A man died from his injuries following a shooting in Philadelphia Monday. The 49-year-old man was on 62nd and Market streets at 5:13 p.m. when an unidentified gunman opened fire.
A Montgomery County man has been arrested for allegedly dragging a police officer with his vehicle during a routine traffic stop in Overbrook. Kevin Cooke, 52, of the unit block of Boncouer Road in Cheltenham, was charged with aggravated assault, simple assault, driving without a license, drunk driving and fleeing an officer, Philadelphia police said Monday.
The X-Files will unleash something for your nightmares in "Home Again." The fourth episode of the six-episode event series hails from executive producer, writer and director Glen Morgan and finds Mulder and Scully in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania investigating the murder of a federal official.
The sign at the door of Masjid Mujahideen, the West Philadelphia mosque of accused ambush-shooter Edward Archer, is uncommon for a house of worship: "Please do not bring any weapons, guns, or knives into the masjid." Carpeted wall to wall in forest green, the second-floor sanctuary of the former house on 60th Street near Osage Avenue drew 100 men to a recent Friday service.
Three South Philadelphia parishes and two in Delaware County are entering the Philadelphia Archdiocese's consolidation process, which could result in merged parishes. The three in South Philadelphia are Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Saint Nicholas of Tolentine, and Saint Rita Cascia, while the Delaware County parishes are Sacred Heart in Clifton Heights and St. Charles Borromeo in Drexel Hill, the archdiocese announced Sunday.
PHILADELPHIA - The Philadelphia Commission on Universal Pre-Kindergarten issued its draft report last week. It predicts a slow and costly process.