The new bridge that takes Holme Avenue over railroad tracks was graffiti-free last Thursday. By Monday, it was covered with fresh wall scrawls.
A man accused of killing Frankford barber Edward John “E.J.” Rembert in late 2009 will go on trial Jan. 23.
The carcasses of several decapitated animals were found on a Far Northeast property last week.
A bank robber on Monday struck for the fourth time in the last three weeks as he made off with an undisclosed amount of cash from a Citizens Bank branch in Mayfair, according to the Philadelphia FBI office.
A Frankford woman was arrested early Sunday morning, charged with the stabbing death of her boyfriend.
A 22-year-old man suffered a stab wound of the abdomen on Friday after four teenagers tried to rob him in a Burholme driveway, but he had no cash in his wallet.
The Somerton Civic Association last week gave its approval to two zoning variances sought by neighborhood homeowners.
It’s always a ho-ho-ho happy time when the 7th Police District treats young people to a party.
The Rotary Club of Northeast Sunrisers and the Gundaker Foundation of Rotary District 7450 are offering scholarships to selected students who will be college juniors and seniors during the 2012-13 academic year.
Linda Weston and two co-defendants will be tried on charges related to the basement-captives case. But the judge dropped charges against a fourth.