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Acting Commissioner Christine Coulter

Many children have become recent victims of violence — mainly, gun violence — in Philadelphia. Just in the past month, seven children have been murdered, and one was critically injured. Read more here.Read more

Sphinx Gallery

It's a grand reopening weekend for the Penn Museum in University City, where refurbished galleries and an iconic figure in the museum's collection are sure to be a big draw. Read more here. Read more

Philadelphia police are now investigating the death of a 2-year-old boy as a homicide. Read more here.Read more

Councilmember Helen Gym poses with advocates in Philadelphia City Council.

It was a busy Thursday in Philadelphia City Council as members rushed to introduce bills in time to get them voted on during this session. Council also passed two major pieces of legislation. Read more here. Read more

Refinery fire

The Philadelphia Fire Department has been investigating reports of people smelling an odor, possibly gas, throughout various sections of the city — specifically, the former Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery. Read more here.Read more

Ric and Jean Edelman at Rowan University.

A $10 million endowment to Rowan University is targeted to students looking to get into media work. The plan is to help make their education more affordable and beneficial. Read more here. Read more

Benjamin Franklin High School

Students from two Philly high schools will not be returning to their buildings in the new year as scheduled. Read more here.Read more


Lawmakers, and people affected by diabetes, are using the occasion of World Diabetes Day to call for changes to the cost of the medicine used to fight the illness.Read more

Delaware redshirt freshman running back Will Knight had 140 total yards and a touchdown in Saturday's loss to Albany.

The Delaware Blue Hens will play their final home game of the season on Saturday afternoon as they welcome Stony Brook to Newark.Read more

Delaware County Prosecutor Daniel McDevitt, with Rosann DeRsa and Richard DeRosa, parents of Deana Eckman.

The man who pleaded guilty to driving drunk and high during a deadly car crash in Delaware County earlier this year was sentenced to up to five decades behind bars Thursday morning. The victim's family says they believe justice will finally be served.Read more