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Residential burglaries are on the rise in 7th Police District

Philadelphia police on Monday issued a public warning via the ReadyNotifyPA system about a recent spike in the number of residential burglaries occurring in the 7th district.


Horosope (July 28, 2011)

ARIES (March 21 to April 19) You face the possibility of raising your relationship to another level. However, your partner might demand that you make promises for which you’re not sure you’re ready.


Neighbors say ‘NO!’ to methadone clinic

Tenants are mum about Healing Way facility, but they have applied to Harrisburg for a permit to dispense methadone.


INSIDER: The War Within

They are military veterans, most of them living lives in limbo, torn by war. They don’t have much. But they do have the Comfort House. This is Times staffer Jenny Swigoda’s story and photo essay.


Chips are up

A young lady from Torresdale hits it really big in a really big poker game.


Tacony teen will be tried as an adult for fatal crash

A Tacony teenager who allegedly stole his mother’s car and caused a violent wreck that claimed the life of a Bensalem Township man last month has been ordered to stand trial as an adult for murder.


2nd PDAC salutes local heroes in blue

The 2nd Police District Advisory Council honored five police officers during a meeting at the Philadelphia Protestant Home on Tabor Avenue.


Debris finally cleared from site of January house fire

A Frankford house made uninhabitable by a fire was sealed up by the city on July 5, and debris from the building was bagged up and stacked on the narrow pavement outside until it was collected a couple weeks later.


NE neighborhoods get ready for National Night Out

The annual citywide National Night Out celebration has been canceled this year due to a lack of funding, but several neighborhood-based events will be available to Northeast residents on Tuesday, Aug. 2.


Adding insult to injury

For shop owner Yuzhen Ma, getting roughed up while disarming a thug was just the start of a troubling encounter.