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Frankford man is charged with murdering his girlfriend

A Frankford man was arrested on murder and arson charges last week after he allegedly stabbed his girlfriend to death and set her East Mount Airy house on fire.


Fallen firefighter memorialized at firehouse

Officially, Firefighter Elmer Clothier died from the effects of a heart attack he suffered in 1968, but folks who really knew Clothier blame a different cause. They say he died from a broken heart.


Tips lead police to drug busts on Frankford’s Griscom Street

Acting on tips, police have been making narcotics busts on the 4800 block of Griscom St., Police Lt. Robert Casselli said last week.


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.