Police Officers Frederick Clough and Timothy Taylor have been named Officers of the Month in the 7th district for arresting a burglar in Bell’s Corner on Sept. 1.
Authorities are deciding whether to throw the book at two grade-school kids who burglarized a Northeast charter school and made off with some spare change on Oct. 9.
Somerton residents witnessed a preview of an upcoming political debate during a meeting of their neighborhood civic association on Oct. 11.
A group of six volunteers made a big impact on litter in Poquessing Creek Park when they removed 11 trash bags full of assorted debris along with one bag of recyclable cans from a wooded area along Knights Road, just west of Frankford Avenue, on Oct. 8.
Homicide detectives have two crime scenes, two victims, a gun, a bunch of spent shells, a bundle of marijuana and a wad of cash, but they also have a lot of unanswered questions about the slaying of one man and wounding of another in Crescentville last Wednesday.
Two teenagers from the Northeast died in a car crash early last Friday as they were bound for Temple Hospital to see a friend’s father who had been robbed and beaten at gunpoint.
A seemingly small expansion at a decades-old East Torresdale bar made a big difference to the city’s Department of Licenses and Inspections recently. On Oct. 10, members of the neighborhood civic association helped the bar owner in navigating municipal red tape.
Police are investigating the possible misappropriation of more than $10,000 from the bank account of a Far Northeast civic association whose members allege that the group’s president withdrew the money without their consent.
Police credit the news media and public tips for helping them to identify a man who allegedly sprayed graffiti on the side of a grocery store in Northwood in August.
Philadelphia’s Irish Society recognized Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 President John McNesby as its Irishman of the Year during the Society’s annual awards dinner on Oct. 13 at the FOP’s Heroes Ballroom.