Back in February 2009, some 1,500 people turned out at Anne Frank Elementary School in Bustleton to oppose a planned methadone clinic at Grant Avenue and Roosevelt Boulevard.
Tyrirk Harris, 28, is accused of murdering a neighbor in a dispute over dog droppings. Police allege Harris shot Franklin Santana after Santana complained that Harris had allowed his dog to mess on Santana's lawn.
Former La Salle player and coach Tom Gola has been named to the inaugural class of the Atlantic 10 Conference’s Men’s Basketball Legends.
The Harvey/DeLange family’s 23rd annual benefit to combat cystic fibrosis is approaching, and planners are hoping for another big night.
The 2nd Police District Advisory Council recently honored Anthony Rosselli and Michael Long for an arrest they made after a midsummer street shooting that stemmed from a fight on the 7700 block of Oxford Ave.
Officer Daniel Boyle’s legacy grew last month as a scholarship program created in his memory extended benefits to students in two additional schools for the current academic year.
— After 33 years, Dave Greenman has retired from the iconic Greenman’s Deli in Mayfair.
Philadelphia police have not named a suspect or determined a motive in the fatal shooting of a Castor Gardens teenager about two blocks from his home last Thursday night.
— State Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams is pushing a bill that requires the teaching of the Holocaust and genocide in public school classrooms.
The Rev. Charles Engelhardt and former parochial school teacher Bernard Shero were convicted in the abuse of the same altar boy at St. Jerome's parish in Northeast Philly in the late 1990s.