ThinkProgress catches Gov. Tom Corbett admitting he has no Latinos on his staff, during an appearance hosted by Al Dia last week at the Union League:Watch the video, courtesy of Al Dia.http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&list=UUGrUeq1FtRamLqZgaCIgB3w&v=BdFH2RzblYA
MODERATOR: Do you have staff members that are Latino?CORBETT: No, we do not have any staff members in there. If you can find us one, please let me know.MODERATOR: I am sure that there are Latinos that…CORBETT: Do any of you want to come to Harrisburg? See?!
NBC Philadelphia reports that D.A. Seth Williams is expected to announce charges against Herbert and Catherine Schaible, the faith-healing parents of an 8-year-old boy who died in April of pneumonia, dehydration, and a strep infection. They remain on probation for involuntary manslaughter in hhe 2009 death of another, 2-year-old son who was similarly subjected to his parents' faith-healing ways. "Their seven surviving children have been placed in foster care."
Uh-oh:At least his knees are still fine! Right? RIGHT?
Philadelphia Phillies star second baseman Chase Utley will have an MRI done on his rib cage tomorrow, and we can only hope that the bill of health is clean for Utley following yesterday’s injury. CSN Philly reports the news of the MRI tomorrow and believes that the MRI will occur on the team’s off day tomorrow. Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr. was quoted as saying that the MRI would occur either today or tomorrow, but it seems like Thursday is the most likely date.
Philly Beer Week, Troeggs Brewing Company joined with Devil's Backbone Brewing Company and The Church Brew Works joined forces to create one beer to rule them all: A Black Rye IPA. Here's the story of how that happened:
6ABC reports that a Philly police officer has been arrested for ripping off drug dealers:Walker will be arraigned in federal court today.
Officer Jeffrey Walker, a 24 year veteran of the force and a member of the police department narcotics squad, was arrested on Tuesday night.Sources say Walker was allegedly stealing drugs and cash from the very drug dealers he was supposed to be arresting.Furthermore, authorities say they have surveillance video showing the incidents.