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Brotherly Love: Kids Learn Boxing In Jack’s Honor

The Jack Costello Boxing Club teaches children ages 9 and up. Those students are also learning self-confidence they’ll take into adulthood.

08/19/2014

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Philadelphia Police Officer Shot In Tacony Released From Hospital; Police ID Suspect

A Philadelphia police officer was reportedly shot in the city’s Tacony neighborhood.

08/19/2014

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Officers Rescue 2 Boys From Delaware River Near Tacony-Palmyra Bridge

It happened at 6:13 p.m. Tuesday at the 6400 block of New State Road under the Tacony-Palmyra Bridge.

07/22/2014

Fishing for bass on the Delaware River. (Credit: John McDevitt)

Bassmaster Elite Challengers Bait Their Hooks For Delaware River Competition

Later this summer, a hundred of the nation’s top anglers will be catching bass for a competition on the Delaware River.

06/29/2014

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Teen Victim Fights Back In Attempted Abduction In Tacony

A man tried to abduct a teenage boy Sunday outside a Wawa in the Tacony section of Philadelphia.

06/22/2014

(Alex Balloon, head of the Tacony CDC, outside one of the businesses renovated in the project.  Photo by John McDevitt)

Tacony Puts Spotlight on Its Commercial Corridor Revitalization

In the words of Tacony Community Development Corporation’s executive director, Alex Balloon, “Good design translates to good business.”

05/27/2014

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Police Searching For Brazen Beauty Bandits In Philadelphia

Police have surveillance videos from both crimes, one on Cottman Avenue and the latest on North Broad Street.

05/07/2014

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Police Search For Knife-Wielding Suspects Who Slashed Couple

Police are investigating after a person was stabbed inside of a home on the 4800 block of Benner Street in the city’s Tacony section Thursday.

03/27/2014

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Fire Breaks Out At Northeast Philly Garage

Crews battled a fire that broke out at a one-story garage in the Tacony section of Philadelphia Sunday evening.

03/23/2014

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Caught On Camera: Store Employee Fights Back Against Would-Be Robber In Tacony

It happened on Dec. 22 shortly before 3 p.m. at the Tacony Food Mart on the 6600 block of Torresdale Avenue.

01/27/2014

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Police Search For ‘Grinches’ That Stole Family’s Christmas Presents, Car

Police say they struck in broad daylight and stole Christmas presents, jewelry, cash and even their getaway car.

12/20/2013

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2 Injured In Crash Involving School Bus In Tacony

Two people were injured in an accident involving a school bus and another vehicle in Tacony Thursday night.

10/03/2013

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Armed Suspects Rob Storage Facility In Tacony

Philadelphia police are investigating the armed robbery of a storage facility early Friday morning.

09/27/2013

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Gas Explosion Levels Northeast Philadelphia Home

The explosion happened around 12:30 p.m. on the 4700 block of Howell Street, prompting evacuation of several nearby residences.

07/06/2013

A protester vents her frustration with closing of Philadelphia public schools while many charter schools remain open. (credit: Mark Abrams/KYW)

Parents, Activists Take To Streets, Rallying Community To Save Schools

Parents and activists staged a demonstration outside a Philadelphia charter school and a high school slated to close because of budget woes.

06/20/2013

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