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.
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.