July 29 through Aug. 11
Division 87 of the Ancient Order of Hibernians invites all family and friends of Mike “Rags” Rad to an afternoon of music, food and adult beverages to benefit his battle with illness. The Rally for Rags beef ’n’ beer will be on Saturday, Sept. 7, from 3 to 7 p.m., at Division 87, 2171 Wakeling St., just north of Harbison Avenue.
An armed robber who struck at a Parkwood convenience store on Aug. 18 remains on the loose, Philadelphia police said.
The Fox Chase Town Watch National Night Out was held Aug. 6 after a one-year hiatus. It’s the largest event of its kind in the Northeast, and one of the largest in the city.
A body recovered by police from the Delaware River last weekend may be that of a Wissinoming teenager who disappeared while wading in the storm-surging Pennypack Creek on Aug. 13.
An alleged burglar who has appeared on Northeast Detectives’ last two monthly Most Wanted lists has been linked to nine additional break-ins at bank ATMs throughout the city this summer.
A Northeast teen suffered what the city’s top homicide investigator has called a “very, very brutal and very, very personal” shooting death at a Somerton construction site early Monday.
A violent high-speed crash on Interstate 95 killed one Philadelphia woman and injured four others on Friday morning.
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Community rallies around wounded police officer by giving blood and offering prayers.