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Fired SEPTA police sergeant charged with assault for alleged baton beating of protesters

Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner on Thursday announced the charges against former SEPTA police Sgt. Matthew Sinkiewicz, who was fired in mid-July.

By Darryl C. Murphy/WHYY

Live: Final presidential debate between Trump and Biden

President Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden are holding a final debate in Nashville. Follow live updates and analysis.


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Wolf offers $20 million relief plan for bars and restaurants

The plan requires approval by the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board.

By The Associated Press

Freshman congresswoman in Pa.’s 6th district faces challenge from fellow engineer

Chrissy Houlahan is the first female representative from the district. John Emmons praises President Trump’s policies.

By Julia Agos

Updated: October 22, 2020 | 4:07 pm

PUC doesn’t have to disclose its estimates of Mariner East ‘blast zone,’ court rules

But requester says public already knows the impact from independent reports
By Jon Hurdle

Saving suburbia? Why housing is a hot topic in the 2020 election

When Trump talks about saving neighborhoods, he’s talking mainly about dismantling a Barack Obama administration rule intended to hold municipalities accountable for fulfilling a civil-rights-era federal mandate to end housing segregation.

By Katie Meyer/WHYY

Updated: October 22, 2020 | 6:38 pm

New lawsuit targets Pennsylvania’s mail-in ballot deadline

Plaintiffs in the suit filed Thursday include a Republican congressional candidate and four registered voters from Somerset County. The lawsuit comes three days after the U.S. Supreme Court, divided 4-4, rejected a Republican plea making a similar argument.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press