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Police ID 2 teens killed by gunfire in South Philadelphia

October 25, 2017

SOUTH PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) –Police have identified the two 16-year-old boys who were killed in a shooting in South Philadelphia. The victims are identified as Caleer Miller and Salvatore Dinubile. Action News has learned Salvatore was a student at St. Joe’s Prep. The shooting happened just before 8:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 2300 block of South…

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2 consultants for US Rep Bob Brady charged in campaign probe

October 25, 2017

Associated Press PHILADELPHIA –Two political consultants have been charged in a widening campaign finance probe involving the 2012 re-election of Democratic U.S. Rep Bob Brady. Federal prosecutors in Philadelphia said Tuesday that Kenneth Smukler and Donald Jones orchestrated a scheme in which the Brady campaign made an illegal $90,000 donation to the campaign of a…

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Former Philly D.A. Seth Williams sentenced to 5 years

October 24, 2017

Former D.A. Seth Williams was sentenced to 5 years in prison Tuesday afternoon. Last week, the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania announced that it has disbarred former Philadelphia District Attorney. Williams is scheduled to be sentenced next week on federal bribery charges. The Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania announced…

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Girl, 16, critical after stabbing in Olney

October 23, 2017

OLNEY (WPVI) –A 16-year-old girl was seriously injured after being stabbed during a large fight in the Olney section of Philadelphia. It happened just before 4 p.m. Monday in the 5000 block of Rising Sun Avenue. Police say the girl was stabbed in her side with an unknown type of weapon. She was rushed to…

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2 Officers Hurt, Protesters Arrested Outside Police Chief Convention in Center City

October 21, 2017

Photo: @abaskerville10 NBC10–Two police officers were injured while several protesters were arrested during a demonstration outside the International Association of Chiefs of Police convention in Center City Saturday afternoon. Dozens of protesters first gathered on Arch and 12th streets near the Pennsylvania Convention Center around noon where the conference is taking place. During the conference,…

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Philadelphia Branch NAACP 2017 Awards Gala

October 20, 2017

ABOVE PHOTO:  State Rep. Donna Bullock, Thurgood Marshall NAACP Justice awardee Baltimore State Attorney Marilyn Mosby,  State Rep. Joanna McClinton, and Phila. Branch NAACP president Min. Rodney Muhammad.   (Photo: Robert Mendelsohn) By Patricia Gilliam Clifford The Philadelphia Branch NAACP hosted its 2017 awards gala on October 13th at First District Plaza in West Philadelphia. “ We…

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