Investigators say the driver of a white SUV was fleeing the scene of an accident on 23rd and Jackson streets shortly before 4:30 p.m. As he was driving, he struck multiple cars as well as a 46-year-old woman, police said.
...Harper responded to a radio call for a fire with people trapped inside on the 1900 block of North 17th Street. When they arrived they noticed heavy smoke coming from the second floor of the property...
Another fire started on the 100 block of South 50th Street. Two people were injured during that fire and taken to the hospital. Officials have not yet revealed their conditions.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) said the demolition of 239 Chestnut Street won't take place for the foreseeable future.
Chestnut Street remains closed between 3rd and 2nd streets.
...take at least a week for construction crews to knock down what's left of 239 Chestnut Street. The six-story building, built in the 19th-century, was gutted by an aggressive fire...
Demolition will begin after a neighboring building — 237 Chestnut Street — is shored up.
The flames broke out around 9:45 a.m. at Island and Paschall avenues.
The fire broke out around 3 a.m. on the sixth floor of 239 Chestnut St., across the street from the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia, according to Fire Commissioner Adam Thiel.
The $8 million site of the museum is 25,000 square feet of space within the Jetro Building at 700 Pattison Avenue, a prime spot amid the action of the Sports Complex.
Elsewhere, Tom Shallcross looked at the skyscrapers as he, his wife Chris and their son Bobby walked north through the growing crowds on South Broad Street near Snyder Avenue.
Cellphone video shows a masked man smashing the windows of the Macy’s on 1300 Market Street around 9:30 p.m. Sunday. Police also obtained photos of the man unmasked.
The parade will tentatively begin at 11 a.m. at Broad Street and Pattison Avenue in South Philadelphia, city officials said. It will head north on Broad to City Hall and then turn up the Benjamin Franklin Parkway ending at the "Rocky Steps" at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Detective James Powell, who is assigned to External Services was off duty when he came into contact with Khalil Lawal along Bigler Street near Broad Street around 7:30 a.m. Monday.