At 165 years old, Holmesburg’s St. Dominic Roman Catholic Church proudly identifies itself as “the mother church of the Northeast.” And for about 130 years, the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary have provided maternal spirit to the parish.
Two men broke into an Oxford Circle Burger King on Feb. 18 for no apparent reason other than they may have been drunk. Now police are trying to identify the aimless burglars.
A 12-year-old Frankford girl escaped what may have been an abduction attempt near a neighborhood El station on March 4.
Community complaints led to a police raid on a Far Northeast massage parlor that was being operated as a house of prostitution, police said last Thursday.
Fox Chase Elementary School teacher Kate Grugan doesn’t consider Dr. Seuss one of her favorite children’s authors. Fortunately, most of the school’s first-graders seem to think the same way.
Almost 84,000 Facebook users have shared the disturbing video of a little girl and her semiconscious mother riding SEPTA’s Route 66 bus through the Northeast since a user named John Warren posted the four-plus-minute clip on March 6.
Things aren’t always what they seem when police show up at a crime scene. And the people running away aren’t always the bad guys.
A burglar’s colorful jacket may provide the key in solving a break-in at a Somerton home last Saturday.
A Bustleton homeowner’s investment in surveillance cameras may pay off big time as police have recovered extensive video of a recent burglary of the property.
A Lower Northeast Dunkin’ Donuts was the scene of a second robbery in less than a month on Feb. 19. Police are still trying to identify the two masked gunmen.