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Woman dead after North Philly car crash

The accident occurred on Hunting Park Avenue at Whitaker Avenue.

Teen boy critical after shooting in Overbrook

The victim was shot in the face shortly after 8 p.m.

North Philly drug-gang leader gets 18 years in prison

The organization used a network of sellers, lookouts, suppliers, and supervisors.

Man scales down high-rise as 7, including 3 cops, are injured in smoky West Philly trash chute fire

Four residents and three police officers were treated for smoke inhalation.

David Brenner, 83, former commerce and finance director under Mayor Goode

He was a top accounting executive before working for the city.

Man shot dead in East Frankford

The shooting happened around 10 p.m. in the 5100 block of Tulip Street.

Peco customers lose power during peak afternoon heat

Customers lost service in parts of Philadelphia and Delaware County.

Former South Jersey teacher admits recording boys in camp bathroom

Thomas Guzzi Jr. pleaded guilty to making child pornography while he worked as a stage manager for a summer theater camp in Gloucester County.

Man fatally shot in East Mount Airy

Gunfire erupted just before 9:30 p.m. in the 7400 block of Devon Street.

‘We’re becoming uncivilized’: After alleged carjacker’s beating death, Strawberry Mansion residents debate street justice

Philadelphia Police said Friday that street justice should not be tolerated, after they said a 54-year-old man who stole a car with three children inside was fatally beaten by the father and a group of neighborhood men Thursday night in Strawberry Mansion.