A quick walk to a local convenience store turned into a violent and costly one for a Frankford man on Feb. 19 when an unknown thug stole his money and cell phone.
The Ramada Inn on Roosevelt Boulevard is home to one of the city’s top-rated comedy clubs, but when the police department’s City Wide Vice Unit shows up at the hotel, it’s no laughing matter.
Some major changes are afoot for the Glen Foerd estate, most notably inside the kitchen.
Police in two counties have arrested a couple of alleged jewelry thieves from the Northeast who may be responsible for stealing merchandise worth more than $100,000 from suburban department stores. Meanwhile, a third alleged conspirator remains on the loose.
The Friends of Pennypack Park invite volunteers to participate in the first monthly park cleanup of the 2014 season on Saturday, March 22, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Update: Police on Wednesday announced the arrest of Christopher Moore, 43, in connection with the following robbery. After releasing video of the crime to the public, police received several civilian tips about the identity of the alleged robber. Officers arrested Moore on Tuesday at his home on the 1600 block of Van Kirk St.
Six fourth-grade students from MaST Community Charter School won awards in the George Washington Carver Science Fair at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University on Feb. 21.
A Lower Northeast Dunkin’ Donuts was the scene of a second robbery in less than a month on Feb. 19. Police are still trying to identify the two masked gunmen.
Two men broke into an Oxford Circle Burger King on Feb. 18 for no apparent reason other than they may have been drunk. Now police are trying to identify the aimless burglars.
A 12-year-old Frankford girl escaped what may have been an abduction attempt near a neighborhood El station on March 4.