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Philadelphia apartment fire: death toll revised down to 12

January 06, 2022 10:22 am

🔴 Fire department officials said four smoke detectors were installed in the building and had last been inspected in 2020.

Philadelphia fire kills at least 13, including 7 children

January 05, 2022 10:25 pm

City and fire officials did not release the names or ages of those killed in the blaze, which started before 6:30 a.m.

Over 65 shots fired on busy Philadelphia street; 6 wounded

December 31, 2021 9:35 pm

Police responded around 11:30 p.m. Thursday in the Germantown neighborhood and found a 21-year-old woman shot multiple times in the abdomen and chest and lying near dozens of spent casings.

As a woman was raped, train riders failed to intervene, police say

October 19, 2021 4:56 pm

Bystanders on the train who failed to intervene could be criminally charged if they recorded the attack, but it was not immediately clear what those charges could be.

Philadelphia case: Train riders held up phones as woman was raped, police say

October 19, 2021 12:37 pm

More than two dozen train stops passed as the man harassed, groped and eventually raped the woman, said a police chief.

Two tornadoes touch down in Pennsylvania, several hurt

July 30, 2021 11:15 am

One of the twisters hit in Bensalem, Pennsylvania and the second tornado is believed to have touched down in Solebury, Pennsylvania.

Eight hurt in shooting near Philadelphia transit station: Police

February 18, 2021 9:29 am

Police reported two firearms recovered and one person in custody. Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw said it''s unclear whether the firearms confiscated were used in what she called a “very brazen" shooting.

Philadelphia police fatally shoot a black man who they say had a knife

October 27, 2020 10:27 pm

Late Monday night, protesters marched through West Philadelphia, and video posted on social media appeared to show the police clashing with demonstrators.

Philadelphia shootout: 11 officers injured, five hostages rescued as standoff ends

August 15, 2019 9:48 am

Over four hours into the standoff, the Philadelphia Police Department (PPD) said all of the wounded officers were in stable condition with non-life-threatening injuries.

Philadelphia's tax on soda upheld by state Supreme Court

July 19, 2018 7:43 am

The Supreme Court ruled the 1.5-cent-per-ounce (per 28 grams) levy is aimed at distributors and dealers and does not illegally duplicate another tax.


26/11 will be Pak.’s revenge against India: Lakhvi told Headley

February 12, 2016 7:09 am

Mumbai, Feb 12 (ANI): The 26/11 Mumbai terror attack convict David Coleman Headley’s 5th day of deposition began on Friday. Deposing before a special Mumbai court through video conferencing, he revealed that Lakhvi told him that 26/11 attack will be revenge to all bomb blasts planned by India in Pakistan. He further said that he visited Siddhivinayak Temple, made a video of the premises and purchased 15-20 sacred thread for 26/11 attackers so that they would look like Indians. He also told that he chose Cuffe Parade as the landing site for 26/11 attackers after visiting Gateway of India and Cuffe Parade. When he returned to Pakistan after his Mumbai visit from April 9th-15th, 2008, he met Sajid Mir and Major Iqbal to show them video of possible landing sites in India. He told the court that he was in Pakistan from April 15 to June 30, 2008, but during this period somewhere in May, he visited New York and Philadelphia.