The Philadelphia fire marshal has declared smoking as the cause of a fire that claimed the life of a Frankford auto sales lot owner and injured his roommate on Jan. 13.
Linda Ann Weston, 53, was charged with two counts of murder and numerous hate crimes in connection with what prosecutors said was a decades-long scheme to steal Social Security benefits from mentally disabled people.
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:
— The Lubavitch Center for Russian Jewry plans to purchase a house on Bustleton Avenue to use for worship.
The leader of the city’s firefighters union said his organization will not seek to have Mayor Michael Nutter “recalled” from office after members loudly demanded Nutter’s ouster during a Jan. 8 demonstration at the city’s newest firehouse.
Federal and local authorities are trying to identify a man who robbed a Bustleton bank branch on Thursday morning.
Franklin Mills is a popular shopping and tourism destination, but out-of-towners Anthony DeRosa and Eric Boehm had other plans when they visited the sprawling mega-mall last Thursday, authorities say.
Two Northeast residents, one of them a former police commissioner’s son, are among four men facing fraud charges for allegedly “stealing” 22 uninhabited city homes and selling them for profit.
Frankford residents are mourning the death of the well-known owner of a local auto sales business after fire ripped through his neighborhood home.