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A final salute for Officer Lorenzo

Hundreds mourned the loss of Philadelphia Police Officer Brian Lorenzo last week.


Jessica Barth as TEDdy bear's tart

To prepare for the role, the Frankford native had to learn a Boston accent, brush up on streetwise lingo and get a Snooki-style hairdo.


A fitting sendoff for one of their own

Officer Brian Lorenzo always made sure every detail of a funeral procession was correct. Now, it was up to his fellow officers to do it without him.


Teaching by his book

— Award-winning English teacher Frank Stepnowski relies on humor and honesty to tell his tale of America's education system.





Officer killed in 1912 is honored with hero plaque

— Joint effort among Fraternal Order of Police, local attorney and individual sponsors has honored 253 police officers to date.