Students at a Philadelphia elementary school are getting a very special surprise on Friday.
Maurice Tavares declined comment on allegations that he fired the shot toward a rival coach who was trying to defuse an argument he was having with a spectator.
Officials say one person was taken to the hospital after being stabbed inside of a Chinese restaurant in Southwest Philadelphia Thursday afternoon.
Investigators say the intended targets were two men sitting outside.
“This is our best way to show love,” says Jackie Wleh, founder of Able Bodied Christian Men, Inc.
A burglary in a place of worship. Fences, locks, even surveillance cameras aren’t enough to deter a brazen burglar from targeting Straight Gate Church in Southwest Philadelphia not once, but twice.
It happened Wednesday at the 2600 block of Muhlfeld Street.
It happened shortly after 9 p.m. Thursday at the 5600 block of Baltimore Avenue.
Police say an 18-year-old was shot twice in the stomach on the 6100 block of Glenmore Avenue Wednesday afternoon.
The fire was reported around 9:15 p.m. Friday at the 2200 block of South 68th Street.
Police are searching for a robber who has targeted seven hotels in Southwest Philadelphia and Tinicum Township.
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.