A long-running battle between residents of the city’s Point Breeze section and developers culminated with City Council approval of a plan to seize dozens of properties.
A controversial plan to build new affordable housing in the city’s Point Breeze section was given an initial okay Tuesday by a city council committee.
The fight over a lot in Point Breeze has taken a bizarre turn.
A private developer says he got fed up with dealing with the city and so he took matters into his own hands. Now the city has issued him a cease and desist order.
Tracey Thomas, 22, was convicted of the robbery that was caught on tape inside the Crab Bar, on South 21st Street in the Point Breeze section of the city.
A man died after police say he was shot a dozen times in Philadelphia early Thursday morning.
Police were investigating what they say may have been a drive by shooting early Thursday morning in the city’s Point Breeze section that left three men hospitalized.
The Newbold Neighbors Association in the Point Breeze section of South Philadelphia is raising money to help clean up the neighborhood, and they’re going to use the same devices seen all around Center City.
Police are investigating the vandalism of five cars in South Philadelphia sometime late Tuesday or early Wednesday.
A Philadelphia police officer was hospitalized after being struck in the head with a chair after responding to a domestic dispute call late Sunday night.
Human remains were reportedly uncovered by construction workers on Saturday morning.
A proposed development in Philadelphia’s Point Breeze neighborhood becomes of lightning rod for racial and income divisions.
Philadelphia police are investigating the shooting and robbery of a cab driver early Wednesday morning.
Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter was in the Point Breeze section of the city on Wednesday, discussing crime reduction strategies with community members.
A number of community leaders spoke at a press conference Friday afternoon to respond to the gun violence that has plagued the Point Breeze and Grays Ferry section of the city since mid-September.