Robin Jones, 50, avoided jail time following her guilty plea in the wake of a car crash last September in which she rammed a city-owned car into a building at 13th and Hamilton Streets.
Citizens Bank is putting the money behind a community outreach effort for residents who live around the campus of Drexel University.
Albert Booth, 22, of South 56th Street in Kingsessing, is charged with slicing the face of a stranger on a Route 52 bus last summer.
Philadelphia is on the top 10 list of places to visit in the United States, according to “Lonely Planet” editors, and the reason why might surprise you.
Authorities are looking into the actions of a Gloucester Catholic High School maintenance worker who is said to have circulated photos of students via cell phone.
Robert Bregenzer, 33, of Knorr Street in Philadelphia, has been arraigned and bail set at $500,000. He faces a preliminary hearing in two weeks.
County coroner Dr. Joseph Campbell says there was no sign of trauma or injury, but the initial autopsy failed to pinpoint a cause of death.
Wires downed by overnight storms knocked out power at Verizon’s facility on Moreland Avenue in Hatboro, and backup generators worked — until about 6am.
After finding mosquitos that could potentially carry the West Nile virus, the Philadelphia Department of Health will spray tonight in parts of Fairmount Park.
Fire was reported about 10:30am at Lorenzo and Sons Pizza, at 3rd and South Streets. Dozens of firefighters arrived to find smoke coming from the first floor of the building.
Geraldine Cherry, 49, is behind bars on charges she murdered a neighbor by stuffing a piece of rope down her throat.
Philadelphia and its surrounding counties are under a “code orange,” meaning the air contains unhealthy levels of ozone.
The body that washed ashore Wednesday morning in Margate, New Jersey has been identified as 10-year-old Khitan Devine who went missing in the surf in nearby Atlantic City.
Antoinette Pelzer is charged with the stabbing deaths of 80-year-old Po Lin Wan and 47-year-old Alice Mei See Leung.
Echo Therapeutics has developed the system – which uses an adhesive glucometer and a “wand” of sorts – to monitor blood sugar levels in capillaries just below the skin surface.