Police say a pit bull was shot dead by police after the dog attacked an officer in the Grays Ferry section of the city.
Police say it happened at about 8:51 p.m. Tuesday on the 1200 block of S. Dover Street.
Groundbreaking ceremonies were held Wednesday afternoon for sprucing up Stinger Square Park in Philadelphia’s Grays Ferry neighborhood.
On bitterly cold days, when walking through Center City, you can see tall pipes, emitting steam on some street corners. They’re evidence of Veolia – the third largest utility in Philadelphia and the one that makes steam.
Firefighters battled a blaze at a home in the Grays Ferry section of Philadelphia late Wednesday night while also having to deal with freezing temperatures.
A three-year-old was among two people struck during a shooting in Philadelphia Monday morning.
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.
Philadelphia Police are searching for a man who stabbed a McDonald’s employee after an argument over the store’s closing time.
An intersection in Grays Ferry is shut down due to a water main break that occurred Wednesday afternoon.
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.
Two people are dead and two others were injured in four separate shootings throughout Philadelphia.
Prosecutors, police and lawmakers renewed their call for legislation that mandates hard time in jail for carrying illegal guns.
Philadelphia police are searching for the armed suspect who robbed a limousine driver early Wednesday morning.
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.
Police announced Ruffin was taken into custody by the Homicide Unit Monday night.