Residents of Somerton got an up-close-and personal view of the ongoing race for the 170th district seat in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives on April 12. Actually, they saw one-half of the race.
The cradle of American liberty will stage a testimonial to Irish freedom on Sunday in the shadow of Independence Hall as Philadelphia commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Irish Easter Rising.
The Philadelphia Department of Parks and Recreation shot and killed 287 deer in city parks during the annual Fairmount Park Deer Management program, including 145 from two Northeast parks.
Charles Jordan shot and killed his daughter’s purported boyfriend inside Jordan’s Northeast Philadelphia apartment in 2014, but the father did not commit a crime in the eyes of the law, a trial judge decided last week.
The mayor said the tax on sugary drinks will collect $96 million annually for programs.
A convicted felon living in Frankford is facing a new murder charge after he allegedly shot and killed a man who was intervening in a disturbance on a Harrowgate street on April 10.
The Union League Golf Club at Torresdale could be making some changes to its trap shooting range in response to recent complaints from neighbors about excessive noise and potential public safety threats.
A Tacony man was arrested last week on child pornography charges after authorities discovered that he allegedly used his computers to store and share dozens of illegal images.
On the bright side, more than a dozen victims of an outburst of automobile vandalism in the Northeast last week didn’t have to pay for towing. Their cars were already at the body shop.
Investigators believe that the same three men committed two violent armed robberies of 7-eleven stores in the 15th Police District within 20 minutes of each other last Sunday.