13 hours ago

3 children among 6 hurt in 5-car crash in West Philly

The Action Cam was on scene near the intersection of 57th and Walnut streets, just after 2 p.m. Friday.

    3 children among 6 hurt in 5-car crash in West Philly
    Three children were among six people hurt in a five-car crash in West Philadelphia. The Action Cam was on scene near the intersection of 57th and Walnut streets, just after 2 p.m. Friday. Action News has learned one of the three adults injured is in critical condition at this time.
    http://6abc.com

16 hours ago

Donations page set up for woman killed near 52nd and Locust

Donations page set up for woman killed near 52nd and Locust

Police say the pursuit began when two men in two vehicles began shooting at each other along Westminster Avenue and ended at 52nd and Locust when one of the vehicles struck the vehicle Isom was driving. She lived nearby on the 200 block of S. 53rd St. Her 56th birthday would have been on Dec. 10.

    Donations page set up for woman killed near 52nd and Locust | West Philly Local
    Posted on 09 December 2016 A GoFundMe page has been set up to help offset funeral expenses for Carol Isom, the woman killed when she was struck near 52nd and Locust by a car fleeing police on Nov. 29.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

20 hours ago

Visit our Community Services Office tomorrow,...

...help prepare West Philadelphia for the flue season. The Community Services Office is located at 35 N 60th Street. For more information, please contact the Community Services Office at 215-557-8484 ext. 8839...


21 hours ago

West Philly High School's water safety in doubt

...17, when water began running a yellowish brown in some sources at the school at 49th and Chestnut. The Philadelphia Water Department and Philadelphia School District have been attempting to diagnose and fix...

    West Phila. HS water safety in doubt
    The water at West Philadelphia High School has been discolored for weeks, and students and staff should not drink it, officials said. The problem was discovered Nov. 17, when water began running a yellowish brown in some sources at the school at 49th and Chestnut.
    http://www.philly.com

42 hours ago

Prepare yourself for the flu season. Dr. Bern...

...10:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the ACHIEVEability Community Services Office located at 59 N 60th Street. They will be providing free flu vaccinations to community residents. For more information, please contact...


45 hours ago

Updated Dec 8th

Dec. 29- Kwanzaa 50th Anniversary Program at W. Phila. HS, 4901 Chestnut St., 6-8 Adults $10, Seniors and Children $8. Featuring creator of Kwanzaa, Dr. Maulana Karenga. For info: (215) 385-0214.

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Dec. 8- State Sen. Shirley M. Kitchen is hosted Retirement Celebration at Berean Institute, 1901 W. Girard Ave., 1-3 p.m.

Dec. 8- State Rep. Donna Bullock hosts Environmental Justice Mixer & Update at Community Futures Lab, 2204 Ridge Ave., 6-7 p.m. Honoring 25th anniversary of Principles of Environmental Justice. Also legislative update. Light refreshments. For info: Jim Strine (717) 787-7895.

Dec. 12- State Rep. Pam DeLissio hosts Open House at 6511 Ridge Ave., 4-7 p.m. Light refreshments by A. Phillips Randolph HS culinary-arts students. For info: (215) 482-8726.

Dec. 13- African American Chamber of Commerce hosts Christmas Party at South Restaurant, 600 N. Broad St., 6-10 p.m.

Dec. 15- State Reps. John Taylor & Mike Driscoll host Energy Fair at Vogt Rec. Ctr., 4131 Unruh Ave., 4-7 p.m. How to reduce utility bills. For info: (215) 708-3139.

Dec. 15- City & State PA honors “40 Rising Stars under 40,” younger professionals in politics, policy and advocacy, at Chemical Heritage Fdn., 315 Chestnut St., 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Lunch. Tickets $35, packages available. For info: events@cityandstate.com

Dec. 16- Restaurateur “Shrimp King” Sid Booker, with Sheriff Jewell Williams, hosts Christmas Celebration marking retirement of State Sen. Shirley Kitchen at Club LaPointe, 4600 N. Broad St., 5:30-8:30 p.m. RSVP by email: SB4600@aol.com.

