Michael Toner — a well-known regional actor specializing in classic Irish and Shakespearean theater — tried to cross Market near 11th Street in a rainstorm when a passing vehicle struck him, ran him over and left him there.
A red ladder fell off a vehicle on Interstate 95 late Sunday afternoon, triggering an accident that injured a Philadelphia police officer.
The Philadelphia Police Department has launched a new drunken-driving enforcement program that will continue throughout the remainder of 2014.
An SUV struck and killed an elderly woman who was trying to walk across a busy Northeast street during afternoon rush hour on March 25.
A motorist traveling at high speed triggered a chain reaction crash that claimed the life of one man and damaged a Bustleton bank early Sunday, Philadelphia police said.
Philadelphia police are investigating a Tuesday morning school bus accident that claimed the life of a pedestrian.
As the St. Martin of Tours community gathered last week for the Sister Paul Mercedes IHM Scholarship basketball fundraising tournament, police officials said they have good tips that could lead them to the individual responsible for the nun’s January 2006 hit-and-run death.
Brief news items from around the River Wards.