Firefighters quickly brought a blaze in a three-story Frankford apartment house under control early Feb. 13.
In what might be a first for a Northeast community group, the 2nd Police District Advisory Council has banned civilian members from carrying guns to its meetings.
A man who told a clerk he had a gun made off with $300 from the Family Dollar Store at 180 W. Girard Ave. in late January, police said.
The ban applies to civilian members of the 2nd PDAC. Cops will continue to carry firearms at the monthly meetings.
Donna and Joe were back on the corner on the day before the Super Bowl. So were Hooper, Don, Don, Dennis, Ken, Stephen, Byrd, Gene and Lil’ Cog.
Somebody who knows how to drive a bulldozer did thousands of dollars worth of damage to equipment at Benjamin Rush State Park in late January.
If Mayor Michael Nutter gets what he wants, the city’s tax rate will be 1.25 mills, said Councilman Brian O’Neill.
Seventy years ago next month, Irving Rubin didn’t marry the girl next door. His future bride lived four doors away.
Jurors on Friday convicted a Northeast man of third-degree murder charges in the shooting death of a neighbor in a dispute over dog droppings.
Five local high school seniors who designed and painted safety-themed panels for a Bustleton firehouse were treated to some pizza, soda, hoagies and thanks.