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Woman returns library books after 30 years, doesn't even get fined. Here's why

A woman recently returned a few books to a Philadelphia library and she was not even charged a fine for this particular reason.

The receipt showing that the library book was overdue for 30 years. (Free Library of Philadelphia)
The receipt showing that the library book was overdue for 30 years. (Free Library of Philadelphia)
Updated on Jul 31, 2022 03:34 PM IST
BySohini Sengupta

$25 million lawsuit against US theme park for discrimination - report | Video

A nine-second purported video clip of the incident from a ‘meet and greet’ event and parade at the theme park, had gone viral earlier this month.

In this image from video provided by Jodi Brown, posted to Instagram on Saturday, July 16, 2022, a performer dressed as the character Rosita waves off Brown's daughter and another 6-year-old Black girl at the Sesame Place amusement park in Langhorne, Pa. (Jodi Brown via AP)
In this image from video provided by Jodi Brown, posted to Instagram on Saturday, July 16, 2022, a performer dressed as the character Rosita waves off Brown's daughter and another 6-year-old Black girl at the Sesame Place amusement park in Langhorne, Pa. (Jodi Brown via AP)
Published on Jul 29, 2022 10:09 AM IST

Three dead, at least 11 wounded in late night shooting in Philadelphia 

Police said that multiple shots were fired into the downtown crowd and an officer shot at a suspect. It is unclear if the suspect was hit.

A gunman opened fire at a corwd in South Street, Philadelphia. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
A gunman opened fire at a corwd in South Street, Philadelphia. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Jun 05, 2022 02:23 PM IST
AP | , Philadelphia

At least 13 people, including 7 children, killed in Philadelphia fire

Firefighters arrived around 6:40 a.m. (1140 GMT) and fought for about 50 minutes to control the fire on the second floor of the three-story house in the city's Fairmount neighborhood.

An unidentified woman reacts at the scene of a deadly row house fire, Wednesday, in the Fairmount neighborhood of Philadelphia.(AP)
An unidentified woman reacts at the scene of a deadly row house fire, Wednesday, in the Fairmount neighborhood of Philadelphia.(AP)
Published on Jan 05, 2022 09:46 PM IST
Reuters |

Woman raped on train as bystanders did nothing, police say

An employee of the transportation authority, who was in the vicinity as the train went past, called police to report that “something wasn't right" with a woman aboard the train.

The entire episode was captured on surveillance video that showed other people on the train at the time, according to police.(HT FILE)
The entire episode was captured on surveillance video that showed other people on the train at the time, according to police.(HT FILE)
Published on Oct 16, 2021 09:06 PM IST
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