A City Council committee last week unanimously approved a measure that would absolve property owners who lose assessment appeals of interest payments on their 2014 taxes.
River Wards neighborhood groups are part of a citizens' coalition that has produced a report claiming the city's AVI plan is flawed and needs more work.
A New Jersey firefighter, whose son is a Holy Family University student and also a firefighter, recently received an honorary doctor of humane letters degree from the Northeast school during graduation ceremonies.
Members of the 2nd Police District Advisory Council honored four patrolmen as officers of the month for February and March during its May 14 meeting at the Philadelphia Protestant Home.
It seems nothing is sacred to some crooks.
If somebody tries to convince you that a relative or friend is being held hostage and wants money in exchange for freedom, check with the so-called “hostage.” He or she might be free and unaware of what’s going on.
A masked man armed with a small silver handgun robbed a Mayfair bank May 15, police said.
Members of the 15th Police District Advisory Council on Monday night honored the Rev. Steve Wetzel, pastor of St. Joachim’s Roman Catholic Church, for his longtime support of the organization.
A confused-looking man with a BB gun tried to rob a Bell’s Corner delicatessen, failed, then robbed a nearby barbershop of $50 on Saturday morning, according to Philadelphia police Capt. Frank Bachmayer.
Louis Hartdegen, 75, of Castor Gardens, faces murder, indecent assault and abuse of a corpse charges. He also is charged with making a false report to authorities.A hearing scheduled for today has been delayed until Aug. 6.