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Suspect Charged In Connection With South Philadelphia Blaze

Forty-six-year-old Christopher Smith was charged with attempted murder and arson in connection with the fire on Sigel Street.

07/27/2014

Celebrity chef Chad Durkin outside his new home, Kermit's Bake Shoppe. (Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

South Philadelphia Bakery Giving Away Funfetti Cupcakes Through Friday

Attention, Funfetti fans: Kermit’s Bake Shoppe in South Philly is offering free cupcakes through Friday.

07/22/2014

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Charity Building Six Homes in 3 Days For Needy Philadelphia Families

Volunteers from the carpenters’ union and five builders are donating time, helping Habitat for Humanity complete the homes in three days.

07/17/2014

(An artist's rendering stands near the location of the future Pier 68 Park, in South Philadelphia.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

New Park-on-a-Pier Coming For South Philly’s Pennsport Neighborhood

DRWC president Tom Corcoran explains that Pier 68 South is located adjacent to the Walmart-Home Depot-Superfresh shopping complex in South Philadelphia.

06/26/2014

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Elderly Man In Critical Condition After Vicious Attack In South Philly

An elderly man is in critical condition after a violent attack in South Philadelphia early Tuesday morning.

06/24/2014

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Police Investigating Two Shootings, One Fatal, In Philadelphia

Police in Philadelphia are investigating two separate shootings in the city.

06/23/2014

Water main break in South Philadelphia on June 20, 2014. (credit: Jenn Bernstein)

Water Main Break Floods Streets In South Philly

A water main break in South Philadelphia early Friday morning damaged at least one home and created a traffic headache.

06/20/2014

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13-Year-Old Hospitalized In South Philadelphia Shooting

Police are investigating a shooting in South Philadelphia late Monday afternoon that left a 13-year-old boy hospitalized in stable condition. Police believe it may have been over a bike that was stolen from the victim on Sunday.

06/16/2014

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Two Years After Water Main Break, South Philadelphia Residents Fuming Over Losses

“Peco management should be ashamed,” said resident Marla Rosenberg. Peco filed a loss claim for $750,000. The city’s total liability is capped at $500,000.

06/07/2014

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3 Stabbed, 1 Hit With Brass Knuckles In Philly 

Police say three men were stabbed and a fourth hit in the head with brass knuckles in a bar fight in south Philadelphia over the weekend.

06/01/2014

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Veterans Reflect On The Meaning Of Memorial Day

Veterans groups have been taking part in Memorial Day services throughout the region this weekend.

05/25/2014

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First Grader Dies After Collapsing In Philadelphia Classroom

The incident happened around 2 p.m. at the Andrew Jackson School.

05/21/2014

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Man Shot 3 Times In South Philadelphia

Police say the man was shot in the shoulder, back, and chest. The authorities have not released his identity yet.

05/18/2014

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. (credit: Jenn Bernstein)

Boy Survives Fall From 3-Story Window In South Philadelphia

A four-year-old boy is recovering at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia after falling from a third story window in Bella Vista.

05/16/2014

The Italian Market Festival includes lots of traditional foods (left and right photos of 2013 festival by John McDevitt), and a halfball tournament (file photo provided).

Positively Philadelphia: The Italian Market Festival Returns

The Italian Market Festival is Saturday and Sunday, May 17th and 18th. But this year, the huge block party offers something new.

05/11/2014

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