3 hours ago

Gottahava Wawa...Delivered: Wawa Launches Delivery

Academy and Grant

21st and Hamilton

    Gottahava Wawa...Delivered: Wawa Launches Delivery
    You can now get a Shorti, iced tea and chips delivered right to your front door thanks to a new delivery service launched by Wawa this week. The Delaware County-based convenience chain teamed up with GrubHub to offer online ordering and delivery.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

14 hours ago

Former Playground Worker Charged With Rape

The assault allegedly occurred Sept. 20 inside the rec center located at 1700 South Broad Street.

    Former Playground Worker Charged With Rape
    A man who used to work at a Philadelphia playground has been charged with sexually assaulting a 18-year-old man with special needs inside a rec center.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

16 hours ago

Person Shot During Day on Busy Center City Street

A person was shot at 16th and Arch streets across from Love Park (bottom left corner).

    Person Shot During Day on Busy Center City Street
    A person was shot just before noon Friday on a busy Center City in downtown Philadelphia, police said.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

2 days ago

Officers Find Pipe Bombs While Serving Eviction Notice

Officers with the Civil Enforcement Unit with the Philadelphia Sheriff’s Office were conducting a court-ordered eviction at a home on the 6100 block of N. Fairhill Street around 11 a.m. While at the home, they came across what appeared to be two pipe bombs, investigators said.

    Officers Find Pipe Bombs While Serving Eviction Notice
    A person is in custody after officers discovered pipe bombs while serving an eviction notice at a home in the Olney section of Philadelphia Wednesday morning, investigators said.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

3 days ago

Gunman Kills Man Inside South Philadelphia Home

The gunman shot a 20-year-old man once in the chest inside a home on the 700 block of Winton Street at 3:34 p.m.

    Gunman Kills Man Inside South Philadelphia Home
    A gunman shot and killed a man inside a South Philadelphia home Tuesday afternoon.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

5 days ago

Officer Assaulted Arresting Suspects

The attack happened around 5 a.m. at the intersection of 66th Street and Girard Avenue

    Officer Assaulted Arresting Suspects
    A Philadelphia Police officer was assaulted early Sunday morning while helping to arrest four suspects. The attack happened around 5 a.m. at the intersection of 66th Street and Girard Avenue. The suspects briefly escaped, but were recaptured. The injured officer is expected to be okay.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

6 days ago

Guard Kills Gunman Who Wounded 2 Outside Hookah Lounge: Cops

The security guard was on-duty outside the J/F Hookah Lounge on the 2400 block of Germantown Avenue shortly after 11 p.m. when he spotted a gunman open fire on a man and woman, according to police.

    Guard Kills Gunman Who Wounded 2 Outside Hookah Lounge: Cops
    A security guard killed a man accused of shooting two people outside a hookah lounge in North Philadelphia late Friday night.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Sep 15

Attempts to Lure Children Probed in Northeast Philadelphia

The first was reported Tuesday along along the 400 block of Tomlinson Road. At 3:15 p.m. students reported being approached by a man in a vehicle while leaving school. They said the man offered them money to get into the car, but they ran away.

Sep 15

3 Face Prostitution Charges Following Massage Parlor Raid

The spa, along the 1800 block of Ranstead Street, was shut down following the raid. 

    3 Face Prostitution Charges Following Massage Parlor Raid
    Three women face prostitution charges following a Thursday afternoon raid at a Center City massage parlor just blocks from Rittenhouse Square, police tell NBC10. The spa, along the 1800 block of Ranstead...
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Sep 14

UPS Driver Strikes Woman, 91, at Center City Intersection

The UPS truck stopped in the intersection of 8th and Market streets.

The truck was going westbound on Walnut Street at 8th Street when it struck the 91-year-old woman, Philadelphia Police said.

    UPS Driver Strikes Woman, 91, at Center City Intersection
    A UPS driver struck an elderly woman in Center City Philadelphia Thursday afternoon.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Sep 13

Hour Delay as SEPTA Train Strikes, Kills Man

The train struck the 42-year-old man on the tracks near Comly and Keystone streets in the shadow of Interstate 95 in the Tacony neighborhood around 8 a.m., Philadelphia Police said.

    Hour Delay as SEPTA Train Strikes, Kills Man
    Commuters dealt with big delays on SEPTA's Trenton Regional Rail Line after a train struck and killed a man in Northeast Philadelphia Wednesday morning.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Sep 12

Bad Buzz: Swarms of Flying Insects Spotted in Philly Area

“It’s pretty nasty,” one woman told NBC10. “The swarms that went from Frankford and Thompson to near my house at Memphis and Montgomery Ave. We were covered in them from head to toe. Yuck.”

    Swarms of Flying Insects Spotted in Philly Neighborhoods
    Flying bugs are creating a bad buzz in Philly neighborhoods. Several residents on Facebook and Twitter reported seeing swarms of insects, believed to be either gnats or winged ants, covering various neighborhoods. "It's pretty nasty," one woman told NBC10. "The swarms that went from Frankford and Thompson to near my house at Memphis and Montgomery Ave.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Sep 11

Dad Dies Defending his Daughter; Teen Charged as Adult

A vigil for Grandzol will be held Monday at 6:15 p.m. at the corner of 15th and Melon streets.

    Dad Dies Defending his Daughter; Teen Charged as Adult
    A North Philadelphia teen has been charged as an adult in the shooting death of 38-year-old Gerald Grandzol, a father of two who was killed last week while shielding his daughter from a carjacking.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Sep 11

Man Shot in North Philly, Looking for Gunman: Police

Officials found the victim shortly before 12:30 a.m. on the 2200 block of North 12th Street, suffering from a single gunshot wound. He was transported to Temple Hospital in stable condition and underwent surgery, according to police.

Police received a call of multiple gunshots coming from 12th Street and Susquehanna Avenue. They saw a person driving a car backwards at a high speed, fleeing the scene. Police stopped the car and took the driver in for questioning, they said.

    Man Shot in North Philly, Looking for Gunman: Police
    A 34-year-old man was shot in the back early Monday morning in North Philadelphia, police said. Officials found the victim shortly before 12:30 a.m. on the 2200 block of North 12th Street, suffering from a single gunshot wound. He was transported to Temple Hospital in stable condition and underwent surgery, according to police.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

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