Playtime for Rudy
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.
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.
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.
— State Sen. Anthony Hardy Williams is pushing a bill that requires the teaching of the Holocaust and genocide in public school classrooms.
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.
— After 33 years, Dave Greenman has retired from the iconic Greenman’s Deli in Mayfair.
— For the first time since the massacre in Connecticut, the National Guard Armory hosts a gun show, and it attracts the masses.
Federal prosecutors have charged the purported “mom” of the Tacony “House of Horrors” with two counts of murder and numerous hate crimes as part of a 150-page grand jury indictment released last Wednesday.
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.