City officials, school staff and the Philadelphia teachers union held an anti-violence rally outside of the troubled Bartram High School Wednesday afternoon.
The rally comes after a substitute teacher was reportedly assaulted in the hallway of Bartram High School in Kingsessing earlier this month.
It happened around 5:45 p.m. Monday near Woodland Avenue and 46th Street.
The sister and other family members of correctional officer Freda Denny met outside her home Friday night.
The incident occurred on the 2700 block of S. 58th Street.
Four people were taken to the hospital after a crash involving a school bus in Philadelphia Wednesday morning.
The roof collapsed on the building, located at 4800 Woodland Avenue in Kingsessing, around 7 p.m.
A Southwest Philadelphia Church is holding a celebration today for the children displaced following last month’s deadly fire on Gesner Street in Southwest Philadelphia.
While en route to a service call Friday, the drive shaft of a Philadelphia fire truck broke off, stranding several firefighters and the truck for several hours.
Family and friends bid a final farewell to four children who lost their lives in a massive rowhome fire.
Four-year-old twins Maria and Marialla Bowah and brothers four-year-old Patrick Sanyeah and seven-week-old Taj Jacque died in the early morning hours on July 5, when the fire broke out at the rowhome.
The two suspects are facing three counts of robbery and other related offenses.
Despite the two incidents, Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey says shootings involving police officers are relatively unusual.
Four children who died in a Southwest Philadelphia fire on July 5th will be buried next month in a Delaware County cemetery.
Chopper 3 over the scene of a police-involved shooting Wednesday in Southwest Philadelphia.