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Ex-cop to pay fines, serve probation for theft

The disgraced former Philadelphia police officer who stole $825 from a business where a fellow officer had been fatally shot was ordered on Thursday to repay the cash, along with a $5,000 fine, and serve five years probation.


Tacony’s troubles top town hall meeting

A lot of Tacony residents don’t like what’s been happening to their neighborhood in recent weeks.


Hearing postponed in scam-artist case

Sandra Anderson bought herself some more time on Friday.


Kids are learning highs, lows of synthetic dope

What’s the real dope on the dope that ain’t real dope?


Teacher is head of the class

The Acme supermarket at 3200 Red Lion Road recently honored Christ the King Elementary School third-grade teacher Mary Thurston Clark as Teacher of the Month for January.


Police think pharmacy bandit struck again

Philadelphia police have released surveillance video of the Jan. 25 armed robbery of a Holme Circle drug store and say that the same unknown bandit is responsible for at least three similar crimes elsewhere in the Northeast.


Their love’s on the right track

Jackie and Anthony Monturano found true love on the Trenton line. Their train rides to work when they were in their early 20s developed into dating and marriage and two kids.


Pets of the Week for Feb. 8

Please don’t sneeze on Mr. Skelly


Renovation on the rails

Local politicians are working to ensure SEPTA’s long-planned repair projects are still full steam ahead.


Despite lengthy rap sheet, NE man earns first conviction

A Northeast man who previously had been linked to dozens of violent crimes earned his first-ever convictions last week.