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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is located in Philadelphia County. Zip codes in Philadelphia, PA include 19105, 19147, and 19099. The median home price in Philadelphia is $159,000 which is roughly $84/per square foot. More Philadelphia information.

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27 min ago | CBS Local

Trial Ordered in Alleged South Philadelphia Backpack Murder

A 22-year-old South Philadelphia man was today ordered held for trial in the attempted robbery and murder of a married father outside his brother's South Philadelphia bakery workplace last September.


1 hr ago |

Police trying to ID man who attacked woman getting off SEPTA trolley

Authorities are trying to identify the man who attacked a woman as she was getting off a SEPTA trolley in West Philadelphia earlier this month.


5 hrs ago | Pocono Record

Driver dies after SUV goes into Delaware River in Philly

Authorities say a driver fleeing a Philadelphia traffic accident died after his sport utility vehicle plunged into the Delaware River.


9 hrs ago | NBC Philadelphia

No Bail for Accused Carjackers, Murderers

Philadelphia Police charged two suspects in the deadly carjacking and hit & run accident that killed three children last week in Tioga.


14 hrs ago |

In West Philadelphia, a fight to save a neighborhood farm

At 8 a.m. on a Saturday in mid-July, a time many teenagers prefer to be asleep, Mika'al Broadus, a rising senior at Roxborough High School, was already at work at Agatston Urban Nutrition Initiative's University City High School garden, harvesting armfuls of kale.


Mon Jul 28, 2014

Three Philly women fight sexual harassment and other notes from Comic-Con

THE White House Correspondents' Dinner is affectionately called "The Nerd Prom," then San Diego Comic-Con is "The Geek After-Party" - the Bacchanal of Geekdom.


CBS Local

City Officials Undecided Where Pope Francis Would Appear If He Visits Philadelphia

Archbishop Charles Chaput last week fueled speculation that the Pope will visit Philadelphia for the September 2015 World Meeting of Families.


ABC 27

Youth pastor fired, jailed after teen-sex charges

A former state education secretary under Gov. Tom Corbett remains on the state payroll, but a newspaper says there's limited evidence of the work he's performing.


Criminal charges expected in carjacking that killed three

Philadelphia police have recommended criminal charges against two men questioned in connection with a carjacking that killed three young children on Friday, a department spokesman said.


Criminal charges expected in carjacking

Philadelphia police have recommended criminal charges against two men questioned in connection with a carjacking that killed three young children, a department spokesman said.


Myrtle Beach Online

5 things to know for Monday in Pennsylvania

A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Monday: Police say the suspects rammed a stolen SUV into a family, killing three children, on Friday.


Where to eat crab legs every day of the week in Philadelphia

As the hot humid days of summer roll in, there are certain things to look forward to: Laying out by the pool, travelling for vacation, spending time outside and of course, crab season! Whether you prefer snow crab legs , dungeness or hard shell crabs, and whether you like them chilled, steamed or covered in seasoning, there is nothing quite like ... (more)


Sun Jul 27, 2014

Oxford Times

FROM West Philadelphia born and raised... to the Bodleian's historic halls.

Many people will recognise this King Lear from his role as Geoffrey on 90s TV show The Fresh Prince of Bel Air.


At Amish ironworks, a matter of mettle

Visiting the blacksmith who shod horses for his family's farm, young Amos Glick was inspired: "You put a piece of metal at the forge, heat it and beat it, and you get a completely different shape."


Evening Sun

Police: Man kills son, 5, wounds the boy's mother

Police say a Philadelphia man shot and killed his 5-year-old son and critically wounded the boy's mother before trying to kill himself as officers closed in.


Philadelphia ballet dancers on a Rocky Mountain high

"It'll be so beautiful there!" Amy Aldridge says, thinking of dancing with a tall, dark stranger among the pines.


CBS Local

Lawsuit Blames City's Emergency Response For Tragic Death

Last week, a North Philadelphia family filed a lawsuit against the city charging that inept paramedics caused the death of a 24-year-old pregnant woman and brain damage to her son.


CBS Local

Positively Philadelphia: Phillyosophy Photo Contest

It's part of the new "Phillyosophy" campaign by the tourism promotion agency Visit Philadelphia .


Sat Jul 26, 2014

As community mourns, police hunt carjackers

Philadelphia police continued their search Saturday for two men who carjacked an SUV and drove it into a crowd, killing three children.


The Washington Post

Police ID three kids killed in Philadelphia carjacking crash

Two carjackers who rammed a stolen SUV into a family selling fruit for their church, killing three children, were still on the run Saturday as the reward for their capture reached $110,000.



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