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Strawberry Mansion High School, located in a poor Philadelphia neighborhood with a high crime rate, was once considered one of the most dangerous schools in the country.
Authorities in Philadelphia have arrested a suspect in the death of man reportedly shot over a pair of expensive headphones.
Philadelphia police say a violent struggle preceded the fatal stabbing of a retired Villanova University professor in her apartment, but that they don't know yet if it stemmed from a personal dispute, a random attack or a robbery.
A national report on hunger and homelessness says the number of people needing emergency food from Philadelphia's pantries rose 7 percent over the last year.
The first bills in the Pennsylvania Legislature's wide-ranging response to the Jerry Sandusky and Roman Catholic clergy scandals were sent Wednesday to Gov. Tom Corbett, a year after a commission recommended sweeping changes to the state's child abuse laws.
An official with the Israeli consulate in Philadelphia today told members of the Klein Active Adult Center, in Elkins Park, that he was "hopeful" that there would soon be good news about keeping the consulate office here open.
A Delaware man is one of two men charged in a violent attack that was caught on video last month in Philadelphia's Center City neighborhood.
Proponents of same-sex marriage are launching a campaign to legalize it in Pennsylvania - the last holdout among the Northeast states.
Police in Philadelphia say they don't yet know why a retired Villanova University professor was fatally stabbed in her apartment.
As interest and activity increases around development of East Market Street, older buildings - some of them historic - may be threatened.
While the snow is keeping many people at home and many businesses closed, one Philadelphia museum is offering visitors a deal to brave the weather.
Police in North Carolina have charged the driver of a limousine involved in a wreck that killed a Philadelphia couple.
Police in Philadelphia are searching for two men who robbed a convenience store and stole the clerk's wedding and engagement rings.
It may not technically be winter yet, but don't tell that to the 50 million Americans in the northeastern U.S. who were saying hello Tuesday to another winter storm that was snarling commutes and travel schedules.
Yesterday we kicked off the XPN Local 12 Days of Christmas with a free download of "Christmas on the Block" by Larry Saklad , a new rendition of the 1983 seasonal pop song by the late Philadelphia songwriter Alan Mann.