4 hours ago

Child Killed After Being Hit by Car in West Philadelphia

The 5-year-old child was hit along the 5000 block of Irving Street around 4 p.m.

    Child Killed After Being Hit by Car in West Philadelphia
    A child has died after being struck by a car along a West Philadelphia street Friday evening. The 5-year-old child was hit along the 5000 block of Irving Street around 4 p.m. They were taken to the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia for treatment, but couldn't be saved, police said.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

44 hours ago

2 Men Posing as Police Officers Rob Homeowner

The home invasion occurred Wednesday at 6 a.m. on the 3900 block of Glendale Street. Police say two men posing as officers forced a 59-year-old man into his home. The suspects then stole $3,000, a gold watch, chain and bracelet before fleeing the scene.

    2 Men Posing as Police Officers Rob Homeowner
    Two men posed as police officers while robbing a man inside his Philadelphia home, investigators said.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

2 days ago

U-Haul, Employee Charged in Deadly Food Truck Explosion

...propane each. She had them regularly refilled by friends at two U-Haul locations along W. Allegheny Avenue and W. Hunting Park Avenue, according to the suit. Feldman said she, like many others, would not know how to...

    U-Haul, Employee Charged in Deadly Food Truck Explosion
    Nearly four years after a Philadelphia food truck explosion killed a woman and her daughter, a Pennsylvania U-Haul company and an employee face charges.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

4 days ago

Dive in! Find Out When Your Free Public Pool is Set to Open

6000 Rising Sun Ave., 19111

6101 Ardleigh St., 19138

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231 E. Wyoming Ave., 19120

4328 Haverford Ave., 19104

2140 N. 33rd St., 19121

1601 Hellerman St., 19149

300 W. Shunk St., 19148

2600 Morris St., 19145

728 S. 55th St., 19143

7901 Ridgeway St., 19111

1737 Francis St., 19130

1400 Cottman Ave., 19111

321 Fairmount Ave., 19123

6720 Boyer St., 19119

4131 Unruh Ave., 19135

820 N. 8th St., 19123

1610 W. Chelten Ave., 19126

901 S. Broad St., 19147

3539 Gaul St., 19134

740 S. 17th St., 19146

280 Cobbs Creek Pkwy., 19139

5822 Ridge Ave., 19128

1101 Bartlett St., 19115

2501 Diamond St., 19121

3201 Ryan Ave., 19136

1100 E. Chelten Ave., 19138

5700 Wayne Ave., 19144

1099 E. Tioga St., 19134

113 W. Ontario St., 19140

1800 Johnston St., 19145

1501 N. 10th St., 19122

2136 Castor Ave., 19134

4500 Linden Ave., 19114

4901 Kingsessing Ave., 19143

1101 W. Susquehanna Rd., 19122

200 E. Olney Ave., 19120

700 N. 39th St., 19104

1400 N. 26th St., 19121

1817 N. 16th St., 19121

1800 Washington Ave., 19146

1401 N. Hancock St., 19122

5091 Summerdale Ave., 19124

1010 Arrott St., 19124

5901 W. Columbia Ave., 19151

2901 N. 12th St., 19133

6201 Torresdale Ave., 19135

2901 Cedar St., 19134

609 Snyder Ave., 19148

2101 Cecil B. Moore Ave., 19121

743 N. 48th St., 19139

1501 E. Bristol Ave., 19124

5700 Haverford Ave., 19131

2100 W. Chew Ave., 19138

2551 N. 22nd St., 19132

851 W. Olney Ave., 19120

5800 Chester Ave., 19143

400 E. Ontario St., 19134

3000 N. 27th St., 19132

1400 S. 32nd St., 19146

2502 N. Howard St., 19133

    Dive in! Find Out When Your Free Public Pool is Set to Open
    The opening of Philadelphia's public pools could not come at a better time as this week brings in a First Alert Weather warning for excessive heat. The City of Philadelphia plans to open more than 70 public pools from June 19 until the end of the month.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Jun 15

Your Guide to Wawa Welcome America's Free Museums

525 Arch St., Philadelphia

2027 Fairmount Ave., Philadelphia

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116 S. 3rd St., Philadelphia

