Philadelphia’s fire deaths were down, but its fire-related injuries were up in 2013, according to year-end data released by the city’s Fire Department on Jan. 2.
Armed robbers have struck at three 7-Eleven stores in the same Northeast Philadelphia police district since late December.
The Friends of Pennypack Park cleanup committee wrapped up its 2013 schedule by removing 21 trash bags of debris, plus many large items from the woods in the area of Rhawn Street and Lexington Avenue on Nov. 23.
Christmas Day turned bloody for an Upper Holmesburg man after he was stabbed numerous times near his home.
A decades-old winter tradition in Somerton has come to an end.
An East Torresdale man died on Christmas Eve four days after he was struck by a car while walking near his home.
It might require matching doctoral degrees in math and education to grasp the entirety and meaning of Pennsylvania’s latest state-mandated school assessment program.
A Frankford man has been arrested for robbing two Center City banks and another in Mayfair early last month.
Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 President John McNesby, members of the Philadelphia Highway Patrol, police from throughout the Delaware Valley and attorney James Binns delivered Christmas dinners to the families of fallen police officers on Dec. 23 and 24.
Most people in Northeast Philadelphia probably don’t know much about Assistant District Attorney Jacqueline Coelho, unless they’ve been the victim of a violent crime or the relative of a murder victim.