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SEPTA, Amtrak Resume Normal Schedules After Frankford Junkyard Fire

Shortly after 7 p.m Sunday night, a junkyard went up in flames near Torresdale and Adams avenues in Frankford, causing delays on SEPTA and Amtrak […]

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Fired SEPTA Cops Charged With Beating Man on El Platform

A pair of former SEPTA cops surrendered to Philadelphia police on Thursday and now face charges in the late-night beating of a 28-year-old man on […]

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One of the Oldest Houses in Philly Is Going Up for Sheriff’s Sale

Calling all American history buffs with some cash to spare: A Revolution-era home dating back to the early 18th Century is among the properties up […]

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Police Investigating Report of Sexual Assault at Frankford High

UPDATE: Police have arrested and charged an 18-year-old male and a 17-year-old male in what they allege was the attempted rape of a 14-year-old female student. […]

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According to the New York Times, Philadelphia Has a “Northside”

There was an article in The New York Times on Saturday about Philadelphia — more specifically, about Donald Trump’s comments on Philadelphia and other big […]

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How Frankford Remembers Amtrak 188

Christine Jerger’s plan to go for a quiet nighttime bike ride was interrupted by what seemed like the end of the world. A flash of […]

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WATCH: Police Seek Frankford Shooting Suspect

Philadelphia Police are seeking a middle-aged man they say shot at a younger man early Tuesday in Frankford.

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Northeast Philly 7-Eleven Robbed, Clerk Pistol Whipped

A clerk at a 7-Eleven in lower Northeast Philly was pistol whipped during a robbery, police said. The clerk was treated at Temple University hospital […]

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City Finally Dismantles Boarded Up Frankford Home

It’s not even city-owned blight, which begs the question…if it had it been, how much longer would it have taken? After almost a year of […]

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Remains Identified as Philly Girls Who Went Missing in 1968

It is a chilling story, even now: A teenage girl was found shot to death on Route 82 in Berks County in 1968. The remains […]

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Morning-of-the-Day-Before-Christmas Headlines: The Waters Rise

The water main break’s gallons are equal to more than 30 Olympic-size swimming pools. Of course the big story of the day for those in […]

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Man Builds Boat, Can’t Get It To Water

What have you been doing for the last eight years? Whatever it is, it’s probably not as impressive as what Swarthmore alumnus Jonah Eaton has […]

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No One Puts the Northeast in the Corner!

It’s a bummer when your own part of town gets the cold shoulder from its neighboring sections. Honestly, I love all of Philly. If I […]