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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is located in Philadelphia County. Zip codes in Philadelphia, PA include 19105, 19147, and 19099. The median home price in Philadelphia is $159,000 which is roughly $84/per square foot. More Philadelphia information.

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3 hrs ago | Oxford Times

FROM West Philadelphia born and raised... to the Bodleian's historic halls.

Many people will recognise this King Lear from his role as Geoffrey on 90s TV show The Fresh Prince of Bel Air.


7 hrs ago |

At Amish ironworks, a matter of mettle

Visiting the blacksmith who shod horses for his family's farm, young Amos Glick was inspired: "You put a piece of metal at the forge, heat it and beat it, and you get a completely different shape."


11 hrs ago | Evening Sun

Police: Man kills son, 5, wounds the boy's mother

Police say a Philadelphia man shot and killed his 5-year-old son and critically wounded the boy's mother before trying to kill himself as officers closed in.


16 hrs ago |

Philadelphia ballet dancers on a Rocky Mountain high

"It'll be so beautiful there!" Amy Aldridge says, thinking of dancing with a tall, dark stranger among the pines.


20 hrs ago | CBS Local

Lawsuit Blames City's Emergency Response For Tragic Death

Last week, a North Philadelphia family filed a lawsuit against the city charging that inept paramedics caused the death of a 24-year-old pregnant woman and brain damage to her son.


Yesterday | CBS Local

Positively Philadelphia: Phillyosophy Photo Contest

It's part of the new "Phillyosophy" campaign by the tourism promotion agency Visit Philadelphia .


Sat Jul 26, 2014

As community mourns, police hunt carjackers

Philadelphia police continued their search Saturday for two men who carjacked an SUV and drove it into a crowd, killing three children.

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The Washington Post

Police ID three kids killed in Philadelphia carjacking crash

Two carjackers who rammed a stolen SUV into a family selling fruit for their church, killing three children, were still on the run Saturday as the reward for their capture reached $110,000.


NBC Chicago

Woman in Critical After Propane Tank Explodes Inside RV

A woman is fighting for her life and a young boy is recovering after a propane tank exploded inside an RV in the Oxford Circle section of Philadelphia.


CBS Local

Area Medical Facilities Consider Higher Security In Wake of Fatal Shooting

What security changes, if any, will come at local hospitals and health care facilities in the wake of Thursday's deadly shooting inside a medical office on the campus of Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital, in Delaware County? Even before this incident, a coalition of more than 60 hospitals in the Philadelphia area would meet regularly to talk about events ... (more)



Carjacked Vehicle Hits Crowd, Killing Three Children

Philadelphia Police Homicide Detectives have announced that a third child has been pronounced dead as a result of a carjacking gone wrong in North Philadelphia earlier this morning.


Firebomb Hits Home in South Philadelphia

Friday morning was a panicked one on the 1700 block of Sigel Street in South Philadelphia, where a home went up in flames just after 6:00 a.m. According to South Detectives, a male suspect is in custody after a plainclothes police officer saw him throwing a firebomb at the property just before the blaze began.


Fri Jul 25, 2014

The last papal visit to Philadelphia: John Paul II in 1979

John Paul II passed quickly yesterday - too quickly to satisfy many of the assembled thousands - on his way from International Airport to the Mass he celebrated before hundreds of thousands of persons in beautifully groomed Logan Circle.


The 8 Stinkiest Spots in Philadelphia

When I first got my cat, a rescue from the streets of Kensington, he wasn't exactly house-broken.


NBC Los Angeles

3 Kids Killed After Carjacking

Police are at the scene of a hit and run crash that happened at Germantown and Allegheny Avenues in Philadelphia.



Carjackers Ram Crowd, Kill Three Pedestrians in Philadelphia

Car thieves in Philadelphia drove into a crowd of people this afternoon, killing three pedestrians and seriously injuring three others.


New York Daily News

Carjackers slam into crowd of pedestrians in Philadelphia, killing two children

Two men hijacked a white Jeep in northern Philadelphia on Friday, throwing its terrified owner into the back seat, cops said.



Pope Francis accepts invitation to visit Philadelphia in 2015

Pope Francis has accepted his invitation to attend the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia next year, according to Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput.


The York Daily Record

Pa. hospital shooting investigation seeks cause

An officer directs traffic near the scene of a shooting Thursday, July 24, 2014, at a wellness center attached to Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital in Darby, Pa.


CBS Local

Liberian Americans Gathering In Philadelphia For Celebration, But With Heavy Hearts

Friday brings the start of three days of activities in Philadelphia marking the importance of the Liberian community in the area.



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