Officials with the Philadelphia Fire Department responded to a HAZMAT situation in Center City Thursday morning.
Drivers, be warned. Center City will be even more clogged than usual, especially after 7 p.m. for the next six weeks, as crews scrape and then pave seven miles of streets in the heart of town.
Yasine Harvey was shot at close range while leaving a corner store in West Philadelphia last night.
Philadelphia police say a teen who was simply in the wrong place at the wrong time succumbed to his injuries early Thursday after being shot multiple times Wednesday night.
One shooting occurred at 62nd and Callowhill, and the other at 800 N 9th Street.
Philadelphia police say a bandit robbed the Republic Bank at 1601 Market Street about 11:45 Tuesday morning, but was handed cash by a teller that contained an exploding dye pack.
A driver is facing DUI charges after a crash that injured three people in Philadelphia early Wednesday morning.
Police are investigating a homicide that occurred in Philadelphia on Wednesday night.
A battle that has divided one of Philadelphia’s fastest-growing neighborhoods isn’t over yet; at least not if an outgoing member of City Council has his say.
A growing Center City community remains divided after a City Council committee vote approving a possible surcharge to residents in that neighborhood to clean up the streets.
The area between Vine Street and Spring Garden, 8th to Broad Street, is growing in population and City Council is considering whether to create an improvement district to clean up the area.