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


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.”


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





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.



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.


Jury clears defendants in CLIP civil rights suit

A federal jury on Friday found not liable all the defendants in a suit brought by a Northeast man who claimed he was persecuted by employees of the city’s Community Life Improvement Project.