District Attorney Seth Williams on Tuesday announced a 55-count grand jury indictment of a youth football coach with Northeast ties for the alleged sexual abuse of five boys and a disabled man.
Nobody can accuse Jimmy Binns of failing to answer the bell.
The Mayfair Civic Association last week voted not to fight a proposed child daycare center on Holme Avenue.
Volunteer community groups throughout the city each received the same alarming notice from the City Planning Commission last month. They were told that the city would no longer recognize them as of March 1.
An investigating grand jury convened by Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams has chosen not to recommend criminal charges in connection with a 2012 arson that destroyed a vacant Kensington warehouse and claimed the lives of two city firefighters.
In the end, all parties got something out of Hamlet Garcia’s guilty plea in a Norristown courtroom on Jan. 28.
A respected foot beat officer from the 2nd Police District shot and killed a suspected robber who allegedly assaulted him on an Oxford Circle street Tuesday afternoon.
A man broke open a vending machine inside the Pelbano Recreation Center early this week, but it wasn’t to satisfy his sweet tooth.
Crescentville often gets overlooked as a neighborhood. In fact, it’s often lumped together with nearby Lawndale and called “Lawncrest” in news media reports. But Crescentville is becoming very well-known among folks who monitor the city’s murder and gun violence problems.
When confronted by an armed robber last Wednesday afternoon, a Tacony convenience store clerk did the one thing you’re not supposed to do.