Police hope that a description of a distinctive getaway car, along with surveillance video, will help them identify three men who burglarized a Somerton pharmacy on June 7.
Two reputed leaders of a violent Mayfair-based bookmaking and loan shark operation were ordered last Thursday to serve long prison sentences for violating federal racketeering, extortion, gambling and conspiracy laws.
As the city expands its network of bicycle lanes, some critics want to put the brakes on a new idea.
The first graders at St. Christopher School in Somerton organized an Alex’s Lemonade Stand at the school on June 3.
Anyone who’s attended a meeting of the East Torresdale Civic Association during the last three decades knows Connie Siffel. And Connie probably knows them.
Fatal blaze occurred three days after Philadelphia Fire Commissioner Derrick Sawyer addressed fire safety at Somerton Civic Association meeting.
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams announced the city’s largest heroin bust in two decades on June 10. It happened in the Northeast.
An unidentified gunman robbed a convenience store in Mayfair on June 9. The heist occurred at 7-Eleven, 3301 Tyson Ave., shortly before 1 a.m
Michael Toner — a well-known regional actor specializing in classic Irish and Shakespearean theater — tried to cross Market near 11th Street in a rainstorm when a passing vehicle struck him, ran him over and left him there.
Something smelled rotten at the King Perfume store in Frankford on June 11, but it wasn’t the merchandise.