Last August, the Fox Chase Town Watch revived the city’s biggest National Night Out celebration. Last Wednesday, organizers got a head start on making the event even bigger in 2014.
A quarrel over a girlfriend sparked stabbings at a Holmesburg house party early Sunday that left a 21-year-old man and 18-year-old woman hospitalized with knife wounds, police said.
During the Independence Day holiday weekend, Pennsylvania State Police arrested 35 people for driving while under the influence and issued 932 traffic citations on highways in Philadelphia, Delaware and Montgomery counties.
A hail of gunshots claimed the life of a 25-year-old man on a busy Frankford street corner on Sunday night. Early this week, police still had few details to release about the slaying.
Philadelphia police last week announced the recent arrest of an armed robber who allegedly spent more than three months terrorizing businesses in the northern and northeastern areas of the city.
Two thieves tried to steal change from a clothes dryer and almost caused a disaster in a Rhawnhurst apartment building on June 26, according to police.
Two positive outcomes emerged from a special meeting of the Mayfair Civic Association June 24. Residents granted their approval for two new businesses on Frankford Avenue. And they also revived a dormant civic association in neighboring Wissinoming.
Detectives are trying to identify a gunman who mugged a woman SEPTA patron near a bus stop in Castor Gardens on June 26.
Homicide detectives have released photos of a person of interest in the March 5 murder of a man in Castor Gardens.
A Holmesburg man was arrested on rape and child sex charges on July 1, one day after police distributed a wanted flier featuring his photo.