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‘We are believers’: Mother of 10-year-old boy shot at football game shows hope on social media

“Just like in this video he gone show ya’ll just how strong he is," Angela Tennant posted on Facebook about her son Micah.

New Jersey drag queen, a frequent presence in Philly, attends public impeachment hearing

Pissi Myles, a drag performer and comedian from Asbury Park, was a special contributor to Happs News, a live-streaming app that partners with Twitter.

Lawyer Steve Castor, a Philly-area native, emerges as key player in impeachment hearings

Castor earned his bachelor’s in business logistics at Pennsylvania State University and his MBA at Lehigh University before switching to law.

At Philly’s annual Alzheimer’s Walk, 2 miles, thousands of participants, and lots of hope

The fund-raising goal was $1.6 million, with about $1.2 million reported raised by Sunday afternoon, according to the Philadelphia chapter website.

Kevin Hart posts emotional Instagram video about car crash recovery

The Philly native underwent back surgery and physical therapy after suffering injuries from a serious car crash in Los Angeles.

Geno’s debuts new cheesesteak mascot ‘Whizzy’

Although they considered various renditions of the mascot's name, including “Whiz head," the name “Whizzy” stuck.

Seven ‘Scabby the Rats’ line Public Ledger Building as unions protest

Scabby the Rat, which is commonly used as a mascot for union rights protests, has become a fixture in Philadelphia, where it is typical to see one inflatable rat on the street. But have you ever seen seven?

Bernard Katz, labor rights attorney, dies at 91

Katz represented most of the unions in the city in the 1970s, his children said, defending tens of thousands of working people in the manufacturing, industrial, and trade industries.

Triple shootings reported on 3 consecutive nights in Philadelphia

On Tuesday around 10:36 p.m., three people suffered gunshot wounds at the 1800 block of North Judson Street.

Lightning strike causes destructive Chester County church fire

The flames swallowed the roof and heavily damaged the church's interior.