Philly

13 alleged members of violent sex trafficking gang charged

Local and State officials announced that 13 people from Reading, with ties to a local gang, have been charged in…

2 years ago

Former Rep. Movita Johnson-Harrell pled guilty to stealing from charity

Former Pennsylvania Rep. Movita Johnson-Harrell pled guilty to charges of theft, amongst others on Wednesday. She is facing at least…

2 years ago

Family members discover dogs eating owner’s dead body

Police are investigating after family members and Philadelphia PD found dogs eating a man’s body in West Philadelphia.  ABC reports…

2 years ago

SEPTA ending A/B stops on the Market-Frankford Line

There’s no longer a need to worry if you get on “A” or “B” stops on the Market-Frankford Line.  SEPTA…

2 years ago

OHS welcomes PIT Count and new funding

Volunteers and officials gathered Wednesday night for the annual Point-in-Time (PIT) Count. Folks traveled from all of Philly’s zip codes…

2 years ago

City offers an update on sustainability goals

The City of Philadelphia released an update on its progress detailing sustainability goals and the Citywide LED Street Lighting Conversion…

2 years ago

Man wrongfully charged for murder walks free after 28 years in jail

Theophalis “Bilaal” Wilson is free after spending 28 years in prison for a murder that he did not commit. Tuesday…

2 years ago

Meet Hilco Redevelopment Partners: the new owner of the Philly Energy Solutions refinery

Chicago-based Hilco Redevelopment Partners won a $240 million bid to acquire the Philly Energy Solutions (PES) refinery site.   ABC reports that…

2 years ago

Meet Experience Pass, your key to free Philly activities

If you’re a Philadelphians over 18, your free library card is about to bring you to a world beyond books.…

2 years ago

4 injured and 2 dead after violent night in Philly

Gun violence took the life of another two victims yesterday and has left four others with injuries. It was another…

2 years ago

SEPTA’s historic route 15 trolleys being replaced with buses

The SEPTA trolleys along route 15 are going to be taken out of service and replaced by buses. The buses…

2 years ago

Man charged for killing roommate 15-year-old cold case

Bucks county investigators cracked a 15-year-old cold-case murder.  The Bucks County District Attorney’s Office filed charges against Daman Smoot, 36,…

2 years ago

18-year-old charged in 2 different shooting incidents

An 18-year-old boy was charged for committing two separate murders.  CBS identified the killer as 18-year-old Tyseem Murray from Southwest Philadelphia. NBC reports…

2 years ago

Philly Teachers Union is suing the district over asbestos in schools

Late Monday night, educators from the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers (PFT) filed a lawsuit against the school district of Philadelphia. …

2 years ago

West Philly pup needs your help after protecting his human

A Philadelphia man is hoping his beloved best friend, Billy, a bull terrier, has a full and speedy recovery. ABC…

2 years ago

OSHA hits Philly refinery with violations

U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) said on Friday that Philadelphia Energy Solutions (PES) will be…

2 years ago

Body found in South Philly basement identified as teen mom missing since September

A decomposing body found was found in a Philadelphia basement and has been identified as South Philly teen mom, Erin…

2 years ago

Weekend in crime: Philadelphia

Another weekend of violence raged across the city of Philadelphia. Here's what you might have missed this weekend.  Friday  Within…

2 years ago

Accused murderer Xavier Johnson file reads like a ‘horror show’

Sources told ABC that an almost 200-page Department of Human Services file of Xavier Johnson read like a "horror show." Johnson was…

2 years ago

Gas leak likely the cause of fatal South Philadelphia explosion

Fire officials had a press conference today, where they revealed that the likely cause of the explosions was a natural…

2 years ago

Violent night in Philly leaves five injured and one dead

One man died, and five others were hospitalized after gunfire raged throughout Philly Wednesday. Philly PD reports that two men…

2 years ago

Teen charged in Philly foster mom’s death and duffel bag killing

Philly PD have announced murder charges against the teen who killed his foster mother and the man who was found…

2 years ago

Snow is forecast for Philly

Snow is expected to fall on Saturday in the city of Brotherly love.  Although technically the meteorological winter is officially…

2 years ago

Former Sheriff deputy sentenced to 12 years for child porn charges

Matthew Laver, a 38-year-old Army veteran, and former Montgomery County Sheriff’s deputy, is going to federal prison for 12 years. …

2 years ago