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Suspect arrested in Rhawnhurst attack

Abraham Cordova of the 7200 block of Horrocks Street is charged in connection with last week's assault of a woman in her apartment in the 7900 block of Loretto Avenue. He is charged with attempted murder and attempted rape.


Lynn’s child endangerment conviction appealed

“We’ll have a real fight on our hands,” Thomas Bergstrom said last week. “And I think we’re going to win it.”


The invasion

Had Charles Macalester happened upon the confluence of the Poquessing Creek and Delaware River today, he might’ve built a Japanese yashiki there instead of a grand Victorian mansion, such is the dominance of bamboo on the present-day Glen Foerd Estate.


Spring is in the air

— And that means it’s time for the city’s sixth annual spring cleanup.


‘Doctor’ accused of practicing without license

Philadelphia authorities arrested a Delaware County man last week for allegedly practicing medicine at a Northeast clinic even though he does not have a medical license.


Sentencing delayed for pair accused of molesting Northeast boy

The Rev. Charles Engelhardt and former teacher Bernard Shero were convicted in January of sexually assaulting the same boy, who was a student at St. Jerome parish school in the late 1990s.


Pets of the Week (April 17, 2013)

Jules is ready to play


Joe Conklin: A perfect match

— Joe Conklin is teaming up with Parx Casino and will be hosting ‘Conklin’s Comedy Night’ every Wednesday.


Brady endorses Boyle in 13th Congressional District contest

Now that Allyson Schwartz is officially in the governor’s race, Democrats are positioning themselves for her congressional seat.


Ambulance company charged in fraud case

A federal grand jury has indicted seven Philadelphia residents for using a Far Northeast ambulance company to bill the nation’s Medicare program for more than $3.6 million in unnecessary and ineligible patient transportation services.