Brief news items from around the River Wards.
An armed robber who struck at a Parkwood convenience store on Aug. 18 remains on the loose, Philadelphia police said.
Public officials, led by state Sen. Mike Stack, re-dedicated a 12-mile stretch of I-95 in memory of two fallen Philadelphia police officers.
Philadelphia police arrested one man and are searching for at least two more in connection with a home invasion robbery in Frankford early on Friday.
Police have released surveillance video of the July 2 robbery of a Bustleton convenience store in the hope of identifying the culprit.
Philadelphia police locked up 66 motorists, including one off-duty cop, for driving while under the influence during the Independence Day period from July 3 to 8, while locally based Pennsylvania State Police arrested another 25 motorists for the same offense.
Police on Friday released video of a robber attacking a woman at a Northeast automated teller machine and asked for the public’s help in identifying the thug.
Holy Family University hosted its seventh annual Blue Mass to honor fallen police and firefighters and those who have supported them.
How the Port Richmond Town Watch contributes to neighborhood safety, in light of concerns about lacking police and abundant crime.