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Shooting victim arrested for possession of handgun

A 19-year-old man was found shot and critically wounded late Thursday near Cottman Avenue and the Roosevelt Boulevard, police said Friday.


Police arrest suspect in Holmesburg police impersonation case

Michael Green, 30, of Glenside, Montgomery County, was charged with impersonating a police officer, aggravated assault, robbery and related offenses.


Burholme Town Watch offers tips to avoid car theft

Police Lt. Frank Schneider offered members of the Burholme Community Town Watch and Civic Association a few tips on how they could avoid having items stolen from their cars.


Holiday Happenings

Check out our big day-by-day list of holiday concerts, tree lightings and other events.


Investigation leads to firings in cop killing case

State Rep. Brendan Boyle is happy that the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole last Friday terminated three employees who were in charge of supervising the killer of Police Officer Moses Walker Jr.


Landlords under fire

— Fed up with rotten tenants and their landlords? So is City Council, which is tackling the issue.


And the race for governor is on, a year early

John Hanger, former secretary of the state Department of Environmental Protection, last week announced his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for governor.


Lighting up the holidays

— A Christmas craft show and tree lighting help spread cheer in Mayfair.


Stricken officer is out of coma after struggle with suspect

A police officer from Northeast Philadelphia who suffered a heart attack while struggling with a suspect last week is out of a coma.


Suspect in 7-11 robbery is arrested

A Pennypack Woods man has been arrested for last month’s armed robbery of a local 7-Eleven store.