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Woman Struck by NJ Transit Train — A woman is in the hospital after she was struck by an NJ Transit train in Absecon, New Jersey Sunday. The 52-year-old woman was walking along the tracks under the platform at the Absecon Train Station shortly before 1 p.m. when she jumped in front of a train, according to police.

Beau Biden Not Yet Ready to Talk About Delaware Governor's Seat — Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden continued to stay out of the public eye on Friday when he didn't show up for a scheduled budget hearing in Dover. Instead, Chief of Staff Tim Mullaney led the meeting where he explained that Biden had a prior commitment to the National Guard.

Father Accidentally Shoots, Kills Son During Hunting Trip: Police — A father accidentally shot and killed his son while the two men were hunting in West Windsor, New Jersey, according to police. The accidental shooting occurred Saturday afternoon on the 1200 block of Old Trenton Road.

Chilly Temps Causes Broken Pipes Down the Shore

Judge Denies Sports Betting in New Jersey — A federal judge ruled Friday night that New Jersey cannot partially lift a prohibition on sports betting in an effort to boost the state's struggling horse racing and casino industries. The decision from U.S. District Judge Michael Shipp was the expected outcome since the judge had ruled similarly in the past.

Reading to Replace 'Charlie Brown' Christmas Tree — Ugly, pitiful, horrible, sad -- those are just a few of the words Reading officials have used to describe the city's Christmas tree. "It's a tree that doesn't belong to a city downtown," said Francis Acosta, Reading City Council president. "You can actually see through the tree. It's horrible."
Nov 23, 2014

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Louie the Lost Dog Found — Louie the Lost Dog is lost no more. Owner JJ Pierce was reunited with her beloved black lab mix more than seven weeks after the rescue dog and JJ's car were taken from a Home Depot on Columbus Boulevard in South Philadelphia.

Search for Missing 10-Year-Old Boy — Police, family and friends are searching for a 10-year-old Delaware County boy, who never returned home after playing with friends Thursday afternoon. Ten-year-old Michael Hawkings, who is 4-feet 8-inches tall and 85 pounds, was last seen playing with friends around 5 p.m., according to authorities. Everyone -- except Hawkings -- returned home.

Wilt Chamberlain Postage Stamp is Almost Here — Philadelphia-native and NBA legend Wilt Chamberlain will be featured on new, limited edition Forever stamps -- just in time to spice up your holiday cards. The Wilton Chamberlain Postal Stamp Committee worked for six years to achieve their dream of flooding post offices with Chamberlain stamps.

Philly Hospital Monitoring Patient for Ebola — A Philadelphia hospital is monitioring a patient for signs of the Ebola virus Friday after recently returning from a trip to West Africa. "A patient who recently returned from West Africa is currently being evaulated in a special isolation room at [the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania]," said Susan Phillips, a hospital spokeswoman.

Villanova Senior Removed From Philly-Bound Flight — A local college student who broke out in hives was "humiliated" after she was removed from a US Airways flight bound for Philadelphia Wednesday night for asking a flight attendant for a common allergy medicine. "I started sweating and I started itching so I asked for Benadryl," said the Villanova senior who asked only to be referred to as Katie.