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Recent articles by Katherine:

Mayor Kenney to sign order banning guns in Philly recreation spaces

The signing will come one day after a funeral for a Parks and Recreation worker who was killed while on the job. → Read More

Man shot and killed in Powelton near Drexel University

Drexel police arrived to find the victim lying on the sidewalk, shot at least once. He was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. → Read More

Police investigate armed robbery, home invasion near Temple University campus

The suspects in both incidents got away, police said. → Read More

Investigators identify pilot, passenger killed when small plane crashed in New Jersey neighborhood

Investigators say the plane had just taken off from nearby Bucks Airport in Bridgeton. → Read More

2 members of Pa Task Force-1 deploy to Puerto Rico after Hurricane Fiona

Two members of Pennsylvania Task Force-1 have been deployed after Puerto Rico was slammed by Hurricane Fiona. → Read More

Towering oak at Morris Arboretum comes down after 96 years

The tree was planted in September 1926, the same year Queen Elizabeth II was born. → Read More

Trial begins for former Philadelphia police officer who fatally shot unarmed Black man

Former officer Eric Ruch fatally shot Dennis Plowden Jr. after a car chase and crash in East Germantown. → Read More

Father of 7, a SEPTA conductor, killed in Germantown ambush shooting: Police

The family said right after his wife got inside the home, someone ambushed 37-year-old Daniel Ruley. → Read More

Police ID teen fatally shot while walking with friend, dog in Philadelphia's Frankford neighborhood

Philadelphia police say a teenager was gunned down while walking a dog in the city's Frankford section. → Read More

'Finish Liza's Run': Philadelphia runners honor murdered Tennessee mother Eliza Fletcher

Philadelphia runners met to honor murdered Tennessee mother Eliza Fletcher with one goal in mind: finish her run. → Read More

Woman on sidewalk struck, killed in Germantown hit-and-run; police say 4 people fled the scene

Police are working to identify the victim. She was wearing scrubs and was possibly in her 40s or 50s. → Read More

What to know about President Biden's speech in Philadelphia tonight

Commuters will need to watch out for road closures and detours while the president is in town. → Read More

3 shot outside elementary school in the Kensington section of Philadelphia; dozens of shots fired

According to police, 30 shell casings were found - and many of them were rifle rounds. → Read More

"Really hot." 100 Philladelphia schools dismiss early due to heat, and will again Wednesday

"It's hard to stay focused because it's so hot in there," one student said. → Read More

"I'm feeling good" one Brewerytown student says as he goes back to school

As is Action News tradition, we spent time with a family as they prepared for the first day of school. → Read More

Man, 23, playing basketball at Pleasant Playground in Philly shot multiple times

Philadelphia police say a 23-year-old man was shot while playing basketball at a playground. → Read More

Police ID 3 suspects charged in shooting outside West Philly rec center; 5 injured

Police have identified the three suspects arrested in connection to a shooting outside a West Philadelphia rec center Tuesday night that injured five people. → Read More

4 teens shot at North Philadelphia birthday party

Four teenagers were shot at a 17th birthday party in North Philadelphia. → Read More

'I'm excited for school': Classes begin for some kids in Camden, New Jersey

"I'm looking forward to having tons of fun and making new friends," said 4th grader Natalia Irizarry. → Read More

Over 5,000 books collected for Tall Pines Day Camp's 'Kindness Week'

A few years ago, Tall Pines raised about 3,000 books for BookSmiles. This year they smashed that record. → Read More