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File photo of a school bus. (Credit: Mike Denardo)

Brief Evacuation At West Philadelphia School

Authorities are investigating the cause of the odor, but determined the building is safe to start the school day.

10/07/2014

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Man Shot Dead In West Philadelphia

It happened just before midnight on Sunday at 60th Street and Girard Avenue.

10/06/2014

(At a West Philadelphia intersection leading past Franklin Field to the University City hospital area, officials pose with a ceremonial DVRPC check.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Regional Planning Commission Announces Dozens of Project Seed Grants

The grants, which come from federal funds, will help 32 communities in and around Philadelphia, from Chester to Mercer counties, as part of its “TCDI” program (Transportation and Community Development Initiative).

10/03/2014

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Police: Arrest Made In West Philadelphia Hit-And-Run That Injured 7-Year-Old Girl

Police say an arrest has been made in connection with a hit-and-run in West Philadelphia that left a seven-year-old girl injured.

10/01/2014

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2 Men Reportedly Shot In West Philadelphia

The shooting happened at 2:28 p.m. at 52nd and Westminster Streets.

09/30/2014

Scene of deadly building fall in West Philadelphia on September 17, 2014. (credit: Jim Melwert)

8-Year-Old Girl Dies After High-Rise Building Fall In West Philadelphia

A young girl has died after falling out of a high-rise apartment complex in Philadelphia Wednesday morning.

09/17/2014

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Man Shot, Then Involved In Crash On Way To Hospital

Police say a 24-year-old man was sitting on the front porch of a home Monday in West Philadelphia when he was shot twice in the back, On the way to the hospital, the car he was a passenger in was involved in a minor accident.

09/08/2014

(At a City Hall press conference, House of Umoja co-founder David Fattah stands next to  binders of pledges signed by Philadelphia school students.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

House of Umoja Readies For Philadelphia’s Next ”Million Father March”

“The purpose of the march is to project a feeling of protection and respect inside the community and the school system,” says House of Umoja co-founder David Fattah.

09/05/2014

(Meghan Walsh, project coordinator for Night Market on August 14th in West Philadelphia.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: A Night Market, a ‘Hummusiya,’ and a Shopping App

KYW’s Hadas Kuznits reports on a new restaurant in center city that’s proud of its hummus, a smartphone app to make your shopping trips easier, and the next “Night Market” street fair, in West Philly.

08/07/2014

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Police: Suspect Assaults, Then Robs Woman Who Allegedly Bumped Into Him While Exiting SEPTA Trolley

The victim was treated at the University of Pennsylvania, where she required two stitches to her lip.

07/30/2014

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One Injured After Steam Leak Reportedly Causes Fumes On Penn’s Campus

There was apparently a leak in the basement of the six-story Wistar Institute, located at 3600 Spruce Street on Penn’s Campus, which officials say caused fumes throughout the facility.

07/29/2014

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Community Involvement At Heart Of This Year’s Production Of Shakespeare In Clark Park

One hundred everyday folks are preparing to take the stage to perform an epic scene in one of Shakespeare’s most popular plays.

07/27/2014

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Police: Paraplegic Man Kills Brother, Says He Was Defending Sister

Authorities say a paraplegic man shot his brother early Sunday morning in West Philadelphia while trying to get the suspect to stop beating their sister.

07/20/2014

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3 Injured, Including Police Officer, In West Philadelphia Accident

It happened around 5:45 p.m. in the 600 block of North 55th Street.

07/17/2014

(Mekhai adds lettuce to his Italian wrap at the Resurrection Baptist Church summer camp, in West Philadelphia.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Kids Help Steer Menus For Free Summer Lunch Program in Philadelphia

The campers at Resurrection Baptist Church, on Landsdowne Avenue, may be on summer vacation, but the Archdiocese of Philadelphia put their young palates to work.

07/02/2014

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