Philly to remove 53 kids from Devereux’s live-in facilities after it finds lax supervision
After finding lax supervision, the city has decided to remove all 53 Philadelphia children from Devereux residential facilities.

Philly-area teens ran a trafficking network that put dozens of illegally bought guns on the streets, authorities say
Prosecutors have charged nine adults and five juveniles with playing roles in the scheme. Six of the 44 weapons authorities have linked to the group have been recovered, some at shooting scenes.

Former drum corps leader pleads no contest to indecent assault; judge calls him ‘disgusting’
George Hopkins, who led Allentown's elite Cadets drum and bugle corps, was the subject of an Inquirer investigation that revealed years of misconduct.

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A customized SEPTA Key is coming for Philadelphia students, adding to the card system’s inflating cost

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Protesters march through Philadelphia in the wake of the grand jury ruling in Breonna Taylor’s death

Hundreds of protesters marched through Center City after a Kentucky grand jury recommended charges for one officer in the raid that led to Taylor’s death. The charges are not connected to her killing.

Confederate monuments are falling across the nation, but in Philly a memorial to Southern troops still stands

How the Confederate monument came to stand in the Philadelphia National Cemetery is a tale of persistent lobbying, changing politics, and tenacious efforts to reshape the American memory.

An evaluation of Trump’s and Biden’s economic policies by Moody’s economist Mark Zandi

Zandi looks at how the economy and COVID-19 have been managed and where Trump and Biden stand on trade, tax cuts and immigration.

A fat Philly cat named Lasagna found a fur-ever home where she can slim down

ACCT Philly, the city’s animal care and control team, said hundreds of inquiries poured in about the plump domestic short-haired cat on Wednesday after her story spread on social media.
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