The Honda airbag thieves are at it again in Rhawnhurst. Police found the windows smashed on five automobiles in the area of 1800 Hartel Ave. early Monday. All five cars were Hondas. In three of the cases, the driver-side airbags had been removed from the steering column. The initial police radio call was broadcast as a “theft in progress” at 1:15 a.m., but the thieves fled before patrol cops arrived.
At least three people were hospitalized, 56 evacuated and about 100 displaced as a result of a four-alarm apartment building fire in the Northeast’s Academy Gardens section on St. Patrick’s Day.
A Northeast Philadelphia landmark is about to get a facelift, providing the city’s Zoning Board of Adjustment agrees with members of the Mayfair Civic Association.
Police Officer Kenneth Hermes was named Officer of the Month during the 7th Police District Advisory Council meeting last Thursday at Nazareth Hospital. Hermes captured a burglar in the act of his crime at a Somerton pharmacy.
Federal prosecutors have obtained another guilty verdict involving a multi-million-dollar Medicare fraud scheme orchestrated by a former Bustleton-based private ambulance company.
If Kensington resident Raul D. Aguirre hadn’t turned to a life of crime, as police allege he did, Aguirre might’ve become one heck of a personal assistant.
A former Community College of Philadelphia student from Torresdale pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges on Thursday, admitting that he brought a gun to school and threatened a classmate with it last May.
Police seek the public’s help in finding a missing Northeast man with mental health issues and who may pose a danger to himself.
Construction is poised to start on new lighting and security devices at the Fox Chase Recreation Center.
Several key changes are in store for one Somerton housing development, while plans for another are coming into clearer focus, according to information revealed at the March 10 meeting of the Somerton Civic Association.