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I-Team Exclusive: When Heroin Arrived At School, Veteran Officer Credited With Making The Difference

Philadelphia Police are crediting a veteran officer with helping protect children from exposure to a deadly drug, when packets of heroin were brought into the school where she is assigned as part of the department’s Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) Unit.

04/23/2015

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Officials: Local First Grader Shows Off What Appears To Be Heroin During School Lunchtime

Other students saw what he was doing and told school officials.

04/21/2015

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What’s The Ideal Amount Of Time Spent On Homework? Research Might Have The Answer

Kids have claimed to be drowning in a sea of homework for decades, but a new study seems to have found both the ideal amount and way to do the work for academic success.

04/08/2015

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Bus Driver Killed In Freak Accident Outside Elementary School In Easton

A bus driver was killed in a freak accident in the parking lot of an elementary school in Pennsylvania, police said.

04/08/2015

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Police: Report Of Person With Shotgun Prompts Temporary School Lockdown In Somerton

An elementary school in Northeast Philadelphia was temporarily placed on lockdown after a report of person with a gun outside the school.

03/11/2015

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Fire Damages Allentown School, Giving Students A Day Off

A fire early Tuesday at Allentown’s Cleveland Elementary School gave students an unexpected day off.

02/24/2015

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Carnegie Mellon Tells 800 Applicants They’re In, Then Out

Ben Leibowitz called up relatives to tell them he got into Carnegie Mellon University’s prestigious graduate computer science program. He even went out to dinner with his parents to celebrate.

02/18/2015

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Cops: Reported Threat Puts Charter High School In Philly On Lockdown

A charter high school in Philadelphia was placed on lockdown Thursday after a threat was reportedly made against the school.

01/08/2015

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11 Students, Driver Injured After School Bus Accident In Delaware

Eleven students and a driver were injured after a school bus struck a light pole outside a middle school in Delaware Tuesday morning, police said.

12/23/2014

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Alleged Military Impersonator Wore Wrong Uniform To Pennsylvania School

An alleged military impersonator who was wearing the wrong uniform when he tried to enter a Pennsylvania school for a speech about Veterans’ Day will likely receive probation and mental health treatment under a plea bargain.

11/25/2014

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Earlier School Start Times Result In Higher Crash Rates For Teen Drivers

New research out of Virginia has some disturbing news for the parents of teenage drivers.

11/24/2014

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School Bus Overturns On I-95 In NJ; No Students On Bus

A school bus overturned on its side in New Jersey Tuesday morning, but fortunately there were no students on board at the time of the crash.

11/04/2014

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Central Pa. School Dismissed After Single Bullet Found

Officials say they didn’t find a weapon at Manheim Township High School on Friday.

10/24/2014

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Police Say They Might Have Spotted Ambush Suspect

A local law enforcement official reported seeing suspect Eric Frein near the Swiftwater Post Office in the Pocono Mountains, leading to an intensive police search. Frein had not been captured, Trooper Connie Devens said Monday night.

10/20/2014

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Attendance Normal At NJ Elementary School Since Learning Child Died After Contracting Enterovirus D-68

Hamilton Township School Superintendent James Parla says attendance was 93 percent at Yardville Elementary School on Monday, the first day students attended school after learning a classmate died of D-68.

10/06/2014

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