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A man claiming to be the dead rapper Tupac Shakur was arrested Wednesday morning in Philadelphia after he used a hammer to smash windows of police cars parked at the 6th district station, according to CBS3 .
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Last month a small but vocal group gathered on the steps of Seattle's city hall to demand greater restrictions on the controversial transportation of oil by railway tanker through the Northwest.
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"We're going to have two games, one on each side, going at the same time. People playing against each other, people playing cooperatively.
The eighth annual Philadelphia Book Festival returns April 13th for a week of page-turning, citywide fun.
At the end of the school year, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia will stop giving tuition assistance to children of clergy sex-abuse victims.
A 43-year-old West Philadelphia man was sentenced today to 9-20 years in prison for a vicious home invasion attack on an 87-year-old neighbor and her adult son in July of 2012.
The young girl who had to prop up her mother's head as the woman nodded off on a SEPTA bus in Philadelphia has been removed from the woman's home after the Department of Human Services intervened, according to Philly.com .
Police are looking for a masked gunman who shot a 24-year-old woman twice in the back in her bed in South Philadelphia.
The 378-unit Parkland View Apartments at 1055 Cetronia Rd. in Upper Macungie Township were found to be in violation of the Federal Fair Housing Act's accessibility requirements.
City Council has declared 2014 as the "Year of the Veteran" in Philadelphia, aimed at helping, highlighting, and supporting Veterans.
Philadelphia, PA, United States - It's a job where stress mounts like dollars on a taxicab meter.
A man police called a 'wedding crasher thief' has admitted stealing cash and gifts from wedding receptions in suburban Philadelphia.
Police in Philadelphia are starting to arrest a group of activists staging a protest over the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
Learn about the conditions that led to Frank Furness' most incredible masterworks, including the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts seen here, on Wednesday.
Should possession of under an ounce of marijuana be punishable by fine but not arrest? Philly City Council takes on the controversial issue.
When the Mark Group, which calls itself the United Kingdom's largest installer of domestic energy-saving solutions, announced plans to set up its U.S. headquarters in the former Navy Yard in South Philadelphia, the state and city rolled out the carpet, offering $3.3 million in incentives.