Philadelphia shooting wounds 5 near Temple UniversityMay 19, 2022 GMT
A shooting near Philadelphia's Temple University wounded five people on Wednesday — two in extremely critical condition.
A suspect was caught with the help of university police, a spokesperson for the school told WPVI-TV.
SUV driver, 2 pedestrians killed in crash at rail stationMay 10, 2022 GMT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A speeding sport utility vehicle smashed into a commuter rail station early Tuesday, killing the driver and two pedestrians and injuring a third person, police said.
The SUV driver went out of control on a bend in the roadway and traveled diagonally across an intersection before jumping a curb and slammed into a turnstile and then the wall of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority's Kensington and Allegheny station shortly after 2:30 a.m.
Temple prof seeks reinstatement of damage claims against FBIFebruary 8, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Temple University physics professor who was charged with sharing scientific technology with China only for the case to collapse before trial and be dismissed by the Justice Department asked a federal appeals court on Monday to reinstate his clams for damages against the U.S.
Former Temple U business dean convicted in rankings scandalNovember 30, 2021 GMT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A jury convicted the former dean of Temple University's business school on charges related to a scheme to falsely boost the school's rankings.
The jury deliberated for less than an hour Monday before deciding Moshe Porat, 74, was guilty of federal conspiracy and wire fraud charges, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported.
Philadelphia school works to return Native American remainsOctober 22, 2021 GMT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The School District of Philadelphia is working to repatriate Native American skeletal remains found in a high school classroom closet this summer.
A letter sent to parents of Central High School students Friday said the “human skeletal item” was previously used as a teaching aid and dated back to the 1850s.
3 men shot as they left party near Temple UniversityOctober 14, 2018 GMT
An unknown gunman shot three men as they left a party in North Philadelphia shortly before midnight Saturday, police said.
The shooting, first reported at 11:57 a.m., occurred on the 2200 block of North Watts Street, a half block east of Broad Street, near the Temple University sports complex.
University honors students who found love in elevator in ’72August 16, 2018 GMT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia's Temple University is honoring a 45-year relationship sparked in a campus elevator.
Sharyn Rubin and Eric Schlesinger briefly met on move-in day on Sept. 6, 1972, while she was moving in and he was operating a dorm building elevator...
Temple fraternity ex-president charged with attempted rapeMay 17, 2018 GMT
The former president of the Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity at Temple University has been arrested and charged with attempted rape and statutory sexual assault, court records show.
Ari Goldstein, 21, was arrested Tuesday and also charged with intimidating a victim to make her not report and related offenses.
Public face no more: Temple rescinds Cosby’s honorary degreeApril 27, 2018 GMT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Temple University, where Bill Cosby long served as a leading public face and key fundraiser, said Friday it will rescind the honorary doctorate it awarded to the comedian in 1991 because he was convicted of sexually assaulting a former employee...
‘The real Bill Cosby’: Comedian convicted of sexual assaultApril 27, 2018 GMT
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — After decades of whispers, lawsuits, investigations and close calls — and a multitude of women who lost hope anyone would ever believe their word against that of America's Dad — Bill Cosby could be headed to prison at age 80 for the remainder of his life...
Cosby’s star witness says accuser spoke about plot to frameApril 19, 2018 GMT
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The chief accuser at Bill Cosby's sexual-assault retrial talked about framing a celebrity before going to police with her allegations in 2005, a key defense witness testified on Wednesday, a day that also featured prosecutors introducing Cosby's explosive deposition testimony about giving a 1970s party drug to women before sex...
Temple pulls April Fools’ joke with lowercase ‘t’April 1, 2018 GMT
Temple University is changing its logo to a lowercase ‘t’ – a move sure to outrage students and alumni across the country.
New Temple University stadium details aim at calming community uproarMarch 29, 2018 GMT
The football stadium would be built 25 feet below sidewalk level on two sides to avoid eclipsing the tops of neighboring rowhouses. Trucks and team buses would enter the stadium under ground to minimize disruption.