Dec. 16- Congressman Bob Brady hosts Holiday Party at Local 30 Roofers’ Hall, 6309 Torresdale Rd., 7-10 p.m. Contributions $50, payable to “Friends of the Northeast,” 12410 Tyrone Rd. Phila., PA 19154.

Dec. 16- Congressman Bob Brady hosts Holiday Party at Local 30 Roofers’ Hall, 6309 Torresdale Rd., 7-10 p.m. Contributions $50, payable to “Friends of the Northeast,” 12410 Tyrone Rd. Phila., PA 19154.

Dec. 17- State Rep. Vanessa Lowery brown hosts Holiday Concert & Legislative Fair at Greater Bibleway temple, 1461 N. 52nd St., Pre-reception & Legislative Fair 1 p.m., 2-4 p.m. Vendors. For info: Yolanda Braxton (215) 879-6616 or ybraxton@pahouse.net.

Dec. 19- Dom Giordano hosts USO Holiday Feat at Sonesta Phila. Rittenhouse Sq., 1800 Market St., 6:30-10 p.m. Benefits USO, Catholic Charities & Archbishop’s Christmas Benefits for Children...

Jan. 14- Phila. Republican Party hosts S. Phila. Trump Inauguration Gala at Toll Man Joe’s, 26 E. Oregon Ave., 7 p.m. Beef, pork, pasta sides; draft beer and wine. Auction raffles, door prizes. Tickets $35. For info: Vince Minniti vminniti16@gmail.com.

    Updated Dec 8th
    Dec. 8- Phila. AFL-CIO hosts Christmas Party at Sheraton City Centre Hotel, 17 th & Arch Sts., 12 m. By invitation. Dec. 8- State Sen. Shirley M. Kitchen is hosted Retirement Celebration at Berean Institute, 1901 W. Girard Ave., 1-3 p.m. Dec. 8- State Rep.
    http://www.phillyrecord.com

2 days ago

Drive-by Shooting at Busy Philly Intersection

A shooting around midnight left a man shot on the sidewalk at 52nd Street and Haverford Avenue in West Philadelphia. (Published 21 minutes ago)

    Drive-by Shooting at Busy Philly Intersection
    A drive-by shooting at a busy West Philadelphia intersection left a 59-year-old man lying on the sidewalk with a gunshot wounds to his hip. Gunfire rang out just after midnight at 52nd Street and Haverford Avenue, said Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Scott Small. "Based on witness accounts...
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

2 days ago

Drive-By Shooter Opens Fire In Busy West Philly Intersection; 1 Injured

Officers responded around 2 a.m. to 52nd Street and Haverford Ave. where they found a 59-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound to the hip.

    Drive-By Shooter Opens Fire On Busy West Philly Intersection; 1 Injured
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS)- A man is injured after shots ring out out near a busy intersection of West Philadelphia on Thursday morning. Officers responded around 2 a.m. to 52nd Street and Haverford Ave. where they found a 59-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound to the hip.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

2 days ago

Man injured in drive-by shooting in West Philadelphia

It happened around midnight Thursday at the intersection of 52nd Street and Haverford Avenue.

    Man injured in drive-by shooting in West Philadelphia
    A 59-year-old man is in the hospital after a drive-by shooting in West Philadelphia. It happened around midnight Thursday at the intersection of 52nd Street and Haverford Avenue. Police say the man was standing on the corner when he was shot in the hip. He was rushed to the hospital in critical but stable condition.
    http://6abc.com

2 days ago

Daughter's testimony: Accused men killed my parents, aunt

She cut off her hair to disguise herself. And then she went back to work at the family bodega at 50th and Parrish, where her family members had been shot to death in front of her.

