Forty-six-year-old Christopher Smith was charged with attempted murder and arson in connection with the fire on Sigel Street.
Attention, Funfetti fans: Kermit’s Bake Shoppe in South Philly is offering free cupcakes through Friday.
Volunteers from the carpenters’ union and five builders are donating time, helping Habitat for Humanity complete the homes in three days.
DRWC president Tom Corcoran explains that Pier 68 South is located adjacent to the Walmart-Home Depot-Superfresh shopping complex in South Philadelphia.
An elderly man is in critical condition after a violent attack in South Philadelphia early Tuesday morning.
Police in Philadelphia are investigating two separate shootings in the city.
A water main break in South Philadelphia early Friday morning damaged at least one home and created a traffic headache.
Police are investigating a shooting in South Philadelphia late Monday afternoon that left a 13-year-old boy hospitalized in stable condition. Police believe it may have been over a bike that was stolen from the victim on Sunday.
“Peco management should be ashamed,” said resident Marla Rosenberg. Peco filed a loss claim for $750,000. The city’s total liability is capped at $500,000.
Police say three men were stabbed and a fourth hit in the head with brass knuckles in a bar fight in south Philadelphia over the weekend.
Veterans groups have been taking part in Memorial Day services throughout the region this weekend.
The incident happened around 2 p.m. at the Andrew Jackson School.
Police say the man was shot in the shoulder, back, and chest. The authorities have not released his identity yet.
A four-year-old boy is recovering at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia after falling from a third story window in Bella Vista.
The Italian Market Festival is Saturday and Sunday, May 17th and 18th. But this year, the huge block party offers something new.