Real estate investors continue home purchases in Philly as nationwide rate slows

The percentage of homes in Philadelphia that were bought by real estate investors last quarter dwarfs the rates seen in the rest of the nation’s major metro areas. While some are happy to see investment in the city’s aging housing stock, there are concerns it could fuel gentrification and crowd out potential working class home … Read more

Man Driving Naked From Waist Down Kills Teenage Boy, Injures Another Person During Crash In West Philadelphia: Police

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A man driving a stolen car and who was naked from the waist down struck and killed a 16-year-old boy on his way home from the corner store. James Sanders was struck near 44th and Parrish Streets in West Philadelphia Wednesday night shortly before 11 p.m. “I just can’t even imagine him … Read more

Man Driving Naked From ‘Waist Down’ Kills Teenage Boy, Injures Another Person During Crash In West Philadelphia: Police

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A horrific crash in West Philadelphia has left a teenage boy dead on Wednesday night. A driver struck two people and several parked vehicles. Philadelphia police identified the teenager killed as 16-year-old James Saunders of Philadelphia. READ MORE: Large Water Main Break Floods Street In North Philadelphia Police say all signs point … Read more

Man Driving Naked From ‘Waist Down’ Kills Teenager, Injures Another Person During Crash In West Philadelphia: Police

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A horrific crash in West Philadelphia has left a teenager dead on Wednesday night. A driver struck two people and several parked vehicles. Police say all signs point to impairment because when they pulled the driver out of the vehicle, he smelled like alcohol and was naked from the waist down. READ … Read more

Man Allegedly Driving Impaired Kills Teenager, Injures Another Person During Crash In West Philadelphia: Police

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A horrific crash in West Philadelphia has left a teenager dead on Wednesday night. A driver struck two people and several parked vehicles. Police say all signs point to impairment because when they pulled the driver out of the vehicle, he smelled like alcohol and was naked from the waist down. READ … Read more

Juneteenth parade returns to West Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — Philadelphia celebrated Juneteenth with a parade through West Philadelphia, an event that has returned for the first time since the start of the pandemic. The music, outfits, and floats featured at the parade were all meant to celebrate Black culture. “Juneteenth means culture. Juneteenth means knowing who you are. It’s very important … Read more

9 Separate Shootings In Philadelphia Leave 3 People Dead, 6 Others Injured: Police

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia police are investigating nine separate shootings that killed three people and injured six others on Saturday. In Brewerytown, a male between the ages of 15 and 18 years old was shot twice and killed, police say.  The shooting happened on the 1400 block of North 27th Street. READ MORE: Philadelphia Fire … Read more

Stolen SUV set ablaze after armed carjacker takes keys from off-duty officer’s pocket in Kingsessing

An off-duty police officer’s 2022 Toyota Highlander was stolen at gunpoint by a 15-year-old in Southwest Philadelphia and found ablaze a few miles away early Friday morning. The carjacking happened on 56th and Pentridge streets in Kingsessing around 12:15 a.m., FOX29 reports. The officer was parking his vehicle when an armed suspect stopped him, reached … Read more

New Mural Around West Philadelphia Basketball Courts Pays Tribute To Kobe, Gianna Bryant

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A new mural in Philadelphia pays tribute to the late Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna. Vanessa Bryant posted a photo of herself in front of the mural at Tustin Playground in Philadelphia’s Overbrook neighborhood, honoring her late husband and daughter. READ MORE: Philadelphia Man Accused Of Selling THC Edibles To Children … Read more

VIDEO: Man Drives Across Lawns During West Philly Police Chase

Police captured a man who drove across lawns during a wild chase through West Philadelphia Monday evening. SkyForce10 was over the scene as police pursued a red SUV near 34th Street and Mantua Avenue around 8 p.m. At one point during the chase, the SUV drove across the lawns of multiple homes as people outside … Read more

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