    Daughter's testimony: Accused men killed my parents, aunt
    A month after she buried her parents and aunt in the Dominican Republic, Jessica Nunez came home to Philadelphia. She had a promise to keep. She cut off her hair to disguise herself. And then she went back to work at the family bodega at 50th and Parrish, where her family members had been shot to death in front of her.
    http://www.philly.com

3 days ago

These nearby schools are looking for financial help on DonorsChoose.org:

  • Moving, Monitoring and Making a Difference

    Mrs. Rooney is asking for $536.65:
    My students need an iPad Air in our classroom to help me monitor through our Remote Desktop without being stuck behind my desk.
    John Barry Elementary School Comment
  • Reward Me For Doing Right

    Ms. LaBar is asking for $204.60:
    My students need nailpolish, games like Uno and Mancala, Metallic Markers, and Coloring books to insite good behavior.
    John Barry Elementary School Comment

3 days ago

What restaurant do you want to see at 4303 Baltimore Ave? Discussion continues this Wednesday

...take place on Wednesday, Dec. 7, at 7 p.m. at the Spruce Hill Center (257 S. 45th St), and this proposal will be on the agenda again among other zoning proposals. The proposal...

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What restaurant do you want to see at 4303 Baltimore Ave? Discussion continues this Wednesday

    What restaurant do you want to see at 4303 Baltimore Ave? Discussion continues this Wednesday | West Philly Local
    Posted on 06 December 2016 Here's another chance for residents to weigh in on what restaurant they would like to see at 4303 Baltimore Avenue. A proposal to convert the first floor of the row home adjacent to Clarkville into a small restaurant was first considered at the Spruce Hill Zoning Committee meeting on Oct.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

3 days ago

Best Philly Bars for Non-Beer Drinkers

229 S 45th St

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 1315 Sansom St.

1029 Race St

2013 Ranstead St.

3131 Walnut Street

1206 Frankford Ave

1500 Locust Street

1717 Arch Street, 51st Floor

106 S 13th St

1516 Sansom St

    Best Philly Bars for Non-Beer Drinkers | Philly PR Girl
    As we all know, Philadelphia is filled with local breweries and tap houses to give beer drinkers a place to booze while cheering on the ever hopeful Philadelphia sports teams. Yet, for those of us who would rather sip on a cocktail than a cold draft beer, it can be ...
    http://phillyprgirl.com

3 days ago

Why Gospel Legend Richard Smallwood Loves Philadelphia

During my brief interview with Mr. Smallwood, it was the subject of Philadelphia that appeared to excite him the most. He easily and enthusiastically recalled the names of the streets he grew up on, and the even recited name of his elementary school: James Rhoads, at 4901 Parrish Street.

4 days ago

Update: Blighted Walnut HIll Building Back in Business

While perusing other properties in the neighborhood, we walked by 4930 Walnut St., a vacant twin dating back to the 1920s. An orange poster on the front of the building let us know that something was up.

    Update: Blighted Walnut HIll Building Back in Business
    A little over a year ago, we traveled out to Walnut Hill in West Philadelphia to tell you about a derelict apartment building getting a makeover at 51st & Walnut. The building was vacant for a pretty long time and had garnered a whole lot of damage from graffiti, the weather, etc, and we were pretty happy that its fortunes were finally turning around.
    http://www.ocfrealty.com

5 days ago

5 days ago

SLEEPING BEAUTY (People’s Light): Festive wake-up

[People's Light & Theatre, 39 Conestoga Road] November 16-January 15, 2016; peopleslight.org.

    SLEEPING BEAUTY (People's Light): Festive wake-up
    Republished by kind permission from Neals Paper. In SLEEPING BEAUTY: A MUSICAL PANTO, the mayhem can be a little more focused and the story more involving even while admitting it is simplified for the benefit of the children this latest of People's Light's Christmas pantos is designed to serve.
    http://phindie.com

6 days ago

  • Baseball Equipment for Aspiring Student Athletes

    Mr. N. is asking for $477.78:
    My students need bags and 2 league approved baseball bats and 15 baseballs to maintain competitiveness throughout the baseball season.
    Boys Latin of Philadelphia Charter School (Middle School) Comment

6 days ago

Loved Ones Mourn Woman Who Died During Police Chase

...Wednesday night to go to a nearby store and was sitting in her car at 52nd and Locust streets around 7:15 p.m. Wednesday when her vehicle was struck by a gray...

