13-year-old Brandon Boyle drowned after swimming in Pennypack Creek with his younger brother and some friends.
Despite its best efforts, the Northeast Philadelphia community could not save Brandon Boyle from a tragic death. But folks have done perhaps the next-best thing.
Underneath his paramilitary-style Philadelphia Highway Patrol uniform and his austere professional persona, Officer Brian Lorenzo was preparing to surrender to his warm, fuzzy side.
Bail has been set at $200,000 for the alleged copper thief accused of triggering a natural gas explosion in a vacant Wissinoming house on Saturday.
Tired of ongoing I-95 construction? Get used to it.
Three Northeast churches have their last Masses.
Two Northeast men were among five “Johns” arrested by Philadelphia police last Thursday as part of a prostitution sting in the city’s Harrowgate section.
Police hope that a surveillance video of a June 13 armed robbery at a Wissinoming convenience store will help them identify the perpetrator.
A Philadelphia man was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for robbing six banks, including one in the Northeast, between July 24, 2009, and last Aug. 10.
The Philadelphia Police Department started its SafeCam program about two years ago and it is still one of the newest crime-prevention and investigative tools that the department has.