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Fallen Veterans Honored At Memorial Day Events Across Philadelphia Region

A full slate of tributes, memorial services and parades to honor those who served our nation are set for today in the region.

05/25/2015

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Travel Up, Gas Prices Down As Motorists Hit Road For Holiday Weekend

AAA Mid-Atlantic says gas prices are nearly one dollar less than this time last year, and the lowest for a Memorial Day Weekend in five years.

05/24/2015

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Carbon Monoxide Sickens Eight People In Norristown

Fire crews were called to a home along the 100 block of West Airy Lane around 11 p.m. Saturday.

05/24/2015

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New City Website Shows Taxpayers’ Effects Of Proposed School Funding Program

Mayor Michael Nutter says a new city website will show taxpayers precisely how they would be affected under his plan to fund Philadelphia schools.

05/23/2015

Work crews on scaffolding outside of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (credit: Lynne Adkins)

Restoration Project Underway At Pennsylvania Academy Of Fine Arts

Ice storms a year-and-a-half ago damaged the roof at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. Now, the 139-year-old building is getting a facelift.

05/21/2015

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Suspect Charged In Fishtown Abduction, Sexual Assault

Philadelphia police have arrested and charged 24-year-old Manuel Cintron in connection with two assaults and one rape that happened earlier this month in Fishtown.

05/19/2015

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Harbor Seal Appears To Be Taking Vacation Along Rancocas Creek In Burlington County

There’s a chubby little visitor along the Rancocas Creek in Burlington County, New Jersey these days. And while the harbor seal may be cute, you’d best keep your distance.

05/19/2015

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Fundraising Effort Revving Up To Replace Aging Philadelphia Highway Patrol Motorcycles

The Adopt a Police Motorcycle fundraiser is off to a good start. The nonprofit PPF has raised enough money to purchase two Harley Davidson’s. Twelve more are needed to be replaced aging Philadelphia Highway Patrol motorcycles.

05/19/2015

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Former State Police Firearms Instructor Pleads Guilty In Shooting Death Of Trooper In Montgomery County

Forty-three-year-old former State Police Corporal Richard Schroeter has pleaded guilty to recklessly endangering others in connection with the fatal shooting of a Pennsylvania State Trooper during a training session in Montgomery County in September.

05/19/2015

DeAnn White (above) was one of three woman killed during the Pier 34 collapse 15 years ago. (Credit: The White Family)

15 Years Later, Mother Of Pier 34 Collapse Victim Working To Keep Daughter’s Legacy Alive

Fifteen years ago today, three women lost their lives and dozens more were injured when a pier holding an open-air bar collapsed into the Delaware River. The mother of one of the victims has turned tragedy into triumph.

05/18/2015

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Obama To Visit Camden Today To Discuss Community Police Initiatives

President Barrack Obama is meeting with law enforcement officials in Camden, New Jersey today to hear about their efforts to build trust between the police department and the community.

05/18/2015

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Fire Rips Through Warehouse In Conshohocken, Destroys Businesses

Flames broke out around 3 a.m. Sunday in the 1000 block of Colwell Lane in Plymouth Township, Montgomery County.

05/17/2015

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Anthony Williams Downplays Polling Data Showing Jim Kenny With Strong Lead In Philadelphia Mayor’s Race

Mayoral candidate Anthony Williams maintains his campaign remains “competitive” leading up to Tuesday’s Democratic primary in Philadelphia, despite polling data that shows Jim Kenney with a substantial lead.

05/16/2015

Jason Smith, convicted in the murder of a Childrens Hospital doctor. (credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Jury Deliberations To Begin In Trial Of Man Accused Of Killing Center City Pediatrician

Jurors will begin deliberations later this morning in the trial of 37-year old Jason Smith, the Levittown man accused of killing a doctor in her home in the Graduate Hospital section of Philadelphia.

05/13/2015

(Councilman Bill Greenlee, after his paid-sick-leave measure passes City Council, this time with Mayor Nutter's backing.  Image from City of Phila. TV)

Paid Sick Leave Takes Effect Even As Harrisburg Considers Overturning Philadelphia Law

Businesses with ten or more workers in Philadelphia face a new mandate from City Hall starting today: they must offer their workers earned paid sick leave.

05/13/2015

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