Police shoot suspect on Walt Whitman Bridge

Eastbound lanes of the bridge were closed for hours after the overnight shooting. There is no word yet on the condition of the person shot by police.

Police shoot suspect on Walt Whitman Bridge

Eastbound lanes of the bridge were closed for hours after the overnight shooting. There is no word yet on the condition of the person shot by police.

South Philly teen is sentenced to 37 years to life in prison for fatally shooting two 16-year-olds in 2017

Brandon Olivieri, now 18, was found guilty by a jury in May of killing Salvatore DiNubile and Caleer Miller, a crime that attracted citywide attention and led to ongoing tensions in the neighborhood.

South Philly teen is sentenced to 37 years to life in prison for fatally shooting two 16-year-olds in 2017

Brandon Olivieri, now 18, was found guilty by a jury in May of killing Salvatore DiNubile and Caleer Miller, a crime that attracted citywide attention and led to ongoing tensions in the neighborhood.

How do the most vulnerable Philly teens get to college? This program helps them reach higher.

Temple University’s College Bound Academy immerses Philadelphia high schoolers who are either homeless or involved in the foster-care system in the college experience, exposing them to information about possible career paths and academic majors.

How do the most vulnerable Philly teens get to college? This program helps them reach higher.

Temple University’s College Bound Academy immerses Philadelphia high schoolers who are either homeless or involved in the foster-care system in the college experience, exposing them to information about possible career paths and academic majors.
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On a sweltering National Ice Cream Day, Philadelphians weigh in on the city’s new anti-sugar education campaign

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Woman beaten, robbed of phone in S. Philly while photographing apparent drag-race crash

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Near record-breaking heat will give way to steamy encore: Sunday will be like Saturday, only worse.

Temperatures Sunday will make another try at 100, and likely will set a record for high overnight minimum temperatures.

‘God had his back’: Whether Jermaine or Spider-man, he’s praised as a hero in West Philadelphia

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High temperatures over the next six days are forecast to reach the high 90s and potentially low 100s, which due to the humidity will feel like 105 to 110 degrees.

‘Major’ SEPTA Regional Rail disruptions begin tomorrow

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Man tries to rebuild a life after 28 years in prison for a Philly murder he didn’t commit

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