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Philadelphia police say a man is being questioned in connection with the shooting death of a 2-year-old-girl that happened last weekend in Philadelphia's Kensington section.Read more

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Nelson Agholor (13) catches a pass in the third quarter against the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium.

It was a missed opportunity which meant little in the end result, but not in Nelson Agholor's world.Read more

A man who supports a plastic bag ban at Philadelphia City Council.

Philadelphia is one step closer to joining the growing number of cities that are banning plastic bags. A City Council committee Tuesday advanced a bill that would prohibit retail stores from providing them.Read more

An injured Chimney Swift.

Last week, 300 migrating Chimney Swifts slammed into the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, North Carolina. It appears the birds were caught in a perfect storm of human-made hazards, all of them avoidable.Read more

Intersection of 29th and Jefferson streets in Brewerytown, where two women were stabbed Monday night, one of them fatally, in violence apparently sparked by social media posts.

Murder charges, among others, have been held against the woman accused of repeatedly stabbing another and critically injuring her sister this summer in Brewerytown.Read more

The National Association of Black Law Enforcement Officers started its three-day Fall Education and Training Conference, which works on effective communication and active listening skills to improve relationships between community members and their law enforcement officers. Read more here.Read more

Bellmawr’s Warren Avenue water treatment plant.

Bellmawr has shut down one of its two water treatment plants after traces of a chemical pollutant were discovered at levels higher than deemed safe in New Jersey.Read more

Senior running back Karekin Brooks is the fourth all-time leading rusher in Penn football history.

The Penn Quakers head to Connecticut this weekend for an Ivy League match-up on Saturday with the Yale Bulldogs. Read more

Sexual assault suspect

Authorities are searching for a man they say sexually assaulted two teenage girls in separate incidents who were getting off buses in Northeast Philly. Read more here.Read more

Keenan Jones

A 31-year-old Philadelphia man who shot five people inside a crowded Walmart in Cheltenham last summer has been found guilty of all charges, including attempted murder and multiple counts of aggravated assault.Read more

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