A Frankford man has been ordered to stand trial for murder after stabbing his girlfriend to death and burying her corpse in a shallow grave behind their apartment building.
The race for City Council at-large seats is competitive for both major parties.
After they dedicated a park bench in Brandon Boyle’s memory on Saturday, his parents renewed their pleas for the demolition of a Pennypack Creek dam.
One victim said she just wanted to charge her cell phone and get a ride home. Another said that she had agreed to have sex with the guy, but that was before he turned angry and violent.
The president of the city firefighters’ union last week confirmed that seven of his members will face some sort of discipline because of their alleged sex involvement with a female paramedic.
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.
A 33-year-old South Philadelphia woman is dead and an unidentified hit-and-run driver remains at large following a fatal rush-hour collision between a truck and a pedestrian in front of a Northeast Philadelphia prison on Dec. 23.
A Far Northeast man has been ordered to stand trial for murdering his stepfather, although the specific motive for the slaying remains a mystery.
A former Philadelphia police dispatcher has been sentenced to prison for selling confidential information about motor vehicle accidents to the operators of several tow truck businesses, including one in Frankford.