July 28, 2013
This is your opportunity to show where you went and what you did on vacation this summer season, from Memorial Day, May 27, to Labor Day, Sept. 2. We'll pay $25 each for four of the five best photos. The photographer of the winning photo will receive $100. We want to see sunrises and sunsets, water-skiers and zip-liners, mountain hikes and campsites, and, of course, maxing and relaxing. We'll announce the five finalists on Sept. 15. In addition, every Sunday we'll print a Photo of the Week as selected by Inquirer editors.
July 25, 2013 | By Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press
NEW YORK - Anthony Weiner found himself caught in another sexting scandal Tuesday like the one that destroyed his congressional career, but stood side-by-side with his wife to say he won't drop out of the race for mayor of New York. "This is entirely behind me," Weiner said at a news conference, hours after the gossip website The Dirty posted text messages and a crotch shot that it said the former congressman exchanged with a woman after he left office. Weiner admitted sending a woman sexually explicit photos and messages and acknowledged the activity took place as recently as last summer, more than a year after he resigned from the House for the same sort of behavior with at least a half-dozen women.
July 21, 2013 | By Jay Lindsay, Associated Press
BOSTON - After a week of chaos, the suspect in the deadly Boston Marathon bombings emerged from his hiding spot bloodied and seemingly exhausted - the red dot of a sniper's rifle lighting his forehead. Photos of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev by a state police officer give a glimpse into the end of an episode that kept the city and its suburbs on edge. The images, the first of Tsarnaev from that night in April, were released to Boston Magazine on Thursday by a state police photographer angry about a Rolling Stone cover shot of Tsarnaev and hoping to counter what he said was the music magazine's glamorization of the terror suspect.
July 16, 2013 | Daily News Wire Reports
THE PRO Football Hall of Fame has removed a photo of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez after receiving complaints about it, an official from the museum told the Cleveland Plain Dealer. "In the spirit of good taste we thought we'd take it down," Joe Horrigan, vice president of communication and exhibits for the hall, located in Canton, Ohio, told the Plain Dealer. The photo shows Hernandez high-stepping into the end zone for the Patriots against the Green Bay Packers in 2010.
July 13, 2013 | By Mari A. Schaefer, Inquirer Staff Writer
A Croydon, Bucks County, man has surrendered to police on charges of having more than 100 photos of child pornography on his cellphone, the Delaware County District Attorney's Office said. Jeffrey Howard Warshaw, 43, was arraigned Wednesday and remanded to the Delaware County jail after not posting bail. The photos were found by Warshaw's girlfriend, who called Collingdale police. She told them she was checking Warshaw's cellphone because she suspected he was cheating on her. She found e-mails from Warshaw to other females stating that he "liked them young" and wanted to have sex with them, according to court papers.
July 12, 2013 | By Jeff Gelles, Inquirer Columnist
Some innovations are born as ideas but have to wait for technology to catch up. Witness the tablet computer - a struggling concept long before it was Apple's megasuccessful iPad. Others are seize-the-moment phenomena - creations that rely on a confluence of events, such as technological advances coinciding with market shifts. Witness Curalate, the latest star to emerge from Philadelphia's burgeoning start-up scene. At noon Thursday, Mayor Nutter will visit Curalate's Walnut Street headquarters for a ceremonial ribbon-cutting to celebrate its swift growth into a business with 21 employees and 300 client companies, in what an aide calls "our ongoing effort to make Philadelphia a home to start-ups and entrepreneurs.
DALLAS - A Texas teacher's streak of wearing the same outfit for his school photograph is coming to an end after 40 years with his retirement. It started as an accident. Dale Irby told the Dallas Morning News that when he received his photo in his second year, he was embarrassed to discover he'd worn the same polyester shirt and brown sweater-vest as the first year. His wife dared him to wear it again the third year. Then Irby thought five would be funny. He says, "After five pictures it was like, 'Why stop?"
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