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A vigil in Fairmount held to remember 4-year-old Zya Singleton.

A Philadelphia neighborhood comes together to remember a 4-year-old girl who died earlier this month after what officials are calling severe physical abuse. Read more here. Read more

Philadelphia 76ers' Tobias Harris, Mike Scott, and James Ennis III giving out turkeys in South Philadelphia.

Some Philadelphia 76ers held a special event to help make sure some Philadelphia families have a complete Thanksgiving. Read more here. Read more

Philadelphia police

As Pleasantville High School and Camden High School get set to finish their playoff football game at Lincoln Financial Field Wednesday that was stopped by gunfire Friday, law enforcement is being recognized for their response to the shooting that night. Read more here.Read more

Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia

A Philadelphia jury has acquitted a man who fatally shot another outside an auto mechanic shop where the two worked. The killing was sparked by an argument over urination. Read more here. Read more

Philadelphia School District Superintendent William Hite at a news conference.

Faced with nearly daily headlines about asbestos and other environmental issues, the Philadelphia School District is planning a quicker response to problems in school buildings. Read more here. Read more

Operation LIPSTICK

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro visited Dobbins Career and Technical Education High School Tuesday to kick off an anti-gun violence campaign. He joined the Mothers in Charge group for the launch of Operation LIPSTICK’s initiative, which aims to combat rising gun straw purchases.Read more

A young girl eating her lunch at school.

A New Jersey Assembly committee has approved a series of measures aimed at addressing a growing issue in schools: who pays for a child’s meal if the family can’t or won’t. Read more here. Read more

Michael White walking out of court.

Michael White, the man acquitted in the Rittenhouse Square stabbing death of a real estate developer, was in court Tuesday morning, where prosecutors urged a judge to put him back behind bars before his sentencing next month. White has missed four court supervision appointments. Read more here...Read more

With a touch of technology and a big dash of the holidays, the Historic Holiday Pass makes it easier — and cheaper — to visit the city’s museums and attractions. Read more here.Read more


What do the Kalahari Desert, the temples of Abu Simbel, Egypt, and the City of Brotherly Love have in common? Usually nothing, but on Tuesday, they all made National Geographic’s list of the best trips to take in 2020. Read more here.Read more