Police confirm there were two underground explosions Sunday afternoon in Center City.
The weekend winter storm that swept across the Delaware Valley moved out, but left behind an icy, slushy, wet mess, causing a slow, hazardous commute and also left homes and businesses without power Sunday morning.
With winds, potentially gusting up to 55 miles per hour, power outages are a major concern because of the serious threat of tree branches taking out power lines.
PECO has announced that they are preparing for power outages caused by high winds.
Apartments in Norristown were evacuated overnight and a busy stretch of business was shut down because of elevated carbon monoxide readings.
As the latest winter blast picks up in intensity across the region today, the biggest impact point is expected to be Philadelphia International Airport where a handful of flight cancellations are already reported.
Developer Bart Blatstein and caterer Joseph Volpe have signed a contract with Exelon Corporation to buy the old power plant at an undisclosed price.
There are power problems in Doylestown, Bucks County this morning.
During the holidays, some people like to donate food or money. Some people take it even further, throwing a party for people who otherwise might be forgotten. We met up with volunteers at a facility run by Kencrest, a non-profit that serves thousands with disabilities.
The heavy winds and rain left thousands across the Philadelphia region without power Monday morning.
About 60 attorneys, including about 25 provided by Peco, helped homeless (or nearly homeless) Philadelphians apply for a birth certificate.
Thousands of customers in the Philadelphia region are without power today as a result of the heavy winds. Travelers are also experiencing flight delays.
A driver had to be extricated from their vehicle and rushed to the hospital after a single-car crash that brought down wires and shut down a major roadway in Chester County Monday.
“You have flies flying all around it, it’s decaying, it’s disgusting, it smells horrible,” said Cynthia Harris, who contacted KYW Newsradio about the problem.
It took more than two years and the intervention of a judge for residents affected by the 2012 water main break to receive damages from the city. But because the city’s liability is capped at $500,000 under state law, the homeowners ended up being compensated for only about two thirds of their damages.