The Upper Holmesburg Civic Association may join the effort to restrict the proliferation of digital billboards and their conventional counterparts, static billboards, throughout the city. The group may also take a stand against a proposal to post more advertising on the city’s unused public school buildings.
An armed robber burst into a Northeast Philadelphia KFC last month hoping for a big score, but he forgot to account for one particular detail — the back door.
A federal grand jury has brought additional criminal charges against four people in connection with a multi-million-dollar prescription pill distribution ring that involved a Northeast Philadelphia pharmacy.
Philadelphia Police Officer Randy Vogt is at it again. Last year’s Officer of the Year in the 7th district has been named Officer of the Month for November after he arrested an alleged murderer in Somerton.
Philadelphia police are trying to locate a man who they say is missing and endangered and was last seen leaving a Northeast hospital.
A Bustleton resident was among four city men arrested last week by agents from the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s office for sharing child pornography on the Internet.
An Oxford Circle man is facing an attempted murder charge after he allegedly slashed the face of a co-worker during a quarrel over their work responsibilities.
Dec. 2 through 15
Most people in Northeast Philadelphia probably don’t know much about Assistant District Attorney Jacqueline Coelho, unless they’ve been the victim of a violent crime or the relative of a murder victim.
Police are trying to identify two men who were involved in the gunpoint robbery of a convenience store in Wissinoming on Dec. 3.