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Point Breeze

(A digital rendering of what the mural honoring Dr. Shawn White will look like.  Image provided by Mural Arts Program)

Mural Honoring a Point Breeze Activist Gets Boost From Philly Music Legend

Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter of “The Roots” is lending his support for a mural that would honor the legacy of a beloved community leader he grew up with in South Philadelphia.

04/09/2014

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Teen Shot in Point Breeze Home

Police say a teen was shot in a South Philadelphia home Wednesday night.

04/02/2014

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Woman Shot Twice By Masked Intruder While Lying In Bed

South Detectives are searching for a man they say broke into a Point Breeze home and shot a woman while she was lying in her bed.

03/11/2014

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Teen Injured In Point Breeze Stabbing Dies

A 14-year-old Philadelphia boy stabbed last week by a teenage girl has reportedly died.

02/18/2014

Amber Hellesten. (credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

UPDATE: 15-Year-Old Girl Charged As Adult For Stabbing 14-Year-Old Boy In Point Breeze

It happened at 8 p.m. Tuesday in the 2100 block of Watkins Street.

02/11/2014

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Police: 19-Year-Old Man Killed In Point Breeze Shooting

Philadelphia Police say a 19-year-old man, who was shot twice, has died from his wounds.

01/09/2014

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Man Critical After Point Breeze Shooting

The shooting happened on the 2600 block of Tasker Street around 8:42 p.m.

12/06/2013

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Elderly Woman Attacked, Robbed In Point Breeze

Police are investigating the robbery of an elderly woman in the Point Breeze section of Philadelphia Sunday morning.

11/24/2013

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2 Suspects Arrested, One At Large In Connection With Several Philadelphia Robberies

Police say multiple tips received during the investigation lead them to the 1700 block of South Chadwick Street, where Nicholas Pompeii was arrested.

11/06/2013

Gentry (left) and Pompeii (right). (credit: Philadelphia Police)

Search Continues For Suspects Wanted For Robberies In Point Breeze And Queen Village

The Philadelphia Police Department’s South Detectives Division says the suspects have now been identified as Kennan Gentry and Nicholas Pompeii.

11/05/2013

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Philadelphia Police Searching For Suspects Wanted For String Of Robberies

Police in Philadelphia are trying to identify several suspects wanted for multiple robberies in Queen Village and Point Breeze.

10/30/2013

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Point Breeze Couple Found Guilty Of Third Degree Murder In Death Of 6-Year-Old Son

A judge rejects prosecution arguments for first degree murder verdicts, instead finding a Point Breeze couple guilty of third degree murder in the horrific abuse death of their son.

09/27/2013

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2 Displaced After Vacant Rowhome Partially Collapses In Point Breeze

Authorities responded to the partial collapse of a vacant rowhome in South Philadelphia Wednesday afternoon, two days after a wall already collapsed in the same property.

09/25/2013

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Woman Jumps From Second Floor Window Of Burning Home In Point Breeze

Rescue crews were called to the scene of a fire in Center City on Saturday where a woman apparently jumped from a window to save herself.

08/31/2013

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2-Year-Old Girl Struck, Killed By Car In Point Breeze

Authorities say a two-year-old girl was struck and killed by a car in South Philadelphia Wednesday night.

07/03/2013

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