As Philadelphia passes 100 homicide mark, DA Krasner urges parents to lock up their guns
Philadelphia has seen fewer homicides than this time last year, but Krasner more can be done in order to stem the tide of violence.
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Flags ordered to half-staff to honor 7 dead in West Reading factory blast
The announcement Monday came the morning after the remaining bodies were found at the R.M. Palmer Co. plant in West Reading.
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Bottled water frenzy: Scenes from Philly stores after the city’s warning about drinking from the tap
Sunday afternoon brought a mad rush for H2O.
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All 7 Pennsylvania chocolate factory explosion victims recovered
“Please understand this is a devastating loss," said Mayor Samantha Kaag. "But we are truly grateful to bring closure to the families involved in the upcoming days."
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Child shootings doubled in Philly during the pandemic. Black children bore the brunt
A national study found that gun assaults in four cities doubled across all racial groups during the pandemic, but spiked more severely for Black children.
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Delaware County law enforcement plans to build a ‘real-time crime center’
The law enforcement community envisions eventually asking the public to give police live access to their own private security feeds.
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12 injured in apartment floor collapse near Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Authorities say a dozen people were injured in the collapse of a second-story floor inside an apartment complex near a western Pennsylvania university over the weekend.
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Mississippi and Alabama face a painful recovery after storms and a tornado killed 26
President Biden approved a federal disaster declaration for Mississippi early on Sunday. State officials said that dozens of people remained injured.
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Drinking water advisory: What we know about the hazardous spill in a Delaware River tributary
City officials haven’t announced any contamination, but say residents may want to switch to bottled water for drinking and cooking.
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Mayfair hazmat situation possibly caused by fentanyl, Philadelphia police say; 1 dead
A number of Philadelphia police officers, firefighters and medics were decontaminated due to possible exposure.
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Police say they found a 6-year-old boy locked in a dog cage inside Philadelphia home
When police made their way inside the residence, a 6-year-old boy was found nude inside a locked dog cage with a blanket and pillow.
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Cries for civilian review boards grow louder in N.J. following Najee Seabrooks’ killing
A bill allowing cities to create civilian review boards with subpoena power has stalled in the Legislature.
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Church reduced to burned-out shell after massive 8-alarm fire in Florence Twp., New Jersey
Officials tell Action News that kids were playing basketball in the rear of the church when they reported seeing smoke.
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Firefighters battling massive blaze at Philadelphia Catholic school
The flames broke out around 3:45 p.m. at the Our Mother of Consolation School located on East Chestnut Hill Avenue.
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Massive 4-alarm fire destroys church in Florence, New Jersey
The flames broke out around 6 p.m. at the Fountain of Life Center in Florence, NJ.
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