Police arrested about a dozen peace protesters after some blocked a road leading to the U. S. Capitol Building during a demonstration in October, 2002.
About 200 people had gathered for the rally as US lawmakers were about to vote on the invasion of Iraq, which followed about six months later.
I was already in Washington at the time to cover the DC Sniper attacks, which were commanding most of the national headlines that month.
Neighborhood children cover their noses as smoke from a row home fire clouds their block in the Grays Ferry section of South Philadelphia in 2004.
When I turned around and spotted this group behind me, I shot this frame from the hip to avoid disrupting the scene.
Investigators and emergency workers search for clues and victims one day after the Oklahoma City bombing in 1995. I flew out of Philadelphia shortly after the attack but weather delayed flights and I arrived just before dawn one day later. I was greeted by a wide perimeter fenced off with guarded checkpoints but found this view a few blocks away.
A US Coast Guard crew performs a drill over the Delaware River at Philadelphia in 1998. I had stopped to eat lunch in my car near Penn’s Landing when the helicopter arrived and dunked a couple of participants into the water and reeled them back in before departing.
Philadelphia Police officers chase a young man who fled on foot during a drug corner investigation in 1998. I took this photo from another police car during a “ride-along” assignment.
Peace protesters stage a die-in at Philadelphia City Hall to demonstrate against US wars underway in 2007.
During this period, I was grabbing still frames from video footage I was shooting while covering breaking news events. But I can’t find the video from this event.
Ben Franklin reenactor Ralph Archbold poses with boxers Riddick Bowe, left and Evander Holyfield during a Philadelphia promotional event in advance of their match in Nevada in 1995. Bowe won by a technical knockout.
I wanted Ben out of the picture that day and he was really persistent but now I’m glad it turned out this way.