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Suspicious Device Found Inside Queen Village Building

Police say PGW workers and the Philadelphia Fire Department responded to a report of a smell of gas in the 700 block of S. 4th Street around 9 p.m.

04/14/2014

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Crews Pull Body From Delaware River In South Philadelphia

Police are investigating after a body was pulled from Delaware River Friday afternoon.

04/11/2014

Scene of shooting on April 10, 2014. (credit: Jenn Bernstein)

Cops: Teen Struck 9 Times During Shooting In South Philly

A 19-year-old is at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania after police say he was shot at least nine times in South Philadelphia.

04/11/2014

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South Philadelphia Attempted Kidnapper Sentenced To 17-34 Years In Prison

But police and prosecutors say the little girl’s courage went far beyond saving herself and her brother that terrifying day. She fearlessly testified at the trial for Carlos Figueroa-Fagot who tried to abduct her.

04/04/2014

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Police Investigating After Body Found Inside South Philadelphia Apartment

The 80-year-old female was discovered inside a second floor apartment above a custom framing shop at 1213 Snyder Avenue.

04/04/2014

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South Phila. Kidnapper, Undone By Video and Defiant Victim, is Sentenced

Carlos Figueroa-Fagot was sentenced to 17-34 years in prison for a 2011 attack in South Philadelphia on a ten-year-old girl and her toddler brother. The children fought back as he tried to grab the girl.

04/04/2014

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Cops: 1 Shot On Basketball Court In South Philly

Philadelphia police are investigating a shooting at a basketball court that left one man hospitalized.

04/03/2014

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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

(Those watching the Phillies' opening day game on large-screen televisions at Xfinity Live included former Phillies' pitcher Tommy Greene.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Phillies’ Fans Ever-Hopeful Watching Opening Day Game

But there’s certainly less optimism among Phillies fans than there has been in recent years.

03/31/2014

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Police Officer Injured Chasing Suspect in South Philadelphia

A police officer was injured Friday night while chasing a suspect in South Philadelphia.

03/29/2014

Leprechaun Run attendees. (Photo provided by the Special Olympics.)

Hear Philly: Leprechaun Run Goes The Extra Mile For Special Olympics PA

The Leprechaun Run is now in its 29th year. It was created by a former police officer and his wife, who handed the event over to the Special Olympics just last year.

03/14/2014

(Tasty Baking president Paul Ridder at the companty's 100th anniversary celebration.  Photo by John Ostapkovich)

Tastykake, a Sweet Philadelphia Icon, Marks 100th Birthday

“Today we’re making 100 special deliveries to local charities and first responders across Philadelphia and surrounding communities,” said Tastykake president Paul Ridder.

02/25/2014

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In South Philly, Hundreds Watch as US Falls in Olympic Hockey Semifinal

A large crowd filed into Xfinity Live to watch the USA-Canada hockey game, despite the fact that it was a 12 noon start time.

02/21/2014

Amber Hellesten. (credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Philly D.A.: 15-Year-Old Girl Charged With Murder Of 14-Year-Old Boy

According to police, 15-year-old Amber Helleston has been charged with murder in the stabbing death of a 14-year-old boy last week.

02/20/2014

(Cupid's Undie Run 2014. Credit: John McDevitt.)

Cupid’s Undie Run Brings In Nearly $130K For Charity

A bunch of people with warm hearts stripped down to their skivvies in South Philadelphia today to participate in a charity run.

02/15/2014

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