A South Philadelphia magnet school is singing for joy after winning a cash prize from the people who hand out the Grammy awards.
At about 8:46 a.m. Saturday, Philadelphia Police say officers responded to a radio call in the area of 700 S. Front Street for thefts from vehicles.
Thirty-five-year-old Akram Freikha and his five-year-old daughter, Evelina, were last seen on March 16th when they left their home in South Philadelphia.
Mighty Writers, a group that promotes critical thinking and creativity through after-school and weekend programming, is opening its first bilingual center on Monday.
Once the snow started coming down, people across the Delaware Valley were out shoveling, trying to keep up with it.
Police say a 17-year-old received a graze wound to his face and was taken to a local hospital in stable condition.
A man on the street was wounded, but fortunately no children were hurt.
Jarreau conducted the master class — his first ever — as part of the Mann Center for the Performing Arts’ three-day “Artist N Residency” program.
Lenora Thompson formed the “Boys Book Club” to provide reading coaching — and other forms of support — to young black men in Philadelphia.
The incident was reported around 5:30 p.m. Friday at West Ritner Street and South Lambert Street.
It happened just before 8 p.m. Wednesday near 23rd Street and Oregon Avenue.
Fire officials say two residents are dead and a police officer was injured during a house fire early Thursday morning in South Philadelphia.
Police say it happened shortly before 4:30 p.m. Thursday at the 1400 block of Ritner Street.
Officials directed 17 people to leave their homes on Snyder Avenue around 2:40am because of a leak in a 4 inch gas main.
The blaze was placed under control shortly before 3:20am.