Man Shot, Killed In North Philadelphia: Police

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A 60-year-old man was shot and killed in North Philadelphia on Saturday morning, police say. The shooting happened on the 2900 block of North Taney Street around 11 a.m. Police say the man was shot once in his left shoulder. He was transported to Temple University Hospital and pronounced dead just before … Read more

20-Year-Old Man Dead, Another Injured After Shooting In North Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A man is dead and another is injured after a shooting in North Philadelphia. Police were called to North 3rd Street between West Norris and West Berks Street just before 1:30 a.m. in the city’s Norris Square section. Police say someone shot and killed a 20-year-old man and then shot a 28-year-old … Read more

PennDOT to Begin Year-Long Reconstruction of 5th Street Bridge in Hunting Park

Traveling in the Hunting Park section of Philadelphia may get a little more difficult, at least for a year as new construction begins on the 5th Street bridge. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced Tuesday the 5th Street bridge between Hunting Park Avenue and Bristol Street will undergo reconstruction as part of a $7.8 million … Read more

Officer Fires Gun During Struggle With Suspect Wanted For Stealing Car, Philadelphia Police Say

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — There were tense moments in Philadelphia’s Fairhill neighborhood Monday night as an officer discharged his weapon after chasing a suspect wanted for stealing a car, according to police. Police say officers tried to stop the 20-year-old suspect at Front Street and Lehigh Avenue, but he bailed from the car and ran away. … Read more

Teen Girl Injured After Struck By Car In North Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A teenager was hit by a car in North Philadelphia. It happened around 1:15 a.m. Monday at Broad and York Streets. The victim, a 16-year-old girl, was rushed to the hospital in stable condition. The driver stayed at the scene. There’s no word on charges at this time. Source link

Man Shot 5 Times In North Philadelphia, Police Say

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) —In North Philadelphia, a man was shot five times at 22nd and Toronto Streets early Sunday morning. He was taken to Temple University Hospital by a private vehicle, where doctors have stabilized his injuries. Police checked out the scene but didn’t find a weapon or make any arrests. For a list of gun … Read more

11 Separate Shootings In Philadelphia Leave 2 Dead, 10 Others Injured: Police

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia police are investigating 11 separate shootings from Friday night into Saturday that left two people dead and 10 others injured. A 22-year-old woman was killed in a double shooting in Kensington, according to police.  The shooting happened on the 200 block of East Tioga Street. READ MORE: Abortion Rights Advocates Gather … Read more

Real estate investors continue purchasing homes in Philly as nationwide rate slows

The percentage of homes in Philadelphia that were bought by real estate investors last quarter dwarfs the rates seen in the rest of the nation’s major metro areas. While some are happy to see investment in the city’s aging housing stock, there are concerns it could fuel gentrification and crowd out potential working-class home buyers. … Read more

Major Water Main Break In North Philadelphia Floods At Least 6 Basements, Damages Several Cars

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A major water main break happened in North Philadelphia on Thursday. It occurred at the intersection of North 4th and West Hewson Streets near Berks Street just before 7 a.m.    The street was flooded earlier, but the water level has come down. READ MORE: Officers Find Loose Goat Roaming Streets Of Medford … Read more

Large Water Main Break Floods Street In North Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Philadelphia Water Department and Fire Department are on the scene of a water main break early Thursday morning. The break happened in the area of 4th and Berks Streets in North Philadelphia around 7 a.m. Water is currently flowing down the street as crews work to shut down the main. READ … Read more