Matt Rivers

(School District of Philadelphia headquarters, near Broad and Spring Garden Streets.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Growing Outrage Over Stalled Cigarette Tax Meant To Help Philadelphia Schools

Republican leadership say they canceled the session because the bill became too complicated, weighed down with non-school related amendments.

08/01/2014

15-year-old Keiearra Williams, 7-year-old Terrence Moore, and 10-year-old Joseph Reed. (credit: family of victims)

Prayer Vigil Held For Victims Of Deadly Carjacking Crash

Family and friends of three children who were killed Friday in a carjacking, hit-and run crash gathered Saturday evening for a prayer vigil at the scene of the incident.

07/26/2014

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More Than 1,600 StubHub Accounts Hacked

It’s the destination website for many sports fans and concert goes, but it appears that StubHub was also the destination for hackers.

07/23/2014

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Body Found In Pennypack Creek

Philadelphia police are investigating the discovery of a body Sunday afternoon in the Pennypack Creek in the city’s Rhawnhurst section.

07/20/2014

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4-Year-Old Falls From 2-Story Window In Southwest Philly

The boy was critically injured when he fell at a home in the Kingsessing section of Philadelphia Saturday morning.

07/19/2014

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Food, Fun, Family And Famous Faces Take Over The Parkway

Thousands of people packed the Ben Franklin Parkway Friday for 4th of July celebrations.

07/04/2014

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Great White Shark Spotted Off South Jersey Coast

What looks to be a Great White Shark was spotted off the coast of the South Jersey shore.

06/22/2014

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Residents React To City Council’s Bill To Decriminalize Small Amounts Of Pot

A bill passed by a 14 to 2 vote in City Council Thursday drastically changed Philadelphia’s marijuana laws.

06/20/2014

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Recent Deadly Shootings Reigniting Gun Control Debate

As shootings continue, the debate on gun control goes on.

06/12/2014

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Actor Tracy Morgan Critically Injured In Deadly NJ Turnpike Crash, Driver Charged

Actor and comedian Tracy Morgan is hospitalized following a six vehicle accident on the New Jersey Turnpike that left one person dead and several other people injured.

06/07/2014

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Archdiocese Of Philadelphia Closes Doors On More Parishes

This weekend, The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is announcing the closure of up four dozen of it’s parishes.

06/01/2014

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As President Hosts Summit On Concussions, Local School District’s Policy Puts Training At Forefront

In the hard hitting world of high school football, concussions are a problem. And Strath Haven High School is dealing with them head on.

05/29/2014

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Another Bear Sighting In Bensalem

Police say another bear was spotted in Bensalem, Bucks County Sunday morning.

05/25/2014

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Police Investigating Fatal Hit-And-Run In Paulsboro As Homicide

Police are investigating a deadly hit and run that occurred in Paulsboro, Gloucester County early Sunday morning.

05/18/2014

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Two Struck, Killed By Train In King of Prussia

Police are investigating an accident Saturday morning in which a freight train struck and killed two people on the tracks in Upper Merion Township.

05/17/2014

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