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Philadelphia Charter School To Cut Enrollment

The overenrolled Walter D. Palmer Leadership Learning Partners Charter School is holding a Thursday evening lottery to decide which students will stay and which will have to go.

10/15/2014

The Walter D. Palmer Charter School, in Northern Liberties.   (File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Walter Palmer Charter School Heads To Court In Last-Ditch Effort To Stay Open

The Walter D. Palmer Leadership Learning Partners charter school could close any day now, if it can’t convice a judge to order an infusion of cash from the school district. Founder Walter Palmer claims the district owes his school nearly $1.4 million.

09/24/2014

Suspect Devon Guisherd. (credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Police ID Suspect In Shooting Death Of Pregnant Woman, Unborn Child

A suspect has been identified and an arrest warrant has been issued in connection with a shooting that killed a pregnant woman and her unborn child in Philadelphia this past weekend.

09/16/2014

(A police car sits near the block where a pregnant woman was shot by a gunman apparently aiming at someone else.  File photo by Mike Dougherty)

$40,000 Reward Offered In Frankford Shooting Death Of Mother, Unborn Baby

Investigators say a stray bullet hit the woman in the face from nearly a block away. Investigators think the gunman was aiming at a car passing by.

09/15/2014

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Man Fatally Shot In Frankford

Authorities say a man was shot and killed early Thursday morning in the Frankford section of Philadelphia.

08/28/2014

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Phila. Police Charge Homeowner Who Shot Man He Thought Was Breaking Into His Truck

A homeowner, who says he shot a man who he thought was attempting to break into his vehicle, has been charged with murder.

08/25/2014

Joe Messa of Messa & Associates, founder of the Back to School Bash and Backpack Giveaway. (Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Back To School Backpack Giveaway Gets Students Ready For The Year With Free School Supplies

Children who might not otherwise be able to afford new school supplies were given a backpack full of goodies to get them ready for the year.

08/23/2014

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Friend Of Man Reportedly Shot By Homeowner In Frankford Says Incident Was ‘Big Misunderstanding’

He believes the victim may have taken the homeowner’s vehicle for his own truck.

08/22/2014

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Investigation Continues After Homeowner Opens Fire On Alleged Thief In Frankford

Police say it may be next week before a decision is made on whether a Frankford resident will be criminally charged for shooting a man he suspected of trying to break in to his pickup truck.

08/22/2014

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Man Allegedly Breaking Into Truck In Frankford Shot, Killed By Owner

Police say a man who was breaking into a pickup truck in the Frankford section of Philadelphia Thursday night was shot and killed by the owner of the vehicle.

08/21/2014

Suspect wanted in violent, unprovoked attack in Chinese restaurant in Frankford. (credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Caught On Tape: Violent, Unprovoked Attack Inside Frankford Business

After being refused a light for his cigarette, a man snapped and attacked the man who refused him and the entire incident was caught on tape.

08/20/2014

Tire slashing victim in Northeast Philly on August 13, 2014. (credit: Syma Chowdhry)

Tire Slashing In Frankford Leads To Amazing Act Of Kindness

It is often said that the best of people comes out during the most difficult times, and that is the case after a heartless act of vandalism in Northeast Philadelphia Wednesday morning.

08/13/2014

(File photo of 7-Eleven store).

7-Eleven Clerk Pistol-Whipped During Robbery In Frankford

Police say a convenience store clerk was pistol-whipped during a robbery in Northeast Philadelphia early Wednesday morning.

08/13/2014

(Volunteer workers clean up debris across the street from Hessey Playground, in Kensington.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Volunteers Descend on a Philadelphia Neighborhood’s Persistent Grime and Crime

The Ray of Hope Project brings in strong, healthy volunteers to fight what the group’s head calls an “uphill battle” in Kensington.

08/08/2014

Suspect wanted in theft of woman at ATM in Frankford. (credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

VIDEO: Thug Robs Woman, 64, At ATM In Frankford

Philadelphia police are searching for the heartless thug who was caught on tape stealing money from an elderly woman using an ATM.

08/08/2014

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