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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

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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

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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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In South Philadelphia, Snow Brings Out The Best in Neighbors

“It’s been a rough winter for all of us,” admits Joe Lostritto. “We are dealing with it. We deal and cope, and move on.”

02/13/2014

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Firefighters Battle House Blaze In South Philadelphia

The fire was reported shortly after 3 p.m. Friday at 15th and Mifflin Streets.

02/07/2014

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4 Homes Evacuated In South Philly For A Gas Main Break

Crews are responding to reports of a gas leak on the 2500 block of South Mole Street.

02/04/2014

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EXCLUSIVE: Man Survives Explosion Inside South Philadelphia Home

It’s a moment Ron Talton says should have killed him.

01/31/2014

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