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.
A 12-year-old Frankford girl escaped what may have been an abduction attempt near a neighborhood El station on March 4.
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 burglar’s colorful jacket may provide the key in solving a break-in at a Somerton home last Saturday.
Fox Chase Elementary School teacher Kate Grugan doesn’t consider Dr. Seuss one of her favorite children’s authors. Fortunately, most of the school’s first-graders seem to think the same way.
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.
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.
Almost 84,000 Facebook users have shared the disturbing video of a little girl and her semiconscious mother riding SEPTA’s Route 66 bus through the Northeast since a user named John Warren posted the four-plus-minute clip on March 6.
Things aren’t always what they seem when police show up at a crime scene. And the people running away aren’t always the bad guys.
Community complaints led to a police raid on a Far Northeast massage parlor that was being operated as a house of prostitution, police said last Thursday.