South Philadelphia

School District of Philadelphia
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Pat Loeb
February 17, 2020 - 5:42 pm
A pregnant mother was taken into custody by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents on Feb. 11, as she dropped her child off at a South Philadelphia Head Start program. An ICE spokesman said she was later released for humanitarian reasons, but School District of Philadelphia officials are...
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People gather for a rally against crime in South Philadelphia.
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Andrew Kramer
February 10, 2020 - 9:32 pm
There's concern in South Philadelphia right now after a recent uptick in crime, pushing the community to come together Monday night for a "Stand up South Philly" rally with the hopes of finding a solution. Read more here.
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Kristen Johanson
February 10, 2020 - 1:10 pm
Two men are severely injured after being stabbed outside Chickie’s & Pete’s in South Philadelphia Sunday night. Read more here.
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South Philly residents at a Town Watch organization meeting Tuesday evening at Donatucci Library
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Justin Udo
February 04, 2020 - 9:50 pm
Violent crimes in South Philadelphia are putting a lot of neighbors on edge, but neighbors are working to take action and stand up against them. Read more here.
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The annual Lunar New Year Winter Block Party was also a protest against gentrification in the neighborhood.
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Shara Dae Howard
February 03, 2020 - 11:13 am
A South Philadelphia neighborhood is trying to play a greater role in the fate of a 30-year-old South Asian community anchor slated for redevelopment. The fourth annual Lunar New Year Winter Block Party on Sunday served also as a protest. Read more here.
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Body found in Jeep in South Philadelphia
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Kristen Johanson
January 28, 2020 - 1:44 pm
Authorities have charged a contractor with the murder of a man founding burning in the trunk of a Jeep in South Philadelphia last week. Read more.
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Coach, one of the puppies competing in Puppy Bowl XVI, Feb. 2, 2020
Morris Animal Refuge
John McDevitt
January 26, 2020 - 1:35 pm
Animal Planet's popular Puppy Bowl will air on Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 2. A South Philadelphia bar is hosting a viewing party with a VIP — that's "very important pooch" — in attendance. Find out who here.
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Body found in Jeep in South Philadelphia
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Justin Udo
January 21, 2020 - 1:43 pm
Police are investigating after a body was found inside a burning car in South Philadelphia on Tuesday. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
January 20, 2020 - 11:41 am
A woman has been charged in connection with the discovery of a young woman found dead inside a South Philadelphia basement. Read more here.
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