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...gray Nissan. Police say the two men inside the Nissan had fled the scene at 48th Street and Westminster Avenue when officers responding to a report of gunshots tried to stop them...

A 27-year-old man who was suffering from gunshot wounds to his left arm and wrist also walked into Mercy Hospital around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Investigators believe the man is associated with the two suspects and that he was shot during the incident at 4800 Westminster Avenue.

    Loved Ones Mourn Woman Who Died During Police Chase
    Loved ones mourned a woman who died after suspects who were fleeing police crashed into her vehicle. A large crowd gathered at the home of Carol Isom, 55, in West Philadelphia Saturday night to remember the wife, mother and grandmother of five. Loved ones describe her as a woman of faith who loved her family.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

6 days ago

Fire Rips Through Home In West Philadelphia

Flames broke out around 3:30 a.m. Saturday a home along the 5500 block of Walnut Street in the Cobbs Creek section of the city.

    Fire Rips Through Home In West Philadelphia
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Authorities are investigating the cause of a house fire in West Philadelphia. Flames broke out around 3:30 a.m. Saturday a home along the 5500 block of Walnut Street in the Cobbs Creek section of the city. Authorities say everyone inside the residence was able to get out safely.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

6 days ago

Fire forces 5 people from West Philadelphia homes

The blaze started around 3:30 a.m. Saturday on the 5500 block of Walnut Street.

    Fire forces 5 people from West Philadelphia homes
    Live Broadcast WATCH NOW BREAKING NEWS Senior citizen killed by hit-and-run driver in Montco A fire has forced five people out of their homes in West Philadelphia. The blaze started around 3:30 a.m. Saturday on the 5500 block of Walnut Street. Firefighters were met with heavy flames showing on the first floor.
    http://6abc.com

Dec 03

Fire forces 5 people from West Philadelphia home

The blaze started around 3:30 a.m. Saturday on the 5500 block of Walnut Street.

    Fire forces 5 people from West Philadelphia home
    A fire has forced five people out of their home in West Philadelphia. The blaze started around 3:30 a.m. Saturday on the 5500 block of Walnut Street. Firefighters were met with heavy flames showing on the first floor. It took them twenty minutes to get the fire under control.
    http://6abc.com

Dec 03

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Dec 03

Family of woman killed in crash after police chase speaks out

It ended at 52nd and Locust when one of the suspect's car slammed into a Kia being driven by Isom.

The family is planning a vigil in her memory Saturday afternoon at 5 in the 200 block of South 53rd Street where she lived with her family.

    Family of woman killed in crash after police chase speaks out
    The family of a woman killed in a crash that ended a police chase spoke exclusively to Action News Friday night. And they had a lot to say about who she was, and how her life ended so senselessly. "It don't make sense, I don't understand it.
    http://6abc.com

Dec 02

Crime Report for Oct. 19 to Nov. 26

Nov. 14, 200 block of South Melville Street

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Nov. 13, 400 block of North 34th Street

Between Nov. 1 and Nov. 13, 200 block of North 34th Street

Nov. 11, 2900 block of Chestnut Street

Between Nov. 6 and Nov. 14, 3400 block of Lancaster Avenue

Nov. 8, 9:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. 3100 block of Market Street

Between Nov. 8 and Nov. 15, 3000 block of Ludlow Street

Nov. 10, 4:42 p.m. 3200 block of Chestnut Street

Nov. 13, 5 p.m. to 6:51 p.m. 3300 block of Market Street

Nov. 17, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. 3200 Market St.

