Grays Ferry

(Officer Mark Kimsey poses for photographs in City Council chambers with Joe Chambers, a high school senior who rescued him from a burning police vehicle.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Honors For Ridley Park Teen Who Helped Rescue Phila. Cop From Burning Vehicle

Joe Chambers, a 17-year-old senior at Ridley High School, jumped into action as the vehicle caught fire nearby with the officer trapped inside.

11/13/2014

Suspect (in jeans) wanted for stabbing an employee inside a Philadelphia McDonald's. (credit: Philadelphia Police)

VIDEO: Man Stabs McDonald’s Employee After Argument Over Closing Time

Philadelphia Police are searching for a man who stabbed a McDonald’s employee after an argument over the store’s closing time.

11/13/2014

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South Philadelphia Intersection Closed Due To Water Main Break

An intersection in Grays Ferry is shut down due to a water main break that occurred Wednesday afternoon.

11/05/2014

Audenreid Charter High School classroom with new green screen. (credit: Cherri Gregg)

Grays Ferry Charter School Uses Grant Money To Help Transform Education

Universal Audenried Charter High School kicked off its first day of school Tuesday with an extra $2.7 million dollars in its coffers over the next three years — thanks to a federal school improvement grant designed to help transform education through innovation.

09/02/2014

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2 Dead, 2 Injured In Violent Night In Philadelphia

Two people are dead and two others were injured in four separate shootings throughout Philadelphia.

08/21/2014

Da Seth Williams (Credit: Steve Tawa)

Renewed Call For Mandatory Minimums For Illegal Firearm Possession In Philadelphia

Prosecutors, police and lawmakers renewed their call for legislation that mandates hard time in jail for carrying illegal guns.

08/21/2014

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Limo Driver Robbed At Gunpoint In Grays Ferry

Philadelphia police are searching for the armed suspect who robbed a limousine driver early Wednesday morning.

08/20/2014

Homicide Captain James Clark. (credit: Cherri Gregg)

Homicide Captain: Suspects Were Arrested Because Community Came Forward

In the past few weeks, Philadelphia Police have been able to identify and arrest suspects in two homicide cases involving young children. Investigators give credit to community members who weren’t afraid to talk, and they’re hoping that cooperation continues.

08/05/2014

Suspect Brandon Ruffin. (credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Suspect Arrested In Deadly Shooting Of 3-Year-Old Girl

Police announced Ruffin was taken into custody by the Homicide Unit Monday night.

08/04/2014

Douglas Woods. (Photo provided by Philadelphia Police)

2nd Suspect In 3-Year-Old’s Death ID’d, Police Release Mugshot Of Man Charged

The Philadelphia Police department has released the mug shot of Douglas Woods, the suspect charged in the Grays Ferry shooting on Friday night that left a 3-year-old dead.

08/03/2014

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Vigil Held For 3-Year-Old Killed In Grays Ferry Shooting

A memorial of stuffed animals now sits in front of the porch where a three-year old girl was struck and killed Friday night in the Grays Ferry section of Philadelphia.

08/02/2014

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Community Mourns After 3-Year-Old Shot, Killed In Gray’s Ferry

The Gray’s Ferry community is calling for an end to the violence after Friday night’s incident.

08/02/2014

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Suspect Charged In Grays Ferry Shooting That Killed 3-Year-Old Girl

Philadelphia Police say a 22-year old Point Breeze man is being charged with murder for a shooting in Grays Ferry Friday night that left a 3-year old girl dead.

08/02/2014

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Police: 3-Year-Old Girl Killed, 3 Adults Injured In Grays Ferry Shooting

The incident was reported around 9:40 p.m. Friday on the 1500 block of S. Etting Street.

08/01/2014

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Man Stabbed To Death In Grays Ferry

Philadelphia Police say a man was stabbed twice and later died early Sunday morning.

07/20/2014

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