1901 Vine St., Philadelphia

2008 Delancey Pl., Philadelphia

15 S. 7th St., Philadelphia

118-128 N. Broad St., Philadelphia

1650 Market St., Philadelphia

2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy., Philadelphia

701 Arch St., Philadelphia

19 S. 22nd St., Philadelphia

321 Chestnut St., Philadelphia

2151 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy., Philadelphia

    Your Guide to Wawa Welcome America's Free Museums
    Although the fireworks and live performances gather the large crowds, there's another part of the Wawa Welcome America Festival that many look forward to every year: Free museums! Museums across Philadelphia provide free access on certain days of the festival -- one of the most unique aspects of the week-long Independence Day celebration.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Jun 14

Shop-Vac Blamed for Deadly Bensalem Gas Station Explosion

Joe Vigilante, who co-owned the Liberty Gas station along 1200 block of Bristol Pike, was killed in the blast that was so strong it registered on a seismic detector nearly 20 miles away at Temple University in North Philadelphia.

    Shop-Vac Blamed for Deadly Bensalem Gas Station Explosion
    A Shop-Vac being used to suck up water next to an underground gas tank at a Bensalem gas station caused a catastrophic explosion that killed one man and critically injured another.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Jun 13

Trapped Co-Owner's Body Located After Gas Station Explosion

An explosion occurred in the area of an 8,000-gallon underground propane tank about 5 p.m. Tuesday, rocking the Liberty Gas station along the 1200 block of Bristol Pike, fire officials said.

    Trapped Co-Owner's Body Located After Gas Station Explosion
    Nearly 24 hours after an explosion at a gas station rocked a Bucks County community, the body of the co-owner killed in the blast has been located.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Jun 12

At Least 2 Hurt in Explosion at Bensalem Gas Station

It happened at the Liberty Gas station along the 1200 block of Bristol Pike around 5 p.m. Tuesday, fire officials said.

    At Least 2 Hurt in Explosion at Bensalem Gas Station
    An explosion at a gas station in Bensalem, Pennsylvania, has injured at least two people and prompted a massive fire rescue response. It happened at the Liberty Gas station along the 1200 block of Bristol Pike around 5 p.m. Tuesday, fire officials said. Two people were injured in the blast.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Jun 09

Downed Pole Leads to Fire at Cape May Church

A truck was traveling on the 700 block of Franklin Street late Saturday morning when it caught a guide wire and pulled down a utility pole, according to the Cape May Fire Chief. The pole crashed onto the Allen African Methodist Episcopal Church on the 700 block of Franklin Street leading to a fire.

Jun 08

7 Free Events in Philadelphia This Weekend

...off party will take place Friday from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. at 12th and Locust streets. If you're looking to attend Sunday's festival, you can get discounted tickets...

    7 Free Events in Philadelphia This Weekend
    Looking to enjoy Philadelphia this weekend on a budget? Check out these seven free events going on in the city over the next few days. PrideDay LGBT Pride Parade and Festival Philadelphia's 30th annual LGBT pride parade and festival features a weekend full of events.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Jun 08

Philly First: Center City Bicycle Traffic Lights

The first bicycle traffic lights have been installed at 16th and Market streets and 20th Street and JFK Boulevard in Center City as Philadelphia continues its push to increase cyclist safety. (Published Thursday, June 7, 2018)

Jun 07

Stabbing at Center City Wawa

The stabbing took place at the convenience store location at Broad and Walnut streets around 6 a.m., firefighters and police said.

    Stabbing at Center City Wawa
    A man was stabbed at a Center City Wawa Thursday morning.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Jun 05

Woman Found Shot to Death in Graduate Hospital Home

Crime scene investigators could be seen going in and out of a home along Catharine Street near S 16th Street in the Graduate Hospital neighborhood.

    Woman Found Shot to Death in Graduate Hospital Home
    A woman was found shot to dead in a Philadelphia home Tuesday morning. Crime scene investigators could be seen going in and out of a home along Catharine Street near S 16th Street in the Graduate Hospital neighborhood. Officers found a 26-year-old woman with a gunshot wound to the head inside the home.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

Jun 05

Several Hurt in Minor Train Collision in North Philly

The accident, which involved two SEPTA regional rail trains, occurred at the Temple University Station on the 900 block of W. Berks Street at 4:12 p.m.

    Several Hurt in Minor Train Collision in North Philly
    Several people were hurt after two SEPTA trains made "minor contact" with each other, according to officials.
    https://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

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