Barely two days after the family of mother-son murder victims gathered inside a Lawncrest church to plead for an end to local violence, gunshots wounded two more people just five blocks away.
Jeremiah Daley oversees a multimillion-dollar narcotics enforcement agency that reports directly to the White House. Yet, illicit substances like heroin, cocaine and marijuana aren’t atop his agenda when he speaks to community groups like the 7th Police District Advisory Council.
April 7 through 20
In the continuum of contentiousness between the Nutter administration and the members of the Philadelphia’s firefighters and paramedics union, brownouts in particular stick in the union’s craw.
Two former Philadelphia police officers were convicted of theft last week for stealing utility services at several properties they jointly owned.
When people die like Donna and Richard Muller did, there can be a tendency to suspect that the bullets were somehow meant for them. But nothing could be further from the truth, according to relatives of the Lawncrest murder victims.
When three of the four Democratic candidates for Pennsylvania’s 13th Congressional seat were preparing for their imminent debate on April 29, Brendan Boyle and about 50 of his supporters were donning rain gear.
An Academy Gardens woman was arrested on prostitution charges on April 18 after an undercover police officer allegedly responded to her ad in the adult section of a web-based classified page.
A thief took a trusting Mayfair watch dealer for a spin on April 19, but police hope that the crook’s time on the lam is about to strike midnight thanks to surveillance video of his crimes.
A Northeast Philadelphia man was dealing in stolen jewelry at his Port Richmond pawn shop, according to charges filed last month by Philadelphia police.