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Testing site opens at stadium; city total rises to 175 confirmed cases

A drive-through COVID-19 testing site opened at the South Philadelphia Stadium Complex on Friday. Federal and state healthcare workers have been on the scene over the past week, setting up tents and supplies, but the...

Drive-through testing site coming to Stadium Complex

A drive-through COVID-19 testing site could be opening on Friday at the South Philadelphia Stadium Complex. During Mayor Jim Kenney’s daily press conference, city officials said that the parking lots at Citizens Bank Park could...

DA: Fugitive Elliott fired shots that killed Cpl. O’Connor

District Attorney Larry Krasner on Tuesday announced that evidence shows Hassan Elliott fired the bullets that killed police Cpl. James O’Connor on March 13. O’Connor, posthumously promoted to sergeant, was one of six members of...

Fiedler closes office; cancels service hours at local libraries

To protect the community and slow the spread of the corona-virus disease, COVID-19, Rep. Fiedler's District office will be closed for both appointments and for walk-in services until further notice. Upcoming Rep. Fiedler remote service...

Burglary suspect wanted in 3rd District

Police are looking for a suspect who was captured on surveillance video taking packages from an apartment building on the 700 block of S. 12th Street on March 10. According to police, the unknown male...

The safe injection site fight is shaping up to be a battle between residents...

In last Monday’s City Council hearing in front of the Public Health and Human Services Committee, testimonies from roughly 30 individuals in the debate over safe injection sites were heard.  The majority of these testimonies...

‘Peace Not Guns’ town hall held in response to recent shooting

Residents, police and elected officials convened last week at Shiloh Baptist Church on Christian Street to discuss the topic of gun violence in relation to a recent daytime shooting in the Graduate Hospital neighborhood...

Police offering reward for information on fatal shooting

Police are offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a pair of suspects wanted for a January fatal shooting that occurred near S. 20th Street and West Snyder...

Queen Memorial Library adds ‘Teen Space’

(EDITOR'S NOTE: The Libraries in Philadelphia are currently closed due to the coronavirus.) The Queen Memorial Library has always been a place of learning for all ages. Located at 23rd and Federal streets in the Point...

Meals and activity space available for students during closures

In response to the coronavirus outbreak and the closure of city schools, the School District of Philadelphia announced plans to provide meal service and drop-in activity space for students over the next two weeks...
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