It happened around 4 a.m. Sunday at 4th and Lombard Streets in the Society Hill section of the city.
The suspect was captured on surveillance video in both incidents.
The church rang with music and pastor Mark Tyler’s words, words of hope and healing.
Walter Staib, chef-owner of the City Tavern in Society Hill, has been named culinary ambassador for the replica tall ship of the Marquis de Lafayette, which will be arriving in Philadelphia later this month.
Residents of the city’s Society Hill neighborhood are worried that they could lose the area’s only full-sized supermarket. But a developer who plans to buy the site says he would like to include a grocery store in the project.
Police are searching for two suspects who used an AK-47 to rob a man of his wallet and iPhone a short distance from the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia.
This is the third year that clergy from Saint Peter’s Episcopal Church in Society Hill are here at Jefferson Station, formerly known as Market East, on Ash Wednesday.
The nation’s Democratic legislative leaders are in town this week, working on their policy agenda for the 114th Congress.
Free walking tours of Philadelphia will take place Saturday in four areas of the city.
Memorial Day observances have been held at the Korean War Memorial for the past eleven years.
Kevin McCloskey of Philadelphia, who was wounded while fighting in Afghanistan in 2008, will be one of the speakers.
Mother Bethel AME church in Society Hill offered a 6 a.m. service where more than one hundred members showed up for the early worship.
The FBI and Philadelphia Police are asking for the public’s helping in identifying the suspect they say robbed a bank in the cities Society Hill neighborhood Friday night.
The Philadelphia Police Department and the FBI are seeking the public’s help in identifying and locating the man wanted in connection with a bank robbery in Society Hill Friday.
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