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Theodore Reif with Cocoa. (credit: PSPCA)

Philadelphia Shelter Dog Gets Loving Home — At The Ripe Old Age Of 16

She may have waited a long time for a home, but a blind dog from the PSPCA found a good one.

02/14/2014

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SEPTA Bus Involved In North Philadelphia Crash

It happened around 4:45 p.m. at Broad and Clearfield Streets in North Philadelphia.

02/12/2014

(Linda Cliatt-Wayman, principal of Strawberry Mansion High School.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Gamechanger: Linda Cliatt-Wayman

Before Linda Cliatt-Wayman changed the game for Strawberry Mansion High School, it had spent six consecutive years on the city’s “most dangerous schools” list.

02/10/2014

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UPDATE: 2 People Tied Up, Male Pistol-whipped During North Philadelphia Home Invasion

It happened shortly before 11 p.m. at a home on the 400 block of West Venango Street.

01/31/2014

(A boxing match at the Blue Horizon.  File photo by G. Widman for GPTMC)

Pa. Preservation Group Joins Effort To Save Blue Horizon Gym

For fifty years, the North Broad Street arena hosted boxing matches, offering spectators a view unlike anywhere else in the country.

01/30/2014

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Upbeat Groundbreaking Ceremony For New North Philly Wellness Center

“We are celebrating what once seemed impossible as possible,” said Sister Mary Scullion, co-founder of Project Home, the driving force behind the Stephen Klein Wellness Center.

01/29/2014

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Police: Man Gets Naked After Crash In North Philly

A South Jersey man was arrested after a bizarre incident that involved a car crash and the disrobing of his clothes on a crowded Philadelphia street in broad daylight.

01/29/2014

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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Transformer Fire Leaves Residents Without Heat, Power In Bitter Cold

As these exclusive videos show, the transformer turned into a ball of fire that scared residents and knocked out power as neighbors scrambled to get help.

01/23/2014

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Reward in Cold-Case Murder of Philly Cop Increased To $40,000

Officer Frederick Cione was gunned down when he stopped three males near 17th and Oxford Streets in North Philadelphia, Police say one of them opened fire. The killers fled, and have never been identified.

01/16/2014

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Police Searching For 2 Suspects After Man Shot In North Philadelphia

Police say the victim was shot near 20th and Master Streets around 2:45 p.m.

01/10/2014

(At Bethune Elementary School, in North Philadelphia, principal Ary Sloane-Pugh inspects the location where a pipe burst.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Classes Canceled But Teachers Press On at North Phila. School With No Heat

At Bethune Elementary School, principal Ary Sloane-Pugh arrived to find half of her building with no heat because of a burst pipe.

01/07/2014

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1 Hospitalized After Police-Involved Shooting in North Philadelphia

The incident happened shortly before 5:30 p.m. at Cecil B. Moore and Ridge Avenues.

12/30/2013

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Police: Driver Sought In North Philadelphia Hit-And-Run That Critically Injured Woman

A 52 year-old woman is hospitalized in critical condition after she was hit by an SUV Monday morning as she attempted to cross Broad Street in North Philadelphia.

12/16/2013

(Queen Mother Falaka Fattah, seated, with Jimmy Allen, left, and David Fattah.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Phila. Community Leaders Planning 40-Year Renewal of ‘No Gang War’ Pact

On January 1, 1974, founders of the House of Umoja got more than 500 gang members from across the city together in North Philadelphia to discuss how to end a territorial blood war.

12/13/2013

(Shalimar Thomas, left, receives a grant from Ken Scott.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

North Philadelphia Foundation Hands Out $20,000 in Neighborhood Grants

Ken Scott, president of Beech Companies, handed out twenty $1,000 grants from the Alston-Beech Foundation to area nonprofits.

12/12/2013

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