An autistic boy from South Philadelphia is uniting his neighborhood through his love of drawing dragons, while also helping raise awareness about Autism.
The US attorney’s office says Maria Houck, 59, collected more than $54,000 in Social Security benefits and more than $110,000 from the VA between July 2005 and August 2012.
Police say 49-year old Rendong Zheng of North Philadelphia was killed shortly after 10:30pm, while making a delivery to an apartment complex on Hillcreek Park.
Despite having the vehicle involved in a hit-and-run accident in Kensington that killed a 2-year-old boy, Philadelphia Police say the search for two people who were inside the vehicle is still ongoing.
Funeral services were held in Saturday for four-year old Latiff Wilson, who was killed in a hit-and-run accident Monday.
The police department says the exercise will start about 5pm in the area of 6th and Market Streets, and will run till about 9pm.
The Philadelphia District Attorney’s office announced Friday that they will not to retry a former Philadelphia priest accused of sexual assault.
Going class-to-class with city leaders, Wolf chatted with students and teachers at Kensington Health Sciences Academy, learning about the unique programs offered there for the more than 400 students.
Following Thursday’s massacre of nearly 150 people in Kenya, local African community leaders are calling for more attention to the ongoing struggles in Africa.
A Philadelphia police officer is in hot water after showing up at the station in a patrol car while drunk early Saturday morning.
Thanks in part to a parade down Broad Street to honor a nice run by the Taney Dragons, the league is seeing an influx of players of all ages this year according to the Secretary of the League’s Board of Directors, Ellen Siegel. She says the league has averaged about 900 players the past few years, but this year the number has spiked to well over 1,000.
Naturally, students at an on-campus watch party were filled with shock and disbelief.
Health officials have declared an “outbreak” status at the school, meaning any student with a cough should stay home until they’ve been seen by a doctor.
A 42-year old Philadelphia man is facing theft charges in Delaware County after allegedly stealing $1,300 from a woman while pretending to be a lawyer, according to the Delaware County District Attorney’s office.
Led by a panel of local politicians, community activists and celebrities, the focus was on the young women of the community and teaching them how to make good choices, not just in what they eat, but also in self-worth.