John Kopp

John Kopp

John Kopp is a News Reporter/Web Producer who joined PhillyVoice.com after spending five years reporting for the Delaware County Daily Times. He spent the prior year covering state and local politics, including a $4 million Pennsylvania state Senate race. He previously covered Chester city government, the Chester Upland School District and high-school sports. A Temple University graduate, John enjoys long-distance running, watching baseball and exploring new places.

john@phillyvoice.com

September 21, 2017

Neighborhoods

New Comcast boxes are an eyesore, residents say

Comcast has been installing wire boxes on Philly homes, forcing residents to 'opt out' if they don't want them. That has drawn the ire of some Fairmount residents.

September 21, 2017

Police

Philly police: Skimming devices used in fraud scheme that extends to suburbs

Authorities have recovered skimming devices believed to have been part of a fraud scheme that took place in Philadelphia, Bucks County and Montgomery County, Philly police announced on Thursday.

September 20, 2017

Court

Preliminary hearing in homicide of Temple student Jenna Burleigh delayed

The preliminary hearing for Joshua Hupperterz, the 29-year-old former Temple University student facing charges for the murder of 22-year-old Jenna Burleigh, has been continued until late November before Philadelphia Municipal Court Judge Patrick Dugan.

September 20, 2017

Elections

Commissioner: Non-citizens voted in Philly elections

At least 220 non-U.S. citizens successfully registered to vote in Philadelphia between 2006 and 2017, according to a report released Wednesday by City Commissioner Al Schmidt.

September 19, 2017

Addiction

As drug overdose deaths climb, Philly offers free Narcan training

Philadelphia officials are offering free Narcan training sessions to the general public, an effort aimed at reducing the city's skyrocketing drug overdose death figures.

September 19, 2017

Police

Police arrest man in 3 child luring incidents in Northeast Philly

A Philadelphia man has been charged in connection with a string of attempted child luring incidents reported last week in Northeast Philly, police announced.

September 18, 2017

Schools

Students, teachers require medical treatment during school emergency drill

An off-site evacuation drill at a Montgomery County elementary school was all abuzz on Monday morning.

September 18, 2017

Police

Child luring incident reported in Lower Bucks County

Police are investigating a report of an attempted child luring on Sunday afternoon in Lower Southampton Township, Bucks County – a short distance from Northeast Philadelphia, where six other cases were reported last week.

September 14, 2017

Technology

Priests take the 'good news' to their flock – on social media

More and more, social media is where people engage with one another. So, why shouldn't the church have an active voice there, too?

September 14, 2017

Parks

Stoops temporarily replace park benches at Philly's Washington Square

An art installation asks visitors to reflect on a timeless Philly tradition

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