The fire started at 5 p.m. Thursday during the height of rush hour, forcing one of SEPTA’s busiest lines, the Market-Frankford El, to shut down near the fire scene.
Police are investigating after a 17-year-old male was shot in the back Wednesday afternoon.
Police say they found one suspect suffering a gunshot wound to the upper left torso.
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Crews are battling a fire in the Kensington section of the city.
A Kensington chocolate factory is open for business today and tomorrow after coming to terms with the city over a tax dispute that prompted a forced closure on Wednesday.
One man is in the hospital after being shot in Kensington Wednesday evening.
The Department of Revenue revoked the business license of Blasius Chocolate Factory.
Philadelphia police are searching for suspects in connection with the shooting of a customer during an attempted robbery of a take-out store early Tuesday morning.
Police say no one was injured, but the bullets struck the windows of the Philadelphia Fire Department’s station on Hart Lane at Boudinot Street.
Eighty-six-year-old John Howarth reportedly left his home in a 2010 Gray Ford Focus with Pennsylvania plates DYB-7908 early Wednesday morning.
One person was transported to Episcopal Hospital in unknown condition at 10:11 a.m.
The back wheels of a delivery truck got stuck in a sinkhole that opened up on a Philadelphia street early Monday morning.
EXCLUSIVE: Firefighter’s Widow, Union Ask DA To Reconsider Decision To Not Criminally Charge Building Owners In Deadly Warehouse Blaze
Diane Neary, widow of Philadelphia Fire Lieutenant Robert Neary, expressed her concern about a decision announced Monday by District Attorney Seth Williams, not to file criminal charges against the owners of a vacant, dilapidated Kensington warehouse that burned and collapsed killing Neary and fellow firefighter Daniel Sweeney.
A Philadelphia police officer suffered an apparent heart attack during a struggle with a suspect Monday morning.