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Anti-Violence Rally Held Outside Southwest Philadelphia High School

City officials, school staff and the Philadelphia teachers union held an anti-violence rally outside of the troubled Bartram High School Wednesday afternoon.

11/12/2014

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Rally Planned To Petition For Increased Security At Southwest Philadelphia School

The rally comes after a substitute teacher was reportedly assaulted in the hallway of Bartram High School in Kingsessing earlier this month.

11/12/2014

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13 Injured In Accident Involving Trolley, Vehicle In Southwest Philadelphia

It happened around 5:45 p.m. Monday near Woodland Avenue and 46th Street.

11/10/2014

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Correctional Officer Found Dead In Southwest Philadelphia Home

The sister and other family members of correctional officer Freda Denny met outside her home Friday night.

10/17/2014

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Worker Hospitalized After Falling 45 Feet In Construction Accident In Southwest Philadelphia

The incident occurred on the 2700 block of S. 58th Street.

10/17/2014

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Injuries Reported After School Bus-Minivan Crash In Southwest Philly

Four people were taken to the hospital after a crash involving a school bus in Philadelphia Wednesday morning.

10/08/2014

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No Injuries After Partial Building Collapse In Southwest Philadelphia

The roof collapsed on the building, located at 4800 Woodland Avenue in Kingsessing, around 7 p.m.

09/02/2014

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SW Philly Church Collects Supplies For Children Displaced By Deadly Fire

A Southwest Philadelphia Church is holding a celebration today for the children displaced following last month’s deadly fire on Gesner Street in Southwest Philadelphia.

08/30/2014

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Broken Drive Shaft Strands Philadelphia Fire Truck En Route To Call

While en route to a service call Friday, the drive shaft of a Philadelphia fire truck broke off, stranding several firefighters and the truck for several hours.

08/22/2014

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Wake Held For Children Killed In Southwest Philadelphia Fire

Family and friends bid a final farewell to four children who lost their lives in a massive rowhome fire.

08/15/2014

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Fire Officials: Cause Of Gesner Street Blaze That Killed 4 Children ‘Undetermined’

Four-year-old twins Maria and Marialla Bowah and brothers four-year-old Patrick Sanyeah and seven-week-old Taj Jacque died in the early morning hours on July 5, when the fire broke out at the rowhome.

08/15/2014

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Police: Pair Of Suspects Used Social Media Site To Lure Victims, Rob Them

The two suspects are facing three counts of robbery and other related offenses.

08/08/2014

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2 Shootings Involving Philadelphia Police Under Investigation

Despite the two incidents, Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey says shootings involving police officers are relatively unusual.

07/31/2014

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Donations Will Pay For Funerals Of Children Who Died In SW Philadelphia Fire

Four children who died in a Southwest Philadelphia fire on July 5th will be buried next month in a Delaware County cemetery.

07/31/2014

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1 Injured In Police-Involved Shooting In Southwest Philadelphia

Chopper 3 over the scene of a police-involved shooting Wednesday in Southwest Philadelphia.

07/30/2014

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