BB Gun Prompts Lockdown At Northeast Philly Schools; Teen ArrestedPolice arrested a teenager Friday morning after he was spotted with a gun in Northeast Philadelphia. It turned out to be just a BB gun.
Bomb Threat Evacuates Lincoln High School In MayfairA high school in Northeast Philadelphia was evacuated Friday after a threatening e-mail was reportedly sent to the school.
For The First Time, No Schools Designated "Persistently Dangerous" In The Phila. School DistrictThe School District of Philadelphia has announced none of its schools were designated “Persistently Dangerous” for this school year.
Police: Building Engineer Brought Numerous Weapons To Philadelphia School, Prompting LockdownPolice say a Philadelphia building engineer at Lincoln High School who had been evicted from his home apparently drove to work, leaving two rifles, two handguns and ammo inside his car.
Report Shows Violence Continuing to Decline in Philadelphia Public SchoolsThe district says that overall, violent incidents declined 32 percent, down for the third year in a row.
Philadelphia Police Department Mints 29 New OfficersThe City of Philadelphia has 29 new police officers, following a graduation ceremony in Northeast Philadelphia.
Recreation Programs Slammed by Decision To Close Philadelphia Schools After HoursFor 400 kids who play basketball and indoor soccer with the Holy Terrors Youth Organization in Mayfair, their seasons have come to an abrupt end.
Mayor's Office: 'Use Common Sense,' Leave Flood-Prone AreasHere in Philadelphia, officials continue to monitor the approach of Hurricane Irene.
Parents Demand Action Following Violent Confrontation At Lincoln High SchoolFollowing a violent confrontation at Lincoln High School, the Philadelphia School District is facing tough questions from parents. Some parents told Eyewitness News, violence at Lincoln is an ongoing problem and they are fed up.
Officers Injured In Brawl Outside Lincoln HighTwo police officers were injured while they trying to break up a brawl outside a high school in Northeast Philadelphia and police are now using a video in an attempt to make more arrests.