Division 87 of the Ancient Order of Hibernians invites all family and friends of Mike “Rags” Rad to an afternoon of music, food and adult beverages to benefit his battle with illness. The Rally for Rags beef ’n’ beer will be on Saturday, Sept. 7, from 3 to 7 p.m., at Division 87, 2171 Wakeling St., just north of Harbison Avenue.
A Northeast teen suffered what the city’s top homicide investigator has called a “very, very brutal and very, very personal” shooting death at a Somerton construction site early Monday.
A violent high-speed crash on Interstate 95 killed one Philadelphia woman and injured four others on Friday morning.
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The Fox Chase Town Watch National Night Out was held Aug. 6 after a one-year hiatus. It’s the largest event of its kind in the Northeast, and one of the largest in the city.
Even as City Hall and Philadelphia’s firefighters union embarked on new contract arbitration last week, Mayor Michael Nutter yielded ground in his administration’s prolonged legal war with firefighters over their recently expired 2009 contract.
Community rallies around wounded police officer by giving blood and offering prayers.
A body recovered by police from the Delaware River last weekend may be that of a Wissinoming teenager who disappeared while wading in the storm-surging Pennypack Creek on Aug. 13.
A Pennsylvania Department of Revenue office in the Northeast received an unexpected visitor on Friday afternoon as a Mercedes-Benz sedan crashed through the stripmall storefront.
An alleged burglar who has appeared on Northeast Detectives’ last two monthly Most Wanted lists has been linked to nine additional break-ins at bank ATMs throughout the city this summer.