A Chestnut Hill school community that’s home to three of the Taney Twelve held a watch party Wednesday night.
Not a happy hour here at the Loew’s Hotel, but a “Yappy Hour” benefiting Street Tails Animal Rescue from Philadelphia and All 4 Paws Rescue out of Chester County.
It happened around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Lardner and Farnsworth Streets in Mayfair.
A lot of the attention has been on pitcher Mo’ne Davis, the 13-year-old girl throwing strikes at 70 miles per hour, impressing fans and her own parents.
Actress and comedian Tina Fey is taking part in a fundraiser at her old stomping grounds this weekend.
It happened about 1:30pm on the inbound Regional Rail tracks near Overbrook Station.
Regional Rail employees represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen walked off the job in June, but were forced back one day later, after a presidential emergency board was convened.
Despite casino closures, Atlantic City is still a destination that draws 25 million visitors a year.
Columbus, Birmingham and Phoenix join Philadelphia and New York as finalists to host the convention.
Police say a shooting in South Philadelphia left two people dead Sunday morning.
Philadelphia Police say a mentally challenged teenager who went missing Saturday has been found.
One day after Governor Corbett was in town to announce an advance of funds for the troubled School District of Philadelphia, his Democratic opponent in the upcoming election, Tom Wolf, made a campaign stop in Northeast Philadelphia.
Volunteer Nortavian Rogers, with recent tragedies in the city involving kids on his mind, looked around and felt some hope.
In the past few weeks, Philadelphia Police have been able to identify and arrest suspects in two homicide cases involving young children. Investigators give credit to community members who weren’t afraid to talk, and they’re hoping that cooperation continues.
The Philadelphia Police department has released the mug shot of Douglas Woods, the suspect charged in the Grays Ferry shooting on Friday night that left a 3-year-old dead.