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Public League playoffs: Frankford drops heartbreaker to Bartram

— Khayri Washington’s three-pointer with 13 seconds remaining gave Bartram the 52-51 win.

Police Advisory Council bans firearms at its meetings

The ban applies to civilian members of the 2nd PDAC. Cops will continue to carry firearms at the monthly meetings.

Chaput lauds pope for leading with grace in complicated times

Charles J. Chaput, archbishop of Philadelphia, released this statement on Monday after Pope Benedict XVI announced he would resign the papacy.

Woman attempting suicide survives train collision

A SEPTA train clipped a woman near Holmesburg Station last Wednesday, causing her non-life-threatening injuries, according to police and officials from the transit agency.

Wissinoming man shot and killed in his apartment

Philadelphia police have no suspects and no known motive in the fatal shooting of a Wissinoming man inside his apartment last Wednesday.

Rush Park vandalism will cost thousands to remedy damage

Somebody who knows how to drive a bulldozer did thousands of dollars worth of  damage to equipment at Benjamin Rush State Park in late January.

In early look, slight rise in NE property taxes

If Mayor Michael Nutter gets what he  wants, the city’s tax rate will be 1.25 mills, said Councilman Brian O’Neill.