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Hundreds Rally in Mayfair to Support Police

nbcphiladelphia.com — Nearly 300 people braved the cold to chant peaceful messages in support of Philadelphia law enforcement Friday night in the city's Mayfair section. Community members, officers and family of police officers gathered at Frankford and Cottman aves for one purpose -- to peacefully show support for their brothers and sisters in blue.

Attempted Burglary Turns Deadly in Northeast Philly

nbcphiladelphia.com — Authorities are investigating an attempted burglarly that turned deadly Saturday morning. Police responded to a home on the 6100 block of Vandike Street, near the intersection of Torresdale Avenue and Benner Street, in the Wissinoming section of Philadelphia around 2 a.m. to find a 24-year-old man -- reportedly the burglarly suspect -- dead, according to officials.
Dec 20, 2014

Attempted burglary turns deadly, 24-year-old man pronounced at scene in NE Philly: nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/Att…

Sweltering Days, Heavy Precipitation Expected to Increase in Philly

nbcphiladelphia.com — Philadelphia could be in for up to 15 times the annual number of days above 95 degrees by century's end. That's according to a city climate change report released this month, which projects the number of 95-degree-plus days to climb from a recent average of three a year to between 15 and 44 by the year 2100.
Dec 19, 2014

Sweltering Days, Heavy Precipitation Expected to Increase in Philly | NBC 10 Philadelphia nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/WHY… via @nbcphiladelphia

Shoppers Beware: Die-In Protest Planned for King of Prussia Mall

nbcphiladelphia.com — Planning on scooping up some gifts at King of Prussia Mall Saturday? Demonstrators are planning on disrupting one of the busiest shopping days of the year with a die-in protest. "Join us the Saturday before Christmas, as we shut down the largest mall on the East Coast," a post on the No Justice No Peace Facebook page reads.

'Cop Lives Don't Matter' Graffiti Hits West Philadelphia Avenue

nbcphiladelphia.com — Anti-police sentiment has materialized in the form of graffiti along a busy avenue in West Philadelphia. Three messages were scribbled in spray paint on a fence, bar and abandoned church on Baltimore Avenue between 48th and 50th streets. They read "PPD Killed Brandon Tate Brown," "F--- the Cops" and "Cop Lives Don't Matter."
Dec 19, 2014

'Cop Lives Don't Matter,' other anti-police graffiti hits Philly street: on.nbc10.com/6dBepg5 pic.twitter.com/0wrhcYgSxa

1-Day Airfare Sale for Philly Flights

nbcphiladelphia.com — Frontier Airlines is offering discounted airfares for one-day only ahead of the launch of several new non-stop routes between Philadelphia International and seven destinations.

Ride-Sharing Service Lyft Allowed to Operate Everywhere but Philly

nbcphiladelphia.com — Ride-sharing service Lyft has received regulatory approval to offer service for two years everywhere in Pennsylvania, except for Philadelphia. The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission on Thursday voted 4-1 to approve the company's application, with conditions to which it must agree.
Dec 18, 2014

RT @NBCPhiladelphia: Ride-sharing service Lyft allowed to operate everywhere EXCEPT PHILLY: on.nbc10.com/Jy3geXB

Woman Heads to Jail for Downloading Child Porn to Frame Hubby

nbcphiladelphia.com — A woman convicted of downloading child pornography in a failed attempt to frame her estranged husband must spend six months to two years in county jail. The Indiana Gazette reports 43-year-old Meri Jane Woods was sentenced Monday by an Indiana County judge who rejected her attorney's request for lenience and that she be allowed to start serving the sentence after the holidays.
Dec 18, 2014

Woman Convicted of Downloading Child Porn to Frame Husband Gets Jail ow.ly/G66F2

Cowboys Fan Christie Will Travel to Texas Sunday

nbcphiladelphia.com — The flak New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie faced last Sunday night apparently wasn't enough. Christie called into a Philadelphia sports radio station Thursday to again defend his Dallas Cowboys fandom. He says he's planning to travel to Dallas for Sunday's game against the Indianapolis Colts.

