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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 $150,000 which is roughly $87/per square foot. More Philadelphia information.

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2 hrs ago | CBS Local

Police: 15-Year-Old Girl Found Unconscious In Northeast Philadelphia

Police are investigating after they say a 15-year-old girl was found unconscious in a wooded area in Northeast Philadelphia. Police say the girl was found around 7:45 p.m. Monday on the 7600 block of Roosevelt Boulevard, about three feet from the guard rail.

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7 hrs ago | CBS Local

Kids Help Grownups Make A Point About Preschools in Philadelphia

A few hundred young children gathered this morning in Franklin Square, to help adults send a message about preschool funding. The event was organized by Pre-K for PA , a campaign endorsing increased state investment in preschool teachers and facilities.

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11 hrs ago | Philly.com

Arrest warrant in slaying of pregnant woman

Philadelphia police have obtained an arrest warrant for a suspect in the shooting death of a pregnant woman in Frankford on Sunday, a law enforcement source said. The source identified the suspect as Devon Guisherd, 26. He is being sought in the death of Megan Doto, 25, who was struck once in the face by a stray bullet while sitting outside Sunday morning, and pronounced dead less than two hours later.

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15 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

Downed wires suspend DC-Philly Amtrak service

Downed wires have suspended Amtrak service between Washington and Philadelphia, and are affecting riders of Maryland Area Regional Commuter trains. Amtrak says in a statement that its Amtrak Acela Express and Northeast Regional Service between Washington and Philadelphia are down because of the wires.

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18 hrs ago | CBS Local

Penn Grad Student Heads Effort To Preserve Historic Philadelphia House

Philadelphia is full of grand old houses, some of which don't get the TLC they deserve. A Penn graduate student hopes her personal interest in one can bring it new life and use.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Patch.com

A Very Historical Weekend In Philadelphia

We went to my wife's family wedding last weekend in Philadelphia at the Old St. Mary Church in Philadelphia. And we went to The Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul for our weekly Sunday Mass.

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Business Journal

Investor sues Philadelphia medical device company

An affiliate of Echo Therapeutics' largest stockholder has filed a lawsuit against the medical device company claiming it refused to provide documents that the company requested. The affiliate of Platinum Management, which owns about 30 percent of Echo's outstanding common stock, said it requested "certain books and records of the company under Section 220 of the Delaware General Corporation Law" as part of its probe into "possible mismanagement, breaches of fiduciary duty and wrongdoing" by members of Echo's management and the company's board of directors.

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Philly.com

Philly's most crime-ridden district gets 30 new cops

HUNDREDS OF Northeast Philadelphia residents signed City Councilman Bobby Henon's petition to split the 15th Police District so that the more violent southern sector, including Frankford, wouldn't drain cops from the northern neighborhoods, where break-ins are a bigger problem than assaults. Supported by leaders from Mayfair, Bridesburg, Tacony, Holmesburg, Wissinoming and Frankford, Henon met with police brass to state the case for "The Split."

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Phillymag.com

Man Tries to Stop Domestic Assault, Gets Assaulted

On Sunday night, Geekadelphia editor-in-chief Michaelangelo "Mikey" Ilagan was walking home in South Philadelphia when he encountered a man and a woman arguing. A few minutes later, this is what his face looked like.

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KTVN Reno

Vietnam soldiers to receive Medal of Honor

By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press A funeral will be held Thursday for a Pennsylvania State Police trooper who was killed in an ambush outside his barracks. By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press Investigators followed up on leads that one state police spokesman called "fantastic" as the intensive manhunt for a gunman who ambushed two troopers outside their... Authorities in Philadelphia say a newborn baby of a pregnant woman killed by gunfire in northeast Philadelphia over the weekend has also died.

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CBS Atlanta

Vietnam soldiers to receive Medal of Honor

By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press A funeral will be held Thursday for a Pennsylvania State Police trooper who was killed in an ambush outside his barracks. By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press A funeral will be held Thursday for a Pennsylvania State Police trooper who was killed in an ambush outside his barracks.

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

Newborn dies after pregnant woman shot to death

Authorities in Philadelphia say a newborn baby of a pregnant woman killed by gunfire in northeast Philadelphia over the weekend has also died. Police said 25-year-old Megan Doto was shot while sitting outside her home in the Frankford section of the city when someone opened fire up the block shortly before 11 a.m. Sunday.

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Philly.com

Chilly Philly: Real Philadelphia-style ice cream

C OLEMAN and Ilene Poses, of West Mount Airy, founded Chilly Philly Ice Cream in 1998. Coleman, 66, retired last month from research and information management in the city's Department of Behavioral Health.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Philly.com

What's cooking in Phila. restaurants? The wood fire

It's a good time to be in the log business, because we're going to need a forest to feed all the wood fires stoking the growth of a Philadelphia restaurant scene this fall that, in 2014, has already set a new standard for "hot." Many of those will be burning behind our ongoing obsession with pizza - at least four new Neapolitan-style pizzerias are firing up their ovens for September debuts.

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CBS Local

City Councilman Has Plan To Deal With RV's Parked On Philadelphia Neighborhood Streets

A Philadelphia city councilman wants to slash in half the amount of time that you can leave a Winnebago or other humongous recreational vehicles parked on a neighborhood street.

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CBS Local

Pregnant Woman Shot Dead In Frankford, Baby Critical

Police say a pregnant woman has died, and the baby she was carrying is in critical condition after a shooting in the Frankford section of Philadelphia. Captain Steven Murianka says the gunman fired about a dozen shots at an unknown target and the victim, hundreds of yards away, got caught in the wrong place at the wrong time: "She was watching her neighbors seven-year-old in close proximity, and one of the bullets from up here travelled down the block and struck her in the face."

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Philly.com

Opera Philadelphia gala draws a collection of creatives

Now celebrating its 40th anniversary with financial stability and grand plans for seasons to come, Opera Philadelphia had two lanes of Broad Street blocked Friday with a climate-controlled tent to house a catered dinner. First, there was an intimate concert with 400 listeners sitting on the Academy of Music stage to hear internationally established singers whose careers began here, Ailyn Perez and Stephen Costello.

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CBS Local

Slave Trade, Sweatshops Compared In New Exhibit At African American Museum of Philadelphia

The African American Museum of Philadelphia opened a new exhibit this week that makes a haunting comparison between the Trans-Atlantic slave trade and modern day sweatshops. Titled, "Cash Crop," the exhibit is inspired by a diagram of the Brooks slave ship- a symbol of the Trans-Atlantic trade that depicts images of human bodies crammed inside the hull of a ship.

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CBS Local

Positively Philadelphia: The Wayne Hotel

On the National Register of Historic Places, the Wayne Hotel , in Wayne, Pa., is now a modern, newly restored hotel with a long history. "The Wayne Hotel was built because it was one of the few transient hotels between Philadelphia and Lancaster," says David Brennan, general manager of the Wayne Hotel .

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Philly.com

Verdict in kindergarten kidnapping: Guilty

Christina Regusters was found guilty Friday of disguising herself in Muslim garb, kidnapping a kindergartner from a West Philadelphia school in broad daylight, taking her home, and sexually assaulting her. Prosecutors credited the 5-year-old victim for her help cracking the case - a "remarkable" girl, said Assistant District Attorney Erin O'Brien.

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