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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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15-Year-Old Girl Ordered To Trial For Killing 14-Year-Old Boy

A 14-year-old boy is dead, and a 15-year-old girl is ordered to stand for trial on reduced charges in a case just full of tragedy for both teens and their families.

04/22/2014

Ray Sheehan, one of the organizers of the World's Largest Bar Crawl in Philadelphia. (Credit: Andrew Kramer)

Hear Philly: Philadelphia Looks To Make History With World’s Largest Bar Crawl

The largest bar crawl ever officially took place last year in Kansas, drawing 4,885 people. On Saturday, May 3rd, that record is expected to be shattered in Philadelphia during what will likely be the new World’s Largest Bar Crawl.

04/20/2014

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Family, Friends Hold Vigil For Fruit Vendor Murdered One Year Ago In South Philadelphia

The pain of a single day, a beloved father and husband murdered, turned to a year of agony after 365 days without justice.

04/18/2014

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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

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