South Philadelphia

State police investigating child's death

State police in Schuylkill County are investigating the death of child who was found in a home in Shenandoah early Sunday morning.<p>The child was found …

Pennsylvania

Clean Air Run Celebrates Earth Day In Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — April 22 is Earth Day and runners looking for some fresh air celebrated the occasion on MLK Drive in Philadelphia.<p>The “Run for …

Earth Day

Fire in south Philadelphia home kills 2

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Authorities say two people died in an early morning house fire in south Philadelphia. Fire crews were called to the city’s Point …

Philadelphia

2 people killed in Point Breeze house fire

Two people are dead, and the cause of the fire remains under investigation as police continue to hold the scene Saturday night.

Philadelphia

Two dead in South Philadelphia fire

Two people are dead after a fire broke out early this morning in South Philadelphia’s Point Breeze section, a spokesperson for the fire department …

Philadelphia

Brandywine moves forward with land acquisitions for Schuylkill Yards plan

Brandywine Realty Trust is on track to acquire control of land totalling two acres currently used as parking behind 30th Street Station for its first …

Real Estate

Get the mud out; it's past time to dredge the Schuylkill in Philly| Editorial

For almost two decades, silt has built up on the floor of the Schuylkill, slowly threatening navigation and safety.<p>All along, the Schuylkill Navy, …

Philadelphia

Former Eagles Gives South Philly Playground A Makeover

<i>PHILADELPHIA (CBS)</i> – Kids, young and old, in Philadelphia are getting a new place to have fun. A South Philadelphia park has been refurbished with …

Philadelphia

Barricade situation in South Philadelphia ends with 2 arrests

Police say a barricade situation has ended in South Philadelphia with two men taken into custody.

Latin America

3180 Schuylkill Rd, Spring City, PA 19475 - Land For Sale and Real Estate Listing

For Sale - Active<p>10.9 acres lot<p>This property has multiple listings:<p>Listing 1<br>• Listing 2<p>Open House<p>Property Details for 3180 Schuylkill Rd<p>Beautiful 10.9 …

Real Estate

Can an ex-love nest motel on the Schuylkill River tie Penn's campuses together?

A former hot-sheets motel and prison halfway house, which sits on wooden posts on the West-Philly-edge of the Schuylkill River near an I-76 on-ramp, …

Philadelphia

Pennovation Center gets two new biotech startups

Grays Ferry’s <b>Pennovation Center</b> is getting a couple of new tenants.<b>Biorealize</b>, makers of a desktop bioprototyping platform, and <b>ZSX Medical</b>, makers of …

Startups

Children Of Beloved Philly Fruit Vendor Still Looking For Answers 5 Years After Father’s Murder

<i>PHILADELPHIA (CBS)</i> – Wednesday marks five years since a beloved University City fruit vendor was stabbed to death outside of his South Philadelphia …

Crime

The Cat in the Hat in Grays Ferry for $335K

The city's zoning rules for third-story add-ons are meant to keep them from disrupting the rhythm of a block's cornice line. This builder decided to …

Philadelphia

Philadelphia Eagles - FOX 29 Sports | WTXF

Eagles re-sign LB Bradham after full day of moves on Tuesday<p>Tom Brady says he cried after Super Bowl loss to Eagles<p>Eagles cut Brent Celek, reportedly …

Football (U.S.)

Flooded roadways leave drivers stranded, traffic snarled

The heavy rains, high winds, and flooding have caused many issues during the Monday morning commute including numerous drivers having to be rescued …

Tractor-Trailer

Man Shot, Killed While Driving In South Philadelphia

<i>PHILADELPHIA (CBS)</i> – The search is on for a gunman who shot and killed a man driving in South Philadelphia.<p>It happened Monday night on the 2200 block …

Philadelphia

Martin Luther King Jr Drive Flooded At Montgomery Drive: Report

Heavy rains Sunday night and Monday morning have caused flooding issues in the Philadelphia area.<p>PHILADELPHIA – A portion of Martin Luther King Jr. …

Weather

American Hustle: Meet The Roots’ Barber Faheem Alexander

Entrepreneur Faheem Alexander splits his time between running a successful barbershop in South Philadelphia and commuting to 30 Rock to serve as the official barber for The Roots band in New York City.

New York City

Penn State Schuylkill names new interim director of academic affairs

Cory Scherer, assistant director of academic affairs, program coordinator for psychology, and associate professor of psychology at Penn State …

Penn State

Gloucester Co. woman celebrates 104th birthday

Velia Reitano blew out the candles on her cake at Greenfields Senior Living Center

Gloucester

New Eagle Daryl Worley tased, arrested in South Philly

Eagles cornerback Daryl Worley was tased and arrested early Sunday morning near the team’s South Philly practice facility. A source close to the …

Daryl Worley

PIAA 2A Record-holder Colin Gwiazdowski Verbals to Arizona

<b>Colin Gwiazdowski</b>, a senior at Schuylkill Valley High School in Leesport, Pennsylvania, has committed to swim for the University of Arizona in the …

Swimming

Partially Decomposed Body Found In Fairmount Park Friday: Police

Police said a Park and Recreation Department worker found the body wrapped in a green tarp Friday morning at MLK Drive and Black Road.<p>PHILADELPHIA – …

Martin Luther King, Jr.

PennDOT To Repair Potholes On 10 Chester County Roads

Rejoice: another round of widespread pothole repairs is underway across Chester County.<p>Rejoice: another round of pothole repair is underway on 1o …

Roads

South Philly home with barn doors and plenty of brick asks $639K

Three bed and two and a half baths<p>For Philadelphians—or hopefuls—in the market for a home that combines rustic and contemporary styles, this renovated South Philly listing, which sits at 1,020 square feet, has you covered.<p>Situated at 1126 South 13th Street, the three-bed, two-and-a-half-bath home …

Philadelphia

New Theatrical Performance Announced at South Philly's Italian Market

South Philly's newest theatre company, Raw Street Productions is back at Connie's Ric Rac with their next production, "Dog Sees God: Confessions of a …

Philadelphia

Eagles safety Tre Sullivan surprises South Philly students

Philadelphia

Mussels in the Schuylkill? Local organizations to establish Aquatic Research and Restoration Center

<b>Photo via fairmountwaterworks.org.</b>A species in decline, the once-abundant North American freshwater mussel is one of the bedrock animals of our local …

Aquaculture

South Philly bakery offers cake to couple engaged in front of it

- A romantic picture of a couple's engagement had Facebook followers hard at work after 4th generation Isgro Bakery in South Philly posted it Tuesday …

Weddings