Police say it happened at about 8:20 p.m. Wednesday at the 2900 block of N. Bailey Street.
A community reading center in North Philadelphia is distributing thousands of brand-new children’s books with pedal power. Eyewitness News Anchor Ukee Washington has the story.
“I asked myself, are you going to fall apart and surrender to the chaos, or are you going to take a stand?” she recalls.
No word on a suspect or motive at this time.
Authorities say the officer spotted the suspect with a object on his waistband with his hand on it.
Authorities say officers responded to a home in the 4900 block of Warnock Street around 7 a.m. Wednesday where they found a 28-year-old woman who had been stabbed to death.
This happened around 9:30 p.m. on the 2600 block of N. 8th Street.
The Philadelphia Housing Authority wants to demolish two blighted, high-rise towers in the neighborhood known as Sharswood, and put up townhomes in their place.
The developer, RAL Companies, says the plans are preliminary, but their attorney (at right in photo) told the committee that whatever form the project takes, its impact will be tremendous.
Police are investigating after a 28-year-old man was shot multiple times in North Philadelphia.
Police say the 26-year-old victim was shot twice in the leg and taken to Temple Hospital in stable condition.
Philadelphia Police say two teenagers are being charged as adults in connection with a string of armed robberies around Temple University.
Police say that, upon their arrival, they found a male shot once in the head and the once in the arm.
Officials say around 2:54 p.m. a SEPTA Route 23 bus traveling south on Germantown Avenue at Tioga Street collided with another vehicle.
The suspects in the shooting death of Philadelphia police officer Robert Wilson III waived their right to a preliminary hearing.