Suicide attempts, gunpoint robberies, home invasions, road rage assaults, attempted rapes and carjackings: the 8th Police District has seen all of those crimes and a lot more during the second half of 2012.
A 50-year-old man died in a one-car accident on Roosevelt Boulevard in Bustleton early Monday.
Evidence is pointing toward arson as the cause of a Nov. 25 fire that forced the Northeast Times to close its main office in Trevose, but investigators are still hunting for clues to identify those responsible for the blaze.
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:
Ready or not, Philadelphia is going to get a complete property tax overhaul, so homeowners should prepare themselves to fight for affordable tax bills, according to City Councilman Brian O’Neill.
— New bosses take the helm in three police commands in the Northeast. They know their turf.
Twenty-five volunteers worked off some Thanksgiving calories during the monthly Friends of Pennypack Park cleanup day on Saturday, Nov. 24. Participants removed 39 bags of debris from the park in the area of Rhawn Street and Lexington Avenue.
The Somerton Civic Association discussed several additional neighborhood issues during its monthly meeting on Dec. 11.
Nov. 5 through 18
Members of the Fox Chase Homeowners Association expected to hear about a relatively minor zoning case in the neighborhood, but instead got a lesson on a major flaw in the city’s new zoning code.