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Philadelphia police investigate shooting involving 2 undercover officers

Philadelphia Police in the 14th district are investigating a shooting involving undercover police officers Friday. The incident happened just after 8:00 p.m. on the 1400 block of Sharpnack Street. → Read More

Suspects sought after shots fired at 3 plainclothes Philadelphia police officers

Police are looking for at least two gunmen who fired shots at three plainclothes officers in the West Oak Lane section of Philadelphia. → Read More

Community reflects on the legacy of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

In a symbol of great honor, the flags are slowly lowered to half-staff outside of the capitol building in Washington, D.C. Friday. This as word comes that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has lost her battle with cancer. → Read More

Will COVID-19 affect trick-or-treating? Officials in tri-state area weigh in

October is fast approaching, and typically, young people start thinking about Halloween. But the big question is, will it be different this year because of COVID-19? → Read More

Quadruple shooting on basketball court leaves 2 dead in Spring Garden: Police

Two people have died after an explosion of gunfire on the basketball court on Wallace Street in Philadelphia's Spring Garden section. → Read More

3rd person dies after shooting in New Hanover Twp., Montgomery County

Three people have died after a shooting on the 2900 block of Reifsnyder Road in New Hanover Township, Pennsylvania, authorities say. → Read More

Father kills son, daughter-in-law in double murder-suicide in New Hanover Twp., Montgomery County

Three people have died after a shooting on the 2900 block of Reifsnyder Road in New Hanover Township, Pennsylvania, authorities say. → Read More

Philadelphians enjoy first Friday night back of indoor dining amid COVID-19

The sweet sound of Jazz made some of the guests Friday night at Chris' Jazz Cafe on Samson Street giggle. → Read More

Bensalem Twp. police sign historic agreement with NAACP

It's the start of an innovative relationship between the Bensalem Township Police Department and the NAACP, and the hope is the agreement will produce transformational results. → Read More

Fallen Bridgeton police officer loved being a dad, widow says

Bridgeton police say 49-year-old Sean Peek of Millville was found unresponsive by family members at his home late Sunday morning following an on-duty life-saving incident. → Read More

Controversial social media post raises community concerns

The post depicts a white police officer with two black men pointing guns to the front and back of the officer's head. It was a meme reposted by Darby Township First Ward Commissioner Marvin Smith. → Read More

Quadruple shooting leaves 2 teens dead in Philadelphia: Police

A quadruple shooting left two teens dead and two others injured in Philadelphia's Point Breeze section on Wednesday night. → Read More

2 Delco police officers being hailed heroes; helping out in one special delivery

Two police officers in Delaware County are being hailed heroes for helping out in one special delivery. They immediately utilized their training when they answered a call and found a woman in the throes of having a baby. → Read More

Severe storms bring damaging winds, flooding rains across the Philadelphia region

A line of strong storms that swept through the area on Friday afternoon brought flooding rain and damaging winds. → Read More

Protest held in Philadelphia for Jacob Blake who was shot by police in Wisconsin

Protesters marched through the streets of Philadelphia on Wednesday night following the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin. → Read More

Woman could have leg amputated after illegal street race in South Philadelphia

Police are looking for the drivers of two Dodge Chargers that were involved in an illegal street race early Sunday morning in Philadelphia. → Read More

POP-UP Learning: Mrs. Finney teaches math with a side of hip-hop

A former Teacher of the Year has applied her very own lyrical math technique during her new POP-UP Math Class. → Read More

Medical marijuana sales on rise in Pennsylvania since coronavirus outbreak

Medical marijuana sales have dramaitcally increased in Southeastern Pennsylvania since the outbreak of the coronavirus. → Read More

People living in Philadelphia encampments told to leave by Tuesday morning

City officials have told homeless people in two encampments in Philadelphia, one of them on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, to leave by Tuesday morning. → Read More

A vigil was held to honor 5-year-old Eliza Talal at Fischer Park in Harleysville, Pa

You typically don't hear Disney tunes at a vigil for someone who's passed away. But Friday, at Fischer Park in Harleysville, Montgomery County Disney tunes were played to honor 5-year-old Eliza Talal which were her favorite songs. → Read More