PennDOT officials say both the eastbound and westbound lanes of the Vine Street Expressway have fully reopened for drivers.
Washington (CNN) — An infant who become unresponsive on a flight carrying Afghan evacuees has died after landing in Philadelphia, the Department of Defense confirmed Thursday. The baby was traveling from Ramstein Air base in Germany on a C-17 when the crew was notified that "an infant was unresponsive," Pentagon...
Two people were hospitalized Thursday night after a building collapse in Philadelphia, according to a report. The incident happened around 10 p.m. in the city’s Kensington neighborhood, FOX 29 of Philadelphia reported. It came a day after the remnants of Tropical Storm Ida barreled through the Northeast, bringing heavy rains,...
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Ida is long gone, but the devastation it left behind remains. On Friday morning in Center City, the work continued to drain water from the Vine Street Expressway. There is significant progress being made Friday when it comes to the flooding on I-676. Crews have been working...
💌 Love Philly? Sign up for the free Billy Penn newsletter to get everything you need to know about Philadelphia, every day. Tropical storms have battered the Philadelphia region before, but Wednesday’s visit from Ida brought a rare disturbance to downtown Philly, leaving the Vine Street Expressway completely submerged in brown floodwaters from Broad to 22nd Street.
After up to 6 to 8 inches of rain from the remnants of Ida fell across parts of the Philadelphia region Wednesday, major flooding closed some of the city's major roadways as the water rushed from the Schuylkill River. In Philadelphia, the Vine Street Expressway (I-676), Schuylkill Expressway (I-76), MLK...
According to Custom and Border Protection, the baby suffered a medical emergency during the flight. By the time the plane landed at 9:16 p.m., she was unresponsive, police said.
A 9-month-old Afghan girl died Wednesday after a flight carrying refugees from Afghanistan landed in Philadelphia, authorities said. The baby, whom authorities did not identify, was traveling from Ramstein Air Base in Germany to Philadelphia International Airport on a C-17 when the crew was notified that the infant was unresponsive, Department of Defense spokesperson Lt. Col. Chris Mitchell told NBC News in a statement.
Philadelphia and many other surrounding communities in suburban Pennsylvania were dealing with historic flooding on Thursday
The three buildings collapsed around 10 p.m. Thursday just as Dave Velazquez said he was driving by the property.
"You can't walk anywhere out of the building. They told us we might lose our electricity and our appliances," said Samantha Berman.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – If you’ve been trying to get around Philadelphia in the aftermath of Ida, you’ve likely hit some roadblocks. See what remains closed below:. MLK Drive remains closed in both directions from the Falls Bridge to the Art Museum. Kelly Drive is closed in both directions from Lincoln...
Video of the Rex Avenue bridge over the Wissahickon Creek in Fairmount Park on Thursday morning. Wissahickon peaked at about 15 feet above normal level around midnight last night, according to US Geological Survey gauge in Fort Washington.
WEST PHILADELPHIA - A teenage boy is expected to survive after he was injured in a hail of gunfire early Friday morning in West Philadelphia, police say. Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Scott Small said officers found a dozen gunshots at the intersection of Haverford Avenue and Creighton Street around midnight but did not locate any victims.
Philadelphia’s blue-collar city worker union reaches agreement on contract with raises, paid parental leave
After a marathon negotiating session that ended shortly after 4 a.m. Friday, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney’s administration and the largest union for city workers reached a tentative agreement for a three-year contract that gives employees annual raises, includes a significant boost to the union’s health-care fund, and provides paid parental leave for the first time.
The Schuylkill River at the Manayunk Canal flooded the towpath, normally a popular walking and biking section of the river trail. Water rushed over the banks and along the path, and residents in the surrounding area were warned to stay away.