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Ximena Conde comes from Wisconsin Public Radio where she worked as a general assignment reporter covering southeastern Wisconsin as the station’s Second Century News Fellow. She previously worked as Rhode Island Public Radio’s Morning Edition producer.

Conde grew up in Queens, NY and graduated from Rutgers University.

Latest by Ximena Conde/WHYY

Family demands answers after videos show white Chester officer punching Black teen

A white police officer was caught on video repeatedly punching Bahir Green, a Black teenager, while Green was being restrained in Chester on Friday.

By Ximena Conde/WHYY

‘Less than adequate time’: Even supporters worry about Philly’s quick indoor mask mandate

Starting at midnight, Philadelphia businesses must require masking indoors, unless they require proof of vaccination.

By Ximena Conde/WHYY and Tom MacDonald/WHYY

Philly activist marches to Washington hoping Congress can help fight gun violence at home

Jamal Johnson, who originally started his annual journey to D.C. five years ago to demand national police reforms, incorporated demands to curb violence two years ago as shootings began to rise.

By Ximena Conde/WHYY

MOVE bombing victim remains from Penn have been returned, family says

Sue Africa, who lost her son Tomaso in the 1985 bombing, said the effort to identify the remains almost seem moot. “Those remains, no matter who they are, are going to be taken care of by us,” Sue told WHYY News, “because our belief is life.”

By Ximena Conde/WHYY

Lyme disease and COVID: How to tell symptoms apart as Pa. hits peak tick season

Epidemiologists worry people might confuse some Lyme disease symptoms — fevers, body aches, chills, headaches — for signs of the coronavirus and miss the window of treatment.

By Ximena Conde/WHYY

Procedures at Philly Medical Examiner’s Office under scrutiny as city investigates MOVE remains

It’s unclear whether the bones found in the box were actually autopsy specimens or unidentified remains forgotten in a muddled chain of custody.

By Ximena Conde/WHYY

‘No more excuses’: Pa. Democrats want to use stimulus to fix crumbling schools

The commonwealth is expected to have a $3 billion budget surplus and more than $7 billion available in American Rescue Plan dollars.

By Ximena Conde/WHYY

How the Philly Medical Examiner’s Office desecrated MOVE victims’ remains for 36 years

Four surviving mothers said they didn’t know the fire left any remains at all, until the recent news broke.

By Ximena Conde/WHYY

Increase incentives, and go door to door, to reach undervaccinated communities, Pa. lawmakers say

More than half of eligible Pennsylvanians have received at least one shot in the arm, but once those numbers are broken down by race, some stark disparities begin to show.

By Ximena Conde/WHYY