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Trapeta B. Mayson

The city debuted its newest poet laureate Thursday at the Free Library of Philadelphia, who will be a champion for the verse over the next two years. Read more here.Read more

Sheriff Gilbert Wilson presents Kenney Smith with honorary coins for bravery.

Camden High School senior Kenny Smith was playing in a football game in November, when suddenly a staccato of gunfire rang out. In an act of selflessness, he helped a young girl take cover until the shooting stopped. Now, he’s being recognized by his city for his bravery. Read more here.Read more

City Councilmembers at City Hall.

Philadelphia City Council wrapped up its four-year term Thursday, passing several hard-fought bills and honoring four members who will not be returning in the next term. Read more here. Read more

A Taste Of Spain opened in Reading Terminal Market.

A mini gourmet grocery opened Thursday inside Reading Terminal Market. Read more here. Read more

Makael Bevins and Ahnile Fountain

Two Pottstown men are on their way to state prison after they pleaded guilty to firing 15 shots into a teenage girl’s home. Read more here.Read more

Philadelphia Wings forward Matt Rambo.

The National Lacrosse League's Philadelphia Wings will open their second season on Saturday night when they visit the Georgia Swarm. Read more here. Read more

Every time it gets cold, ice forms in this lane on City Avenue at Presidential.

A mysterious patch of ice forms in the turning lane on City Avenue at Presidential Boulevard every time temperatures dip below freezing — and officials may have finally figured out why. Read more here.Read more

Philadelphia Eagles running back Boston Scott (35) reacts after his run for a first down during the third quarter against the New York Giants at Lincoln Financial Field.

Many practice squad players never get the call to the active roster they are desperately waiting for. For some of the Eagles practice squad players, the wait has finally been worth it. With a host of key contributors on offense sidelined with injuries, players such as Boston Scott, Greg Ward and...Read more

Philadelphia Police headquarters

Police all around the area are increasing security at synagogues and other places of worship in the wake of the shooting Tuesday at a Jersey City kosher supermarket. Read more here.Read more

A phone at a call center.

The Federal Communications Commission is voting Thursday on creating the phone number as the national suicide prevention and mental health hotline. Read more here.Read more