Cobbs Creek


1 Charged In Abduction Of Girl From Philadelphia School

Philadelphia police say charges have been filed against one person they questioned Thursday in connection with the abduction of a 5-year-old girl from her school last month.


(Marcus Allen, CEO of ACHIEVEability, outside one of the nonprofit group's residence projects.  Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Philadelphia Gamechangers: ACHIEVEability

AchieveAbility was founded more than 30 years ago with a mission of a providing housing for single, homeless parents. The group now helps families permanently break the cycle of poverty through education, parenting classes, financial literacy, and more.


(Credit: John McDevitt)

Local Groups Gather At School Where 5-Year-Old Was Abducted

As police continue to search for the person or people involved in the kidnapping of a 5-year-old girl from a West Philadelphia school last month, a group gathered at Bryant Elementary School Saturday calling for justice.


Young girl abducted from Philadelphia school on January 14th, 2012.

Mother Of Abducted 5-Year-Old Speaks Out

The suspects involved in the abduction of a 5-year-old are still out there.



Home Of Suspect In City’s 1st 2013 Murder Catches Fire

Philadelphia police have arrested an 18-year-old West Philadelphia man in connection with the New Year’s Day shooting of a 16-year-old neighbor.


Deadly Fire Graphic

Man Killed In Cobbs Creek Row Home Fire

Fire officials say a resident was killed in a fast-moving house fire in Philadelphia Thursday morning.


2013 Homicides

Deadly Start To 2013 In Philadelphia

Police are investigating multiple shootings that happened overnight.


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Anti-Violence Advocacy Group Holds Vigil In Wake Of 328th Homicide In Philadelphia

Philadelphia police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred in the Cobbs Creek section of the city Thursday morning.


(A badly damaged home in Sea Isle City, NJ after Hurricane Sandy.  Credit: David Madden)

Part 1: Disasters of Our Own Making

Approximately 10,000 Philadelphia residents are living in flood zones. And that number is only within the city limits.


A home along the 6000 block of Carpenter Street in the Cobbs Creek section. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Neighbors Celebrate Winning ‘Cleanest Block’ Award

Neighbors on one street in Cobbs Creek are celebrating after winning first prize in Philadelphia’s Clean Block Contest.



Police: Boy Playing With Gun Shoots Self In Hand At West Philadelphia Playground

A young boy was hospitalized on Sunday after he shot himself in the hand while playing with a gun at a playground in West Philadelphia.


Seth Williams says residents need to speak up and speak out against drugs and gun violence to save their neighborhoods. (credit: Tim Jimenez)

Concerned Residents Speak With DA Seth Williams At Anti-Gun Town Hall Meeting

Concerned residents of a West Philadelphia community met with District Attorney Seth Williams and police officials for a town hall meeting on gun violence Wednesday night.


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2 Shot In Cobbs Creek Neighborhood

Two people were shot in the Cobbs Creek section of the city Wednesday night, according to police.



Police Investigating Second Fatal Shooting In Cobbs Creek

Police are investigating another shooting in the city’s Cobbs Creek neighborhood.



1 Dead, Another Injured In West Philadelphia Shooting

A shooting in West Philadelphia Wednesday afternoon left one man dead and another injured.





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