Top Philadelphia news: Homicide rate triple that of same time in 2019; man charged in fatal stabbing

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Here's what you need to know about what's happening in Philadelphia.

Man charged with stabbing ex-girlfriend to death in front of her son

Police said 50-year-old Marvin Scott stabbed Rochelle Jackson in the neck during a fight in her kitchen on the 6000 block of Upland Street just after 2 a.m. Tuesday. 

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Homicide rate already triple compared to same time last year 

Deadly violence continues to plague Philadelphia’s streets. Five people were shot on Wednesday in less than 30 minutes. One man was killed.

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Biometric screenings coming to Philadelphia airport

Philadelphia International Airport is beginning a 45-day pilot program for biometric screenings. The screening process involves a facial scan, cross-checked with photos already on file.

Read the full story on ABC Philadelphia, WPVI.

Some roads in Old City could be closed two months in wake of Water main break

Repair work continues near Third and Arch streets.

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Police van transporting prisoner crashes with car in Frankford

Authorities say officers were taking a 59-year-old man to the prison complex on State Road when the crash happened at Tacony and Orthodox streets around 1 a.m. Wednesday.

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