Former Pennsylvania House Speaker John Perzel has insistently proclaimed his innocence since November 2009, when a grand jury indicted him and nine others on campaign-related corruption charges.
Police say he was critically wounded after an argument with the shooter, who remains at large.
The two teens, one allegedly armed with a shotgun, fled to their Frankford home and refused to surrender. Officers eventually took them into custody.
The victim was shot to death. Police discovered his body in a car on Tremont Street.
Philadelphia police investigating a suspected house of prostitution in Tacony got a bonus last Thursday — they also made a drug bust there.
The new boundary lines won’t be known for months, but former Municipal Court Judge Jimmie Moore has filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission, beginning the process of running in the 1st Congressional District.
State law requires Pennsylvania to pass its annual budget by June 30, and Special People In Northeast Inc. picked a good time to host a legislative breakfast.
With defeats in the city primary, Marge Tartaglione and Frank Rizzo watch their long careers sputter to an end.