Michael Tanenbaum

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Michael Tanenbaum is a Web Curator for PhillyVoice.com, with interests ranging from technology and behavioral health to local community initiatives and cultural life. Michael has written for the Argentina Independent and Bespoke Magazine and previously served as a news editor for Xfinity.com before joining PhillyVoice. He received his B.A. in The Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University.


tanenbaum@phillyvoice.com

August 16, 2019

Investigations

Pennsylvania charges Florida man in alleged human trafficking at massage parlors

A Florida business man is facing human trafficking charges in Pennsylvania in connection with the alleged sexual exploitation of undocumented women at massage parlors, Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced Friday. David Williams, 41, allegedly operated the parlors in Virginia and Florida as well.

August 16, 2019

Phillies

Before grand slam, Phillies' Bryce Harper told heckler: 'Shut the f*** up'

The Philadelphia Phillies beat the Chicago Cubs in dramatic fashion on Thursday night, sealing a 7-5 victory with a walk-off grand slam from none other than Bryce Harper.

August 16, 2019

Investigations

Wildwood police seek man whose dog severely injured child on beach

A child suffered severe injuries Friday morning when he was bitten by a pit bull on the Wildwood beach, prompting a search for the man who was walking his pet.

August 15, 2019

Nature

Lightning bolt starts beach fire, seagull consumes shark in Ocean City videos

Two videos from Ocean City, New Jersey show a lightning bolt starting a fire at an umbrella rental shed and a seagull eating a baby shark on the beach.

August 15, 2019

Investigations

Kenney: North Philly standoff a 'harsh reminder' of reality of gun violence in U.S.

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney was joined by local and state leaders Thursday afternoon to address the aftermath of the North Philadelphia standoff that left six police officers wounded in a firefight with a barricaded suspect. 

August 15, 2019

Active Shooters

Gunman surrenders after 7-hour standoff in North Philly

At least 6 Philadelphia police officers were shot and wounded Wednesday afternoon in an active shooter situation in North Philadelphia, according to authorities.

August 15, 2019

Investigations

Roofer dies in electrocution, fall from Northern Liberties property

A 64-year-old man died Thursday after he was electrocuted and fell three stories from a home under construction in Northern Liberties, police said. OSHA was notified of the incident.

August 15, 2019

Investigations

Five injured in North Philly shooting one day after police standoff

Five people were injured Thursday afternoon in a shooting in North Philadelphia, just one day after six officers were wounded in a standoff with an armed suspect in Nicetown-Tioga.

August 15, 2019

Investigations

Nearly $1 million in counterfeit smartphones seized at Philly port

More than 4,000 counterfeit smartphones were seized at the Port of Philadelphia in two shipments that arrived from China over the last month, Customs & Border Protection officials announced Thursday.

August 14, 2019

Employment

Fashion District Philadelphia holding job fair ahead of September opening

Fashion District Philadelphia, a new urban mall in Center City, is holding a job fair for retail positions on Aug. 20 at PA CareerLink's Suburban Station location. The district officially opens Sept. 19.

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