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Aleem Gillard

Aleem Gillard has been charged with involuntary manslaughter and obstruction of justice in the shooting death of his own 18-year-old football star son, Suhail Gillard. Read more here.Read more


The family of a Reading man, who was run over and killed by a bulldozer while hiding from police, is suing. They claim the use of a bulldozer to search for him — because he was discovered tending to a few marijuana plants on state game lands — was excessive, reckless and dangerous. Read more...Read more

Cadets on the way to Army-Navy game

From West Point to South Philly, these cadets are making a special delivery ahead of the Army-Navy game — by foot. Read more here.Read more

Yulia Sherman

Authorities are searching for the driver who hit an 82-year-old woman as she crossed the street in Northeast Philadelphia Thursday night, leaving her to die in the road. Read more here.Read more

Maurice Green

A man has now been convicted of first-degree murder in the shooting death of a South Philadelphia grandmother. The defendant told the judges he’s completely innocent. Read more here. Read more

Brody Zavodnick and their dog, Bauer.

A Montgomery County boy with insomnia gets the comfort he needs by caring for a terminally ill dog in need of a home, and his story won a national prize for a Philadelphia-area animal shelter. Read more here. Read more

Suhail Gillard.

Philadelphia police sources say the father of the teen who was shot and killed by his twin brother earlier this month is under arrest in connection to the shooting death.  Read more here. Read more

Trapeta B. Mayson

The city debuted its newest poet laureate Thursday at the Free Library of Philadelphia, who will be a champion for the verse over the next two years. Read more here.Read more

Sheriff Gilbert Wilson presents Kenney Smith with honorary coins for bravery.

Camden High School senior Kenny Smith was playing in a football game in November, when suddenly a staccato of gunfire rang out. In an act of selflessness, he helped a young girl take cover until the shooting stopped. Now, he’s being recognized by his city for his bravery. Read more here.Read more

City Councilmembers at City Hall.

Philadelphia City Council wrapped up its four-year term Thursday, passing several hard-fought bills and honoring four members who will not be returning in the next term. Read more here. Read more