Evening News News Roundup – January 13th, 2013


First we bring you another story of yet another pair arrested for prostitution, from the Morristown Patch


Police located a missing 14 year-old Bethlehem girl, described as having “mental health issues,” reported by CBS Philly


Gun Crisis News has a featured post of neighbors watching the compiled year-end video reports from GunCrisis.org – all at the scene of the deadly shooting of a man on East Wister Street in the East Germantown section of Philadelphia late yesterday afternoon. The coverage is part of the GunCrisis Reporting Project.

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Tomorrow, The Declaration will be in the courtroom to cover the trial of two men, a priest and lay teacher, accused of sexually assaulting a minor.  USA Today reports that  Rev. Charles Engelhardt and Bernard Shero, the victim’s sixth-grade teacher, have pleaded not guilty to rape, indecent assault, child endangerment and other charges.


CBS Philly reports on a man who posed as an employee of the Philadelphia Fire Department in order to steal electronics. Allegedly, the 26 year old Philadelphia resident visited three separate locations, wearing a Philadelphia Fire Department shirt and carrying a handheld radio, telling building staff he needed to inspect the fire extinguishers.

About Kenneth Lipp

Kenneth is a writer and researcher. He’s from Alabama, and will not apologize for it. He moved to Pennsylvania in 2012, but has been in love with Philadelphia since a late-night stroll down Ben Franklin Parkway to the Art Museum in July of 2011 with the love of his life. He is interested in telling Philadelphia’s dynamic and absolutely unique stories with the zeal of a constantly enamored newcomer. Kenneth is also passionate about government transparency and protection of whistleblowers, most notably PFC Chelsea Manning. His research and reporting on law enforcement and surveillance have been featured in various publications, including Rolling Stone (Meet the Private Companies Helping Cops Spy on Protesters) and Popular Science (Boston Tested Crowd-Watching Software That Catalogues People's Skin Color). His training is in both genetics and history and he likes the joke about being a helicase and unzipping your “genes.” He’s driven to know, and thinks you can handle, the truth. Follow him on Twitter @kennethlipp.

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