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Mummers Ditch Tradition For Spectacle

With the pressure off, Philadelphia String Band Association President Tom Loomis says the performers will be able interact more with the Broad street crowd.

12/15/2014

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Man Critical After Stabbing Outside South Philly Restaurant

Police say a man is in critical condition after he was stabbed in front a restaurant Saturday afternoon in South Philadelphia.

12/06/2014

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Sentencing Of Former Traffic Court Judges Begins

The defendants were acquitted of ticket fixing conspiracy, but convicted of lying to authorities about their actions.

12/03/2014

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Lost Dog ‘Louie’ Reunited With Owner In Philadelphia

Friday night, she confirmed to CBS 3 Eyewitness News Louie has been found safe.

11/21/2014

Suspect wanted in theft of USPS package in South Philadelphia. (credit: Philadelphia Police)

Caught On Tape: Woman Steals USPS Package Delivered To South Philly Home

Philadelphia police are searching for the female who was caught on tape stealing a package that was delivered to a home.

11/21/2014

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Group Proposes Plan To Build Indoor Bike Track For FDR Park In South Philadelphia

The group is called Project 250, for the 250 meter hardwood track that would go inside the proposed velodrome. Detailed plans to be presented to the Parks and Recreation Commission, next month, call for a swooping, oval, structure to be built on four acres at the east side of the park, along Broad Street.

11/20/2014

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Second Casino License For Philadelphia Awarded to Stadium Complex Project

LIVE! Hotel & Casino received the second casino license in Philadelphia.

11/18/2014

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One Dead After Single Vehicle Crash In South Philadelphia

It happened around 2:40 a.m. Sunday near the intersection of Columbus Boulevard and Oregon Avenue in the city’s Moyamensing section.

11/16/2014

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Police: 1 Man Dead, Another Man Injured In South Philadelphia Shooting

It happened around 7:15 p.m. Wednesday at the 600 block of Winton Street.

11/12/2014

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4 Sickened By Carbon Monoxide In South Philadelphia

A doctor who just happened to have the night off may have saved his friends’ lives. Carbon monoxide levels were so high one roommate could hardly talk.

11/10/2014

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Chance Meeting For Two WWII Veterans In South Philadelphia

And for the first time in 70 years, two of the war’s oldest veterans, in one of the most harrowing battles, were together again — shaking hands for first time.

11/10/2014

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Phila. Police Officer Speaks Out After Being Rescued From Burning Patrol Car By Good Samaritans

Forty-eight hours after he was trapped inside his burning patrol car following an accident on a South Philadelphia street, Officer Mark Kimsey, walking on crutches, his girlfriend at his side, returned to the 17th Police District to tell his remarkable story of survival — and the two Good Samaritans who saved his life.

11/10/2014

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Local Street Sign Misspells Name Of Famous Woman In American History

Cheesesteaks, Billy Penn and the American flag…they’re about as Philadelphia as it gets. But what about the woman who sewed that flag?

11/10/2014

(Philadelphia schools superintendent William Hite uses his cell phone to snap photos of kindergartners using iPads to study reading and phonics.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Some Philadelphia Kindergartners Learning Reading via New iPads

It’s a four-year pilot at the Jackson and Ziegler schools, using software designed by AIM Academy, of Conshohocken.

11/06/2014

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South Philadelphia Intersection Closed Due To Water Main Break

An intersection in Grays Ferry is shut down due to a water main break that occurred Wednesday afternoon.

11/05/2014

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