West Philadelphia

Tragedies

Jayanna Powell

Mother of young Philly hit-and-run victim hopes to launch notification system

Courts

Jayanna Powell

Confessed hit-and-run driver tries to apologize to young girl's family

People

Questlove

Questlove plays Coltrane, rides El and calls West Philly his 'favorite thing in the world'

History

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Travel 100 years into history and back with these then-and-now Philly photos

Investigation

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Police: Teen fatally shot at father's West Philadelphia shop

Police

Jayanna Powell

Grieving family tearfully thanks officers for their police work and support

Crashes

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Dozens hurt as SEPTA trolleys collide in West Philadelphia

Community

Rescued dog

Community rallies to help pay for abandoned pit bull's costly surgery

Courts

Jayanna Powell

'I wanted him to see our faces': Family will wait to confront man charged in daughter's death

Tragedies

Jayanna Powell

Memorial tribute for Jayanna Powell slated for Sunday at hit-and-run site

Fires

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Two SEPTA workers injured in Cedar Park manhole fire

Tragedies

Jayanna Powell

Crossing-guard lapse concerns young hit-and-run victim's mom

Tragedies

Jayanna Powell

UPDATE: Police ID man charged in hit-and-run death of West Philly girl

Investigations

West Philly hit and run

City officials offer $25,000 reward for arrest in fatal hit-and-run of girl, 8, in West Philly

Investigations

West Philly hit and run

Police searching for driver in hit-and-run crash that killed girl, 8, in West Philly

Property

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Philly puts out RFP for vacant properties at site of MOVE bombing

Crime

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Toddler in critical condition after being stabbed in head in Philadelphia

2016 Election

Katy Perry headlines GOTV rally for Hillary Clinton at Mann Center

Music

The Drexel Dragon on Drexel University's campus in Philadelphia.

Philadelphia college radio station ranked No. 1

Videos

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Police: Man sought for violent armed robbery in West Philadelphia

Transportation

Bike Ride

Philadelphia's growing obsession with biking, hatred for potholes

Police

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Cyclist videos roadside arrest, refuses to hand over cellphone to Philly police officer

Falls

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Police: Boy, 4, dies after falling seven stories from balcony in West Philadelphia

Police

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City to expand successful violence-reduction strategy beyond South Philadelphia

Investigation

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Police: Woman set West Philadelphia house fire in revenge against ex

Street Art

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Philly street artist blasts 'scribblers' videotaped defacing 'Beer Monster' mural

Crime

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Authorities: Man in fluorescent safety vest robs three Philly banks in two days

Books

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Book Review: Nell Zink’s new novel smells like West Philly

Police and Crime

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Reports: 109 shots fired between nine officers, killing one suspect 'of serious concern'

Events

Go West Craft Fest

Fall craft festival heads to historic site in West Philly

Development

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Penn cuts ribbon on $127 million New College House

Higher Education

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At Penn, more than 900 women sign letter to those 'complicit in rape culture'

Cops

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Report: Man who exchanged gunfire with police in West Philadelphia identified, in custody

Higher Education

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Creepy email inviting freshman co-eds to party prompts fliers on Penn campus

Authors

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Roving author reflects on her stay in Philly, future travels

zines

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Five for Friday: Dre Grigoropol of Philly Zine Fest

Bars

Education

Receive a rare beer for donating back-to-school supplies

Police

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Arrest warrant issued for Philly man in series of home invasions, robberies

Parody

Lies, cult-speak and bullying for votes at Hillary Clinton rally in West Philly

Politics

Hillary Clinton returning to Philadelphia next week to campaign

Business

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Preliminary plans aired for West Philly apartment building

Neighborhoods

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Philadelphia neighbors push back on crime by getting to know the police

CHOP

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CHOP debuts Health and Wellness Garden in West Philadelphia

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Startup ice cream company among Philly vendors hoping to bask in DNC spotlight

Crime

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Police: West Philly neighbor dispute leads to gunfire, one man in critical condition

Police

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Arrest warrant issued for Philadelphia youth charged with murder

Development

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Penn Medicine plans new tower for healthcare technology

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