Northeast Times

 Articles by John Loftus

Police seize synthetic marijuana in local sweep

During a sweep of Northeast Philadelphia stores last week, police seized more than $200,000 in drug paraphernalia


Giving a voice to childhood sex abuse victims

On the heels of the conviction of a high-ranking Catholic church official, veteran attorneys and a victims' advocate encourage childhood sexual abuse victims to speak up.


Breaking news: Synthetic pot seized by agents

Synthetic marijuana was seized from two Northeast Philadelphia stores yesterday and today as part of a statewide law-enforcement sweep called “Operation Artificial High.”






Learning to love science, kid style

— Science in the Summer was founded 26 years ago to spark an interest in the subject among girls and minorities.


3 to 6 for Lynn

— The first top official in the Roman Catholic Church to be convicted of shielding child-molesting priests is going to have plenty of time to do some reflection — in prison


Breaking News: Monsignor Lynn is sentenced to 3 to 6 years in prison

Monsignor William Lynn is the first high-ranking official of the Roman Catholic church in America to be convicted and sentenced to prison. He was accused in the Philadelphia priest sex abuse scandal.