West Oak Lane
SEPTA officials say eight people were hospitalized due to smoke inhalation after a bus fire in West Oak Lane Monday night.
Monday night, family friends expressed shock and disbelief and identifying the victim as Tony McAllister, stepson of Phyllis McAllister — one of three Philadelphia firefighters killed battling the Meridian Plaza high-rise fire in 1991, one of the worst fires in the city’s history.
Officials say the girl weighed only 11 pounds when she was admitted to Einstein Medical Center overnight Monday.
A normal three-year-old weighs 25 to 36 pounds.
Philadelphia police say a victim fought back during a robbery as two suspects, one armed with a shotgun, held him up inside a restaurant in West Oak Lane.
The fire was reported at about 1 p.m. at a church located at North 12th Street and Oak Lane.
Philadelphia police are searching for suspects in connection with the shooting of a woman and her boyfriend outside their home late Thursday night.
Philadelphia police are searching for a suspect who was caught on tape using a threatening note to rob a pizza establishment.
Philadelphia city officials have reported the first heat-related death of 2013.
Police say 23-year-old Thomas Coffee of Willow Grove has been arrested and charged with the murder of 27-year-old Daniel Cooke of Williamstown, New Jersey.
A West Philly popsicle store opens a second branch near 4th and South, a NoLibs dessert emporium goes mobile, and another “Night Market” is about to pop up… where?
The incident happened at about 2:42 p.m. on the 7100 block of Ogontz Avenue.
A Philadelphia man has been officially charged in connection with the throwing of a dangerous device at the campaign office of a Pennsylvania lawmaker Monday afternoon.
The incident happened at about 3:45 p.m. on the 1900 block of 74th Avenue.
The incident happened at about 9:20 p.m. on the 6200 block of North 15th Street.
Some Philadelphia teachers are getting an opportunity for free science training.