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Philadelphia School District Superintendent William Hite at a press conference.

The School District of Philadelphia breaks ground on a $40 million project that's a one of a kind for the city — the project brings two schools together on a university's campus. Read more here. Read more

Vandalism at the Frank Rizzo statue in Center City.

A vandal struck the Frank Rizzo statue in Center City once again, and police are investigating the vandalism, which they believe happened at some point over the weekend. Read more here. Read more

Anti-violence advocates at City Hall

Saturday marked the launch of a citywide gun giveback program where Philadelphians could turn in guns "no questions asked." The first week of the effort has now passed, and officials are hoping to do even better next week. Read more here. Read more

Holiday Garden Railway Nights at the Morris Arboretum.

Families enjoy the Holiday Garden Railway Nights all lit up and decorated for the season at the Morris Arboretum in Chestnut Hill as the holidays approach. Read more here. Read more

Church pews.

A veteran priest who was named in a Philadelphia grand jury report on clergy sex abuse in the Philadelphia Archdiocese and later cleared has again been removed from active ministry. Read more here. Read more

Close up of hands typing on laptop.

As holiday shopping ramps up, so do the number of cyberscams that rob people of their money and identity. Law enforcement and the Wolf administration are offering some tips on how to avoid being ripped off. Read more here.Read more

The HOME Warming Gift Boxes are a collaboration between Project HOME and DiBruno Bros.

If you're looking to buy a local gift this holiday season that makes an impact on the community, DiBruno Bros. has teamed up with Project HOME to come up with just the thing. Read more here.Read more

Steven Benvenisti, a victim of a repeat drunk driver, lobbied for the new law as an attorney and board member with Mothers Against Drunk Driving.

A new law now in effect in New Jersey changes the way convicted drunk drivers are handled, with the idea to prevent a repeat offense and save lives in the process. Read more here.Read more

Bensalem Police Officer Robert Schwarting and his partner Bowie.

A Bucks County cop and his K-9 partner will be a part of a new A&E reality show. Read more here.Read more

Tina Lifford of the Oprah Winfrey Network series "Queen Sugar," spoke at the Women of Destiny Breakfast.

The actress who plays "Aunt Vi"on the critically acclaimed show "Queen Sugar" on the Oprah Winfrey Network was the keynote speaker at the Women of Destiny Breakfast during the Pennsylvania Society's events this weekend. Read more here.Read more