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Norman Smith’s body was found wrapped in plastic at a Spring Garden house. His family still doesn’t know how he died.

Norman Smith was found dead wrapped in plastic on July 18 in a Spring Garden home.

Want to host a block party in Philly? Ask cops first, Streets Department says

The Streets Department is now requiring residents to seek pre-approval from their local police district before submitting a Street Event application.

At Luzerne County rally, Trump hits usual themes, knocks ‘Sleepin’ Bob Casey’

President Trump returns to the Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, where he campaigned for the presidency in 2016. This time, Trump is campaigning for U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta's bid to unseat U.S. Sen. Bob Casey Jr.

University of Delaware mulls mandatory safety classes for students caught jaywalking

n Facebook and Twitter announcements posted this week — and then abruptly removed — the university's police force warned that students caught jaywalking this fall would be cited and ordered to attend pedestrian safety classes.

Democratic ward leaders pick State Rep. O’Brien’s chief of staff to succeed him

Some 175th District committee people said they feel they were shut out of the selection of State Rep. O'Brien's replacement.

Data show cases of anti-Muslim bullying in schools on the rise

Since August, there have been more than a dozen complaints of anti-Muslim bullying targeting 15 to 20 students in 13 schools and colleges in the region, according to the Council on American-Islamic Relations. By comparison, there was one complaint of bullying for 2014, two for 2015, and nine for 2016.

Where 4 youths were shot in N. Philly, she can’t stop washing blood off the sidewalk

The four youths live within a block of the crime scene and apparently were the intended targets. Tyree Bates, 14, was killed. His friends — age 11, 14, and 15 — along with a 24-year-old bystander were also shot.

Suspect in fatal stabbing of Philly developer near Rittenhouse Square in custody

Philadelphia Police were searching Friday for a man who fatally stabbed an emerging city real estate developer Thursday night a block from Rittenhouse Square during a spontaneous altercation possibly sparked by a traffic dispute.

Firefighter who died during training exercise is praised at funeral

Lt. Benny Hutchins served in the Philadelphia Fire Department for 34 years. He was 62.

Former QVC exec gets 30 months in prison for bilking $1M from network

James Falkowski, QVC's former marketing director, defrauded the company out of more than $1 million to fund his luxurious lifestyle.