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Top Jukebox Bars In Philadelphia

Philadelphia has a multitude of fabulous and funky dive bars equipped with great music. From classic rock to home-grown local bands, the jukeboxes are stocked with divine and diverse music. Next time you are planning […]


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One Person Hurt In Thanksgiving Day Shooting In South Philadelphia

A shooting at 5th and South Streets on Thanksgiving Day left one person injured.


("Roots" members Tariq Trotter and Kamal Gray at today's Mural Arts announcement.  Credit: Pat Loeb)

Philadelphia Hip-Hoppers ‘The Roots’ To Get A South St. Mural

Philadelphia’s favorite band is hooking up with Philadelphia’s premier public arts program.


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Extreme Window Shopping in Philadelphia

Philadelphia abounds with shopping for free. Check out these spots around town to window shop.


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Council Gives Pre-Approval To Developer’s Building Plan At Broad And South

A city council committee has signed off on plans for a new apartment building at Broad and South Streets in Center City, but not before some residents on neighboring streets voiced their concerns.


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Phantom Parking Tickets In Philadelphia Haunt Drivers

Have you ever received a late notice for a parking ticket you didn’t know you got? You’re not alone.


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Couple Sentenced For South St. Robbery During Which Young Son Was Abandoned

John Benson was given a sentence of 30-72 years in prison and ordered to pay restitution. Co-defendant Sheakia Stubbs, 32, got 11-23 months of probation with credit for time served, and immediate parole.


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Community Groups Take To South Street To Protest Philadelphia’s Crackdown On Flash Mobs

Protestors took to South Street Saturday night to voice their displeasure with Philadelphia’s new curfew laws, calling them draconian, and attacks against Democracy.


(Diop Olugbala, left, meets with supporters at 4th and South Streets, near where tomorrow night's protest march will end.  Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Saturday Night March Planned To Protest Philadelphia’s New Curfews

Several community groups have been texting and tweeting, attempting to get the word out about the protest, Saturday at 8:30 PM, that begins with a rally at Broad and South Streets.


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Young Poets Speak Out On Recent Flash Mob Attacks

We’ve heard what Mayor Michael Nutter and other city officials have had to say about the recent mob violence crackdown. Eyewitness News sought a different perspective from some young people who are most affected.


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South St. Jewelry Store Robbed Of $650K In Goods

Police are looking for as many as five men wanted in connection with a home invasion and robbery early Thursday morning in South Philadelphia.



Philadelphia Couple Convicted After 4-Year-Old Left Behind During Jewelry Store Heist

A Philadelphia jury found that defendants John Benson and Sheakia Stubbs took their four-year-old son along during a South Street jewelry heist and then left him behind during their getaway.



Philadelphia Teen Will Stand Trial For Attempted Murder of Bicycle Cop

Bicycle patrol officer Michael Alice testified today that he couldn’t believe it when the 16-year-old boy he told to move along suddenly turned and opened fire.



Fire Damages South Street Restaurant

Fire officials are investigating the cause of an early morning blaze that damaged a popular South Street restaurant.


(John Benson and Sheakia Stubbs.  Photos from Phila. PD)

South Street Store Owner Slashed In Child-Left-Behind Robbery Testifies

Store owner Yaniv Cohen says defendants John Benson (left) and Sheakia Stubbs (right) were looking at rings when Stubbs opened the door and held it open as Benson grabbed a tray of rings worth more than $60,000 and fled. Their four-year-old son was abandoned at the crime scene.