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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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‘No Hoodies’ Signs: Offensive Or Merely A Way For Store Owners To Protect Themselves?

Signs asking customers to take off their hoodies or masks before entering are popping up on many corner stores in South Philadelphia.

11/04/2014

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76ers Unveil State Of The Art Projection System

The 76ers are one of a handfull of NBA teams utilizing this new court projection system this season.

11/01/2014

(Geno Vento stands alongside the new plaque dedicated to fallen Philadelphia police and firefighters.  The center of the plaque shows a picture of Joey Vento, Geno's later father.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

New Memorial at South Philly Cheesesteak Shop Honoring Fallen Heroes

Geno Vento paid several thousand dollars for the monument he’s erected on the front of his famed cheesesteak shop.

10/30/2014

Woman stealing Halloween decorations in South Philly on October 23, 2014. (credit: Philadelphia Police)

Halloween Grinch Caught On Tape Stealing Decorations In South Philly

Philadelphia police are searching for the Halloween Grinch who was caught on tape stealing decorations.

10/27/2014

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Car Slams Into Credit Union Building In South Philly

Police are investigating what caused a car to slam into a building in South Philadelphia Tuesday morning.

10/21/2014

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Woman’s Car Stolen With Her Dog Inside In South Philadelphia

A Philadelphia special education teacher is searching for her beloved Louie. When someone stole her car in South Philadelphia, Louie, a Labrador, was in the back.

10/15/2014

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Companies Selling Controversial Ebola Themed Costumes For Halloween

Ebola zombies, Ebola containment workers and even an Ebola soup are some ideas being thrown out there for Halloween costumes this year.

10/15/2014

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Man Dies After Shooting In South Philadelphia

Police are investigating a deadly shooting in Philadelphia Tuesday morning.

10/07/2014

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School Bus Involved In South Philadelphia Accident; 5 Children Taken To Hospital

It happened around 4:45 p.m. Monday at 15th Street and Passyunk Avenue.

09/29/2014

Holiday Inn robbed in South Philly on September 29, 2014. (credit: CBS)

Man Steals Cash Register During Robbery Of South Philly Holiday Inn

Philadelphia police are searching for the suspect who robbed a hotel early Monday morning.

09/29/2014

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