The overenrolled Walter D. Palmer Leadership Learning Partners Charter School is holding a Thursday evening lottery to decide which students will stay and which will have to go.
The Walter D. Palmer Leadership Learning Partners charter school could close any day now, if it can’t convice a judge to order an infusion of cash from the school district. Founder Walter Palmer claims the district owes his school nearly $1.4 million.
A suspect has been identified and an arrest warrant has been issued in connection with a shooting that killed a pregnant woman and her unborn child in Philadelphia this past weekend.
Investigators say a stray bullet hit the woman in the face from nearly a block away. Investigators think the gunman was aiming at a car passing by.
Authorities say a man was shot and killed early Thursday morning in the Frankford section of Philadelphia.
A homeowner, who says he shot a man who he thought was attempting to break into his vehicle, has been charged with murder.
Children who might not otherwise be able to afford new school supplies were given a backpack full of goodies to get them ready for the year.
He believes the victim may have taken the homeowner’s vehicle for his own truck.
Police say it may be next week before a decision is made on whether a Frankford resident will be criminally charged for shooting a man he suspected of trying to break in to his pickup truck.
Police say a man who was breaking into a pickup truck in the Frankford section of Philadelphia Thursday night was shot and killed by the owner of the vehicle.
After being refused a light for his cigarette, a man snapped and attacked the man who refused him and the entire incident was caught on tape.
It is often said that the best of people comes out during the most difficult times, and that is the case after a heartless act of vandalism in Northeast Philadelphia Wednesday morning.
Police say a convenience store clerk was pistol-whipped during a robbery in Northeast Philadelphia early Wednesday morning.
The Ray of Hope Project brings in strong, healthy volunteers to fight what the group’s head calls an “uphill battle” in Kensington.
Philadelphia police are searching for the heartless thug who was caught on tape stealing money from an elderly woman using an ATM.