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2,000 crashes & $4.8 million later: Philly’s trash truck drivers are wreaking havoc on city streets

Philadelphia requires that trash truck drivers with two preventable accidents in a month, or four in a year, be demoted or dismissed. But the city hasn’t done that in years.

Man shot dead in city’s Holmesburg section

Police believe the victim to be between 25 and 30 years old. No weapons were recovered at the scene and no arrests have been made, according to police.

Liberty Medal awarded to former Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy

Kennedy, who retired in 2018 from the court, was honored for his efforts to educate Americans about the Constitution through civic education and civil dialogue.

New Jersey shuts down amusement park ride linked to death of 10-year-old girl; records show only one inspection this year

A viewing also is set for Friday night for Hailey McMullen, the young girl fatally injured at a Cumberland County fair last weekend.

Carnival ride on which South Jersey girl was killed is safe, experts say

State investigators continue to probe how Hailey McMullen was ejected from the Sizzler, a ride that has been a staple at many traveling carnivals for decades.

More Philly unions eye lawsuits over flaws in the city’s OnePhilly payroll system

The legal wranglings mark the latest pushback from city workers in a bid to correct a new system critics say has miscalculated overtime, vacations and shorted paychecks.

Why have Philly structure fires doubled and response times worsened? Blame 'pot of meat' fires.

After the Philadelphia fire commissioner ordered his department to count all fires following national standards, the number of structure fires and response times for firefighters and ambulances spiked.

Refinery employees honored for heroism during fire by Philly firefighters union

The Philadelphia Energy Solutions employees were credited with preventing the massive fire on June 21 in South Philadelphia from becoming deadly.

Housing at N.J. blueberry farms was approved despite fire safety and sewage violations

The scope of the illegal storage-shed housing goes beyond the eight cases our earlier investigation found. At least 13 farms have been cited in the last 15 months for lack of residential permits and certificates of occupancy.

5 years before police shootout in North Philly, alleged gunman and same cop crossed paths

Officer Edward Wright and Maurice Hill traveled decidedly different paths from their first encounter in Southwest Philly to their eventual reunion during a dangerous standoff in Tioga.