Posts Tagged ‘Philadelphia’

Report: In jaywalking enforcement, Philadelphia lags behind other major cities

Philadelphia – Philadelphia is trailing behind many other big cities in its efforts to reduce jaywalking, i.e.; crossing in mid block or against a light. Pedestrians at 20th Street turning onto the Ben Franklin Parkway often get caught midway across and to see oncoming traffic at 5th and Market Streets. Walking folks are often of

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Road rage endangers motorists’ safety

Philadelphia – Over the weekend, police have made an arrest in connection with a road rage shooting on Broad Street. The suspect, identified as Shaffiat Ali, age 31, charged with: (1) aggravated assault; and (2) other related offenses. The police reported that they discovered his red Mitsubishi Eclipse Tlast afternoon of Tuesday in South Philadelphia.

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Teen leads police in wild goose chase

A severe car crash culminated after a14-year-old boy with his four pals led the Pa. Police on a wild goose chase last Friday night. According to the police records, the pursuit stated a little before 9:00 o’clock in the evening from the intersection of Glenwood and 11th Streets in North Philadelphia. Highway patrol officer tried

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Fatal accident in Schuylkill Expressway

Fairmont Park – Last Saturday, one man was struck and killed by a city-owned vehicle along the western lanes of the Expressway of Schuylkill near Roosevelt Boulevard, Philadelphia police reported. The crash took place at around10:00 o’clock in the evening that led to the closure of the highway and caused traffic jam for many miles.

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Speed causes deadly crash

Northeast Philadelphia – Speed is a killer that is why there is a speed limit in every state. At least one person is dead and another is injured after a crash took place in Northeast Philadelphia. The accident happened at around 4:30 o’clock Sunday morning on the block 9300 along Krewstown Road. Police reported that

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Car slams into Northeast Philly Dunkin’ Donuts injuring one

Philadelphia – It is not uncommon for an out-of control vehicle to enter an establishment. So it was not surprising that a car slammed into a dunkin’donut store in NE Philly last Tuesday morning. The result was one injured person taken to the local hospital. According to the police, the illegal entry took place at

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Wrong-way crash on Roosevelt Boulevard caused a mother’s death

Philadelphia – Early Sunday morning saw the death of a mother after a careless driver traveling the wrong way along Roosevelt Blvd. collided into her family’s minivan. According to authorities, investigators are concurrently trying to discover if the woman-driver, age 23, was driving under the influence when she went the wrong way on the south

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Philly Firefighter Points Gun at Woman After Car Crash

Jun 4, 2013 A Philadelphia firefighter allegedly pulled a gun on a woman following a car crash last Saturday. He is currently in custody. Sources say that 40 year-old Michael Brown rear-ended a female driver at the intersection of Aramingo and James Street in Philadelphia. He was driving on the Bridgesburg area of the area

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Six killed in demolished building collapse

Early Wednesday, six people were killed and more a dozen or more people were trapped under the rubble after a demolished vacant building collapsed onto a thrift store in Philadelphia. Michael Nutter of Philadelphia stated late Wednesday night that five women and one man were killed in the collapse. Michael Reznik, the public safety director

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Fighting A Red Light In Philly

If you were stopped for running a red light in Philadelphia, you will most likely be issued a citation and will need to pay the fine in court. Fines in Philly depend on where you were stopped. This can cost anywhere from $75 to $200+. In some cases, drivers do not know that they have

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