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City Of Philadelphia Off The Hook in Lawsuit Over Cop Who Murdered Neighbor

The jury found the City of Philadelphia not financially liable for the murder of William Panas Jr. by Frank Tepper, an off-duty cop with a history of misconduct.


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Construction Set To Begin on New Port Richmond Recreation Trail

This L-shaped extension will start at Monkevitch Playground, in the shadow of I-95, and go down past Pulaski Park to Lewis Street, wrapping around the fruit distribution center and city dump.


(Members of the family of slain Philadelphia police officer Stephen Liczbinski pose with area politicians under a sign erected in Liczbinski's honor.  Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Sign Honoring Slain Cop Stephen Liczbinski Erected in NE Philadelphia

The fallen Philadelphia police officer is being memorialized along a stretch of Cottman Avenue.


(Samantha Pawlucy arrives at Charles Carrol High School on October 9th.   Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Girl Won’t Return To Port Richmond School Where Romney T-Shirt Flap Erupted

Once inside her old high school, 16-year-old Samantha Pawlucy apparently didn’t feel comfortable enough to stay.


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Philadelphia School District Issues Statement On Romney T-Shirt Controversy

Sam Pawlucy, a 16-year-old sophomore at Charles Carroll High School in Port Richmond, was allegedly removed from geometry class because she was wearing a Romney-Ryan campaign shirt.


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Political T-Shirt Worn At Port Richmond High School Stirs Up Controversy

Sam Pawlucy may not be old enough to vote but unlike many undecided, this 16-year-old high school sophomore knows exactly who’d she vote for.


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Shooting, Stabbing Takes 2 Lives In Northeast, Northwest Philadelphia

Authorities say a shooting and a stabbing claimed two more lives in Philadelphia overnight.


Philadelphia Police Report Man beaten To Death With Crowbar In Port Richmond

Police say no arrests have been made in the death of a man beaten in the head with a crowbar in Northeast Philadelphia.


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Kensington Fire Causes $1M In Damage To Antique Cars

Eighteen antique cars worth an estimated $1 million dollars were either damaged or destroyed in a building fire in Kensington Wednesday morning.


Crews Battle 2-Alarm Fire In Port Richmond

A two-alarm fire broke out at a vacant building in the city’s Port Richmond neighborhood Sunday afternoon.



Arrest Made In Fatal Port Richmond Shooting

Philadelphia police made an arrest in a fatal shooting in the Port Richmond section of the city Saturday afternoon.


(William Panas Sr., left, and Lauren Panas, father and sister of the victim, speak with an unidentified colleague, right, following the sentencing of Frank Tepper.  Credit: John McDevitt)

Emotions Run High As Philadelphia Cop Gets Life Sentence For Murdering Neighbor

Frank Tepper’s arms were folded in front of him as the sister, mother, and then father of 21-year-old victim William Panas Jr. each took the stand to read impact statements, expressing their great loss.


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Local Bakery Cooks Up Treats For Easter And Passover

It’s a busy time for Classic Cake. The Port Richmond baking company is preparing holiday goodies for Easter and for Passover.


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Philadelphia Man Arrested On Terrorism Charges For Supporting Islamic Jihad

According to the Department of Justice, a 45-year-old Philadelphia man was arrested Thursday morning and charged with conspiracy to fund a terrorist organization.


NJ Man Pleads Not Guilty To Fraud, Says He’s Not A ‘Slumlord’

A Glassboro, NJ man has pleaded not guilty to a multi-million dollar loan fraud linked to hundreds of low income properties in Kensington and Port Richmond.