March illuminates opioid crisis

Hundreds participated in the March in Black along Kensington Avenue in Philadelphia to bring awareness to the crisis of opioid addiction in the city Thursday evening, also in recognition of International Overdose Awareness Day. More than 900 overdose deaths were recorded in the city during 2016 and this year’s total is expected to be hundreds…

See you later, alligators, 2006

Philadelphia Police officers remove one of several alligators they were surprised to find when SWAT teams raided a home on a drug warrant in 2006. I spent more nearly 30 years covering breaking news in American cities and this was my only alligator call. Metadata info shows that I captured this image with a Nikon…

Stealth Fighter revealed, 1991

An F-117 stealth fighter glides past the crowd during an airshow at Hanscom Field near Boston in the summer of 1991. The aircraft had been shrouded in secrecy for many years but came into prominence during the Gulf War, just months before I got this peek. I’m guessing that I would have captured this picture with…

But I get up again

I got mowed down by a hit-and-run driver while bicycling home from work in Philadelphia on August 2nd, but I have the great fortune of everything I need to recover. It should take six weeks or less altogether. Some details: You know you're going to survive getting hit by a car when your friends show…

My Year in Philadelphia

See how many people, places and events you can identify from these photos I posted from Philadelphia to my Instagram account during 2015. These pictures load in random order. Click any photo to scroll through as a slideshow. Share this!

Speed skating

Skaters spin around the Blue Cross River Rink which opened Friday night at Penn’s Landing on the Delaware River Waterfront in Philadelphia; seen here in a time lapse video from my Instagram account: Speed skating #Philly #Winterfest #ftw A video posted by Jim MacMillan (@jimmacmillan) on Nov 27, 2015 at 4:34pm PST Share this!