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An arresting visual display was attracting attention today on the campus of Villanova University , where students and faculty members put together a memorial to last year's victims of gun violence in Philadelphia.
Two Philadelphia nonprofits got some deserved recognition today - and a big financial boost - from the charitable arm of a huge banking conglomerate.
City Council members have reached what officials are calling an "historic" agreement to rein in a longstanding Philadelphia problem: how to dispose of tens of thousands of vacant properties and lots.
Nearly 35 years after Rocky Balboa returned for his first sequel, Philadelphia's favorite adopted son has inspired city runners to go to the distance.
A 17-year-old Philadelphia boy charged with witness intimidation and making terrorist threats by way of Twitter pleaded guilty Wednesday in family court.
A pizza delivery driver is shot and critically injured in Overbrook, in what police say appears to be an ambush.
The Philadelphia Inquirer said the 17-year-old Martin Luther King High School student pleaded guilty Wednesday in Family Court to witness intimidation and terroristic threats.
Customs agents in Philadelphia have seized more than 100 pounds of khat, a stimulant commonly used in parts of Africa and the Middle East but illegal in the United States.
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board said Wednesday revenue fell 1.3 percent in November compared to the same month in 2012.
A house fire claimed the life of a woman and injured her husband Tuesday morning in the Strawberry Mansion section of Philadelphia.
A driver was arrested on DUI charges after he struck and injured a man with his car and then fled the scene early Wednesday morning in Southwest Philadelphia.
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Despite internal investigations, Philadelphia Police Officer Richard DeCoatsworth was hailed as a "hero" and protected by police authorities.
The Barnes Foundation says its executive director, Derek Gillman, will leave Jan. 1 to become a visiting art professor at neighboring Drexel University.
Comedian Jon Stewart has weighed in on the now infamous stun gun fight at the Franklin Mills Mall on Black Friday.