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  1. Imprisoned Meek Mill Continues Thanksgiving Turkey GiveawayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 22 | NBC Connecticut

    Mill has become a nationally-recognized figure in recent weeks after a judge sentenced him to jail for probation violations. Rapper Meek Mill's five-year tradition of giving out turkeys to his fellow Philadelphians continued on Thanksgiving Eve this year despite the lionized musician's controversial imprisonment.


  2. Body Unearthed, Legend of Mass Murderer H.H. Holmes PersistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2017 | NBC Connecticut

    Archaeologists at Penn Museum who exhumed his body from a suburban Philadelphia cemetery had DNA tested, but an ancestor remains unconvinced. The century-old mystery of serial killer H.H. Holmes as you've never before seen it.


  3. Teen, Brother Arrested in Murder of Philly Dad in Front of DaughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2017 | NBC Connecticut

    Gerald Grandzol's friends and neighbors gathered in a community garden that he loved to remember the man killed during a robbery attempt. NBC10's Brandon Hudson reports.


  4. DNA Solves Mystery of 'America's 1st Serial Killer' H.H. HolmesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | NBC Connecticut

    An eight-part television show called "American Ripper" on the History Channel that examined the life, death and legends surrounding mass murderer Herman Mudgett, aka H.H. Holmes, has concluded The great-great grandson of H.H. Holmes, America's first serial killer, revealed to the NBC10 Investigators what he and a team of archaeologists found when they excavated his grave at a cemetery in Yeadon, Pennsylvania. NBC10's George Spencer has the details.


  5. Philly Becomes Latest 'Sanctuary City' to Sue AG SessionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | NBC Connecticut

    While Jeff Sessions visited Philadelphia on Friday, plenty of Philadelphians protested the attorney general's visit. NBC10's Lauren Mayk was there as Sessions talked about his future plans, immigration, and more.


  6. 'Black Power' Spray-Painted on Statue of Polarizing Philadelphia MayorRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | NBC Connecticut

    The Center City statue of Frank Rizzo, Philadelphia's polarizing former police commissioner and mayor, was defaced late Thursday with the words "Black Power" written in white spray paint. The vandal also wrote "The Black community should be their own police" on the steps of the Municipal Services Building on John F. Kennedy Boulevard where the statue stands.


  7. Medicaid is a Matter of Life or Death for a 2-Year-Old in PennsylvaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | NBC Connecticut

    The health care debate played out closer to home Monday as Senate Republicans continued to weigh which version of their bill will be brought to a vote Tuesday. Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey, a Republican who supports replacing and repealing former President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act , told NBC10 it was not clear if his party has enough votes to push through legislation.


  8. Descendant of H.H. Holmes Reveals What He Found at GravesiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | NBC Connecticut

    For Jeff Mudgett, one day in early May was a moment of truth, or at least the next step in his pursuit of the truth. Years of research and debate were coming down to this day in a Yeadon, Pennsylvania, cemetery.


  9. 2 CSX Workers Killed by Train Outside Station in DCRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2017 | NBC Connecticut

    Two CSX employees were killed when they were struck by an Amtrak train outside Union Station in Northeast Washington Tuesday night. Amtrak service between Washington, D.C., and Philadelphia was suspended for several hours Wednesday morning due to the incident.


  10. Cosby Juror: It Was a 'True Deadlock' CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | NBC Connecticut

    An alternate juror who took part in the Bill Cosby trial is speaking up after it was declared a mistrial. NBC10's Deanna Durante has the details.


  11. LGBTQ+ Community Battles Staggering Suicide RatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | NBC Connecticut

    People in the LGBTQ+ community are at a higher risk of attempting suicide than many other groups in society. Suicide attempt survivors and advocates say we need to do better to let young LGBTQ+ people know they matter and that suicide is not the answer.


  12. Couple: Bible Note Is Signed by Serial Killer H.H. HolmesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2017 | NBC Connecticut

    A New Jersey couple says they found a handwritten note signed by America's first serial killer H.H. Holmes in their family Bible. NBC10 investigative reporter George Spencer talks to the couple.


  13. Video Shows Stolen SUV Crashing Through Deli, Nearly Striking Pregnant ClerkRead the original story

    May 18, 2017 | NBC Connecticut

    A pregnant woman and three other people escaped serious injuries after an SUV that police say was stolen crashed through a Philadelphia deli. NBC10's Drew Smith shows surveillance videos of the crash from inside and outside the deli and speaks with a pregnant woman about her close call.


  14. Jane 'Pixanne' Norman, Temple Grad-Turned-TV Star, DiesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2017 | NBC Connecticut

    Jane Norman, a Philadelphia native who developed a character named "Pixanne" that became a local television hit for the entire decade of the 1960s, died Saturday at home in Bala Cynwyd, NBC10 has learned. She was 83. Norman's affinity for music and the stage showed early as she started piano lessons at 3, and five years later composed a piece that the Philadelphia Orchestra played in concert.


  15. Engineer Charged in Deadly Amtrak DerailmentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | NBC Connecticut

    The engineer operating Amtrak 188 when it careened off the tracks in Northeast Philadelphia two years ago has been charged criminally in the derailment, Pennsylvania's attorney general announced Friday. Brandon Bostian, 33, was charged shortly after 5 p.m. Friday, a mere seven hours before the statute of limitations was set to expire in the case.


  16. Free Pot to Be Distributed to Congress During 'JointSession'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | NBC Connecticut

    A marijuana legalization advocacy group handed out over 8,400 joints in Washington, D.C., as a protest during the inauguration of President Donald Trump. Thursday's official marijuana holiday, dubbed 420 by enthusiasts, is reaching new highs this year.


  17. Vandals Damage Headstones at Jewish Cemetery in PhiladelphiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2017 | NBC Connecticut

    An investigation is underway after vandals damaged headstones at Mount Carmel Cemetery in the Wissinoming section of Philadelphia. Police say the suspect or suspects damaged 75 to 100 graves at the Jewish cemetery, located on Frankford and Cheltenham avenues.


  18. Guiterrez: Hispanic Dems Barred From Meeting With ICE DirectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | NBC Connecticut

    Rep. Luis Gutierrez delivers remarks on the first day of the Democratic National Convention on July 25, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Rep. Luis Gutierrez was among a group of Hispanic congressmen barred from a meeting Thursday with a top federal immigration enforcement official. 2 comments

  19. Syrians Denied Entry to Philadelphia Are Set to Return: LawyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2017 | NBC Connecticut

    "Of all the times I have negotiated to return people to the United States, this is the most optimistic I have felt" The Syrian family sent back to the Middle East last weekend is returning to the United States. NBC10's Lauren Mayk spoke with their family member from Allentown.


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