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Investigations

Child's remains found in duffel bag behind West Philly property, police say

Child Remains Mantua

Investigations

Police release video showing suspect wanted for murder of 88-year-old man

Richard Butler shooting suspect video

Investigations

Escaped prisoner Alleem Bordan spotted in West Philly, police say

Alleen Bordan sighting

Investigations

Fight at Robeson High School high school put school on lockdown

012324 fight Robeson High School

Neighborhoods

Spruce Hill residents seek to add pedestrian plaza to slow traffic near Penn Alexander School

43rd and Spruce streets

Crime

Vandalism of West Philly mosque is under police investigation; calls for hate crime probe arise

Masjid Al-Jamia mosque West Philadelphia vandalism

Crime

Philly police investigating 2 hit-and-run crashes that sent pedestrians to the hospital

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Food & Drink

Iconic lunch spot Koch's Deli to relocate to 6th and Market after 57 years in West Philly

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Food & Drink

Amina to expand to University City with Southern seafood restaurant

Amina Ocean West Philly

Investigations

Woman shot, killed on Market Street in West Philadelphia, police say

Woman Shot West Philadelphia

Food & Drink

Asad’s to bring its TikTok-famous hot chicken to West Philly

Asad's Hot Chicken

Investigations

Man dies after being shot in the face in West Philadelphia, police say

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History

MOVE Bombing commemorated with permanent exhibit at Philadelphia's Municipal Services Building

MOVE exhibit

Investigations

Police are searching for man who sexually assaulted 2 women at gunpoint in West Philly last weekend

West Philly Sexual Assaults

Transportation

Illegally parked cars delay some of SEPTA's busiest bus routes, but AI may boost enforcement, study suggests

SEPTA AI Study

Holiday

LumiNature holiday light display returns to the Philadelphia Zoo in November

LumiNature Philadelphia Zoo

Education

New Drexel institute will let business students invest in real estate

Drexel Real Estate

Food & Drink

Fishtown's Milkcrate Cafe expands its unique coffee-and-vinyl-records shop concept to West Philly

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Investigations

Police release new looting video footage, while city offers financial help for businesses affected by the unrest

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Food & Drink

Newly-reopened Jim's West Steaks hires armed security guards to safeguard customers

Jim's Steaks West

Weekend

Oktoberfest, Restaurant Week and a bunch of bees: Your weekend guide to things to do

Weekend guide Oktoberfest

Transportation

Construction to add protected bike lane on Walnut Street will start this week

Walnut Street construction

Arts & Culture

Watch a special showing of 'Night of the Living Dead' at the old Leader Theater during Velocities pop-up market

Now+Them Movie

Shopping

Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll returns with $1, $3 and $5 deals

Baltimore Avenue Dollar Stroll 2023

Family-Friendly

Look for bats during a nighttime nature walk through The Woodlands cemetery

Bat night Woodlands

Crime

Seven shot, one killed at block party Saturday morning, police say

West Philly Shooting

Investigations

Police search for suspects after 19-year-old is killed in Cobbs Creek shooting

Cobbs Creek shooting

Crime

Philly teen allegedly communicated with global terrorist group, planned to build explosives

Arrest Teen Terrorist Investigation

History

West Philly community archaeology project aims to recover forgotten stories of the Black Bottom

Archaeology Project Black Bottom

Development

Restoration work begins at Cobbs Creek Golf Club in West Philly

Cobbs Creek Golf

Entertainment

Shakespeare in Clark Park returns with rock musical 'Two Gentlemen of Verona'

Clark Park Shakespeare 2023

TV

Meet Milan Carter, the West Philly-native who stars alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger in Netflix's 'Fubar'

Milan Carter Fubar Netflix

Development

Penn unveils designs for $75 million performing arts center

Penn Performing Arts Center

Pets

Puppy found with rubber bands around muzzle now ready for adoption at Main Line Animal Rescue

PSPCA rescue dog Marigold

Arts & Culture

Look for 'rain poetry' to appear on some Philly sidewalks during the next storm

philadelphia rain poetry

Mental Health

Penn Medicine to open mental health care hub at former Mercy Hospital

Penn Medicine mental health

Transportation

Indego to add 600 electric bikes as part of expansion into North Philly, Manayunk and West Philly

Indego Bikes Expansion

Investigations

Man wanted for sexual assault near Penn, Drexel campuses, police say

Sexual Assault West Philly

Investigations

West Philly middle school students hospitalized after drinking suspected drug-laced juice, police say

Drug laced juice

Entertainment

From tickets to parking, here's what you need to know about the 2023 Penn Relays

Courts

Settlement allows UC Townhomes to be demolished and sold, but preserves some space for affordable housing

UC Townhomes settlement

Crime

50-year-old man fatally shot in West Philly Saturday afternoon

50 year old killed

Videos