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I-95 Renamed for Fallen Police Officers

Aug 06, 2013 06:30 PM EDT

Highway dedicated for two highway patrol officers killed on the interstate.

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Police Detonate 'Hazardous Device' on O.C. Beach

Aug 06, 2013 10:47 PM EDT

Ocean City Police detonated a “hazardous device” after closing off a portion of the beach on Tuesday.

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Pastor Charged With Setting Car on Fire for Insurance Money

Aug 06, 2013 07:44 PM EDT

A North Philadelphia pastor is behind bars after police say he set his own car on fire in an attempt to collect insurance money.

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Man in Critical After Motorcycle Collides With Car

Aug 06, 2013 11:59 PM EDT

A motorcycle rider is fighting for his life after an accident in the Wissinoming section of the city.

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4 Families Homeless After Fire Spreads to 6 Homes

Aug 06, 2013 11:44 PM EDT

Three firefighters are recovering and four families are displaced after a fire damaged six row homes in Montgomery County.

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First Look at Contractor Burned in House Explosion

Aug 07, 2013 12:11 AM EDT

Contractor Steve Barrientos suffered second and third-degree burns over his face and upper body when the house he was working in exploded last week. A family living next door lost an urn containing the remains o...

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School District Sues Design Firms for Millions

Aug 06, 2013 05:40 PM EDT

More than two dozen lawsuits could yield the district $2 million, which could save some jobs.

Top 20 Party Schools

Aug 06, 2013 04:34 PM EDT

The Princeton Review released its 2014 edition of "The Best 378 Colleges" book Monday, which includes a list of the Top 20 party schools in the country.

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Philly Get Ready for Permanent Sales Tax Hike

Aug 06, 2013 05:01 PM EDT

Philadelphia City Council President Darrell Clarke's office said Monday that legislators will make permanent a 1 percent sales tax that was due to expire next budget year.

Teen Female Shot, Killed

Aug 06, 2013 01:43 PM EDT

A man walked into a home overnight and opened fire killing a teenage female and injuring a young man.

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What Vince Fumo Needs to Do

Aug 06, 2013 09:16 AM EDT

Commentary by Dave Davies: To me, the interesting question is what Vince, who spent decades giving orders, cutting deals, negotiating multibillion-dollar budgets, making and breaking careers, and...

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In Case You Missed It: Yesterday's Top Stories

Aug 06, 2013 09:04 AM EDT

Here's some of yesterday's top stories.

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'Night Out' Rallies Aim to Stop Crime With Communication

Aug 06, 2013 09:33 AM EDT

Neighbors, law enforcement rally to say hello and work towards reducing crime across the city.

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2 Men Wanted for Robberies, Sex Assault

Aug 06, 2013 12:04 AM EDT

Police are on the hunt for two gunmen who they say committed eight robberies during a two-week span and also sexually assaulted a teen girl during one of the incidents.

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12 Kids Hurt After Van Overturns on I-295

Aug 05, 2013 07:16 PM EDT

Over a dozen people were hospitalized after a 15-passenger van overturned on I-295 in Burlington Township.

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Phillies Down & Out

Aug 06, 2013 06:51 AM EDT

The Phillies have one win in their last 14 games.

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Dept. Says Officer Was Justified in Tasering Incident

Aug 05, 2013 06:42 PM EDT

A review board now says that a Rehoboth Beach Police Officer did not use excessive force in an arrest caught on camera back in April.

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New Flu Shot Gives Broader Protection

Aug 05, 2013 02:13 PM EDT

The FDA gives approval for the pharmaceutical company to begin shipping its new, broader-protection vaccine out to health care providers.

Officials Use Zombies to Warn of Pedestrian Dangers

Aug 06, 2013 02:03 PM EDT

A creative way to bring safety awareness or an insult to victims and their families? That’s the question being posed about a new public safety campaign in Delaware that’s using zombies to warn residents...

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Shooting Deaths Shed Light on Trenton Violence

Aug 05, 2013 07:26 PM EDT

Recent shooting deaths over the weekend are bringing light to the gun violence in Trenton.

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Homicides Remain Down in the City

Aug 05, 2013 05:21 PM EDT

Homicides are down significantly so far this year in Philadelphia but the city’s top prosecutor says more still needs to be done to ensure it stays that way.

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Diner Reopens After Bulldozer Crashed Into Wall

Aug 05, 2013 01:01 PM EDT

In March, a stolen bulldozer crashed into the Piston Diner and forced it to close its doors for five months. After months of renovation and a change of ownership, the restaurant located in...