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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.

US: Truck spills watermelons on interstate, causing deadly crash

April 30, 2018 6:18 pm

The watermelons spilled onto southbound lanes of the interstate, hitting a car and causing the driver to lose control. A passenger in that car, 61-year-old Thanh Tam Nguyen, of Glenolden, was killed in the crash. The driver was hospitalized.

US: Amtrak lead engine derails after crash near Philadelphia, 2 dead

April 03, 2016 9:56 pm

Train 89 was heading from New York to Savannah, Georgie, when it hit a backhoe that was on the track in Chester, about 15 miles outside of Philadelphia, officials said.

Man who shot Philadelphia police officer cited Islam as motive: Official

January 09, 2016 12:22 am

The 30-year-old shooter, who has been arrested, fired about 11 shots through the window of the officer's car, Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross told reporters.

Philadelphia-based Indian filmmaker Vijay Mohan dies after bike accident in US

May 19, 2015 10:34 am

Mohan sustained multiple fractures and head trauma after he was hit by a car shortly after midnight on May 10, police said.

6 dead, suspect on loose in suburban Philadelphia

December 16, 2014 10:22 am

The shooting rampage started before dawn at the home of Stone's former sister-in-law in Souderton and ended about 90 minutes later.

Ex-governor takes blame for Malala event song flap

October 30, 2014 1:48 am

Ed Rendell is blaming himself for a flap that led to a song being scrapped from a program honoring Malala.

Set & The City

February 23, 2014 12:35 am

Boston and Philadelphia are rich in Hollywood history with both cities being central to cinematic moments over the years.

Watching activity video may boost your brain power

February 19, 2014 1:16 pm

Brain plasticity is the brain's ability to flex and adapt, allowing for better learning.

PHILADELPHIA VIDEOS

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.