Investigators examine the damage after an airliner struck a severe hail storm and made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in 1995.
I had pass through a metal detector but security at that time did not require a ticket for me to get into the terminal and take this picture.
Police fire pepper spray toward photojournalists in Washington, DC, during an economic human rights demonstration against policies of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund in April, 2000.
I was wearing eye protection and ducked most of my face into my bent arm but I went home with painful sunburn-like irritation on my forehead.
Scattered acts of violence had broken out and protesters had rolled a dumpster toward this barricade moments earlier.
Philadelphia Phillies catcher Darren Daulton tags Brett Butler of the Los Angeles Dodgers out at home plate during a 1994 game at Veterans Stadium.
I had moved behind the plate to focus on the Phillies pitcher for a while but it proved to be the best perspective on this play.
Philadelphia Police officers charge down South Street on horseback in an effort to break up the crowd after violence broke out during Mardi Gras celebrations in 2001.
A crowd of 40-50,000 had gathered, some businesses were looted and around 100 people were arrested, according to a PhillyMag recap a couple of years ago.
Back in 2001, The New York Times reported that Mardi Gras violence had also broken out in Austin, Fresno and Seattle.
Firefighters arrive at the scene of a row house fire on 13th Street near Carpenter Street in the Hawthorne section of South Philadlephia on the morning after a snow storm in 2003. I was out working on storm coverage when the fire broke out nearby.
Date: 2/17/03, Time: 10:45:37 AM, Shutter: 1/1000, F: 4.0, ISO: 400, Lens: 20mm, Philadelphia, PA,US
Surfers face violent breakers at Cape May, New Jersey, as Hurricane Isabel approaches in 2003. The Category 5 storm claimed seven lives, including one in New Jersey, and left hundreds of thousands of Garden State residents without power.
Date: 9/18/03, Time: 4:59:40 PM, Shutter: 1/8000, F: 4.0, ISO:1250, Lens: Zoomed to 145mm
Philadelphia Police officers take cover during a gun battle with a man who had been mistakenly released form prison in 1998. The gunman was wounded and captured.