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Tacony man convicted in fatal shooting over dog waste

Jurors on Friday convicted a Northeast man of third-degree murder charges in the shooting death of a neighbor in a dispute over dog droppings.


Honors for a vet

A local veterans’ group has honored Ret. Army Lt. Col. Kathy Brill for her long and distinguished career.


Judge is told to file opinion in appeal of priest sex-abuse trial

Pennsylvania’s Superior Court on Tuesday ordered Common Pleas Court Judge M. Teresa Sarmina to file an opinion of the appeal of a priest’s child endangerment conviction that resulted from last year’s history-making sex-abuse trial.


Mum’s the word

— At St. Jerome Parish, no one wants to talk about the conviction of a priest and teacher in a sex-abuse scandal or how the church moves forward. Parishioners do have a lot to say about the good things going on at the church.


NE judges among 12 people charged in ticket-fix case

The Philadelphia Bar Association, a state Supreme Court justice and the majority leader of the Pennsylvania Senate are all calling for continued reforms at Philadelphia Traffic Court after a dozen people associated with the troubled court were criminally charged last week.


Somerton resident honored as Volunteer of the Year

The Susan G. Komen for the Cure Philadelphia affiliate credits volunteer Sally Rotenberg with changing the face of breast cancer with the love of a sister, the dedication of a fighter and the soul of a survivor. 


The art of fire safety

Five local high school seniors who designed and painted safety-themed panels for a Bustleton firehouse were treated to some pizza, soda, hoagies and thanks.


Woman killed on Knights Road

A car struck and killed an elderly woman as she walked across Knights Road near Franklin Mills mall on Jan. 29.


Pets of the Week (February 6, 2013)

Looking for the purr-fect home


Concern in the community

— Opinions differed about the hot-button issue of methadone clinics during a recent hearing of the House Democratic Policy Committee.