Program Designed To Allow Philadelphia Students To Surrender Contraband Into "Amnesty Boxes" On HoldThe pilot program announced last fall put steel Kevlar-lined "amnesty boxes" at Fels, Edison and Roxborough High Schools.
City of Philadelphia Hoping To Find More Summer Work For More Young People"We had 8,200-plus people get jobs last year, but we had 18,000 who applied," Mayor Nutter noted.
3 Officers Injured Breaking Up Fight In Oxford Circle Three police officers were injured after trying to break up an afterschool fight in Northeast Philadelphia. Five students are now in police custody.
Police: 2 High School Students Arrested For Allegedly Stealing Teacher's Car, PurseNortheast Detectives say the students didn't get too far. It was about 2 p.m. when they were stopped by police near the intersection of Loretto and Longshore in the city's Oxford Circle section.
Cops: Student Arrested After Trying To Bring Loaded Gun Into Fels High SchoolA student was taken into custody after investigators say he tried to bring a loaded gun into a high school in Northeast Philadelphia Wednesday morning.
Part 1: Back From The BrinkUntil this year, the Samuel Fels High School in Northeast Philadelphia was listed as a "persistently dangerous" school, as defined by the state. But the climate is changing there.
Part 4: More Than ToughnessIn this report, KYW's Mike DeNardo looks at how Philadelphia's new schools superintendent plans to tackle school violence.
After Subway Shooting, Officials Keeping Wary Eye On Philadelphia SchoolsSchool District of Philadelphia officials are disputing reports that the gunfire yesterday aboard the Broad Street subway stemmed from a rivalry among schools.
Philadelphia School District Principals Attend Training On Anti-Bullying PolicyPrincipals in Philadelphia will gather at Fels High School today, to be trained on the district's anti-bullying policy.