Michael Tanenbaum

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Michael Tanenbaum is a Web Curator for PhillyVoice.com, with interests ranging from technology and behavioral health to local community initiatives and cultural life. Michael has written for the Argentina Independent and Bespoke Magazine and previously served as a news editor for Xfinity.com before joining PhillyVoice. He received his B.A. in The Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University.


tanenbaum@phillyvoice.com

January 17, 2018

Investigation

Philadelphia woman, 30, fatally struck by multiple cars in Bucks County

Authorities in Bensalem Township are investigating a fatal car accident that killed a 30-year-old woman from Philadelphia on Wednesday morning.

January 17, 2018

Investigations

Suspect charged with murder in 'senseless' slaying of Penn student Blaze Bernstein

Samuel Lincoln Woodward, the 20-year-old southern California man accused of killing University of Pennsylvania sophomore Blaze Bernstein, was formally charged with murder at an arraignment Wednesday morning as new details emerged about the Ivy League student's violent death. 

January 17, 2018

Weather

Philadelphia Water Department working at frantic pace to make service calls

The brutal cold spell that settled into Philadelphia late last year and lingered into the New Year is still wreaking havoc on Philadelphia's sewage system.

January 16, 2018

Art

New Jersey family surprised to sell creepy, long-lost Rembrandt painting

$1 million painting dates to the mid-1620s when Rembrandt, then a teenager, completed a series of allegorical works on the five senses.

January 16, 2018

Investigations

'Phenotyping' DNA sketch released in gunpoint rape at Norristown Farm Park

Investigators in Montgomery County are hoping that a new technology will lead them to the man who held a woman at gunpoint and sexually assaulted her last August at Norristown Farm Park.

January 16, 2018

Investigations

Report: Penn student stabbed 'at least 20 times' in possible rage killing

As an investigation into the death of Blaze Bernstein continues, a new report suggests the 19-year-old University of Pennsylvania student was stabbed "at least 20 times" in what might have a been an attack motivated by rage and sexual tension.

January 15, 2018

Public Health

Penn study: Improvements in U.S. mortality rate offset by obesity

The rising obesity rate in the United States has offset some public health gains from advances in medical treatment and a reduction in smoking, according to research from the University of Pennsylvania.

January 15, 2018

Investigations

Troubling online history surrounds suspect in death of Penn student

The 20-year-old suspect charged in the death of University of Pennsylvania sophomore Blaze Bernstein exhibited a disturbing pattern of online activity, according to a report that surfaced Monday as the victim's family gathered for a memorial service.

January 15, 2018

Social Media

Pennsylvania's Steak-umm wins hard-fought campaign for verified Twitter account

Pennsylvania's Steak-Umm seals blazing campaign for verified Twitter account

January 15, 2018

Maps

Map: Every state's biggest worry shows jobs weigh heavily in Pennsylvania

A study that looked at what is making the residents of each U.S. state anxious, based on Google search trends, shows that Pennsylvanians are concerned about unemployment and New Jersey residents worry about drowning.

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