Nov. 21, 9:30 a.m. to 9:40 a.m. 100 block of North 34th Street

Nov. 21, 7:14 p.m. 3100 block of Chestnut Street

Nov. 12, 4:41 p.m. 3500 block of Lancaster Avenue

    Crime Report for Oct. 19 to Nov. 26 - The Triangle
    The following crimes occurred on or near campus and were reported to The Triangle by the Drexel University Department of Public Safety between Oct. 19 and Nov. 26. All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement or DPS incident reports. SEX OFFENSE (1) Nov.
    http://thetriangle.org

Dec 02

Man Dies In West Philadelphia Fire

It happened Thursday night in the 300 block of North 64th Street near Callowhill St.

    Man Dies In West Philadelphia Fire
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS)- A man has died after a fire rips through a rowhome in West Philadelphia. It happened Thursday night in the 300 block of North 64th Street near Callowhill St. Authorities say a 44-year-old man was found dead in the second floor of the residence. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

Dec 02

Delores Capers, 76, social worker, program coordinator

Donations in memory of Delores Capers may be made to the Laura Sims Skate House, 210 S. 63rd St., Philadelphia, PA 19139.

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A viewing will take place from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 5, at Grace Baptist Church of Germantown, 25 W. Johnson St. Funeral services will follow at 10:30 a.m.

    Delores Capers, 76, social worker, program coordinator
    Delores Capers didn't have children of her own. So she looked out for her nieces and nephews by taking them on cultural trips and finding them summer jobs. Her generosity extended beyond her family to other children who she ensured got better opportunities too, a niece said.
    http://www.philly.com

Dec 02

Delores Capers, 76, social worker, program coodinator

Donations in memory of Delores Capers may be made to the Laura Sims Skate House, 210 S. 63rd St., Philadelphia, PA 19139.

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A viewing will take place from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 5, at Grace Baptist Church of Germantown, 25 W. Johnson St. Funeral services will follow at 10:30 a.m.

    Delores Capers, 76, social worker, program coodinator
    Delores Capers didn't have children of her own. So she looked out for her nieces and nephews by taking them on cultural trips and finding them summer jobs. Her generosity extended beyond her family to other children who she ensured got better opportunities too, a niece said.
    http://www.philly.com

Dec 02

Deadly fire in West Philly

The blaze was reported in the 300 block of North 64th Street about 8:30 p.m. with flames shooting out of a second-story apartment above Nicky and Pete's Famous Dogs. The fire was declared under control at 9:13 p.m.

    Deadly fire in West Philly
    A person was found dead inside an apartment that caught fire Thursday night in West Philadelphia, officials said. The blaze was reported in the 300 block of North 64th Street about 8:30 p.m. with flames shooting out of a second-story apartment above Nicky and Pete's Famous Dogs.
    http://www.philly.com

Dec 02

Person Dies in West Philadelphia Fire

Police said fire crews found a person dead on the second floor after fire broke out along the 300 block of North 64th Street, near the corner of 64th and Callowhill.

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One person died in a fire near the intersection of 64th and Callowhill streets in Cobbs Creek Thursday night. NBC10's Drew Smith explains how witnesses heard a loud boom before the fire broke out. (Published 2 hours ago)

    Person Dies in West Philadelphia Fire
    A fire in West Philadelphia turned deadly Thursday evening.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Dec 02

Officials: Person Found Dead In West Philadelphia Fire

Crews were called out to the 300 block of N. 64th Street around 8:30 p.m. Heavy fire was coming from the second floor of a two story rowhome near Callowhill Street. The building has a storefront on the first floor.

    Officials: Person Found Dead In West Philadelphia Fire
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - A fire ripped through a home in West Philadelphia on Thursday night, claiming the life of one individual. Crews were called out to the 300 block of N. 64th Street around 8:30 p.m. Heavy fire was coming from the second floor of a two story rowhome near Callowhill Street.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

Dec 02

Man dies in West Philadelphia fire; 8 displaced

The fire started around 8:30 p.m. Thursday on the 300 block of North 64th Street.

