Chestnut Street

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Cabbie Cut From Car After Violent West Philly Crash; Other Driver Charged With DUI

Officials say a cab driver was trapped inside his vehicle and had to be rescued after two cars collided early Friday morning.

02/20/2015

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Traffic Detours In Place On Section Of Busy Old City Road

Over the next two weeks, look for detours in the area of Chestnut Street beginning today.

01/26/2015

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Temple University Student Falls 8 Floors, Lands On Pedestrian, Dies

The incident happened Thursday evening at the 1500 block of Chestnut Street.

01/15/2015

Fire at historical building in Philadelphia on January 13, 2015. (credit: CBS)

Fire At Historical Building In Old City

Firefighters were able to quickly control an electrical fire that started inside a historical building in downtown Philadelphia Tuesday morning.

01/13/2015

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Philadelphia Police Investigating Late Night Sexual Assault

Police say a 23-year-old woman was attacked by a man in his mide 30s.

12/09/2014

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Firefighter Injured, Dozens Displaced In West Philly Apartment Building Fire

The fire was reported around 11:45 p.m. Thursday at the unit block of S. 62nd Street.

10/31/2014

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Driver Hospitalized After Vehicle Slams Into Building In Center City

It happened just before 9:30 p.m. Tuesday at 9th and Chestnut Streets.

10/21/2014

There's a new UNIQLO store in Center City. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Popular Clothing Retailer Opens New Location In Center City

The 32nd U.S. store for Japanese clothing retailer UNIQLO opens in Center City Philadelphia Friday morning.

10/03/2014

Man wanted for robbing Center City Dunkin's Donuts while using hypodermic needle. (credit: Philadelphia Police)

Homeless Man Arrested For Allegedly Using Hypodermic Needle To Rob Center City Dunkin’ Donuts

A homeless man has been arrested after he was identified as the suspect who allegedly used a hypodermic needle to rob a Center City Dunkin’ Donuts.

09/26/2014

Man wanted for robbing Center City Dunkin's Donuts while using hypodermic needle. (credit: Philadelphia Police)

Man Uses Hypodermic Needle During Robbery Of Center City Dunkin’ Donuts

Philadelphia police are searching for a suspect who used a hypodermic needle as a weapon during the robbery of a downtown donut shop.

09/25/2014

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SEPTA Bus Catches Fire Near Penn’s Landing

SEPTA says it is a Route 33 bus and no passengers were aboard when the flames broke out.

08/19/2014

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Man Stabbed Multiple Times Outside West Philadelphia High School

Police are investigating the stabbing of a man multiple times outside a high school in Philadelphia early Tuesday morning.

05/06/2014

(Officials, at a construction site in the 2000 block of Chestnut Street where the YWCA Center City Annex once stood.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Construction Set To Begin For Center City ‘Luxury’ Apartment Building

Mayor Michael Nutter says it’s all part of the planned revitalization of once-elegant Chestnut Street.

04/09/2014

(A couple struggles across 10th Street in center city Philadelphia.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Even Walking Is Dicey in Center City After 8” Snowstorm

Merchants along Walnut, Chestnut, and Market Streets had workers out shoveling and salting, but crossing at intersections was dicey due to high ridges of snow created by plows grooming the roadways.

01/03/2014

Chestnut Street near Juniper (credit: Cherri Gregg)

Retailers Along East Chestnut Street Hope For Dramatic Neighborhood Changes

Efforts to transform East Chestnut Street in Center City from the ‘hood into a high-end haven for shopping has been slow. Business owners are hunkering down and hoping for change.

10/24/2013

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