Police Officer Kenneth Hermes was named Officer of the Month during the 7th Police District Advisory Council meeting last Thursday at Nazareth Hospital. Hermes captured a burglar in the act of his crime at a Somerton pharmacy.
New bills would ban hotels and motels in Philadelphia from renting rooms by the hour.
Note to burglars: When an alarm sounds, it’s time to go.
A Holmesburg man with a history of drug convictions has been charged with attempted murder and numerous related offenses after he allegedly shot another man five times on a neighborhood street.
Police have charged an 18-year-old Samuel Fels High senior with bringing a gun into the school on Dec. 17, prompting a three-hour lockdown as police searched for the weapon.
Two more members of the Northeast-based Ironworkers Local 401 on Tuesday pleaded guilty to their roles in incidents that caused destruction at construction sites.
A Mayfair mother of three who taught at Lower Moreland High School pleaded guilty last week to having sex with a 17-year-old student.
A former schoolteacher from the Northeast who is accused of molesting a boy in a Bucks County middle school waived her preliminary hearing on sexual assault charges last week.
On Oct. 14, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives voted 195-0 to pass House Bill 2489, also known as the Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Registry in PA (SAFER PA), which was introduced by Rep. Brendan Boyle (D-170th dist.).