    Man dies in West Philadelphia fire; 8 displaced
    A 44-year-old man died in an intense blaze in West Philadelphia. The fire started around 8:30 p.m. Thursday on the 300 block of North 64th Street. Firefighters arrived to find flames coming from the second floor of a three-story storefront. The fire was brought under control at 9:15 p.m.
    http://6abc.com

Dec 01

Please join us this Saturday, December 3rd fo...

...from 12:00 PM to 2:00PM at Divine Destiny Community Fellowship Church located at 31 S 60th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19139. This meeting will focus on the application process for LIHEAP and will...


Dec 01

Philadelphia Theater Calendar: December 2016

10 Synchronisms by Mario Davidovsky. December 8-9, 2016, 7pm. Holy Apostles and the Mediator, 260 S 51st Street. a-change-of-harp.ticketleap.com/10-synchronisms.

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The Legend of Georgia McBride by Matthew Lopez. October 13-December 4, 2016. Arden Theatre Company, 40 N. 2nd Street. $36-$52. ardentheatre.org.

Wizard of Oz. November 8, 2016-January 9, 2017. Walnut Street Theatre. 825 Walnut Street. $20-$95. walnutstreettheatre.org.

Found. November 9-December 11, 2016. Philadelphia Theatre Company at Suzanne Roberts Theatre, 480 S. Broad Street. $15-$69. philadelphiatheatrecompany.org.

An Iliad. November 10-December 11, 2016. Lantern Theater Company at St. Stephen’s Theater, 10th & Ludlow streets. $24-$42. lanterntheater.org.

Antagonyms by Rachel Gluck. November 30-December 17, 2016. Curio Theatre Company at Calvary Center for Culture and Community, 4740 Baltimore Avenue. $15-$25. curiotheatre.org/antagonyms.html

Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris. November 25–December 11, 2016. The Stagecrafters theatrical production company at The Stagecrafters, 8130 Germantown Avenue (Chestnut Hill). thestagecrafters.org

At Home with the Humorless Bastard by Annie Wilson. December 1–3, 2016. FringeArts, 140 N. Columbus Boulevard. $15-$20. fringearts.com/event/home-humorless-bastard

All’s Well That Ends Well by William Shakespeare. December 1-31, 2016. Philadelphia Artists’ Collective at Broad Street Ministries, 315 S. Broad Street. $10-$25. philartistscollective.org/alls-well-that-ends-well.html

The Carols. December 1-31, 2016. 1812 Productions at Plays & Players Theatre, 1714 Delancey Street. $28-$42. 1812productions.org/the-carols.html

Catapult by UArts/ Pig Iron MFA students. December 13-15, 2016. Pig Iron Theatre Company at Philadelphia Arts Bank, 601 S. Broad Street. FREE. pigiron.ticketleap.com

A Play, A Pie and A Pint: BORTLE 8 by Chris Davis. December 14-18, 2016. Louis Bluver Theatre @ The Drake, 302 S. Hicks Street. $15 (includes mince pie, and beverage).tinydynamite.org

Annual Holiday Burlesque. December 17, 2016. Tribe of Fools at JUNK Performance Space, 2040 Christian Street. $15-$50. tribeoffools.org

    Philadelphia Theater Calendar: December 2016
    Wizard of Oz . November 8, 2016-January 9, 2017.Walnut Street Theatre. 825 Walnut Street. $20-$95. walnutstreettheatre.org. Annual Holiday Burlesque. December 17, 2016. Tribe of Fools at JUNK Performance Space, 2040 Christian Street. $15-$50. tribeoffools.org Mamma Mia. December 27-31, 2016. Broadway Philadelphia atMerriam Theater, 250 Broad Street. $40-$102.
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Dec 01

Woman dies after being struck by vehicle fleeing police at 52nd and Locust (updated)

Woman dies after being struck by vehicle fleeing police at 52nd and Locust (updated)

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Philly.com is reporting that police pursued two suspects after a gun was fired near 48th and Westminster. The crash included three other vehicles. Both men were arrested.

