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Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018

Broke in Philly: The High Cost of Being Broke Stories

Broke in Philly: The High Cost of Being Broke Stories

NBC10 and Telemundo 62 are participating in a year-long reporting collaborative called Broke in Philly, which provides nuanced and in-depth stories about economic justice in Philadelphia.

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018

Broke in Philly: Financial Struggles for 1st Generation College Students

Broke in Philly: Financial Struggles for 1st Generation College Students

Broke in Philly explores how financial struggles affect first generation college students.

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018

Broke in Philly: From Homeless to Business Owner

Broke in Philly: From Homeless to Business Owner

Amanda Dobbs and her husband both lost their jobs at the same time. Dobbs attended classes at the Philabundance Community Kitchen, graduated top of her class, and started her own catering business. 

Monday, Aug 6, 2018

High Cost of Being Broke: Fighting Hunger in Every Zip Code

High Cost of Being Broke: Fighting Hunger in Every Zip Code

“A lot of people don't want to admit they are hungry or need assistance,” Stefanie Arck-Baynes from Philabundance said. “It’s a quiet hunger.”

Tuesday, Aug 7, 2018

Broke in Philly: From Homeless to Business Owner

Broke in Philly: From Homeless to Business Owner

A Philadelphia woman who endured homelessness her entire life experienced a huge turn around two years ago-- she now owns her own business.

Monday, Aug 6, 2018

Broke in Philly: Residents Struggle to Afford the Rising Cost of Food

Broke in Philly: Residents Struggle to Afford the Rising Cost of Food

NBC10 and Telemundo 62 are among the news organizations in our area that are looking into the causes and effects of what it means to be broke in Philly. One problem that's a bigger issue in Philadelphia than the...

Wednesday, Jul 25, 2018

Clean, Green Public Spaces Make Philly Happier, Study Finds

Clean, Green Public Spaces Make Philly Happier, Study Finds

Philadelphia residents who lived near vacant lots that were filled in with trees and grass or simply cleaned up reported to University of Pennsylvania researchers a decrease in feelings of depression, poor...

Tuesday, Jul 10, 2018

Broke in Philly: New Report Sheds Light on Poverty

Broke in Philly: New Report Sheds Light on Poverty

NBC10 and Telemundo 62 are proud to be a part of the Broke In Philly project. Newsrooms across the city are covering the economic issues affecting you. And a new report shows people in Philly are feeling...

Wednesday, Jun 27, 2018

Program Helps Local Families Dealing With Financial Hardship

Program Helps Local Families Dealing With Financial Hardship

We're taking a closer look at families experiencing financial hardship. It's part of our Broke in Philly series. One program in Philadelphia is giving people a shot at buying a home and furthering their...

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Husband Kills HR Head for Philly Council in Murder-Suicide
Husband Kills HR Head for Philly Council in Murder-Suicide

The director of human resources of Philadelphia City Council was gunned down by her estranged husband in what Philadelphia police call a murder-suicide inside her Northeast Philadelphia home.

Storms to Sock Parts of Pa. Friday Night — Yes, Again
Storms to Sock Parts of Pa. Friday Night — Yes, Again

More strong storms — including torrential downpours that could cause travel delays — are expected to sweep through Philadelphia and the north and west suburbs Friday evening.

Manhunt Underway for 3 Men Named in Ambush of Camden Cops
Manhunt Underway for 3 Men Named in Ambush of Camden Cops

Police in Camden are searching for three men they say ambushed two detectives in the South Jersey city last week.

Pa. Diocese Holds Forgiveness Mass in Wake of Abuse Report
Pa. Diocese Holds Forgiveness Mass in Wake of Abuse Report

A Pennsylvania bishop named in a grand jury report on rampant sexual abuse by Roman Catholic clergy is holding a Mass of forgiveness, as the Vatican expresses "shame and sorrow" over the burgeoning scandal. The...

Bad News If You Use the 30th Street Ramp From I-76 Westbound
Bad News If You Use the 30th Street Ramp From I-76 Westbound

A major connection from Interstate 76 to Center City Philadelphia and University City is closing again.