Market-Frankford Subway Elevated

(A poster in the Pattison Avenue station of the Broad Street subway announces resumption of late-night weekend service, starting this month.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Septa to Revive After-Midnight Weekend Subway Service During Summer

Septa has decided to bring back 24-hour weekend service on the Market-Frankford and Broad Street lines.

06/03/2014

(Phila. PD photo)

Police: Man Accused of Raping Woman In Center City Was Mere Days Out of Jail

Philadelphia police say 42-year-old Rafiq Smith has a history of beating the rap.

03/08/2013

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SEPTA Forced To Temporarily Abandon Express Service on Market-Frankford Line

Technical problems have cause SEPTA to suspend its “A” and “B” express trains on the Market-Frankford subway-elevated line during rush hour commutes this week.

02/27/2013

Matthew Early (Credit: Matthew Early)

Younger Brother Cleared In December Shooting Aboard SEPTA Elevated Train

“Further review of all evidence now available to the Commonwealth suggests that Eric Early played no role in the shooting on the Market-Frankford el or in a conspiracy to commit a shooting,” prosecutor Paul Goldman says.

01/03/2013

$5 Million Bail Set For Brother of Alleged Septa Elevated Train Gunman

Eric Early is now being held on charges of attempted murder and aggravated assault while the search continues for Eric’s 18-year-old brother, Matthew, accused of firing on a Chicago Bulls fan.

12/18/2012

1 of 2 Brothers Nabbed in Septa Elevated Train Shooting

Police were still looking for the older Early brother, alleged to be the gunman.

12/17/2012

(Members of the Guardian Angels neighborhood patrol organization post "wanted" flyers near the 46th-and-Market elevated stop where the shooting occurred.  Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Guardian Angels Join Hunt For West Philadelphia ‘El’ Shooters

Police say one of two brothers, apparently still angry following an argument with two other men, fired into the crowded Market-Frankford subway-elevated car after stepping off the train.

12/14/2012

(Striking SEPTA police officers, members of the Fraternal Order of Transit Police, outside a SEPTA subway entrance at 15th and Market Streets.  Credit: Pat Loeb)

SEPTA Transit Police Go On Strike Without Warning

Officers with SEPTA’s transit police have gone on strike following a stalemate in negotiations regarding a new contract.

03/21/2012

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