August has been a crime-heavy month in the River Wards. Here's what you need to know about several incidents, plus what to look out for in your neighborhood.
State Sen. Daylin Leach is known for pushing progressive ideas, and he plans to do the same if elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.
Capt. John McCloskey, the 15th Police District commander, said shootings in the district, the city’s largest and busiest, are down 50 percent over last year.
Photos from last week's Rock to the Future youth event.
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Pennsylvania State Police arrested 23 motorists for drunk-driving in Philadelphia, Montgomery and Delaware counties during the Labor Day holiday period from Friday through Monday. Captain James P. Raykovitz, commanding officer of Troop K at 2201 Belmont Ave., reported that there were 79 vehicle crashes that resulted in 34 injuries, but no fatalities, during the period. Four of the crashes were alcohol-related.
A Holmesburg man and a young Cherry Hill woman tried to knock off a Bensalem bank on Aug. 27, but they didn’t get away with it for very long, authorities claim.
Want to know how the rest of your favorite area high school football teams did last weekend? Here’s a recap of Week 1, as well as a look ahead to Week 2:
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