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Sam Carchidi and Wayne Fish

Two Philly sports writers have a new book on the moments that have shaped the Flyers into what they are today. Read more here.Read more

Image of Nikeem Leach is inset within an image of the block in Overbrook where where he shot his 11-year-old brother.

Authorities have charged 19-year-old Nikeem Leach with involuntary manslaughter and weapons offenses in the fatal shooting of his 11-year-old brother in West Philadelphia on Monday. Sources say the shooting was accidental, but Leach had an illegal weapon and no license to carry.Read more

Workers spread salt on walkways at the Frankford Transportation Center.

Wednesday morning was the coldest of the season as an arctic air mass settled over the Delaware Valley. While not leaving the house and snuggling up with a blanket may be the preference, for so many that's just isn’t the reality.Read more

West Philadelphia Produce

A West Philadelphia community hub that's helping clean up the streets is getting attention from local leaders who want to replicate the model. It's helping revive a once depleted neighborhood.Read more

PennDOT holds a public meeting in Bridesburg on revised I-95 construction plans

PennDOT is ready for the next phase of their I-95 improvement project. Tuesday night they gave the people affected by the contruction a sneak peak of their revised plans and a chance to give some feedback.Read more

Judy Shepard at Anti-Defamation League youth conference in Philadelphia.

The Anti-Defamation League holds a youth conference every year to help high school students take the lead in combating hatred in their own communities, including combating hate crimes against the LGBTQ community. Read more here. Read more

Jasmine Singleton and her daughter, Zya, when she was 2-years-old.

The biological mother of the 4-year-old who was brutally abused in Francisville is speaking out after murder charges against her daughter's caretaker were announced. Read more here. Read more

Animal welfare advocates (from left) Ian Griffiths, Anita Kay and Marsha Perelman testify for more funding for ACCT at a Philadelphia City Council hearing.

A Philadelphia City Council committee Tuesday gave preliminary approval to a plan for spending an additional $188 million, thanks in part to higher-than-expected tax revenues. Read more here. Read more

The Christmas Village is going up at LOVE Park in Philadelphia.

With the holidays approaching, work crews are busy transforming LOVE Park into the Christmas Village, which is scheduled to open on Nov. 28. Read more

Sean Kratz, accused of killing three people on a Bucks County farm in 2017, is asking a judge to throw out his confession to police, and also to block prosecutors from seeking the death penalty.

After four days of roller-coaster testimony, closing arguments have wrapped up in the case of Sean Kratz, the man accused of killing three people on a Bucks County farm in 2017. The jury will start deliberations Wednesday morning. Read more here.Read more