Author Archives: MaryClaire Dale

  • Convicted Pa. Abortion Doctor Gets Life in Prison

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia abortion doctor convicted of killing three babies who were born alive in his grimy clinic agreed Tuesday to give up his right to an appeal and faces life in prison but will be spared a death sentence. Dr. Kermit Gosnell, 72, was convicted Monday of ...

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  • Philly Names Sonia Sanchez Its First Poet Laureate

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The city that anchors one end of the Walt Whitman Bridge has named a teacher and activist its first poet laureate. Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter bestowed the honor Thursday on poet Sonia Sanchez, calling her the longtime conscience of the city. Sanchez, 77, said ...

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