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Months before Kayden Mancuso’s death, mom reported girl ‘didn’t feel safe’ with her father

The 7-year-old girl's lifeless body was found by her stepfather at her father's Manayunk home on Monday. After murdering the girl, the father, Jeffrey Mancuso, killed himself, police have said.

7-year-old girl killed in apparent murder-suicide in Manayunk, police said

Police said the girl was found by her stepfather around 10:55 a.m. with a bag over her head in the living room of a home on the 4500 block of Wilde Street. The girl's father was also found dead in an apparent suicide.

Philadelphia’s junkyards are a dumpster fire

A spectacular fire last month in Kensington drew attention to the issues surrounding the junkyards that are plentiful in Philadelphia. They are hard to regulate, and here's why.

Kensington junkyard, site of spectacular fire, code violations, must stay closed, judge rules

A judge orders that Kensington junkyard that was the scene of a spectacular fire last month, and the subject of multiple violations, must remain closed.

Fire-damaged Kensington junkyard ordered to shut down by city

The order to cease operations came just two weeks after a spectacular fire at the Kensington junkyard left it in "further deterioration" a city official said.

Kensington junkyard, site of spectacular fire, violations, reopens for business

The junkyard where a four-alarm fire raged July 10 is operating at 50 percent capacity, according to its owner. Not everyone is happy, though.

As states overhaul school funding, not everyone gains. Take New Jersey

After a decade, New Jersey is redistributing money to more fully enact its school-funding formula — meaning fiscal pain for those districts who see their subsidies cut.

Delco Catholic school destroyed in three-alarm fire

Only the walls have been left standing in the classroom wing of what was long known as Our Lady of Perpetual Help School in Morton.

Philadelphia loses out to Austin in bid for new Army Futures Command center

Philadelphia has lost out to Austin in its bid for the new Army Futures Command, which will employ around 500 civilian and military personnel heading teams designed to speed up army weapon and transport systems design and procurement.

City says scene of Kensington junkyard fire cited multiple times, owners taken to court

Update on Tuesday night's big junkyard fire at Tulip and Somerset Streets in Kensington.