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(Officials, at a construction site in the 2000 block of Chestnut Street where the YWCA Center City Annex once stood.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Construction Set To Begin For Center City ‘Luxury’ Apartment Building

Mayor Michael Nutter says it’s all part of the planned revitalization of once-elegant Chestnut Street.

04/09/2014

(A couple struggles across 10th Street in center city Philadelphia.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Even Walking Is Dicey in Center City After 8” Snowstorm

Merchants along Walnut, Chestnut, and Market Streets had workers out shoveling and salting, but crossing at intersections was dicey due to high ridges of snow created by plows grooming the roadways.

01/03/2014

Chestnut Street near Juniper (credit: Cherri Gregg)

Retailers Along East Chestnut Street Hope For Dramatic Neighborhood Changes

Efforts to transform East Chestnut Street in Center City from the ‘hood into a high-end haven for shopping has been slow. Business owners are hunkering down and hoping for change.

10/24/2013

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Man Struck, Killed By SEPTA Bus In Center City

A 59-year-old man died after being struck by a SEPTA bus in Center City early Friday morning.

10/11/2013

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Shooting In West Philly Leaves Man Critical

Police say a man in his 20′s is in critical condition after he was shot in neck in West Philadelphia late Thursday night.

09/27/2013

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SEPTA Bus Hits Car, Police Find 3 Guns On Woman

Police sources say a woman was found to have three guns on her after a SEPTA bus hit the vehicle she was occupying.

06/26/2013

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Crews Battle 2-Alarm Apartment Fire In West Philadelphia

Firefighters were called to the scene of the blaze in the 4700 block of Chestnut Street just after 6 a.m.

06/01/2013

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Police: Off-Duty NJ Cop Accidentally Shoots Into Building In Philadelphia

Officials are investigating a shooting that involved an off-duty officer in Philadelphia.

04/03/2013

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Police Chase Ends Violently In West Philadelphia

A Philadelphia police officer was injured in a crash while responding to a police pursuit early Friday morning.

03/01/2013

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2 Officers Injured In West Philadelphia Car Crash

Two police officers were injured in an accident Sunday morning while responding to a call in West Philadelphia.

01/27/2013

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Old City Business Owners Outraged Over Prostitution Bust

Business owners in Old City are outraged days after Philadelphia’s vice squad busts a prostitution ring in a basement apartment near Third and Chestnut Street, arresting three women.

11/17/2012

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3 Women Arrested In Old City Prostitution Bust

Three women were arrested following a prostitution bust in Philadelphia’s Old City neighborhood Wednesday afternoon.

11/14/2012

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Man Arrested For DUI After Hitting 2 Police Cars

A motorist is under arrest after police say he hit two police cruisers while officers were investigating an earlier accident in West Philadelphia in which a pedestrian was struck.

10/21/2012

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2 Injured After Train Hits Car In Gloucester County

Two people were seriously injured after their car was struck by a train in Gloucester County early Friday morning.

10/19/2012

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‘Finding The Light Within’ Mural To Spread Suicide Prevention Awareness

At first glance, it’s just a mural full of people holding on to a quilt, but these people, of all races and ages, are holding on to memories.

09/30/2012

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