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Investigations

Man charged in fatal shooting of 7-year-old boy in West Philly

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Chefs

Honeysuckle chef Omar Tate launches GoFundMe to open community center in West Philly

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Podcasts

Will Smith says he had racist encounters with police while growing up in Philly

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Art

Neighborhood artists on view in West Philadelphia porch art show Saturday

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Primary Election

Rick Krajewski declares victory over incumbent James Roebuck in Pa. House's 188th District primary

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George Floyd

West Philadelphia protest remembers victims of the 1985 MOVE Bombing

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Tributes

Drone light show in West Philly honors COVID-19 front-line workers

Drone Light Philly

Agriculture

West Philly spotted lanternfly hatch confirmed as Pennsylvania's first of the year

Spotted Lanternfly 2020

Music

West Philadelphia rapper Chynna dies at 25

West Philly rapper Chynna dead

LGBTQ

New cafe Mina's World adds inclusivity to West Philly coffee scene

Mina's Coffee West Philly

Elections

Democrat Roni Green wins special election to fill Pa.'s 190th District seat vacated by Motiva Johnson-Harrell

Roni Green Special Election

Coffee Shops

West Philly siblings want to open Ethiopian coffee shop in neighborhood

West Philly Ethiopian Coffee

Health News

Mercy Hospital in West Philadelphia closing its inpatient facilities

Mercy Hospital West Philadelphia

Restaurants

Renata's Kitchen is now open in former Trolley Car Station location in West Philly

Renata's Kitchen New Location

Education

Demonstrators greet Mike Pence in West Philly during visit to Catholic school

Mike Pence West Philly

Court

Former Rep. Motiva Johnson-Harrell sentenced to three months in prison, then house arrest

Rep. Motiva Johnson-Harrell guilty theft

Investigations

Police search for driver in fatal West Philly hit-and-run

West Hit Run

Investigations

Brother, 19, questioned in fatal shooting of 11-year-old boy in West Philly

West Philly 11

Investigations

Man in custody after four family members found fatally shot at West Philly home

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Festivals

Lancaster Avenue Jazz and Arts Festival offers free, family-friendly fun

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Performances

Shakespeare in Clark Park returns with free production of 'King Lear'

Clark Park

Investigations

Two men critically injured when third-story balcony collapses in West Philly

Philadelphia Police officer cruiser

Food & Drink

Dining Days returning to University City, now with lunch

White Dog Cafe expansion

Police

WATCH: Philly police host pop-up karaoke event at 52nd and Market

Karaoke With A Cop

Recreation

Philadelphia Zoo to debut WildWorks zipline and ropes course

Philadelphia Zoo ropes zipline

Crimes

Woman stabbed 30 times in her West Philadelphia home

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Business

Panera Bread to open largest Philly store at Penn campus in May

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City Services

Philly launches mechanical street cleaning pilot in six neighborhoods

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Interviews

A little girl from West Philly grew up to become TV's first black lesbian superhero

Nafessa Williams

Business

Giant plans second Heirloom Market near Penn campus

Giant Supermarket

Lawsuits

'Fresh Prince' actor sues Fortnite creators over use of Carlton dance moves

Healthy Eating

University City restaurant to offer healthy 'brain food' menu for students during finals week

co-op brain food salmon

Investigations

Man charged, two others held in quadruple homicide in West Philly

Jahlil Porter Police

Investigations

Four people found dead – each shot in the head – in basement of West Philly home

Malcolm Street

Election 2018

Gritty scored write-in votes all across Philly

The Arts

King Britt ushers in the next big thing in public art: augmented reality murals

Carroll - Dreams, Diaspora, and Destiny Mural

Business

Wawa at Drexel University opens this week

Carroll - Drexel University Wawa

Odd News

West Philly Dunkin' Donuts on New England Patriots cups: 'We had no cups'

Odd News

Philadelphia's runaway-turtle epidemic continues in Mount Airy

Missing Turtle

Investigation

Police recover infant abducted during theft of mother's car in West Philly

Philadelphia Police officer cruiser

Odd News

Suzy Greenberg wasn't the only pet turtle to go missing in Philadelphia this week

Wayward turtles

Courts

Philly police arrest one man, seek another in home invasion and sexual assault of 82-year-old woman

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