborough shooting Monday night

A double shooting in Roxborough on Monday night left one dead and one injured. Philadelphia police are still looking for the gunman, who investigators said fired the shots on the 7700 block of Matthias Street around 10:30 p.m. When officers arrived, a 32-year-old West Philadelphia man was found dead having Continue Reading

Smoke Rises From Fire at Delaware Business

Fire tore through a Delaware business Tuesday morning, sending a plume of smoke into the air. The blaze broke out after 8 a.m. along Old Airport Road in New Castle. The fire sent smoke into the air that could be seen from nearby Interstate 95. Man’s Coworkers Witness His Killing Continue Reading

Pa. AG: We Have Evidence Vatican Knew About Cover-up

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro said his office has evidence that the Vatican knew about the cover-up of clergy abuse in the Catholic Church, but said he couldn’t verify whether Pope Francis had direct knowledge of the crimes by priests. Shapiro told NBC’s “Today” show during an interview Tuesday that Continue Reading

Man's Coworkers Witness His Killing as SEPTA Bus Pulls Up

A man’s coworkers expecting a normal ride to work together witnessed his killing at a SEPTA bus stop in North Philadelphia early Tuesday. The Route 56 SEPTA bus pulled up as two men struggled at the stop at 6th Street and Erie Avenue around 2:30 a.m., Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Continue Reading

Sen. McCain Leaves Complicated Political Legacy

U.S. Sen. John McCain said last year that he wanted to be remembered for his service to his country and that is how nearly every lawmaker and many of the journalists who covered him have paid tribute to him after his death. But there is another reaction playing out over Continue Reading