Authorities have identified a Wissinoming woman and former bank teller as a pivotal figure in an elaborate check-forging scheme that netted about $40,000 in proceeds.
Suicide attempts, gunpoint robberies, home invasions, road rage assaults, attempted rapes and carjackings: the 8th Police District has seen all of those crimes and a lot more during the second half of 2012.
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:
Evidence is pointing toward arson as the cause of a Nov. 25 fire that forced the Northeast Times to close its main office in Trevose, but investigators are still hunting for clues to identify those responsible for the blaze.
The Somerton Civic Association discussed several additional neighborhood issues during its monthly meeting on Dec. 11.
Twenty-five volunteers worked off some Thanksgiving calories during the monthly Friends of Pennypack Park cleanup day on Saturday, Nov. 24. Participants removed 39 bags of debris from the park in the area of Rhawn Street and Lexington Avenue.
— New bosses take the helm in three police commands in the Northeast. They know their turf.
Ready or not, Philadelphia is going to get a complete property tax overhaul, so homeowners should prepare themselves to fight for affordable tax bills, according to City Councilman Brian O’Neill.
A 50-year-old man died in a one-car accident on Roosevelt Boulevard in Bustleton early Monday.
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