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Bomb Threat Evacuates Lincoln High School In Mayfair

A high school in Northeast Philadelphia was evacuated Friday after a threatening e-mail was reportedly sent to the school.


(The headquarters of the School District of Philadelphia, on North Broad Street near Spring Garden.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

For The First Time, No Schools Designated “Persistently Dangerous” In The Phila. School District

The School District of Philadelphia has announced none of its schools were designated “Persistently Dangerous” for this school year.


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Police: Building Engineer Brought Numerous Weapons To Philadelphia School, Prompting Lockdown

Police say a Philadelphia building engineer at Lincoln High School who had been evicted from his home apparently drove to work, leaving two rifles, two handguns and ammo inside his car.


(Students go through security screening at Fels High School.  2012 file photo by Mike DeNardo)

Report Shows Violence Continuing to Decline in Philadelphia Public Schools

The district says that overall, violent incidents declined 32 percent, down for the third year in a row.


(City officials congratulate the graduates of Police Academy class #361. Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Philadelphia Police Department Mints 29 New Officers

The City of Philadelphia has 29 new police officers, following a graduation ceremony in Northeast Philadelphia.


(Lincoln High School, in Northeast Philadelphia, where the Holy Terrors Youth Organization conducted some of its programs.  File photo)

Recreation Programs Slammed by Decision To Close Philadelphia Schools After Hours

For 400 kids who play basketball and indoor soccer with the Holy Terrors Youth Organization in Mayfair, their seasons have come to an abrupt end.


(Credit: Timothy McLaughlin)

Mayor’s Office: ‘Use Common Sense,’ Leave Flood-Prone Areas

Here in Philadelphia, officials continue to monitor the approach of Hurricane Irene.



Parents Demand Action Following Violent Confrontation At Lincoln High School

Following a violent confrontation at Lincoln High School, the Philadelphia School District is facing tough questions from parents. Some parents told Eyewitness News, violence at Lincoln is an ongoing problem and they are fed up.



Officers Injured In Brawl Outside Lincoln High

Two police officers were injured while they trying to break up a brawl outside a high school in Northeast Philadelphia and police are now using a video in an attempt to make more arrests.