In Case You Missed It: Yesterday's Top Stories

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    Convicted mob boss Joey Merlino was sentenced to four months in prison for violating his parole. (Published Friday, Oct 24, 2014)

    Didn't have a chance to catch the news? Here are yesterday's top stories.

    Reputed Former Philly Mob Boss 'Skinny Joey' Merlino Heading Back to Prison
    A reputed former mob boss was ordered back to prison Friday for violating parole, and his lawyer complained that the FBI would pursue his client "to the grave."

    From Job to Job to Job, a Live Lived -- and Lost
    The fumes, reeking of gasoline, poured from the white Kia SUV as soon as an emergency technician broke one of the rear windows. Inside, the body of a dark-haired woman with a beauty mark on her left cheek reclined in the driver's seat, keys dangling from the ignition.
    The Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) group has started a new campaign called the “Teal Pumpkin Project” that recommends giving out non-food treats and letting other families know by painting a pumpkin teal and placing it on their porches.

    6 New Lanes Widen NJ Turnpike, Police Patrols to be Stepped Up
    The New Jersey State Police said they will increase traffic enforcement patrols and will be on the lookout for speeders, aggressive drivers, and those not wearing seatbelts or using cellphones on the New Jersey Turnpike's new lanes.

    Body ID'd as UVa Student Hannah Graham's: Police
    The remains found Oct. 18 on an abandoned property are those of missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, the Albemarle County Police Department said Friday. The suspect in her disappearance, Jesse L. Matthew, Jr., was charged last month with abduction with attempt to defile Graham, 18.

    Severely Burned Cat Rescued from Car Engine in Philly
    A small orange cat suffered burns over 25 percent of his body after getting trapped inside the engine of a car as a driver traveled to work in Philadelphia earlier this week.