Philadelphia police officers George Rodriguez and Anthony Avery were named Officers of the Month for September during a meeting of the 7th Police District Advisory Council on Oct. 20 at Seven Mile Road Church.
The 8th Police District and its civilian Advisory Council have received a lot of support from local business in recent years for a myriad of new community events like the annual National Night Out, Fall Festival, Easter egg hunt for children and holiday buffet dinner for the working officers.
Linda Ann Weston has a court date related to the Tacony horror-house case. But Weston’s lawyer has doubts about the woman’s competency.
The Upper Holmesburg Civic Association wants to know what’s happening at the former Liddonfield Homes public housing site. That is, as soon as something happens.
An investigation into street-corner heroin dealers in North Philadelphia led police to a twin home on a typically peaceful block in Burholme last week. There, officers arrested two men and allegedly seized heroin worth almost a half-million dollars.
Rita’s is to water ice like Famous Amos was to cookies.
A Philadelphia judge last week wrote the final chapter in a long-running serial involving the Northeast’s “Bizarro World” Batman.
A Philadelphia police officer assigned to the Northeast’s 2nd District was arrested Oct. 17 on charges of receiving stolen property, theft, official oppression and obstruction of justice.
The East Torresdale Civic Association wants to keep a close eye on several anticipated construction projects in the neighborhood.
Police were suspicious of Angel Roque’s story early in their investigation of a hit-and-run crash on Sept. 29 that took the life of a Wissinoming woman.