South Philadelphia

Rev. Terrence Griffith speaking at a news conference. (Credit: Mike Dunn)

Black Clergy Disputes Allegations Of Racist Policies At Casino Firm

The Cordish Company of Baltimore, which intends to build a casino in South Philadelphia, has been accused of racist policies toward customers at some of its entertainment sites across the country.

07/16/2015

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Police: Man Dies After South Philadelphia Shooting

Philadelphia Police say it happened at about 11:48 a.m. Monday at the 1700 block of Tasker Street.

07/13/2015

(Taylor Sirolli, from St. Joseph High School in Hammonton, takes her turn at bat with the Tri-Cape team at the Carpenter Cup softball classic, in South Philadelphia.  Photo by Tim Jimenez)

High School Softball Tourney Underway Again in South Philadelphia

Some 250 players were hitting the fields at FDR Park for the 11th annual Phillies Softball Carpenter Cup.

06/22/2015

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1 Injured By Downed Wires In South Philadelphia

Authorities say a 29-year-old man was taken to Presbyterian Hospital in unknown condition.

06/19/2015

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Crews Respond To Underground Explosion In South Philadelphia

Around 8:38 a.m., the fire department responded to Broad Street and Oregon Avenue for reports of an underground explosion that dislodged a manhole cover.

06/17/2015

(The Naval Support Activity facility, in Northeast Philadelphia, was among the Philadelphia military facilities evacuated.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

Military Facilities in Philadelphia Evacuated Over Security ‘Threat’

The threat was reportedly made about 10:30am, and US Navy Yard and the Naval Support Activity facility, in the city’s Lawncrest section, were both evacuated and employees sent home for the day.

06/16/2015

File Photo 2013 Odunde Festival (Credit: Randall E. Scott)

Odunde Festival Returns To South Philly To Celebrate A Milestone

The Odunde Festival will take over 12 city blocks in South Philadelphia tomorrow. It’s the country’s largest African street festival and it’s celebrating a milestone.

06/13/2015

(Sections of this mural, on a South Philadelphia building, are missing because the underlying stucco was crumbled away.  Photo by Kristen Johanson)

Some South Philly Music Legends Contribute To New Mural Project

Frankie Avalon has kicked in $5,000 for a replacement for a decaying mural honoring South Philadelphia entertainers.

06/11/2015

The garden, which was constructed using sustainable practices and re-purposed materials, stays open through October 1, 2015. (credit: Justin Udo/KYW)

Pop-Up Garden Opens In South Philadelphia

A pop-up garden springs to life in the heart of South Philadelphia.

06/02/2015

(Sections of this mural, on a South Philadelphia building, are missing because the underlying stucco was crumbled away.  Photo by Kristen Johanson)

Group Aims To Keep South Philly Entertainers’ Mural From Fading Into Oblivion

An effort is underway to keep one of the Mural Arts Program’s most iconic works, in the heart of South Philadelphia, from disappearing forever.

06/01/2015

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Sources: Person Of Interest Being Questioned In South Philadelphia Sexual Assault

Sources tell CBS 3 Eyewitness News a person of interest is in for questioning in connection with a sexual assault in South Philadelphia.

05/29/2015

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Police Investigate Scooter, Motorcycle Thefts In Philadelphia

Police are investigating a rash of scooter and motorcycle thefts in Philadelphia.

05/27/2015

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Philadelphia Police Ramp Up Efforts To Catch An Alleged Sexual Predator

Police released surveillance video of the suspect getting out of the victim’s car.

05/27/2015

Philadelphia Police say this is the suspect wanted in a home invasion and sexual assault in Point Breeze on memorial Day.

Philadelphia Police Release Video Of Suspect In South Philadelphia Sexual Assault

Police say a 35-year-old victim was asleep in her home on South Rosewood Street around 5:30am on Monday morning when she was woken up by a man standing over her bed.

05/27/2015

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Man Stopped By Police In South Philadelphia Questioned At Special Victims Unit

Police officers stopped a man in the area and took him to the Special Victims Unit for questioning.

05/27/2015

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