It happened shortly before 6 p.m. Wednesday at 57th Street and Wynnefield Avenue.
Toys for children of needy families were arranged by age and gender on tables set up in the gymnasium at Salvation Army headquarters in Wynnefield.
Philadelphia police are searching for two suspects who used an AK-47 to rob a convenience store and the entire incident was caught on tape.
Investigators say the incident happened at City and Cardinal Avenues, near Saint Joseph’s University.
The fire broke out inside the Treasure Dollar Store located at 3967 Ford Road in Wynnefield.
A family dry cleaners in Wynnefield, in business for 30 years, closed its doors for good Thursday. Customers had to scramble to claim their clothing.
A 62-year-old man is alive and in stable condition with non-life threatening injuries after being struck by two cars on City Avenue.
Two men were arrested Tuesday evening after an apparent case of road rage left two elderly victims injured.
Residents of a retirement home in the Wynnefield section of Philadelphia had to evacuate Saturday after a fire broke out in the home’s basement.
Police are investigating a double shooting in the Wynnefield section of the city Tuesday evening.
The Pennsylvania legislature, in June, unanimously passed a bill to restart HEMAP, using $60 million from a foreclosure fraud settlement.
Crews battled a fire in the Wynnefield section of the city Monday morning.
One person was stabbed on the 5300 block of Berks Street on Tuesday afternoon.
Philadelphia police are searching for two suspects who followed a family home from their water ice business and robbed them of several thousand dollars in cash.
Police have charged a teen in the strangulation of his roommate at a West Philadelphia mental health facility earlier this week.