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City Life

Three High School Football Players Charged in “No Gay Thursday” Hazing

A freshman athlete was allegedly assaulted by upperclassmen.

City Life

So Far, Philly’s Murder Rate Is Down in 2016

The combined January-February number was the second lowest of the last 10 years.

City Life

Worker Dead at South Philly Restaurant

Victim was found in the basement of Lee’s Cafe and Bistro, her throat slashed.

City Life

Christie Won’t Resign

The Scoop: Jersey governor blasts newspapers that called on him to quit.

City Life

Are You Ready to Fly From Philly to Cuba?

The Scoop: Frontier Airlines has applied to start a once-a-week flight.

City Life

Feds: Philly Municipal Court Judge Lied to FBI

Prosecutors say Judge Joseph O’Neill denied being asked to fix a case.

Citified

Kenney Wants to Equip Cops With 800 Body Cameras

“This is an important step forward in Philadelphia’s police-community relations.”

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City Life

10 of the Best Chris Christie “Silent Scream” Memes

The Super Tuesday news conference with Donald Trump went viral.

City Life

Two Stabbed, Two Arrested in Center City Brawl

It took place overnight on Market Street.

City Life

Knott Asks to do PSA, Not Jail

The Scoop: Attorney says she wants to “establish dialogue” after gay bashing.

Citified

Study: 670K Philadelphians Live In Disadvantaged Areas

Philly has fifth-highest number of residents living in distressed ZIP codes in the U.S.

City Life

Rendell: Trump Has “Crossover Appeal” in Pa.

But he still thinks Hillary Clinton will win.

City Life

Philly’s Winter Was Really Warm

Snow’s in the forecast, but this was still a pretty balmy season.

City Life

The Great Soda Tax Debate Has Begun

The Scoop: Critic says proposed three-cent tax is “the highest rate that has ever been proposed in the world.”

Citified

Kenney: Soda Tax Could Raise $400M for Pre-K, Parks, Jobs

The mayor’s proposal would fund his — and the council president’s — priorities.