A Frankford street turned into the OK Corral on Friday night as an argument sparked a shootout that left one man wounded critically and left dozens of empty shell casings strewn across the pavement.
From a murder in Northern Liberties to new lofts ready to open in Fishtown, here's this week's neighborhood news in brief.
One man shot in Port Richmond, another just west of Northern Liberties
Read about a sinkhole in Northern Liberties, Rep. John Taylor's toy drive, PGW's latest work in the neighborhood, Standard Tap's donations to Philabundance, how to cut your taxes and more in this week's news in brief.
Like his senior teammates, Rene Herrera was hoping to finish his career with a state championship.
A man was hospitalized in critical condition following a shooting on a Frankford street corner early Monday.
Brief news items from around the River Wards.
Barbara Zimath is very lucky she wasn't hurt worse in an attack last week, in which two men beat her and stole her purse and phone. Still, the incident has rattled her family, as well as many locals who are wondering how something so violent could happen where they live.
Wounded Philadelphia Police Officer Ed Davies continues “slowly improving” from the near-fatal injuries he suffered on Aug. 13 when an alleged heroin dealer with a history of violence against police shot him inside a Feltonville corner store.