    Driver fleeing police strikes woman at 52nd and Locust | West Philly Local
    Posted on 30 November 2016 A woman is in critical condition after a vehicle driven by a person fleeing police struck her near 52nd and Locust, according to reports. Police say the unidentified driver sped away from police and hit the unnamed woman at about 7:30 p.m.
    http://www.westphillylocal.com

Dec 01

Person Dies After Fleeing Suspects Crash Into Cars: Police

Police responded to gunshots at 48th Street and Westminster Avenue at 7:13 p.m. When they arrived they tried to stop two men who allegedly fled in a gray Nissan. Investigators say the two men then crashed into four cars at 52nd and Locust streets.

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Police responded to gunshots at 48th Street and Westminster Avenue at 7:13 p.m. When they arrived they tried to stop two men who allegedly fled in a gray Nissan. Investigators say the two men then crashed into four cars at 52nd and Locust streets.

    Woman in Critical After Fleeing Suspect Crashes: Police
    A woman is fighting for her life after a suspect who was fleeing from police crashed in West Philadelphia Wednesday night, according to investigators.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Dec 01

Police: Woman Dead After Vehicle Pursuit Ends In Multi-Car Collision

Authorities say the men were involved in a crash at 52nd and Locust. The collision involved four cars and police say the woman was injured and transported to Presbyterian Hospital.

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Philadelphia Police say that officers were responding to a report of gunshots near 48th and Westminster around 7:13 p.m. They attempted to stop two men, who officials say fled the area in a gray Nissan.

    Police: Woman Critical After Vehicle Pursuit Ends In Multi-Car Collision
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - A woman is in critical condition after an accident that occurred following a police pursuit in West Philadelphia on Wednesday night. Philadelphia Police say that officers were responding to a report of gunshots near 48th and Westminster around 7:13 p.m.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

Nov 27

West Philadelphia fire forces family from home

The fire started around 2 a.m. Sunday on the 100 block of North Dewey Street.

    West Philadelphia fire forces family from home
    A West Philadelphia family was forced to find a new place to stay after fire badly damaged their home. The fire started around 2 a.m. Sunday on the 100 block of North Dewey Street. Firefighters arrived moments later to find smoke coming from the first and second floors.
    http://6abc.com

Nov 27

  • 3D Us Into This Century

    Ms. LaBar is asking for $915.16:
    My students need 3D pens and Filament so we can incorporate Stem into our Math class.
    John Barry Elementary School Comment

Nov 23

Police Respond to Barricade Situation in West Philadelphia

Police say they received a report stating an armed man was barricaded inside a home on the 5300 block of Haverford Avenue shortly before 7 p.m. Officers and a SWAT team surrounded the home. When police went inside however no one was there. 

    Police Respond to Barricade Situation in West Philadelphia
    Police responded to a reported barricade situation in West Philadelphia Tuesday night.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Nov 23

Barricaded scene cleared in West Philadelphia

Shortly before 7 p.m. Tuesday, police were called to 53rd Street and Haverford Avenue.

    Barricaded scene cleared in West Philadelphia
    Police, swat units and fire personnel responded to a West Philadelphia neighborhood for the report of a barricaded man. Shortly before 7 p.m. Tuesday, police were called to 53rd Street and Haverford Avenue. A little more than an hour and a half later, authorities cleared the scene after determining all occupants of the home were accounted for.
    http://6abc.com

Nov 22

Shooting victim runs to West Philadelphia firehouse for help ID'D

The shooting happened around 3:30 a.m. Sunday on the 100 block of South 56th Street.

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The victim is Terrell Cooper of the 5200 block of Knox Street.

