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.
A large crowd filed into Xfinity Live to watch the USA-Canada hockey game, despite the fact that it was a 12 noon start time.
According to police, 15-year-old Amber Helleston has been charged with murder in the stabbing death of a 14-year-old boy last week.
A bunch of people with warm hearts stripped down to their skivvies in South Philadelphia today to participate in a charity run.
“It’s been a rough winter for all of us,” admits Joe Lostritto. “We are dealing with it. We deal and cope, and move on.”
The fire was reported shortly after 3 p.m. Friday at 15th and Mifflin Streets.
Crews are responding to reports of a gas leak on the 2500 block of South Mole Street.
It’s a moment Ron Talton says should have killed him.