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Four Shot, Two Dead After Argument At Unlicensed Bar

Just after midnight in North Philadelphia, four men were found shot in the 5600 block of North Park Avenue. When police and medics arrived at an unlicensed bar located inside a former day care center, two men, 26 and 39-years-old, were pronounced dead at the scene.

09/21/2014

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I-Team Exclusive: Asking For Trouble

Fearing for the safety of some children in his North Philly neighborhood, one local man called police. But when that didn’t solve the probelm he called the CBS 3 I-Team.

09/18/2014

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Fumes Temporarily Evacuate Elementary School In North Philly

An elementary school in Philadelphia was forced to temporarily evacuate students Thursday morning due to an unknown fume inside the school.

09/18/2014

School bus involved in crash in North Philadelphia on September 18, 2014. (credit: CBS)

1 Student Injured In Crash Involving School Bus In North Philly

One student sustained minor injuries in a crash involving a school bus in Philadelphia Thursday morning.

09/18/2014

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Police Investigate Shooting Near School In North Philadelphia

A shooting outside a North Philadelphia charter school is under investigation.

09/15/2014

(Elementary school students hold signs while standing in Girard Avenue, outside the school.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Phila. Charter School Orchestrates Street Protest Over Disputed Growth

The SRC says the school doubled its student population without permission. Walter Palmer, founder of the school, says the SRC is trying to strangle his school by withholding additional funds.

09/09/2014

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Police: Suspect Stole Thousands In SEPTA Passes From North Philadelphia School

On Aug. 29th around 10:19 p.m., an unknown male can be seen on surveillance footage breaking into the Master Charter School located at 1201 West Rush Street.

09/08/2014

(North 17th Street, near Berks, is one of the blocks now regularly patrolled by Temple's campus security police.  Photo by John McDevitt)

Temple U. Extends Its Police Patrols For Several Blocks Around North Phila. Campus

Temple’s patrols have now been expanded from 16th Street to 18th Street on the west, to Ninth Street on the east, to Susquehanna Avenue on the north, and to Jefferson Street on the south.

09/03/2014

Mel Wells, President of One Day At A Time. (Credit: Michelle Durham)

Labor Day Neighborhood Block Party Includes Book Bag Giveaway And Free HIV Testing

On this Labor Day, one North Philadelphia community is holding a unique event until 8 p.m. tonight, a block party that includes a book bag giveaway and free HIV testing.

09/01/2014

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Police: Teen Shot, Killed On Basketball Court In North Philadelphia

It happened around 8:45 p.m. Tuesday on 9th Street near West York Street.

08/26/2014

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Women Targeted In 2 Separate Incidents In North Philadelphia

A warning from police Monday night for women who live and work in North Philadelphia.

08/25/2014

The former William Penn High School, on North Broad Street at Master.  (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

School District Moving Forward With Sale Of William Penn H.S. Building To Temple University

The sale was blocked while a community group challenged it in court. But the Pennsylvania Supreme Court last week – without comment – denied the William Penn Development Corporation’s request for an injunction to stop the sale on grounds the district improperly sped-up the process.

08/23/2014

(A Philadelphia Police Department flyer shows photographs of Pele Watkins III, left, and his father, Pele Watkins II.)

Police Searching in Philadelphia For Missing Nevada Two-Year-Old

Police say the boy may have been at a North Philadelphia home recently, accompanied by his father, who does not have legal custody.

08/22/2014

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Police Reportedly Open Fire On Suspect In North Philadelphia

The incident happened on the 2200 block of North 9th Street around 10:50 p.m.

08/21/2014

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Ambulance With Patient Struck In North Philadelphia

One person was injured after a car struck an ambulance in North Philadelphia early Thursday morning.

08/21/2014

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