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Philadelphia City Hall.

Philadelphia's effort to shed its ranking as number one for bedbug infestations is back on track, after City Council amended a bill setting new rules for reporting and remediation. The bill still is not as strong as advocates would like. Read more here.Read more

Philadelphia FOP President John McNesby

Philly Fraternal Order of Police President John McNesby met with President Trump Friday, and launched a verbal attack against District Attorney Larry Krasner when he returned from Washington, D.C., blaming progressive district attorneys such as Krasner for an uptick in shootings. Read more here...Read more

A garden at 22nd Street and Cecil B. Moore Avenue.

There's a push to make urban farming in Philadelphia more sustainable, and the city is asking residents to help them map out a plan.Read more

New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal.

The rules under which law enforcement in New Jersey operate are going to go through some serious change thanks to a series of directives from the state attorney general. Read more

Philadelphia police

Police are investigating a shooting in Southwest Philadelphia that left an 11-year-old girl with a graze wound. Read more here. Read more

Kim Phúc at the National Constitution Center.

It's a photograph many say lead to the end of the Vietnam war: The Pulitzer Prize-winning picture shows a naked girl running towards the camera after a napalm bomb is dropped or her village in 1972. That girl is now a 56-year-old woman who tours the world, speaking about the impact of war. Read...Read more

Barbed wire fence

A man whose life sentence in prison was just commuted by Gov. Tom Wolf may be facing arrest. Read more here.Read more

Philly student climate strike

Hundreds of students in the Philadelphia area walked out of their classrooms and homes Friday morning to attend another protest against climate change. Read more here.Read more

Mark D'Amico

Mark D’Amico has pleaded guilty to his "limited role" in the viral GoFundMe scam, which ripped off $400,000 from thousands of generous people who thought he and his then-girlfriend were helping a homeless veteran. Read more here.Read more

Philadelphia City Hall.

Philadelphia's Department of Human Services has issued its third annual "report card" on the community agencies that handle its case management, and it found steady progress in almost every area. Read more here.Read more