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.
Police are investigating a tragic mystery in Strawberry Mansion after a daughter found her elderly parents dead on the living room floor of their home in the 2500 block of North Spangler Street.
Folks in the Philadelphia’s Strawberry Mansion neighborhood spent Saturday improving their community garden.
Philadelphia police are searching for two suspects who tied up a man during a home invasion early Thursday morning.