Last Thursday, Mayor Michael Nutter vetoed a bill that would require zoning variances for medical offices and drug-treatment facilities in the Northeast’s 6th and 10th councilmanic districts.
Local builders will be back before members of the Greater Bustleton Civic League next week with revised plans for two new homes on the 9600 block of Evans Street.
An elderly Bustleton resident rescued from his trash-packed and vermin-infested Bickley Street home in July was cited for cruelty to animals Dec. 5.
A Frankford woman was arrested Sunday in connection with the stabbing death of her cousin during a late Saturday night quarrel in Logan.
Ophthalmologist Dr. John Siliquini Sr. can recall cataract surgery that required large incisions.
A Massachusetts man is under arrest, charged with stealing an ambulance in Frankford, police said.
A South Philly man was shot late Sunday in Southwest Philadelphia and driven to Rhawnhurst, where he was dumped and shot again.
Authorities are cracking down on a few properties that have become neighborhood nuisances, said Pete Specos, the Frankford Civic Association’s president.
A 33-year-old Lawndale man on Monday was sentenced to 2 to 14 years in prison for buying four guns for his 16-year-old drug dealer.
Police have identified a robbery suspect who was shot by officers after he allegedly pulled a sawed-off shotgun on them Nov. 30.