Military medicine is key to healthcare
Police are looking for two male motorists who accosted two 15-year-old girls in the Northeast last week in what Special Victims Unit detectives believe were unrelated incidents.
A Massachusetts man is under arrest, charged with stealing an ambulance in Frankford, police said.
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Betty Nefferdorf, who lived on Mercer Street, leaves a legacy of her own in Fishtown.
The Office of Property Assessment by Dec. 9 had mailed out 46,304 answers to owners who asked the agency to review the new market values assigned to their properties this year. The agency refused to change those numbers for 39,483, said Michael Piper, OPA’s deputy chief assessment officer.
Precious Presley needs a new family
It is a federal crime to point any kind of laser beam at an aircraft. Under federal law, “Whoever knowingly aims the beam of a laser pointer at an aircraft in the special aircraft jurisdiction of the United States, or at the flight path of such an aircraft, shall be fined under this title or imprisoned not more than five years, or both.” Under the law, the Federal Aviation Administration may seek a civil penalty of up to $11,000 per violation.
Undercover police arrested a 17-year-old girl and her alleged pimp during a prostitution sting at a Northeast Philadelphia motel on Thursday.
Police are trying to identify two men who were involved in the gunpoint robbery of a convenience store in Wissinoming on Dec. 3.