#West Philadelphia

Woman in critical condition after being shot inside a car in West Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- A woman is in critical condition Sunday morning after police say she was shot several times in West Philadelphia. The shooting happened just before 5:30 a.m. at 54th and Race Streets.Police say the woman was sitting inside a car when she was shot multiple times. She was transported to Presbyterian Hospital where she was placed in critical condition.No one has been arrested.
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Man shot in face, killed in West Philadelphia: Police

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- A 36-year-old man was shot and killed in West Philadelphia on Thursday afternoon, police say. The shooting happened on the 5500 block of Harmer Street around 1:30 p.m.Police say he was shot in the face. He was transported to Presbyterian Medical Center and pronounced dead at 1:47 p.m.No arrests were made and no weapons were recovered at this point.

1 killed, 5 wounded in weekend shootings

A man was fatally shot inside a corner store Saturday evening in South Philadelphia, and five other people were wounded in shootings over the weekend across the city. Police said a 37-year-old man died after being shot in the face and back at around 6:45 p.m. Saturday inside Mifflin Supermarket, a store located at 5th and Mifflin streets. No one was arrested in the immediate aftermath of the killing.

Club Q Vigil Occurs & Homeland Security Issues Advisory

This happened last weekend in Philadelphia. PHILADELPHIA, PA — Well over 125 multi-generational people turned out on mere days notice on Thanksgiving Saturday at Clark Park in West Philadelphia for a vigil and rememberance for the victims of the Club Q massacre that occurred on Trans Remembrance Day in Colorado Springs, CO. Five died and seventeen casualties occurred by way of unlawful firearm use. A related 17 were injured and/or victims but not through firearms. The accused shooter, Anderson Lee Aldrich, who is also remarked on as a bomb maker whose court case was sealed is being held without bail.

Man, 36, gunned down in West Philadelphia, officials say

WEST PHILADELPHIA - A 36-year-old man was shot in the face and killed in West Philadelphia. According to officials, 19th Philadelphia Police District officers responded to a shooting call Thursday afternoon, around 1:30, on the 5500 block of Harmer Street. When they arrived, officers found the 36-year-old man had been...

McCaffery: Changing times have Chester High at basketball crossroad

CHESTER — For as long as Keith Taylor could remember, which is to say his whole life, the formula was solid, successful, bold and purposeful. So naturally, the sixth-year Chester High basketball coach would follow it again, confidently and without question. The task was scheduling, and the attitude was...

Animated Short Contenders Focus on Friends, Family and Community

A young Asian family moves to Jersey City and finds beauty in their newfound community. An aspiring pilot takes a job as a baggage handler so he can be in close proximity to aircraft. Amok. Clyde faces trauma after his fiancee and his handsome looks are taken away from him...

Excavation Continues at 3151 Market Street in University City, West Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has revealed that excavation work continues at 3151 Market Street in University City, West Philadelphia. The project rises on the north side of Market Street between North 30th and North 32nd streets, with John F. Kennedy Boulevard to the north. Designed by Gensler and developed by Brandywine Realty Trust, the building will rise 226 feet and 14 stories and will span 495,000 square feet. The structure will house office and laboratory space, as well as retail on the ground floor.

Prepping for Preps '22-23: Penn Wood (Boys)

Jeff Griffith (@hooplove215) (Ed. Note: This story is part of CoBL’s “Prepping for Preps” series, which will take a look at many of the top high school programs in the region as part of our 2022-23 season preview coverage. The complete list of schools previewed thus far can be found here.

Construction Continues at 3025 JFK Boulevard in University City, West Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has documented ongoing construction at 3025 JFK Boulevard, a 361-foot-tall, 28-story mixed-use tower at 3025 John F. Kennedy Boulevard at University City, West Philadelphia. Designed by the Practice for Architecture and Urbanism and developed by Brandywine Realty Trust, with Hunter Roberts Construction Group as the contractor, the building, also known as Schuylkill Yards West, will span 559,583 square feet, with commercial and laboratory space on the lower floors with 326 residential floors situated above. The building is the first major high-rise to be built as part of the 14-acre Schuylkill Yards megadevelopment. Construction at 3025 JFK Boulevard is expected to cost $180 million.