Allie Miller

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Allie Miller is a Web Curator for PhillyVoice.com, with interests ranging from music and art to social justice and environmental issues. She earned her degree in journalism from the College of Communications at Boston University, where she also studied English and art history. While in school, Allie wrote for The Bay State Banner, Music Week, The Deli Magazine, and other news organizations. She is originally from Orange County, California.

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September 19, 2020

Police

$60,000 reward offered for suspects of Camden County officer home shooting

The reward for information on suspects involved in a Tuesday, Sept. 15 shooting at the home of two Camden County, New Jersey police officers is now $62,500. The reward money offered more than tripled in one day since the announcement of the incentive offered in the course of an ongoing manhunt.

September 19, 2020

TV

Doylestown native nominated for an Emmy for direction of 'Ozark' episode

Doylestown, Pa. native Ben Semanoff is nominated for an 2020 Emmy award for direction of one episode of the Netflix TV series "Ozark." The 72nd annual ceremony will take place mostly remotely due to COVID-19, beginning at 8 p.m. Eastern on Sept. 20.

September 18, 2020

Government

FOP's McNesby dismisses City Council's police reform bills as 'meaningless'

Philadelphia City Council approved two police reform bills on Thursday that were introduced in response to protests sparked by the killing of George Floyd.

September 18, 2020

Business

Pennsylvania moves last call for alcoholic drinks to 11 p.m.

Pennsylvania restaurants and bars must cut off alcohol sales at 11 p.m. beginning Monday, Sept. 21 – the same day that establishments can expand their indoor dining capacities to 50%. The new last call is an hour later than Gov. Tom Wolf initially indicated.

September 17, 2020

2020 Election

Pennsylvania Supreme Court extends time for mail-in ballots to arrive at county offices and be counted

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court extended the deadline for mail-in ballots on Thursday to 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 6, three days after Election Day. The extension is the result of a court decision in a case brought forth by Pennsylvania Democrats.

September 17, 2020

Illness

Pitt scientists isolate tiny molecule that may prevent COVID-19

A tiny COVID-19 antibody component discovered by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh has been found to effectively neutralize and prevent the coronavirus in mice and hamsters. Scientists used the molecule to create a drug, Ab8, that could be used as a treatment, pending clinical trials.

September 17, 2020

2020 Presidential Race

How to watch Joe Biden's town hall in Pennsylvania tonight

CNN is hosting a town hall with Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden in Pennsylvania on Thursday night, just two days after President Donald Trump held his own town hall in Philadelphia, as both party nominees campaign for the 2020 Presidential Election amid the coronavirus pandemic. Biden's event will take place at PNC Field, a minor-league baseball stadium located Moosic, Pa. The town hall will be broadcast by CNN beginning at 8 p.m. Eastern and hosted by longtime news anchor Anderson Cooper.

September 16, 2020

PennDOT

PennDOT resumes issuing Real ID's after months-long pause due to COVID-19

PennDOT will resume issuing Real ID's once again after a pause for several months due to COVID-19. The new identification cards will be required for those seeking to pass through airport security or enter federal buildings after Oct. 2021.

September 16, 2020

Restaurants

Three Philadelphia restaurants featured in '101 Best Pizzas in America' list

Three Philadelphia restaurants were recently featured in a "101 Best Pizzas in America" ranking released by food and culture website The Daily Meal. Pizzeria Beddia, Nomad Pizza, and Pizza Shackamaxon were included in the list.

September 15, 2020

Weather

Hurricane Paulette brings strong rip tides to Jersey Shore

A 60-year-old man drowned while swimming with his 24-year-old son Monday in Lavellette, N.J. during rough currents caused by Hurricane Paulette. The rough waters prompted Seaside Heights to close its beaches.

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