Underneath his paramilitary-style Philadelphia Highway Patrol uniform and his austere professional persona, Officer Brian Lorenzo was preparing to surrender to his warm, fuzzy side.
13-year-old Brandon Boyle drowned after swimming in Pennypack Creek with his younger brother and some friends.
One year later, questions remain in the death of Officer Brian Lorenzo.
Despite its best efforts, the Northeast Philadelphia community could not save Brandon Boyle from a tragic death. But folks have done perhaps the next-best thing.
An alleged copper thief is accused of causing a blast that reduced a home to a pile of rubble.
Bail has been set at $200,000 for the alleged copper thief accused of triggering a natural gas explosion in a vacant Wissinoming house on Saturday.
Members of the Somerton Civic Association voted against a local homeowner’s plan to pave a portion of her yard for additional parking spots.
Searchers on Thursday recovered the body of a Northeast boy who disappeared three days earlier after jumping into a notorious swimming hole in the rain-swollen Pennypack Creek.
The Philadelphia Police Department’s Northeast Detectives Division is seeking the public’s help in locating the following most-wanted suspects in connection with crimes in the Northeast:
Firefighters made a grisly discovery after they extinguished a burning car in Pennypack Park last Thursday. There was a human body in the vehicle’s trunk.