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Philadelphia City Hall.

Philadelphia officials are adding two new programs to their violence prevention strategy and reviving an old tool for fighting crime after a weekend of violence that included the shooting of two young children. Read more

The Delaware County District Attorney's Office say three former court-appointed guardians embezzled more than a million dollars from 108 victims, all over the age of 60, from six Pennsylvania counties.Read more

Mason Alexander Hall

Authorities say they used DNA testing and genealogy research to arrest a teenager in the gunpoint sexual assault of a woman in Norristown Farm Park two years ago. Read more here.Read more

Students at Robeson High School.

Philadelphia officials launched a new program Monday to teach students at two West Philadelphia high schools how to start and run a business.Read more

Temple Owls quarterback Anthony Russo (15) scores a touchdown in the fourth quarter against the Southern Methodist Mustangs at Gerald J. Ford Stadium.

Temple University will be back home on Saturday night for a key American Athletic Conference battle with the University of Central Florida. Read more

Larry Weinstein and Kelly Drucker

A former Northampton Township supervisor and his girlfriend have pleaded guilty to charges that they tried to get a woman drunk so they could take naked pictures and videos of her. Read more here.Read more

Remains of auto body shop after fire

Flames are racing through an auto body shop in the area of 60th and Spruce streets in West Philadelphia. Read the latest here.Read more

Crews from Pennsylvania American Water dig in the street on Township Line Road near Dekalb Pike in Whitpain Township, Montgomery County, the site of an overnight water main break.

Crews from Pennsylvania American Water are working Monday morning to repair an overnight water main break along Township Line Road near Dekalb Pike in Whitpain Township, Montgomery County.Read more

Homicide Capt. Jason Smith

Philadelphia police are investigating two separate shootings over the weekend that left a 2-year-old girl dead and an 11-month-old boy in critical condition. Read more here.Read more

Philadelphia City Hall.

Philadelphia City Council surprised a Parks & Recreation employee last week with a special citation for her actions in July, when seven people were injured in a shoot-out at the playground where she works.Read more