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Man dies from baseball bat assault

A man died after allegedly being hit with a baseball bat in the head on Sunday night near the intersection of 21st and McClellan Streets, police said. According to police, the victim was heard screaming...

Arrest made after stabbing in Grays Ferry

A 34-year-old man was stabbed three times in the head early Saturday morning in the Grays Ferry neighborhood. According to police, the stabbing occurred near the intersection of 34th Street and Grays Ferry Avenue at...

Online forum to discuss gun violence, mental health

A virtual gun violence and mental health forum will be held on May 27 at 7 p.m. to discuss the city’s ongoing problem with gun violence.  The forum will be hosted by the Philadelphia Alumni...

Stabbing in Wharton neighborhood

A 50-year-old man was stabbed on the 500 block of McClellan Street on Thursday, police said. According to police, the victim was stabbed once in the left shoulder at approximately 12:28 p.m. and was taken...

New legislation, an ATV park are two ideas City Council has to fight illegal...

For far too long, residents all across the city have complained about the rise of illegal dirt bike and ATV use on Philadelphia streets. “The noise and safety issues affect all corners of the city...

Man shot during attempted robbery on 21st Street

A 31-year-old man was shot on the 1800 block of S. 21st Street during an attempted robbery on Thursday night, police said. According to police, an unknown man dressed in dark clothing approached the victim...

18-year-old stabbed at Smith Playground

A teenager was stabbed at Smith Playground at 25th Street and Snyder Avenue at approximately 7:07 p.m. on Wednesday night, police said. Police said, according to witnesses’ account, the 18-year-old white male was attempting to...

2 shot on 7th Street

Two men were hospitalized in what police were describing as a possible drive-by shooting on the 2000 block of S. 7th Street. According to police, an 18-year-old was shot in the foot and a 19-year-old...

2 weekend shootings in South Philly

A pair of shootings occurred in South Philly on Friday night and Saturday morning. A 35-year-old man was shot twice near the intersection of 7th and Wolf Streets in the Lower Moyamensing neighborhood on Friday...

Philadelphia District Attorney Virtual Candidates’ Forum

Philadelphia District Attorney candidates Larry Krasner, Carlos Vega and Charles Peruto, Jr., will join the Philadelphia Bar Association on March 22 for a virtual Candidates’ Forum from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Incumbent Krasner faces Vega in...
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