Angel Roque was sentenced to three to seven years in state prison for the 2011 hit and run that killed Joyce Kenny.
Douglas High School to re-open as a charter; maimed cats found in Port Richmond, and more news in brief.
A flurry of violence in Trenton left a Frankford woman hospitalized in critical condition on Friday night, after an SUV driven by a gunshot victim struck her.
Authorities have identified a former driver for a Huntingdon Valley-based ambulance service as the man allegedly behind the wheel of a 2012 Audi that struck and killed a Feltonville woman, along with three of her sons, on Roosevelt Boulevard on July 16.
Fishtown gives Wynn the thumbs-up; Councilman Henon retracts Cokie rezoning bill in Bridesburg and SugarHouse settles illegal dumping claim while planning for expansion.
A police officer from Northeast Philadelphia who suffered a heart attack while struggling with a suspect last week is out of a coma.
Samantha Pawlucy, 16, wore a Romney-Ryan shirt to school one day. After her math teacher mocked her and was removed from teaching that class, Pawlucy’s now the focus of a nationwide discussion on free speech. She returned to school Tuesday for a short time, but will now reportedly transfer.