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Video: Philly cop pulls over Philly fire...

Fire marshal Tony Soto recorded himself being pulled over on the 5900 block of Torresdale Avenue. The video — entitled "Firefighter Brilliantly Shuts Down Officer Who Attempts To Violate His Rights 'I Pay My Taxes, You Work For Me!'" — must have been uploaded by Soto himself, at least originally.

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A Route 56 SEPTA bus driver found a 4-year-old girl alone near the intersection of Torresdale and Magee avenues at 3:12 a.m. yesterday, a SEPTA spokesman said.

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The attack occurred on Broad Street near Lehigh Avenue in North Philly about 1:20 a.m. while the bus was stopped, the spokesman...

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A hellish night in Philly

...SEPTA bus driver found a 4-year-old little girl alone near the intersection of Torresdale and Magee avenues. He put her on his bus and called SEPTA dispatch and Philadelphia police, who...

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...around 10:30 p.m., when two men who had just exited the trolley on Media Street near Conestoga in West Philly were held up by two other men. One of the victims had...

Around 1:20 a.m., a Route 54 bus driver who was stopped at Broad Street near Lehigh Avenue in North Philadelphia was assaulted by two men who fled the scene and remain unidentified...

The unrelenting crime continued through this morning, when around 6 a.m. police were called to Reynolds Street near Richmond where they found two women stabbed inside a house and a teenager with cuts on his hand.

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Child found alone by SEPTA bus driver in Tacony, reunited with mother

The SEPTA driver says the little girl was unattended at the corner of Torresdale Avenue and Magee.

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SEPTA bus driver finds girl, 4, alone in Tacony

The SEPTA driver says the little girl was unattended at the corner of Torresdale Avenue and Magee.

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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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