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Alleged Pennypack Park rapist held for trial

One woman, 31, tearfully testified that a little after 7 p.m. Aug. 1, 2010, she was hanging on the corner of Disston Street and Torresdale Avenue in Tacony when Palen, whom she did not know, circled around her in a white "utility" pickup truck.

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  • Lawton Henry W School reviewed by a parent

    My daughter is a current student and she loves it. At first I didn't want to place her in a public school but this school is different. Great staff and curriculum. My daughters an honoroll student and I proud to have placed her there. The principal Mrs. Imes is one of the best principals in The Philadelphia school district.

    Lawton Henry W School (6101 Jackson St) Published on GreatSchools March 26, 2015 Comment

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Did a Philadelphia Police Officer Plan to Assassinate an Unarmed Man?

3.26.15: Philadelphia – (Politics): Mr. Tony Soto was pretty sure he was going to die last night when he was pulled over on the 6700 block of Torresdale Avenue by a Philadelphia police officer for allegedly having too dark of a tint in his windows and one headlight out.

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City Council Committee on Streets and Services Public Hearing

An Ordinance establishing a no truck parking regulation on the 5800 block of Cottage Street, between Harbison Avenue and Van Kirk Street, on both sides of the street.

An Ordinance establishing a no truck parking regulation on the 5800 block of Cottage Street, between Harbison Avenue and Van Kirk Street, on both sides of the street.

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An Ordinance authorizing Lisa Lombardo to construct, own, and maintain an exterior metal staircase encroachment at 2400 S. Woodstock Street, Philadelphia, PA 19145, all under certain terms and conditions.

...extending from the intersection of Fourth Street and Lippincott Street eastwardly to the intersection of American Street and Lippincott Street, and placing on the City Plan a right-of-way for sewer and drainage purposes...

An Ordinance establishing a no stopping regulation on the 7400 block of Henslow Place.

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Second Joe's Steaks + Soda Shop opening April 1

The original location at 6030 Torresdale Ave. will remain open with owner Joe Groh. The restaurant opened in 1949 when it was established as Chink’s Steaks.

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The 1,700-square-foot, 100-seat location will open on April 1 at 1 W. Girard Ave., right at the corner of Frankford and Girard avenues.

The 1,700-square-foot, 100-seat location will open on April 1 at 1 W. Girard Ave., right at the corner of Frankford and Girard avenues.

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Police: Girl, 11, in critical condition after brother, 14, accidentally shoots her

The incident took place at about 4:48 p.m. on the 6000 block of Charles Street in the city's Wissinoming section.

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Teen Accidentally Shoots Sister in Home: Police

The incident occurred Saturday around 4:45 p.m. inside a home on the 6000 block of Charles Street. Police say a 14-year-old boy went into his parents’ bedroom without their permission and removed his father’s loaded .38 caliber revolver from an unlocked drawer on the nightstand.

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Police: Girl, 11, in critical condition after brother, 14, accidentally shoots her

The incident took place at about 4:48 p.m. on the 6000 block of Charles Street in the city's Wissinoming section.

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Girl, 11, wounded in accidental shooting

Investigators believe the girl, who suffered a graze wound to her forehead, accidentally fired the weapon herself about 4:30 p.m. in the 6000 block of Charles Street. She was taken to St. Christopher's Hospital for Children.

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11-Year-Old Girl's Head Grazed By Bullet in Northeast Philadelphia

The shooting occurred just before 4:50 p.m. on the 6000 block of Charles Street.

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Girl, 11, wounded in accidental shooting

Investigators believe the girl, who suffered a graze wound to her forehead, accidentally fired the weapon herself about 4:30 p.m. in the 6000 block of Charles Street. She was taken to St. Christopher's Hospital for Children.

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11-Year-Old Girl Shot In Northeast Philly

This happened just before 5 p.m. at the 6000 block of Charles Street near Comly Street.

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Girl, 11, wounded in accidental shooting in Wissinoming

It happened around 4:30 Saturday afternoon in the 6000 block of Charles Street.

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