On Oct. 6 the field was home to an ugly chain of events during a home football game versus Cheltenham High, as students hurled slurs and other invectives towards cheerleaders flanking the sidelines. Some chanted "black lives don't matter." And then, as the opposing team's buses pulled away from the field, the same kids hurled rocks.
A man was fatally struck by a SEPTA train Thursday afternoon two miles north of the Fern Rock Transportation Center, resulting in the suspension of several regional rail lines and causing delays throughout the system.
Federal prosecutors said two gangs - the Grounds and the Pit - operated from playgrounds in the Mill Creek neighborhood. Hostilities came to a head in 2013 with the shooting death of one gang member and the wounding of another as well as a bystander.
If you hadn't heard, Philadelphia really, really wants to land Amazon's second headquarters, and it's leaning on local celebrities to seal the deal.
There are so many questions surrounding Amazon's desire for a second headquarters. Here are a few answers.
Officials submitted their proposal prior to a Thursday morning event thrown for Mayor Kenney to thank city figures who aided in the bid process.
Moody's Investment Services says Philly has a decent chance to land Amazon's HQ2.
Seven out of the ten organizations received a score of D, or unsatisfactory, on a letter graded A-F scale.
In Pennsylvania and New Jersey, health officials in towns large and small have had to go begging for more money to cover the explosive growth of autopsies, toxicology tests, and overtime hours.
Germantown is one of 25 communities across the nation nominated for the competition, the sole entry from the area. Winners receive up to $150,000 in grants to restore and preserve parts of their main business corridor.
Howard Carroll was the oldest original member of the Dixie Hummingbirds when he passed away earlier this week.
The Orionid Meteor Shower happens every year around this time.
Separate city shootings Wednesday night left a 17-year-old boy dead and 16-year-old boy in critical condition, police said.
A Montgomery County man was charged Wednesday in federal court with using phony documents to collect more than $250,000 in FEMA-backed disaster benefits and insurance payments intended for Hurricane Sandy disaster relief, prosecutors said.