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Suspect Domenic Pesce (Credit: Philadelphia PD)

Philadelphia Police ID Suspect In Brutal Sucker-Punch Caught On Tape

Philadelphia police have identified a suspect who was caught on tape brutally sucker-punching another man last month.

05/03/2013

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UPDATE: Homeland Security Deems Suspicious Activity At NJ Station ‘Innocent’

Officials in South Jersey say that “suspicious” activity at a Gloucester County fire station was not a threat to homeland security.

04/17/2013

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2 Men, 2 Women Arrested In Murder Of 54-Year-Old Franklinville Man

Police say two men and two women have been charged with the death of a 54-year-old man who was found dead inside his bathroom.

04/05/2013

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Over 500 Volunteers Helping Philadelphia Residents Rebuild, Improve Homes

More than 500 volunteers have joined with residents in West Philadelphia to help fix homes.

03/23/2013

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70-Year-Old Pedestrian Fatally Struck By Car In Gloucester County; Driver Arrested

A driver is facing charges after a pedestrian was struck and killed by a car in Gloucester County Monday night.

12/04/2012

One of the three buildings at Drexel Community Outreach Center. (credit: KYW's Paul Kurtz)

Drexel Receives $10 Million Gift For Local Outreach In Philadelphia

Drexel University has received a $10 million gift to create a community outreach center near its campus in Philadelphia.

10/04/2012

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Multiple People Dead In Violent Span Of Several Hours In Philadelphia

Police say violence claimed the lives of several people in different parts of the city over a span of several hours.

06/24/2012

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Man Shot In Back During Robbery In West Philadelphia

Police are investigating the robbery and shooting of a man in West Philadelphia early Wednesday morning.

06/20/2012

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Fire Leads To Discovery Of Lucrative Pot Growing Operation In West Philadelphia

When firefighters were called to a home in West Philadelphia Wednesday afternoon, they found more than just a fire.

05/17/2012

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Philadelphia Police Officers Suffer Minor Injuries During Scuffle In Mantua

Three Philadelphia police officers suffered minor injuries when an argument between a tow truck driver and the owner of a car being towed got out of hand.

03/20/2012

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3 Injured In Gloucester County House Fire

Three people, including a firefighter, were injured in a house fire in Gloucester County Tuesday morning.

02/07/2012

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Police Investigate Double Shooting In West Philadelphia

Authorities are investigating a double shooting in Philadelphia’s Mantua neighborhood late Wednesday night.

09/01/2011

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2 Men Rushed To Hospital After Shooting In Mantua

Philadelphia police are searching for suspects in connection with a double shooting early Monday morning.

08/15/2011

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New Mural Arts Project, Encompassing A Full Block, Highlights Homelessness

The Mural Arts Program has launched a unique, block-long multimedia project in West Philadelphia that brings attention to children and how homelessness affects them.

06/09/2011

(Drexel University president John Fry accepts thank-you card from kids at the Powel Elementary School as principal Kimberly Ellerbee, left, looks on.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Drexel, Peco Give Million-Dollar Boost To Science Education in West Philadelphia Schools

Peco is giving $1 million over five years to boost the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (“STEM”) program in the Mantua and Powelton Village communities. Drexel University will provide the academics.

05/31/2011

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