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Van Hits Two People, Slams Into Newsstand at 16th and JFK

Two pedestrians were hospitalized after a minivan jumped a curb in Center City and veered into them before destroying a newsstand positioned on the sidewalk. […]

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Ayers on Old City Firehouse Fire: “This Is Surreal”

At 11:36 this morning, an alarm went off at the Fourth and Arch streets firehouse that’s known commonly as the Ben Franklin Firehouse. As emergency […]

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Chemical-Spewing Train Derailment Brings First Lawsuit

Apparently, some people get touchy when you derail a train in their backyard and spew hazardous chemicals that drive them and their neighbors out of […]

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Heir, Heir! Prince William, Kate Expecting a Baby

If you’d like to point out that we fought the Revolutionary War so we wouldn’t have to pay attention to the fertility of rich people […]

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Derailment Threatens South Jersey Creek with Hazardous Chemicals

A freight train carrying hazardous chemicals derailed Friday morning into Mantua Creek, which empties into the Delaware River just across from the Philadelphia International Airport. […]

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Rittenhouse Apartment Building Evacuated Over Odor

Hazmat teams are scouring the apartment building at 201 S. 18th Street after residents on the seventh floor reported smelling a strange odor. The building […]

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Broad Street Line Down for Police Chase [UPDATED]

Well, the Philadelphia Police Department is sure earning its keep in the absence of the SEPTA transit officers on strike. The Broad Street Line is […]

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Al-Qaida Claims They Killed a Lancaster Native in Yemen

Joel Shrum—a 29-year-old teacher from Mount Joy in Lancaster County—went to Yemen in 2009 to study Arabic and teach English. Al-Qaida claims they shot and […]

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SEPTA Police Are On Strike

SEPTA police are on strike after walking off the job at 1:30 this afternoon. Philadelphia police have been dispatched to the SEPTA lines as the […]

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Ballerina Taken Off Life Support After Hit-and-Run

The 22-year-old ballerina who was the victim of a hit-and-run in South Philly over the weekend has died after she was taken off life support. […]

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WWE Superstar John Cena in an Accident on the Schuylkill

Professional wrestler John Cena was a passenger in a car that was rear-ended by a tractor trailer on the Schuylkill today. Cena is in town […]

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Protesters Strip Down at Upper Darby High School

A woman, her adult daughter and a teenage boy are in police custody after they stripped naked and chanted in front of Upper Darby High […]

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Guilty Verdict in Rutgers Webcam Case

A jury has found former Rutgers student Dharun Ravi guilty of invasion of privacy, witness tampering, tampering with evidence and bias intimidation. Ravi’s roommate at […]

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PETA Volunteers to Solve Trenton’s Toilet Paper Shortage

PETA is saving Trenton’s mayor’s ass—literally. An ongoing dispute between Trenton’s City Council and its mayor’s administration left city buildings on the verge of running […]

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Temple to Join Big East for Football in 2012, All Other Sports in 2013

Although an official announcement has not been made, sources have said that the Temple Owls will join the Big East for football in 2012 and […]