    Shooting victim runs to West Philly firehouse for help ID'D
    Police have identified a 30-year-old man killed in a shooting in West Philadelphia. The victim is Terrell Cooper of the 5200 block of Knox Street. The shooting happened around 3:30 a.m. Sunday on the 100 block of South 56th Street. Police say the man was walking down the street when he was shot in the chest.
    http://6abc.com

Nov 22

Police ID man shot to death in West Philly on Sunday

About 3:30 a.m. Sunday, police found Cooper on the 5500 block of Chestnut Street, suffering from a gunshot wound to his chest. He was taken to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead about four hours later.

Police believe the shooting happened on South 56th Street near Chestnut. No arrest has been made in the case and the motive for the shooting was not known. 

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A man shot to death Sunday in West Philadelphia has been identified as Terrell Cooper, 30, of the 5200 block of Knox Street in Germantown, police said Tuesday.

    Police ID man shot to death in West Philly on Sunday
    A man shot to death Sunday in West Philadelphia has been identified as Terrell Cooper, 30, of the 5200 block of Knox Street in Germantown, police said Tuesday. About 3:30 a.m. Sunday, police found Cooper on the 5500 block of Chestnut Street, suffering from a gunshot wound to his chest.
    http://www.philly.com

Nov 21

Review: 'Sleeping Beauty,' springing awake

"Sleeping Beauty," a panto, runs through Jan. 15 at People's Light & Theatre Company, 39 Conestoga Road, Malvern. 610-644-3500 or www.peopleslight.org.

    Review: 'Sleeping Beauty,' springing awake
    Here's an easy way to spot this season's Grinches, Scrooges and assorted partypoopers: They're the ones not smiling at the People's Light world premiere of "Sleeping Beauty." It's robust and rollicking, the latest panto by the Malvern stage company that's become the nation's primary creator and producer of such specialized tomfoolery.
    http://www.newsworks.org

Nov 21

Police ID homicide victims killed Friday, over weekend

Police on Monday also said a man who was shot on 56th Street near Chestnut in West Philadelphia at about 3:30 a.m. Sunday died about four hours later at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. 

The victim, who has not yet been identified, was found by officers outside on the 5500 block of Chestnut Street, suffering from a gunshot wound to his chest. No arrest has been made.

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About 9:45 p.m. Saturday, a 43-year-old man, identified as Khrshed Akrmov, was stabbed in the side in his apartment on the 13000 block of Bustleton Avenue in Somerton and died nearly 12 hours later at Aria Health-Torresdale Campus., police said.

...of North Ridgeway Avenue in Folcroft, Delaware County. Officers found the victim outside on the 300 block of East Tusculum Street at about 5 a.m., suffering from a stab wound to his right side. He...

Police identified a man fatally shot on the 1300 block of Parrish Street in North Philadelphia Friday night as Horace Peaches, 38, of the 900 block of North...

...block of Parrish Street in North Philadelphia Friday night as Horace Peaches, 38, of the 900 block of North Broad Street in North Philadelphia. Officers found the victim shortly after 9 p.m. in the driver...

Police also identified a victim who died Friday afternoon in a double shooting on the 600 block of Rising Sun Avenue in Hunting Park as Luis Alicea, 29, of the 4000 block of J Street in the Juniata Park neighborhood of the city. 

Police also identified a victim who died Friday afternoon in a double shooting on the 600 block of Rising Sun Avenue in Hunting Park as Luis Alicea, 29, of the 4000 block of J Street in the Juniata Park neighborhood of the city. 

    Police ID homicide victims killed Friday, over weekend
    Philadelphia police on Monday identified four of the five people slain in the city on Friday and over the weekend. About 9:45 p.m. Saturday, a 43-year-old man, identified as Khrshed Akrmov, was stabbed in the side in his apartment on the 13000 block of Bustleton Avenue in Somerton and died nearly 12 hours later at Aria Health-Torresdale Campus., police said.
    http://www.philly.com

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