A man was shot in a domestic altercation with his father late Tuesday afternoon in Montgomery County.
Two men were critically injured in separate stabbing attacks Tuesday afternoon in the city's Tioga and Olney sections, police said.
Two men were in critical condition after being wounded in separate shootings in West Philadelphia Monday night.
A rare Amur tiger cub is being nursed and apparently accepted by a Sumatran tiger who recently gave birth to her own litter, officials said.
A 28-year-old man was fatally wounded in a shooting Friday evening in Chester. Shortly after 7 p.m., police found Shaquan Cruz-Chappell in the 2800 block of West Seventh Street with several gunshot wounds. Cruz-Chappell was taken by paramedics to Crozer-Chester Medical Center and was pronounced dead at 7:15 p.m. It was the city's 19th homicide.
Police said the daughter gave conflicting accounts of what happened, had bloody clothing, and said she and her mother had fought earlier about the daughter's treatment for bipolar disorder.
In a bid to end a class-action lawsuit, Philadelphia officials are seeking a federal judge's approval of a voluntary permanent ban.
The Amur tiger cub born this month at the Zoo was sent to join a tiger cub litter there.
He engaged in a lewd act with an underage girl in Atlantic City in 2013.
The man was shot in his head and torso outside a housing project.
A small plane crash-landed Wednesday evening in a cranberry bog in Pemberton Township, Burlington County. The plane, described as a cropduster, crashed about 6:45 p.m. along Sheep Pen Hill Road near Magnolia Road.
Police fired shots at a man suspected of shooting a woman Wednesday evening in the city's Kensington section.
A juvenile male lost a leg when he was struck by a freight train Wednesday afternoon in the city's Frankford section.
A 20-year-old Camden woman was arrested and charged in connection with the death of her 4-year-old daughter. Lucy Gunter was charged with second-degree endangering the welfare of a child for failing to seek medical care for her daughter.
Gov. Christie caught a foul ball at the Mets game Tuesday night and was promptly showered with boos from the fans at Citi Field. "Nice to see him get from the beach to the ballpark," one of the announcers quipped, referring to the controversy that erupted after Christie was photographed lounging on the sand at a closed New Jersey state beach during the recent government shutdown.
A paramedic captain in the Philadelphia Fire Department was arrested last month on charges of insurance fraud. Yolanda Stallings was previously an executive chief of strategic planning, a position she held starting in 2014.
A suspect in a Frankford homicide fired shots at police Tuesday evening and barricaded himself in a house for seven hours.
A federal judge in Philadelphia has ruled that Pete Rose can move forward with a defamation lawsuit against John Dowd for comments Dowd made during radio interviews in 2015 about allegations of sexual misconduct by Rose.
A 31-year-old man was sentenced Monday in Philadelphia Common Pleas Court to 178 to 416 years in prison for shooting and seriously injuring four people in separate 2015 robberies. Amin "Mac" Ackridge, of Strawberry Mansion, was found guilty by a jury in April of four counts of attempted murder, six counts of robbery, and related offenses for the violent stickups in Kensington and North Philadelphia, including one that left a man paralyzed for life from the waist down.