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Margaux Murphy ‘decided to be broke all the time’ so her Sunday Love Project could feed the hungry

When the founder of the Sunday Love Project is praised for her work with the poor, she says, "It feels weird. We’re supposed to be doing this.”

Why Pennsylvania jury duty pays $9 per day

The amount, set statewide in Pennsylvania, dates to 1959, when minimum wage was a buck a day.

Philly house-flipper sentenced to one month in federal prison for sheriff’s sale bribes

The first investor to plead guilty in corruption case faces time in prison.

Philly community activist, 57, arrested on armed robbery, assault charges in Baltimore

Manuel “Wali” Smith Sr., 57, served time decades ago but had turned his life around and became a Philadelphia community activist. But this month he allegedly went into a Baltimore bank and warned the teller: "Don’t push any buttons or I will pop you.”

How much are your school taxes increasing? Here’s a district-by-district look at the Philly region.

Fifty-three of 60 school districts in Bucks, Montgomery, Chester, and Delaware Counties have raised taxes for the 2019-2020 fiscal year, according to an Inquirer analysis. The average increase is about $100 per household.

North Philly man who posed as wealthy prince faces 20 years in federal child-porn plea deal

David Millliner, 50, who posed as a prosperous European prince to trick young boys into exchanging sexually explicit images with him, pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to 16 counts relating to child exploitation.

SEPTA’s trolley tunnel closing for repairs, affecting more than 60,000 riders on nation’s largest system

The 10-day disruption will be the seventh time SEPTA has closed the tunnel for routine repairs and maintenance.

‘It was just like a movie scene’: Shots fired during armored-car stickup in University City

Detective Bureau Chief Inspector Frank Vanore said it appears the thieves had foreknowledge of the delivery of cash to the PNC Bank ATM machine in the unit block of 36th Street. “Very brazen,” he said of the crime. “But it was calculated. They obviously knew the drop was happening.”

It’s prohibited, so why do people swim in the Logan Square fountain?

“It’s so much better to swim in a fountain than in a swimming pool,” said Oliver-Willets, 34. of Broseley, a small town northwest of Manchester, England.

Philly to build 17 new soccer fields and mini-pitches, in partnership with Union and youth soccer

Marking further proof of soccer’s growth in Philadelphia, the city’s Parks and Recreation Department, the Union and Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer are committing $3.5 million to build soccer facilities across the city over the next five years.