A 14-year-old boy is dead, and a 15-year-old girl is ordered to stand for trial on reduced charges in a case just full of tragedy for both teens and their families.
The largest bar crawl ever officially took place last year in Kansas, drawing 4,885 people. On Saturday, May 3rd, that record is expected to be shattered in Philadelphia during what will likely be the new World’s Largest Bar Crawl.
The pain of a single day, a beloved father and husband murdered, turned to a year of agony after 365 days without justice.
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.
Police are investigating after a body was pulled from Delaware River Friday afternoon.
A 19-year-old is at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania after police say he was shot at least nine times in South Philadelphia.
But police and prosecutors say the little girl’s courage went far beyond saving herself and her brother that terrifying day. She fearlessly testified at the trial for Carlos Figueroa-Fagot who tried to abduct her.
The 80-year-old female was discovered inside a second floor apartment above a custom framing shop at 1213 Snyder Avenue.
Carlos Figueroa-Fagot was sentenced to 17-34 years in prison for a 2011 attack in South Philadelphia on a ten-year-old girl and her toddler brother. The children fought back as he tried to grab the girl.
Philadelphia police are investigating a shooting at a basketball court that left one man hospitalized.
Police say a teen was shot in a South Philadelphia home Wednesday night.
But there’s certainly less optimism among Phillies fans than there has been in recent years.
A police officer was injured Friday night while chasing a suspect in South Philadelphia.
The Leprechaun Run is now in its 29th year. It was created by a former police officer and his wife, who handed the event over to the Special Olympics just last year.
“Today we’re making 100 special deliveries to local charities and first responders across Philadelphia and surrounding communities,” said Tastykake president Paul Ridder.