North Philadelphia

Philly Rising: Tyreek Wanamaker
Tyreek Wanamaker
Antionette Lee
August 07, 2020 - 8:04 am
Tyreek Wanamaker’s "North Philadelphia story" on a recent episode of Netflix's "Queer Eye" has inspired people around the world during trying times. His newfound popularity has helped his volunteer work and social justice outreach. Read more here.
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Kristen Johanson
July 17, 2020 - 1:38 pm
Homicide detectives are investigating the shooting death of a pregnant woman and her unborn baby Thursday afternoon in North Philadelphia. Read more here.
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Fairhill hit-and-run
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Kristen Johanson
July 10, 2020 - 1:39 pm
Philadelphia police are searching for the driver of a silver Jeep who they say ran over a man in the city's Fairhill neighborhood and then drove off. Read more here.
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Kristen Johanson
July 03, 2020 - 7:19 am
Authorities are looking for a man who they say robbed and shot a U.S. Marine who was home on leave in North Philadelphia. One man is already in custody. Read more here.
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A leather barbershop chair
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Antionette Lee
June 28, 2020 - 12:17 pm
Barbershops and salons in Philly were cleared for reopening on Friday. But not everyone is eager to open their doors during the pandemic. Read more here.
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A pop-up food pantry at Gideon Elementary School.
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Hadas Kuznits
June 25, 2020 - 4:32 pm
A pop-up food pantry in North Philadelphia that provided food to hundreds will continue giving food throughout the summer twice a week. Read more here.
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Shawn Wilson, Veterans in the Hood
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Cherri Gregg
June 15, 2020 - 7:36 am
A veterans-focused nonprofit is building a security team to help protect neighborhood businesses. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney announces a plan for reconciliation.
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Pat Loeb
June 04, 2020 - 7:08 pm
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney said six days of protest in the city have led him to create a panel that he hopes will guide the city toward reconciliation. He offered no specific plan or timeline, saying the first order of business would be just to listen. Read more here.
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Brewerytown residents Lorette Willis and Marc Rademaker heard explosions overnight as looters tried to blow up ATMs.
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Hadas Kuznits
June 03, 2020 - 8:40 am
For the second night in a row, thieves targeted ATM terminals in the city for cash, unnerving some North Philadelphia residents with a series of loud explosions. Read more here.
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Firefighters at Broad and Chew streets
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Tim Jimenez
June 01, 2020 - 7:46 am
After a weekend marked by protests, riots and fires sparked by the death of George Floyd, a Black man, at the hands of a white Minneapolis police officer, businesses continued to burn in Philadelphia on Monday morning. Officials say they’ve had to fight around 300 fires since the unrest started on...
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