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This Aug. 25, 2020 photo provided by the The Strong museum in Rochester, N.Y., shows the 12 toys that are up for induction to the the National Toy Hall of Fame later this year. From top left are My Little Pony, Baby Nancy, Lite-Brite, Sorry and Masters of the Universe. From bottom left are Yhatzee, Tamagotchi, Risk, sidewalk chalk, Bingo, Jenga and Breyer Horses. (Victoria Gray/The Strong museum via AP)

Yahtzee, Baby Nancy, My Little Pony up for Toy Hall of Fame

Sep. 9, 2020 10:24 AM EDT

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Breyer Horses and My Little Pony are neck-and-neck in the race to the National Toy Hall of Fame, making the list of 12 finalists for the Class of 2020, announced Wednesday. Baby Nancy, an ethnically correct Black doll unlike those produced before her debut in 1968, is also up for the...

Police: Boy, 7, shot on porch dies; 1 charged, 2 sought

Aug. 3, 2020 5:37 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 7-year-old boy struck by a bullet on the front porch of a west Philadelphia home over the weekend died Monday as prosecutors announced that one man has been charged and two more were being sought, authorities said. Zamar Jones was pronounced dead at 1 p.m. Monday, Staff Inspector...

Boy, 7, critical after being shot on porch of home

Aug. 2, 2020 12:34 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 7-year-old child playing with a toy on the front porch of a west Philadelphia house was shot in the head after gunfire broke out on the block, authorities said. The boy was taken to a hospital and then to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, where he was listed in critical condition...