Police say the man fired a weapon at them, and several officers returned fire.
Police say the gunfire erupted on the 5500 block of Crowson Street around 1am on Wednesday.
A 23-year-old man was sitting on a bench at the Lonnie Young Recreation Center at East Chelten Avenue and Ardleigh Street when someone shot him in the back.
It happened around 8:45 p.m. Sunday night at the 1300 block of East Price Street.
A firefighter briefly became trapped on the third floor of a burning home in East Germantown.
Philadelphia police say a 9-year-old boy was abducted while playing at a city recreation center, but later escaped from a car trunk.
Philadelphia police are searching for an armed suspect who was caught on tape stealing an iPad from an electronics store.
The robbery took place last Friday, March 8th at the Jaques Mini-Market located at Wakefield and Ashmead Streets in East Germantown.
Around 8:31 a.m., the 9-year-old was inside Jaques Mini-Market at Wakefield and Ashmead Streets when two unknown males watched her make a purchase.
Police are investigating the latest rash of vandalism that once again targeted cars parked along a Philadelphia street.
Councilwoman Donna Reed Miller has proposed altering the zoning for a block where developer Pat Burns wants to build a multi-store structure that would include a Dollar Tree store.
Among the best known local post offices on the list are the Benjamin Franklin post office in Old City, and ones in Manayunk, Roxborough, East Germantown, 30th Street train station, Overbrook, and St. Davids.
A 23-year-old Philadelphia man has been ordered held for trial on a charge of murder, in what authorities say was a neighborhood dispute in which the murder victim wasn’t even involved.
A man is dead and a woman is hurt in a home invasion early Monday morning in East Germantown.