Top Philadelphia news: 2 Philly high schools rate among area's best; city sees spike in crimes

Here's the most recent top news you may have missed in Philadelphia.

City experiencing spike in shootings, homicides

The shootings reached a crescendo on Sunday when a total of nine people were hit by gunfire.

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Police: Woman fatally stabbed after argument over parking space in Philadelphia

Police have made an arrest after a woman was allegedly stabbed to death over a parking space on Tuesday night in Philadelphia.

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Philly jury hears of gruesome killing of retired Villanova prof in her Germantown apartment

Jose Diaz is charged with murder, robbery, and related offenses in the killing of retired Villanova University astronomy professor Carol Ambruster.

Read the full story on Philadelphia Inquirer.

2 Philadelphia high schools rank among the best in our area, report says

U.S. News and World Report released the 2019 Best High Schools by Metro Area rankings Wednesday.

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FOP responds to investigation into Philadelphia officers' alleged racist Facebook posts

As hundreds of Philadelphia Police officers are being investigated for allegedly posting racist and violent posts on social media, Fraternal Order of Police President John McNesby is backing his officers.

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