Philadelphia police are trying to identify a man who allegedly tried to rob a PetSmart store in the Lower Northeast on Dec. 9.
A Northeast father has been ordered to stand trial for voluntary manslaughter for shooting his daughter’s boyfriend fatally during a confrontation in her bedroom in September.
Thieves stole thousands of dollars in copper rainspouts from the Glen Foerd estate last week, according to the executive director of the historical site.
Two hooded and masked men held up a McDonald’s restaurant in Rhawnhurst on Dec. 11.
Four people have admitted to felony charges while a fifth has been ordered to stand trial in connection with the beating and forced tattooing of a man in the basement apartment of a Mayfair rowhouse last year.
Academics and historians tell us that the Information Age began in the 1970s with the advent of the Internet and it exploded in the 1990s with the development of the World Wide Web. But in Northeast Philadelphia, it began decades earlier when a Temple University journalism student named Richard Thorpe Lawson used a class project to create a mock-up newspaper that he called the Rising Sun Times.
At the height of the Roaring ’20s, business leaders in Northeast Philadelphia had some grandiose and sometimes bizarre ideas about their burgeoning yet largely undeveloped community.
Former Philadelphia Traffic Court Judge Michael Lowry has never been convicted of fixing traffic tickets. Yet, he will have to spend the next 20 months in federal prison for telling a grand jury that he granted no special favors to anyone in his own courtroom.
The Philadelphia Housing Authority has killed a plan to convert the former Liddonfield site into a Holy Family University campus.
Boy Scouts of America Troop 226 in Rhawnhurst celebrated the promotion of two members to the rank of Eagle Scout on Sunday, Jan. 11, at Artisan Hall, 8100 Roosevelt Blvd. The new Eagle Scouts are brothers Daniel and Peter Werner of Fox Chase.