The incident happened at about 6 p.m. at Amber and Ann Streets.
A stretch of Richmond Street between Lehigh Avenue and Somerset Street is affected by the closure.
A driver trying to evade police crashes and damages a number of cars in the city’s Port Richmond neighborhood.
Police have made an arrest in a two-year-old hit and run that happened in the city’s Port Richmond section.
Students at Carroll High School, in the city’s Port Richmond neighborhood, formed a human chain today across the front of their building, to protest the district’s plan to permanently close their school and 28 others.
Police are investigating three separate accidents that occurred overnight in Philadelphia.
Authorities say a man was found dead after a fire in a northeast Philadelphia rooming house.
One man is dead and several others injured after a night of gunfire on the streets of Philadelphia.
Officials say the telephone tip received at the FBI office in Philadelphia from a local caller over the weekend led them to 30-year-old Shauntae Edmond Gray, a Reggae musician from Sacramento, Calif.
The jury found the City of Philadelphia not financially liable for the murder of William Panas Jr. by Frank Tepper, an off-duty cop with a history of misconduct.
This L-shaped extension will start at Monkevitch Playground, in the shadow of I-95, and go down past Pulaski Park to Lewis Street, wrapping around the fruit distribution center and city dump.
The fallen Philadelphia police officer is being memorialized along a stretch of Cottman Avenue.
Once inside her old high school, 16-year-old Samantha Pawlucy apparently didn’t feel comfortable enough to stay.
Sam Pawlucy, a 16-year-old sophomore at Charles Carroll High School in Port Richmond, was allegedly removed from geometry class because she was wearing a Romney-Ryan campaign shirt.
Sam Pawlucy may not be old enough to vote but unlike many undecided, this 16-year-old high school sophomore knows exactly who’d she vote for.