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A decade of murder in Philadelphia

"In the 10 years between 2003 and 2012, there were 3,442 murders and 15,277 shootings in Philadelphia." This, according to stats compiled for a joint reporting project by AxisPhilly and City…

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National Night Out set for August 6

The annual National Night Out event is back tonight, and neighborhoods across the Northeast are participating in the country-wide "night out against crime." Every summer, Americans are encouraged to leave the…

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Northeast Philly families get help from up-and-coming programs

Northeast Philadelphia has many different programs that help members of the community in different ways. T wo programs that are relatively new to the area are Heart to Heart, run through…

Can I buy a house that's not for sale? [Real NEastate]

Q: I saw a house around the corner in my neighborhood, Bells Corner, that was for sale last week but it is not anymore because the sign is gone. My son…

Is it time to sell my home in 19152? [Real NEastate]

Q: Please give me good news. I really want know about the market in Northeast Philly  19152 zip code. If there is good news, I might be able to sell my…

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List of 2013 Philly Spring Cleanup sites [updated]

  Is there a spot in your neighborhood that needs cleaning? For those looking to volunteer, the Philly Spring Cleanup website has the full list of sites for the annual citywide…

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2012 Housing Market Statistics Report [Real NEastate]

In a housing market where nobody has been able to predict for certain when a real estate recovery will take place locally, Northeast Philadelphia’s number of units sold actually increased in…

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BREAKING: SPCA officers on the scene of possible animal hoarding case in Rhawnhurst

Pennsylvania SPCA Humane Law Enforcement Officers are executing a search warrant and removing dozens of animals from a house on the 1900-block of Emerson Street in Rhawnhurst, according to PSPCA…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Commenters won't let Fox cover up mistake

Two emaciated horses were found tied to a fence Wednesday at Seventh and Diamond Streets in Northeast Philadelphia. Sound wrong to you, too? That's what Fox29 reported. The RSS headline…

    • The Autumn Brilliance Serviceberry is one of six trees available as part of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society's Tree in Every Yard program.

TreePhilly applications due Saturday for free trees from the city

Philadelphia's Department of Parks & Recreation is winding down the application period its TreePhilly program, and two Northeast neighborhoods are part of its target. Frankford and Morrell Park are part of…

    • The Autumn Brilliance Serviceberry is one of six trees available as part of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society's Tree in Every Yard program.

UPDATED: TreePhilly applications due by March 31

UPDATE -- Still haven't gotten your tree? Philadelphia residents have until March 31 to apply for trees they can get in April. Philadelphia's Department of Parks & Recreation has begun its…

    • Surveillance footage of the Jan. 25 pharmacy robbery in Holme Circle. Image/Philadelphia Police

Suspect who held up Holme Circle pharmacy also wanted for other robberies

Surveillance footage of the Jan. 25 pharmacy robbery in Holme Circle. Image/Philadelphia Police Northeast Detectives are on the hunt for a suspect wanted in a series of robberies, the most…

Real NEastate: Numbers show Northeast Philadelphia is currently a Buyer's Market

Home sellers in the Northeast have yet to experience a turn-around in the housing market. Foreclosures and distressed property sales (short sales) are the hardest problem to overcome in terms of…

    • Animal remains were discovered Friday (A) and a body was found Sunday (B) in two Northeast Philadelphia parks. Image/Google Maps

Dead body, animal remains found in parks

Animal remains were discovered Friday (A) and a body was found Sunday (B) in two Northeast Philadelphia parks. Image/Google Maps Police in the 8th District has a busy weekend tracking gruesome…

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Holme Circle residents float idea for beautification of Circle

With repairs to the Holme Avenue Bridge complete, the Holme Circle Civic Association has turned its attention to the rest of the avenue, specifically, the Circle. Serving three major roads and…

    • A blaze on the 2600-block of Welsh Road led to the city's first fire fatality of the year.

Safety officials conduct fire safety walk-through following fatal Welsh Road fire

A blaze on the 2600-block of Welsh Road led to the city's first fire fatality of the year. Officials from the American Red Cross of Southeastern Pennsylvania and the Philadelphia Fire…

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Weekend News Briefs: 12/16 - 12/18

Friday -- A 74-year-old woman died Friday morning after being struck by a car in Holmesburg. The woman was crossing Frankford  Avenue traffic on the 7700-block where she was picking…

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Right NEast/Wrong NEast: Pennypack Park is too big to be an identifier

What if we told you something happened in Northwest Philadelphia near Fairmount Park? Would you know where to look to find that news story. You wouldn't, but you also wouldn't see…

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