The blaze began around 1 a.m. at the home on the 5600 block of Bloyd Street.
Police say the 39-year-old male who lived in the apartment was going inside when he was confronted by two masked men who forced him to the ground and demanded money.
WYCK House on Germantown Avenue features an extremely rare example of an early American rose garden, with more than 50 varieties of old-fashioned roses in their original setting inside a boxwood hedge.
When Rochelle Williams and Florine Barker think of this corner of Germantown and Allegheny Avenue, the first thing that comes to mind is tragedy.
Police say when the driver asked the suspect to clear the aisle so passengers could walk through, the suspect became angry and pulled a knife, threatening the driver.
Officials say one person was killed in a fire Sunday night at a home in the Germantown section of Philadelphia.
Police say three people were hurt overnight in a two-car crash in the Germantown section of Philadelphia.
There were no reports of any injuries after a partial building collapse in Philadelphia Monday morning.
The 11-inch main broke around 2 p.m. Friday at Chew Street and Washington Lane.
Germantown is emerging as one of the newest hot spots for artists.
A 55-year-old Germantown artist, who blew off part of his right drawing hand playing with a homemade explosive device, has been convicted of possessing Weapons of Mass Destruction.
It happened at about 7:58 p.m. Monday at the 5900 block of Magnolia Street.
The exhibit, from the private collection of Joan and Victor Johnson, contains more than 230 pieces of Pennsylvania German writings and drawings, called “frakturs.”
Officials say one person was hurt during a two-story house fire early Thursday morning.
Philadelphia Police say a man was shot three times during a robbery inside a corner store in Germantown Wednesday night.