Smoke Pours From Olney Hair Salon, Apartments

nbcphiladelphia.com — A fire broke out Thursday afternoon in a building that houses apartments and a hair braiding salon. The fire began shortly after 1 at 10th Street and Olney Avenue in the Olney section of North Philadelphia. Philadelphia firefighters said no one appeared hurt in the blaze at the property that houses Princess African Hair Braiding.
Dec 18, 2014

Fire at Hair Braiding Salon, Apartments: A fire broke out Thursday afternoon in a building that houses apartme... bit.ly/1JaconE

Philly Mom Pleads to Involuntary Manslaughter After Son 2, Kills Sister With Found Gun

nbcphiladelphia.com — A Philadelphia woman pleaded guilty Thursday after her 2-year-old son picked up a loaded .357 revolver and fatally shot his 11-year-old sister. Prosecutors said the toddler found the gun under a bed and shot Jamara Stevens while their mother, 31-year-old Tiffany Goldwire, was in the bathroom on April 5.
Dec 18, 2014

Philly Mom Pleads to Involuntary Manslaughter After Son 2, Kills Sister With Found Gun nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/Mot…

Three Weeks Later: Search for Shane Montgomery Taking Its Toll

nbcphiladelphia.com — Three weeks after vanishing into the night, there's no sign of college student Shane Montgomery. It's a mystery chipping away at hope the 21-year-old's family has been holding onto with each passing minute. "I'm not going to lie anymore. It's pretty bad with the holidays here," Kevin Verbrugghe, Shane's uncle, told NBC10 Thursday morning.

Ocean County Transgender Student Can Use Boy's Restroom

nbcphiladelphia.com — A transgender student in New Jersey who gave up his female identity says his school will allow him to use the boys room. Rubin Smyers was using the unisex bathroom at the Ocean County Vocational Technical School's Performing Arts Academy. The 16-year-old took to social media to protest and received support from Garden State Equality.

Alleged Sex Tape Involves Bucks County Middle Schoolers

nbcphiladelphia.com — Authorities confiscated cell phones from several Bucks County middle schoolers after reports surfaced of a video depicting minors engaged in sexual acts. The alleged sex video involves students at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Middle School in Bristol, Bucks County, according to police.

SOLVED: Jersey Shore Movie Mystery

Dec 18, 2014

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Former Girlfriend Feared Delco Officer, Got Protection Before Deadly Shooting

nbcphiladelphia.com — "If you find me dead, he did it." That's what Valerie Morrow told NBC10 Investigative reporter Harry Hairston just hours before she died, allegedly at the hand of the Delaware County police officer she feared.
Dec 17, 2014

RT @nbcchicago: "If you find me, he did it": Woman told NBC investigative reporter hours before being gunned down by her ex-boyfriend nbcchi.com/PZDv4kv

Dec 17, 2014

RT @JBaiata: "I am the actor." PA cop kills ex girlfriend, confesses to the shooting over police radio. nbcnews.to/1wKUCkr via @NBCPhiladelphia

Dec 17, 2014

"I am the actor." PA cop kills ex girlfriend, confesses to the shooting over police radio. nbcnews.to/1wKUCkr via @NBCPhiladelphia

Dec 17, 2014

Woman Gunned Down Hours After Getting Protection Order Against Police Officer nbcwashington.com/news/national-… pic.twitter.com/7UN1SX0qxR

Bradley Stone Did Not Stab Himself, No Sign of Trauma to Body: Coroner

nbcphiladelphia.com — The man accused of going on a killing spree in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania before being found dead in the woods did not have any visible trauma to his body, the county coroner tells NBC10. It's a vastly different report about the state of Bradley Stone's body and his assumed manner of death than what was released by prosecutors on Tuesday.

Bradley Stone Did Not Die by Cut Wounds, No Trauma to Center Part of Body: Coroner

nbcphiladelphia.com — The manner in which Bradley Stone, the man accused of going on a killing spree in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania earlier this week, died is unclear after an examination by the county's coroner. Montgomery County Coroner Dr. Walter Hoffman tells NBC10's Deanna Durante there was no sign of trauma to Stone's center region, contradicting information released by prosecutors on Tuesday.
Dec 17, 2014

Pa., coroner says shooting suspect Bradley Stone did have cut on leg, but trauma did cause death @NBCPhiladelphia bit.ly/1uUjty9