Death

Religion

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Vatican: It's still OK to be cremated, just don't spread ashes

Advice

College students

Ask Hickey: Should I bother going to college or nah?

Lifestyle

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Opting for a funeral at home: Challenging cultural norms

Philadelphia Fire Department

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Philadelphia firefighter dies on duty; investigation underway

Pregnancy Loss

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When the baby dies: Advice for birth doulas who companion the bereaved

Opinion

Kimbo Slice

Backyard-brawler Kimbo Slice dead at 42

Lifestyle

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Exorcism, being feminine, and the mystery of death

Tributes

George Bengal

In his dying days, the face of Philly animal law enforcement talks legacy, faith

Biology

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This Philly biotech company wants to revive the dead

Lifestyle

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Infrequently Asked Questions: Where did funeral processions come from?

Brendan Creato Case

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50 days later, investigation into Brendan Creato's death feeling more like a cold case

Crime

Robert Barnes

Homeless man beaten outside Olney gas station in April dies

Arrests

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North Philly funeral director charged with abuse of corpse

Death

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Questions linger about Haddon Township boy's death – and investigation

Police

Brandon Link Creato

Police: No signs of sexual abuse in death of Haddon Twp. boy

Death

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With no answers, a call for a second-look autopsy on toddler

Science

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At Death Salon, real-world forensic investigations trump TV's CSI

Health News

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Miscarriage matters: In honor of Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month

Events

Mutter Museum

Death Salon comes to Mütter Museum

Accident

Police

Penn State student killed in PA Turnpike accident

Lifestyle

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Infrequently Asked Questions: What is a 'green funeral'?

Police

Ash Carter

Singapore police kill man near U.S. defense chief's hotel

Environment

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An underwater tribute to life

Lifestyle

Amy Doula Dying

Doula for the dying: Connecting birth and death

Funeral

Shooting

Hundreds attend funeral of black South Carolina man shot by police

Funeral

South Carolina

Funeral to be held for man killed by South Carolina police officer

Police

South Carolina

White South Carolina policeman charged with murdering black man

Police

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Girlfriend charged with murder in death of Darby police officer

NSA

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One dead, two hurt as vehicle tries to ram NSA gates

Grieving

Talking with my 3-year-old about death

Crime

Woman Buried

Woman's body found buried near Frankford Avenue, man arrested

Death

Scott McLeod

Alma de Cuba chef Scott McLeod dies during dinner service

Eagles

Eagles

Eagles legend Chuck Bednarik dies at age 89

Crime and Courts

Alabama woman

Alabama woman convicted of running granddaughter to death

Crime

Courts

Philly woman charged with hiding child's death for SSI benefits

Death

Drexel University

Drexel freshman found dead in dorm room

Crime

New York Police Officer

Retired police officer kills daughters, self in N.Y. suburb

Death

Nutella

Michele Ferrero, owner of Nutella empire, dies at 89

Fire

Fire in Southwest Philly

Victim ID'd in SW Philly fire

Death

John Whitehead

John Whitehead, former leader of Goldman Sachs, dies

NFL

Ann Mara

New York Giants matriarch Ann Mara, 85, dies

Death

Carl Djerassi

Developer of 'the pill' dies at 91

Police

Kevin Cornish

Bensalem officer dies in 5k race

Fire

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One dead in Montgomery County fire

Center City

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Pedestrian identified in fatal Center City fall