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Photo capturing what represents the law.

Philadelphia's public defenders got together and voted to form a union. The group made the announcement on Twitter on Monday. Read more here. Read more

Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia

A Philadelphia jury has convicted a man of second-degree murder in the shooting of two friends after spending a night out in the city’s Spring Garden neighborhood. The shooting was all over some necklaces. Read more here. Read more

Philadelphia City Hall.

A Philadelphia City Councilmember says he will not rush through legislation that could eliminate the ban on political activity for city workers. At a Council committee hearing on the bill Monday, he said he plans to re-introduce it early next year. Read more here.Read more

Defend Your Head’s ProTech football helmet.

A current and former NFL player use their heads to help some high school football players reduce their risk of getting a concussion. Read more here. Read more

A Berks County home where murder charges have been filed against a woman whose children were found hanging in this home's basement.

Murder charges have been filed against a Berks County woman whose children were found hanging in the basement of her home on Sept. 23. Read more here.Read more


A new study confirms what most of us already know: Philadelphia is one of the 10 worst American cities for commuters. Read more here.Read more

A section of the Northeast Extension between Quakertown and Allentown.

The Philadelphia region gets its first significant snowfall of the season today. A winter storm warning kicked in at 6 a.m. for the northern suburbs, and a winter weather advisory starts at 9 a.m. for the city and South Jersey. Dozens of schools in the area are closed. Read more here.Read more

A 27-foot-tall Christmas present sits in the middle of the Christmas Village in LOVE Park.

In the heart of LOVE Park, there's a 27-foot-tall Christmas present that's encouraging people to swipe their debit card and give a few dollars to some local organizations. Read more here.Read more

Bullet holes on black background.

Do realistic active shooter drills in schools unneccesarily create trauma in students? A Camden public school nurse whose family has experienced two of the nation's worst mass shootings wants a deeper look into the effects. Read more here.Read more

Construction on I-95 in Bridesburg.

If you live or drive in the Bridesburg section of Philadelphia, you know all about the traffic problems in that area. But at some point in the not-too-far future, that could change. Read more here.Read more