— A suspect in a major pharmacy robbery spree was arrested in September after he attempted to purchase a handgun illegally at a gun shop in the city. A judge unwittingly set him free.
— With penalties about to hit the newest red-light runners where it really hurts, revenue and safety at busy intersections are in the limelight.
Election of officers and discussion of a planned 44-unit senior apartment complex will highlight the agenda of the next Holme Circle Civic Association meeting on Nov. 28.
The Philadelphia Police Department’s Northeast Detectives Division is seeking the public’s help in locating the following most-wanted suspects in connection with crimes in the Northeast:
A 38-year-old woman was assaulted sexually and robbed in a Somerton alley late Saturday, according to a report by television station 6abc.
Officer Terrence Black has been named Officer of the Month for October in the 7th Police District.
Members of the Fox Chase Homeowners Association expected to hear about a relatively minor zoning case in the neighborhood, but instead got a lesson on a major flaw in the city’s new zoning code.
The reprieve for 300 workers at a Northeast Philly bakery lasted one day. The company announced plans to close on Monday, and then accepted a judge's request to seek a last-ditch effort to resolve a union dispute. The effort failed.
Philadelphia police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a suspected child predator who has accosted at least four children since Nov. 5 in separate incidents near Harding Junior High School.
At the urging of a federal bankruptcy judge, Hostess Brands and its striking workers agreed Monday to enter private mediation in a last-ditch effort to prevent the company’s liquidation and save thousands of jobs, including about 300 at the company’s Northeast Philadelphia plant.