Carolina was 10 years old when she left her native Brazil and came to the United States with her aunt and sister.
Paulette wants a new best friend
East Torresdale residents offered an oft-maligned neighborhood restaurant and nightclub their support last week as they voted to allow the business to expand its footprint.
The FBI/Philadelphia Police Violent Crimes Task Force seeks the public’s help in identifying the man who robbed a Frankford bank on Feb. 11.
Firefighters quickly brought a blaze in a three-story Frankford apartment house under control early Feb. 13.
Police suspect that excessive speed played a role in a one-car crash that claimed the life of a teenage girl and critically injured a 19-year-old man in Bustleton early Sunday.
Burglars broke into 51 rental units at a Public Storage facility in Somerton one night last week, but Philadelphia police Capt. Joseph Zaffino wasn’t surprised.
The Northeast Times provides an overview of crimes reported to the four police districts in the Northeast. The details are based on reports compiled by the Northeast Detectives division of the Philadelphia Police Department.
Three members of a five-person executive board of the Greater Bustleton Civic League — vice president Harry Haberkern, corresponding secretary Maureen Greene and treasurer Bob Hall — recently resigned, said Jack O’Hara, the league’s president.
In what might be a first for a Northeast community group, the 2nd Police District Advisory Council has banned civilian members from carrying guns to its meetings.