When she saw them apparently trying to jimmy a sliding glass door in the back of the house, she yelled and banged on a window, driving them off.
An army of volunteers has taken over the 2000 block of North 62nd Street, repairing and improving more than 30 houses, as part of a project to keep urban neighborhoods thriving.
The victim lost control of his car and crashed into a pole early Saturday morning.
The crime remained the same, but this time the neighborhood has changed. Residents in the city’s Overbrook section woke up Thursday morning to find either their car tires slashed or a corrosive substance splashed onto their cars.
Philadelphia police are investigating an officer involved shooting in which an officer was also struck by a car.
Police say tips from the public led them to 19-year-old Daniel Shelley, whom they say killed 31-year-old Hafeezah Nunrid-Din on Saturday night as she was leaving her parents’ home.
Police say a woman who ran a day care center was killed when she was caught in the crossfire of a shooting in West Philadelphia.
Police have arrested three men in connection with a shooting at an Overbrook convenience store that left the owner critically injured on Tuesday morning.
Among the best known local post offices on the list are the Benjamin Franklin post office in Old City, and ones in Manayunk, Roxborough, East Germantown, 30th Street train station, Overbrook, and St. Davids.
A youth football club is trying to pick up the pieces after thieves broke into their storage trailer and stole everything.
Police are investigating a double shooting in West Philadelphia late Tuesday evening. One of the victims is reportedly pregnant.
A massive sinkhole is causing major disruptions after opening up on a West Philadelphia street Friday afternoon.
Philadelphia police and fire rescue crews were called to the scene, near 63rd and Lebanon in the city’s Overbrook section, about 7:30 AM.