A Huntingdon Valley-based ambulance company and two of its operators tried to steal more than $4.4 million from the Medicare program through a fraudulent claims scheme, according to a federal indictment released publicly last week.
The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office has approved criminal charges against a city police officer in connection with a Sept. 14 auto crash in Holmesburg that claimed a Fishtown man’s life.
The FBI and Philadelphia police are searching for an unidentified robber who targeted a Northeast bank branch on Friday.
Amid uncertainty among Philadelphia’s chief personnel executive and leaders of the city’s Fire Department, a judge on Friday refused to block the Nutter administration from revoking the recent promotions of 14 firefighters.
Five members of the Philadelphia Fire Department’s formerly segregated Engine 11 were among dozens of firefighters, paramedics and civilians honored during the annual Firefighter Recognition Day, presented by Local 22 of the International Association of Fire Fighters on Sept. 8.
The former Northeast Community Center has a buyer who plans to bring a child daycare center and a meals on wheels program to the Holme Avenue site, according to Holme Circle Civic Association President Elsie Stevens.
Those who don’t know Randee Stevens’ daughter, Nika, might think that she doesn’t communicate very well.
City Councilman James Kenney introduced legislation on Thursday to void the mayor’s unilateral powers to appeal contract arbitration outcomes involving the city’s firefighters, paramedics and police.
Two unrelated shootings in the Northeast last weekend left four people hospitalized, including one alleged gunman who was wounded by a police officer.
A Frankford woman has been charged with murder for the Sept. 19 slaying of a Chester Rite Aid manager during an apparent botched robbery.