Philadelphia police are investigating the armed robbery of a storage facility early Friday morning.
The explosion happened around 12:30 p.m. on the 4700 block of Howell Street, prompting evacuation of several nearby residences.
Parents and activists staged a demonstration outside a Philadelphia charter school and a high school slated to close because of budget woes.
One of the churches caught in the midst of the mergers is Saint Leo the Great Parish in the Tacony section of Philadelphia.
Police are looking for two men in connection with a home invasion in the city’s Tacony section early Tuesday morning.
Police say the owner of a Northeast Philadelphia deli shot and killed a robbery suspect Tuesday night during an exchange of gunfire.
As expected, Philadelphia prosecutors will step aside so federal authorities can pursue charges over the alleged kidnapping of mentally disabled adults for their disability checks.
Prosecutors have announced federal charges against five people in a case in which authorities say mentally disabled adults were held in the basement of a Philadelphia home as part of an alleged Social Security fraud scheme.
Philadelphia firefighters are investigating two separate fires that occurred early Sunday morning.
Police and Hazmat crews responded to an ammonia leak in the Tacony section of the city.
The $6.7-million station replaces one that was shuttered a few years ago because of the expansion of Interstate 95.
Police are searching for a suspect who robbed a convenience store in Northeast Philadelphia early Monday morning.
A 15-year-old was rushed to an area hospital after being shot in the elbow in the city’s Tacony neighborhood Friday evening, according to authorities.
Philadelphia police are investigating a tire-slashing incident that occured Tuesday night in the Tacony section of the city.
Police are investigating a home invasion that happened in Northeast Philadelphia early Tuesday morning.