City Controller Alan Butkovitz is predicting the “lowest turnout in history” when the election polls open on May 21.
A Frankford man was killed in a hail of gunfire on a Frankford block late Monday as three robbers reportedly tried to invade the home of a couple and several children. Shortly after 10 p.m., three gunmen showed up at a home on the 5700 block of Leonard St. and tried to force their way inside. It’s not clear what prompted the gunfire.
As the St. Martin of Tours community gathered last week for the Sister Paul Mercedes IHM Scholarship basketball fundraising tournament, police officials said they have good tips that could lead them to the individual responsible for the nun’s January 2006 hit-and-run death.
This year’s election of Greater Bustleton Civic League executive officers pretty much will be a formality later in May.
Tutti-Frutti is as sweet as her name
Philadelphia police are trying to identify a group of young men who may have been responsible for three muggings in the Castor Gardens section of the Northeast last month.
A Philadelphia police officer is recovering from stab wounds to the stomach after robbers attacked the off-duty patrolman Monday night while he jogged in his East Torresdale neighborhood.
Ten years on, Philadelphia’s serial park rapist continues to elude identification and capture, but police refuse to quit their search for him.
An East Frankford man is facing up to 40 years in prison after a judge last week convicted him in the brutal Easter Sunday 2012 mugging of a 93-year-old woman in Bell’s Corner.
The Office of Property Assessment late last week posted on its website the methodology it used to arrive at the property values recently mailed to homeowners.