Philadelphia, PA - On July 14, The 2021 Mummers Day Parade was canceled due to coronavirus concerns. In an announcement from Philadelphia's Mayor Kenny, the parade was essentially canceled after a moratorium prohibiting all large public events in the city until February 28, 2021.
Philadelphia, PA - City Council is set to pass a number of bills, referred to as the “Black Workers Matter Economic Recovery Package,” in an effort to provide job security to Philadelphia hospitality workers laid off during the coronavirus pandemic.
Philadelphia, PA - A shooting suspect fired shots at the police officers while barricaded inside a home on Friday night as police returned fire.The victim suffered a shot to the face and later passed away at a nearby hospital sometime after 10 p.m.
Philadelphia, PA - Police arrested a 32-year-old Steve Ditty, charging him with stalking, simple assault, and harassing at least three women in Philadelphia's Old City neighborhood.
Philadelphia, PA - Philadelphia Zoo lights up the Zoo's Main Plaza with blue lights to thank Philadelphia's frontline workers. The new light display is located at the front entrance buildings at 34th and Girard.
Philadelphia, PA - A police chase in Bucks County ends up with two in custody in Philadelphia on Friday afternoon. Sometime around 3 p.m., an unidentified man and woman were reported to have stolen a Newtown Township vehicle.
Philadelphia, PA - City Services Impacted on Thanksgiving: All City of Philadelphia offices will be closed and City services curtailed tomorrow, Thursday, November 26, in recognition of Thanksgiving. The Departments of Licenses and Inspections, Revenue, and Water will not be accepting appointments or providing in-person services to the public on the Concourse Level of the Municipal Services Building.