Story Archive January 11 2013

Jury deliberations begin in road-rage death in Far Northeast

Gerry Shaffer Jr., 23, is on trial on third-degree murder charges in connection with the death of pedestrian Mark Wallace, 54, after an altercation in the Far Northeast.

Vacant lots could become housing

Two large vacant lots on Front Street near Tiptop Playground were put up on the market by the city last month, and over 80 developers have already looked into the project, according to Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC) real estate manager Liz Gabor.