Aug. 11 through 24
A 10-year-old boy was riding his bike almost a mile from his home at 9:30 p.m. last Thursday when an SUV fatally struck him in a Castor Gardens intersection, police said.
Pennsylvania state troopers arrested 37 motorists for driving while under the influence during the Labor Day holiday enforcement period that ran from last Friday through Monday. Troopers investigated 82 highway crashes in Philadelphia, Delaware and Montgomery counties, including 16 that resulted in injuries. There were no fatalities. Five crashes were alcohol-related.
If anyone saw what looked like a lowrider pickup truck in the area of Roosevelt Boulevard and Grant Avenue on July 29, police would like to have a word with you.
Police have been paying very close attention to a Northeast Philadelphia drug addiction treatment facility recently, but it’s not the methadone clinic you might think it is.
Armed robbers ambushed a businessman, shot him and stole his bank deposit bag that reportedly contained tens of thousands of dollars last Thursday evening at a Rhawnhurst supermarket.
Police have not released the name of the victim or any information about possible shooters in the slaying of a man on a Frankford street early last Thursday.
A new Russian cultural festival will take center stage in Northeast Philadelphia this fall, but it’s not just for Russians. Nor is it restricted to Russian-language speakers.
The night didn’t turn out as four men expected after they left a Northeast bar and grill at closing time early last Sunday. A motorist in a sport-utility vehicle ran them down in a busy strip mall parking lot.
Northeast Philadelphia lost a champion of the environment, an advocate of safe, clean neighborhoods and a lifelong animal lover on Friday when James J. “Jim” Ryan passed away following a sudden illness.