A SEPTA bus driver was hospitalized after he was violently attacked by a male, officials said.
Two charitable foundations are making a multimillion-dollar investment in public spaces in five of the city’s most underserved communities, creating what could become a national “test kitchen” of sorts on urban renewal.
Years ago, a Strawberry Mansion woman told her grown son that he and other men needed to do something to improve the community. He decided she was right. He started spreading brotherly love in a place dear to his heart.
Mayor Nutter today told stakeholders involved in youth violence prevention that they should commit to a long-term effort and not go for short-term fixes.
Philadelphia police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 24-year-old man in Strawberry Mansion.
Police say a woman is in extremely critical condition after she was shot twice Saturday night in the Strawberry Mansion section of Philadelphia.
It happened around 1 a.m. Saturday near 29th and Oakdale Streets.
Police say a man was critically wounded after he was shot by a customer he was allegedly trying to rob at gunpoint at a take-out restaurant in North Philadelphia.
Police say 51-year-old Victor Smith was last seen at home in the 2400 block of North 32nd Street around 12:30 Sunday afternoon.
The Philadelphia Housing Authority has broken ground for its first project in more than two years.
Despite the two incidents, Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey says shootings involving police officers are relatively unusual.
The incident was reported shortly before 4:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 3200 block of Page Street.
Two suspects are facing murder charges in the deaths of an elderly couple who were found in their Philadelphia home late last week.
Homicide detectives are taking over the case of an elderly couple discovered dead inside their Strawberry Mansion home.
The couple’s daughter, checking on her parents Thursday morning, found them dead in their living room on North Spangler Street.