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Eagles fans face a soggy tailgate before the game against the Giants.

Eagles tailgaters had to deal with some wet weather before the Birds' crucial game against the Giants on Monday. "This is probably the lightest tailgate I’ve ever seen," said Bruce Ciallella outside of Lincoln Financial Field. Read more here.Read more


Some people are jumping on a growing trend of being “sober curious” — a trial run of what being alcohol-free would be like for them in social situations. But how do you navigate a cocktail-heavy holiday party with newfound sobriety? Read more here.Read more

David Sheppard

The man whose clemency was held up by a shoplifting charge in Delaware County is one step closer to freedom. After nearly 30 years in state prison, 54-year-old David Sheppard is being released to a community correction center — or halfway house — on personal recognizance. Read more here.Read more

Philadelphia School District Superintendent William Hite at a press conference.

The School District of Philadelphia breaks ground on a $40 million project that's a one of a kind for the city — the project brings two schools together on a university's campus. Read more here. Read more

Vandalism at the Frank Rizzo statue in Center City.

A vandal struck the Frank Rizzo statue in Center City once again, and police are investigating the vandalism, which they believe happened at some point over the weekend. Read more here. Read more

Anti-violence advocates at City Hall

Saturday marked the launch of a citywide gun giveback program where Philadelphians could turn in guns "no questions asked." The first week of the effort has now passed, and officials are hoping to do even better next week. Read more here. Read more

Holiday Garden Railway Nights at the Morris Arboretum.

Families enjoy the Holiday Garden Railway Nights all lit up and decorated for the season at the Morris Arboretum in Chestnut Hill as the holidays approach. Read more here. Read more

Church pews.

A veteran priest who was named in a Philadelphia grand jury report on clergy sex abuse in the Philadelphia Archdiocese and later cleared has again been removed from active ministry. Read more here. Read more

Close up of hands typing on laptop.

As holiday shopping ramps up, so do the number of cyberscams that rob people of their money and identity. Law enforcement and the Wolf administration are offering some tips on how to avoid being ripped off. Read more here.Read more

The HOME Warming Gift Boxes are a collaboration between Project HOME and DiBruno Bros.

If you're looking to buy a local gift this holiday season that makes an impact on the community, DiBruno Bros. has teamed up with Project HOME to come up with just the thing. Read more here.Read more