L&I commissioner Carlton Williams says that if the owner cannot demolish the building, then the City will do so.
The two-alarm fire broke out around 4 a.m. inside a three-story building along the 200 block of South 52nd Street near Locust Street.
Sutton thinks that travel to foreign countries can expand one’s horizons, and she’s helping West Philadelphia teenage girls do just that.
Police say a two-year-old boy has died after being struck by a trolley in West Philadelphia Thursday afternoon.
Law enforcement officials and some community activists hosted a town hall style public meeting on Wednesday night to discuss the persception of, and policies of police in a “Post-Ferguson” world.
The walkway is needed because HUP plans to demolish an old office building and put up a new hospital tower there.
Austin started “Daddy University” in 2004, helping fathers in the African-American community do a better job for their kids.
Police have announced that all three brothers were found safe on Saturday.
It happened around 3:30 p.m. Friday near 46th and Market Streets.
The project, at 3737 Chestnut Street, will include a 25-story residential tower with 276 rental apartments and retail space on the ground floor.
“We’re good at serving on boards and at doing pro bono work,” says Al Dandridge, “but maybe not so much at rolling up our sleeves and actually getting down and helping people in our community.”
Police are searching for the vandals responsible for spray-painting anti-police graffiti in West Philadelphia.
Officials are investigating a suspicious fire that damaged a West Philadelphia home overnight.
Philadelphia Police and the University of Pennsylvania Campus Police are investigating cases of violent attacks against women that were reported within days of each other.
The price: nearly five million dollars.