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(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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Man Critical After Shooting Near Temple University Hospital

Police say a 20-year-old man was shot multiple times in the arms, back, hip and buttocks.

08/20/2014

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2 Injured In North Philadelphia Crash

Two people were injured following a car crash in North Philadelphia Sunday afternoon.

08/10/2014

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Man Shot 4 Times In North Philadelphia, Critical

Police say a man is in critical condition after he was shot four times Saturday morning in North Philadelphia.

08/09/2014

Beech International on Cecil B. Moore Avenue. (credit: Cherri Gregg/KYW)

A Day Of Jazz To Celebrate 25 Years Of Community Revitalization In North Central Philadelphia

A North Philadelphia organization known for community development is kicking off its 25th anniversary celebration with a day of Jazz on Cecil B. Moore Avenue next week.

08/09/2014

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Police: 19-Year-Old Man Killed In North Philadelphia Shooting

It happened shortly before 9 p.m. Thursday at the 2300 block of North 10th Street.

08/07/2014

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