Center City

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Police Search For Suspect Who Robbed Center City Bank In Broad Daylight

The robbery took place at the Firstrust Bank located at 1515 Market Street around 9:35 a.m. Wednesday.

11/12/2014

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Fire Breaks Out At Philadelphia’s Wanamaker Building

The fire was reported at 9:35 a.m. at 1300 Market Street.

11/11/2014

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2 Injured In Center City Crash

The crash happened around 3:45 p.m. at 17th and Vine Streets in Philadelphia.

10/31/2014

The annual Gravediggers' Ball is the largest fundraiser of the year for the Laurel Hill Cemetery. (credit: Dan Wing/KYW)

Gravediggers’ Ball Fundraiser For Laurel Hill Cemetery Marks 10 Years

Dressed in tuxes and gowns, guests mingled about with people in costume, like the CEO of Laurel Hill Cemetery Pete Hoskins, who was dressed as a beer baron.

10/24/2014

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Driver Hospitalized After Vehicle Slams Into Building In Center City

It happened just before 9:30 p.m. Tuesday at 9th and Chestnut Streets.

10/21/2014

File photo of Philadelphia City Council chambers. (Credit: Steve Tawa)

City Council Debates Adding Hate Crime Penalties To City Code

Before Council’s Public Safety Committee is a measure that boosts the penalties for a variety of crimes when the offender is found to be motivated by the victims sexual orientation, gender identity or disability.

10/21/2014

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2 Big Name Stores Breathing New Life Into Center City’s Retail Landscape

New York-based department store Century 21 will open in the Gallery on 8th and Market Thursday.

10/20/2014

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Phila. Non-Profit Operates As Mail Depot For Thousands Of Homeless Men And Women

A Center City non-profit is acting as a home base for thousands of men and women who don’t have a permanent home.

10/18/2014

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Community Invited To Help Paint Mural In Center City

The city’s Mural Arts Program is teaming up with Shake Shack for the first ever community “Paint Day.”

10/17/2014

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Cops: Male Dressed In Women’s Clothing Stabbed Cab Driver In Center City

A male dressed in women’s clothing stabbed a cab driver in Philadelphia Thursday morning, police said.

10/16/2014

Police-involved crash in Center City on October 13, 2014. (credit: CBS)

Officer Injured In Center City Crash

The crash happened shortly before 9 a.m. at 21st and Spruce Streets in Center City.

10/13/2014

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Police: 2 Suspects Sought In Rittenhouse Square Bike Theft

Police records indicate so far this year more than 400 bikes have been stolen in the two police districts covering Center City.

10/09/2014

There's a new UNIQLO store in Center City. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Popular Clothing Retailer Opens New Location In Center City

The 32nd U.S. store for Japanese clothing retailer UNIQLO opens in Center City Philadelphia Friday morning.

10/03/2014

Man wanted for robbing Center City Dunkin's Donuts while using hypodermic needle. (credit: Philadelphia Police)

Homeless Man Arrested For Allegedly Using Hypodermic Needle To Rob Center City Dunkin’ Donuts

A homeless man has been arrested after he was identified as the suspect who allegedly used a hypodermic needle to rob a Center City Dunkin’ Donuts.

09/26/2014

(Mayor Nutter discusses some of the recommendations of his blue ribbon panel report on the future of the Department of Licenses and Inspections in the wake of the fatal collapse of a building onto the Salvation Army Thrift Store at 22nd and Market Streets in July 2013.  Members of the panel stand with the mayor.  Photo by Mark Abrams)

Report Blames City For Failing To Heed Warnings Before Deadly Market St. Building Collapse

A report by the Mayor’s Special Independent Advisory Commission found the deadly June 5, 2013 building collapse that killed six and injured 14 was “a symptom of larger, long-standing problems” with the City’s Department of Licenses and Inspections.

09/25/2014

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