Temple stadium town hall shut down by protestorsMarch 8, 2018 GMT
A town hall scheduled for Tuesday evening convened by Temple University never occurred as protestors opposed to an on-campus stadium refused to allow university President Richard M. Englert to speak.
Broad coalition united against Temple stadiumMarch 2, 2018 GMT
In the 44 years he has been the pastor at Tenth Memorial Baptist Church, Rev. William B. Moore has seen and contributed to North Philadelphia’s evolution.
Under his pastorate, the church, located at the corner of 19th and Master streets, raised the William B.
Coalition town hall set to vent Temple stadium concernsFebruary 28, 2018 GMT
While Temple University moves ahead with plans to erect a 35,000-seat stadium on campus, a coalition of residents, community activists and clergy continues to oppose its construction.
The Stadium Stompers gathered Tuesday morning at 15th and Norris streets, site of the proposed multi-purpose facility, to invite City Council President Darrell Clarke, Temple Board of Trustees President Patrick O’Connor and Temple President Richard M.
Temple taking ‘next step’ to build stadiumJanuary 19, 2018 GMT
Temple University continues to move forward in its quest to build an on-campus stadium, announcing it will soon file a project submission for review by the Philadelphia City Planning Commission.
“I’m pleased to report that Temple is taking the next step in evaluating the potential for a multipurpose facility, including retail space and a stadium, on our main campus,” said Temple President Richard M.
Temple story correctionNovember 21, 2017 GMT
An article in Sunday’s edition of The Tribune stated that Temple University purchased William Penn Charter School in 2014. That was incorrect. Temple University purchased William Penn High School in 2014.
Group wants to stop stadium plans at TempleOctober 13, 2017 GMT
A small group of residents and students known as the Stadium Stompers, along with others, rallied earlier this week to protest the possibility of a future football stadium on Temple University’s campus.
Yvonne D. Morrison, 65, Temple University Hospital employeeSeptember 22, 2017 GMT
Yvonne D. Morrison, a longtime employee of Temple University Hospital, died on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. She was 65.
She was born on Dec. 4, 1951, to the late William and Anna Brittingham in Philadelphia.
PHMC opens new clinic at Temple University HospitalJune 3, 2017 GMT
North Philadelphia is now home to a new primary care center.
The doors have officially opened to the PHMC Health Center at Temple – a 4,400-square foot facility located adjacent to Temple University Hospital’s emergency department.
Charles Blockson awarded prestigious Philadelphia AwardApril 5, 2017 GMT
For his lifelong personal mission to document African-African history in Philadelphia and around the country, Charles Blockson will receive the Philadelphia Award for 2016.
Blockson, a historian, scholar and author, will be presented with the prestigious award during a ceremony on May 25 at Temple University, the Board of Trustees of the Philadelphia Award announced on Tuesday.
A Philadelphia woman has been named to Time Magazine's list of 51 Instagram Photographers to Follow in the United States.
Meredith Edlow, 35, a freelance photographer and filmmaker, is a 2004 film and media arts alumna from Temple University.
Diabetes prevention program has positive impactMarch 21, 2017 GMT
A Philadelphia police officer is crediting a preventative health program with helping him make significant lifestyle changes.
For the last six months, Eric Scott has participated in Temple University Health System’s Diabetes Prevention Program.
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Temple University rethinks soda tax meal plan increase
Temple University is rethinking a meal plan fee hike that it had blamed largely on Philadelphia’s new sweetened-beverage tax.
The school had announced a 6 percent hike for its meal plan for the 2017-18 school year, and said the tax was responsible for 4.8 percent of the increase.
New prof brings millions to TempleFebruary 6, 2017 GMT
Since education policy professor Sara Goldrick-Rab arrived at Temple University eight months ago, she's brought in two large grants, totaling more than $6 million for research on making college more affordable.
Man killed near Temple U’s Health Sciences campusOctober 30, 2016 GMT
A man was shot and killed near Temple University's Health Sciences campus in the Franklinville section of North Philadelphia early Sunday morning, according to police.
Officers found the 40-year-old victim, who is listed as a John Doe, with a single gunshot wound to the head inside a car on the 3400 block of Old York Road around 5:44 a.m.