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Guilty Plea in Brazen Germantown Kidnapping

The man who grabbed Carlesha Freeland-Gaither off a Germantown street won’t be getting out anytime soon. Delvin Barnes, 37, pleaded guilty today to kidnapping Freeland-Gaither […]

Property

New Projects In Store for Seven Boys & Girls Club Branches in Philadelphia

Here’s some happy news for your mid-week slump: the Boys & Girls Clubs of Philadelphia and Comcast have teamed up to create “A Bold Change for Kids,” a capital […]

Property

Can New Developer Mentorship Program ‘Jumpstart’ Germantown?

Amidst the hoopla of the renovations and rebranding of The Gallery, a new flagship Wawa and some fuss about parking in South Philly, developer Ken […]

Property

Restoration Project Planned for Vernon Park

Well, we can see why Councilwoman Cindy Bass might feel adamant about preserving the YWCA on Germantown Ave for future use as a potential community center: steps away from […]

Property

Brand New Queen Lane Apartments Will Have Wednesday Groundbreaking

The Philadelphia Housing Authority has announced that it will break ground on the new Queen Lane Apartments development in Germantown on December 17th. Expected to […]

City Life

Eight Escape Germantown Firebombing

Eight people escaped safely from a Germantown house that was firebombed overnight. There were no injuries reported.

City

Accused Kidnapper Faces Life Imprisonment

Delvin Barnes, the man accused of kidnapping Carlesha Freeland-Gaither, has been indicted in federal court. Barnes faces a maximum sentence of life imprisonment if convicted […]

City

LISTEN: Delvin Barnes Appears in Philadelphia Courtroom

Delvin Barnes, the man charged with kidnapping Carlesha Freeland-Gaither, appeared in federal court in Philadelphia today (hear the full, 5-minute appearance below). He got a […]

City Life

Kidnapping Suspect Coming to Philly This Week

The man accused of kidnapping a Germantown woman will head to Philadelphia this week to face federal charges, sooner than originally expected.

City

Federal Charges Filed Against Suspect in Germantown Kidnapping

Police have released more information about how they were able to locate Delvin Barnes, the man accused of kidnapping Carlesha Freeland-Gaither. Meanwhile, police are praising […]

City Life

Germantown Kidnapping Suspect Has Prior Convictions for False Imprisonment, Assault

Delvin Barnes, who was arrested early Wednesday evening in Jessup, Maryland, for the alleged abduction of Carlesha Freeland-Gaither in Germantown on November 2nd, has an […]

City Life

[UPDATE] Carlesha Freeland-Gaither Found Alive

Carlesha Freeland-Gaither is alive. The 22-year-old Germantown woman — whose weekend kidnapping was caught on camera — was found in Maryland earlier this evening. A […]

City

New Video of Person of Interest in Germantown Kidnapping

Philadelphia police and the FBI have released another new video of a person of interest in the kidnapping of Carlesha Freeland-Gaither, the 22-year-old woman abducted […]

City Life

Police Release Photos of Man Using Germantown Kidnapping Victim’s ATM Card

On Tuesday morning, it was reported that the ATM card belonging to Philadelphia kidnapping victim Carlesha Freeland-Gaither was used in Maryland. Now, the Philadelphia Police […]

City Life

Search Continues for Germantown Kidnapping Victim

[Update, 1:30 p.m.] 6 ABC is reporting that the ATM card of Carlesha Freeland-Gaither has been used in Maryland. The station also reports that the reward […]