Queen Village

Ambulance at scene of partial building collapse in Queen Village on September 12, 2014. (credit: CBS)

2 Injured In Partial Building Collapse In Queen Village

Two workers were injured after a partial building collapse in Philadelphia Friday afternoon.

09/12/2014

(credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Arrest Made In Deadly Shooting Of Woman In Queen Village

Philadelphia Police say an arrest has been made in connection with the shooting death of a woman in Philadelphia’s Queen Village neighborhood.

09/11/2014

(Credit: CBS3)

Woman Shot In The Face And Arm In Her Philadelphia Apartment

Around 10pm Monday night, police say a 32-year-old woman was shot twice in her face and arm at point blank range inside her Philadelphia apartment on 5th Street near Washington Avenue.

09/09/2014

Giovanni's Room, the oldest LGBT bookstore in America, at 12th and Pine. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Local Non-Profit To Take Helm Of Nation’s Oldest LGBT Bookstore

Philly AIDS Thift will reopen Giovanni’s Room– the country’s oldest continuously operated LGBT bookstore.

08/22/2014

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Partial Building Collapse In Queen Village

Chopper 3 over the scene of the collapse at 900 S. Front Street.

08/19/2014

City Hall in Philadelphia. (credit: Jenn Bernstein)

Phila. Officials To Hear Dispute Over Playground That Sits On A Historic Cemetery

The land was once owned by Mother Bethel AME Church, which used it as a burying ground in the early to mid-19th century.

CBS Philly–05/05/2014

(credit: CBS3)

Suspicious Device Found Inside Queen Village Building

Police say PGW workers and the Philadelphia Fire Department responded to a report of a smell of gas in the 700 block of S. 4th Street around 9 p.m.

04/14/2014

(Weccacoe Playground, in 2013.  File photo by Cherri Gregg)

Founder’s Descendants Weigh In On Cemetery Discovered Beneath Queen Village Playground

Planning continues for renovating Weccacoe Playground while preserving an African-American cemetery beneath it. Descendants of the cemetery’s founder recently came forward with their ideas.

12/16/2013

(credit: Philadelphia Police)

2 Suspects Arrested, One At Large In Connection With Several Philadelphia Robberies

Police say multiple tips received during the investigation lead them to the 1700 block of South Chadwick Street, where Nicholas Pompeii was arrested.

11/06/2013

Gentry (left) and Pompeii (right). (credit: Philadelphia Police)

Search Continues For Suspects Wanted For Robberies In Point Breeze And Queen Village

The Philadelphia Police Department’s South Detectives Division says the suspects have now been identified as Kennan Gentry and Nicholas Pompeii.

11/05/2013

(credit: Philadelphia Police Dept)

Philadelphia Police Searching For Suspects Wanted For String Of Robberies

Police in Philadelphia are trying to identify several suspects wanted for multiple robberies in Queen Village and Point Breeze.

10/30/2013

(credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Knife-Wielding Suspect Sought In Robbery Of Queen Village Nail Salon

Philadelphia police are searching for a suspect who robbed customers and employees of a nail salon at knife-point.

10/01/2013

Suspect Luis Moreno (credit: Philadelphia Police)

Both Suspects Wanted For Cab Driver Stabbing In Police Custody

Twenty-one-year-old Luis Moreno was arrested and charged with Aggravated Assault, Robbery and related charges in connection to the incident, which happened around 1:15 a.m. Monday at Front and Christian Streets in Queen Village.

09/03/2013

(Weccacoe Playground, in 2013.  File photo by Cherri Gregg)

Future Of Queen Village Playground Includes Look At Buried Black History

The Weccacoe Playground near 4th and Queen Street in Queen Village has a bright future– the site will soon undergo a half-a-million dollars in renovations. But what’s more interesting is the playground’s past and what lies beneath the surface.

07/18/2013

Fallen Fire Captain Michael Goodwin. (credit: Philadelphia Fire Department)

Memorial Fund Established In Name Of Fallen Fire Captain Michael Goodwin

A memorial fund has been established for the family of a Philadelphia firefighter killed in a blaze earlier this month.

04/17/2013

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