“The Philadelphia homeless population exceeds the nation in the prevalence of diabetes, heart disease, smoking, and depression,” a Project HOME official notes.
According to a Temple professor, Philadelphia’s campaign to market Center City public schools only increased the divide between the educational “haves” and “have nots.”
Philadelphia police officers were involved in a shootout Saturday morning after someone allegedly fired shots at them in North Philadelphia.
Police in Philadelphia are investigating three separate shootings that left one man dead and another in critical condition.
Since October, the Social Security Administration has closed three of its offices in the Philadelphia region: Jenkintown, Woodland Avenue, and, as of last week, the office at 15th and Cecil B. Moore Avenue.
Three boys seen on video pointing a BB gun at people in North Philadelphia are facing charges.
The youngest suspect turned himself in on Wednesday night.
Fire crews battled a home fire in North Philadelphia Thursday afternoon.
A school district spokeswoman says the lockdown went into effect about 8:45am at Bethune Elementary School, 3301 Old York Road, when a man without permission was spotted inside the school.
Police say a woman died after she fell off a roof in North Philadelphia on Wednesday night.
Authorities say the break-in happened the morning of March 30th in the 1300 block of West Silver Street, in North Philadelphia.
Authorities have given the all clear at a barricade situation in North Philadelphia that stemmed from an alleged road rage shooting, but they are still searching for the suspect.
For the past 28 years, Art Sanctuary has held in Celebration of Black Writing Festival, but this year they’ve made a big change.
Philadelphia police are investigating a deadly stabbing that happened early Tuesday morning.
Police say one man is dead and another injured after a shooting in North Philadelphia.
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