The fire broke out just before 9 p.m. on the 16th floor of a high rise building at 11th and York.
Temple’s announcement has stunned students and alumni, including one of the school’s most famous athletes.
The Temple Owls will look to extend their winning streak to four straight games on Saturday as they host the Texas Longhorns at the Center.
Anthony Lee scored seven of his 15 points in the last 2:11 to lead Temple to a 77-69 victory over Philadelphia rival Saint Joseph’s on Wednesday night.
Medics responded to the scene of a shooting at Front and Norris Streets around 10 p.m.
P.J. Walker threw for 328 yards and four touchdowns, including three to Robby Anderson, as Temple closed out its season with a 41-21 victory over Memphis on Saturday.
The Temple Owls are 1-2 here in the early going and next up they travel to South Carolina to play in the Charleston Classic, opening things up against Clemson on Thursday.
Temple head football coach Matt Rhule got an up close look at Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater this year. Though Bridgewater has been impressive, and at this point is widely considered to be the first quarterback taken in the 2014 NFL Draft if he makes himself available, Rhule says he’d still take Nick Foles.
The Temple Owls are coming off another successful season on North Broad Street. In 2012-13 they won 24 games, including an NCAA Tournament game against North Carolina State.
The Owls were hit hard by graduation, as five seniors from last year’s squad have moved on. Head Coach Fran Dunphy understands there must be more patience with a host of players which saw limited action last season.
A local hospital is testing a new way to handle heart attack patients in an effort to prevent heart damage.
Khalif Wyatt showed flashes scoring prowess during his time with the Sixers at the Orlando Summer League. Those flashes, along with his impressive Temple career and work ethic, seem to have paid off.
This week, for the first time in a dozen years, when the NFHCA Division I National Field Hockey Coaches Poll was released, it included Temple.
Philadelphia police officer Ed Davies remains in critical condition Wednesday afternoon at Temple University Hospital, according to his partner, who spoke with CBS 3.
Believe it or not, college football season is quickly approaching and on Monday the Temple Owls hit the practice field, opening preseason camp.