Girl, 8, wounded by bullet in Kensington

The girl was taken by her mother to the hospital and she was reported in stable condition.

Girl, 8, wounded by bullet in Kensington

The girl was taken by her mother to the hospital and she was reported in stable condition.

Pa. reports 3,900 COVID-19 patients in the hospital. Cases increase in Philly, New Jersey.

“We’ve given people plenty of warnings that they should have Thanksgiving meals with their household members only,” Farley said. “You don’t want to spread COVID to your elderly grandmother."

Pa. reports 3,900 COVID-19 patients in the hospital. Cases increase in Philly, New Jersey.

“We’ve given people plenty of warnings that they should have Thanksgiving meals with their household members only,” Farley said. “You don’t want to spread COVID to your elderly grandmother."

‘He did the right thing and they killed him for it.’ Mom says son was shot in Center City for testifying

Khaleaf Sistrunk, who was gunned down near the Clothespin sculpture in Center City last week, had been shot at many times since testifying in a murder trial in 2019, his family said.

‘He did the right thing and they killed him for it.’ Mom says son was shot in Center City for testifying

Khaleaf Sistrunk, who was gunned down near the Clothespin sculpture in Center City last week, had been shot at many times since testifying in a murder trial in 2019, his family said.
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