Regular Philadelphia residents aren’t privy to negotiations between the Nutter administration and Comcast over the terms of the hometown media conglomerate’s next 15-year license to sell cable TV services in the city.
A man who walked into a Tacony convenience store demanding money may not have mentioned anything about a weapon, but his dark mask made his intentions clear.
Two boys from a Northeast Philadelphia public housing project have been charged as adults in connection with the slaying of a Chinese food deliveryman last Thursday night near their home.
The Mayfair Fallen Heroes Run & Walk and the Mayfair May Fair will take place on Saturday, May 16, rain or shine.
A man used diversion instead of force to steal a couple of cartons of cigarettes from a Bustleton convenience store on March 29, but he wasn’t able to deceive a surveillance camera.
Maybe there weren’t any rocks nearby, so a burglar made due with what he had. He used his pickup truck to smash a glass door and steal cigarettes from a Philadelphia Mills-area gas station on Jan. 31.
The Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office arrested 15 men, including five from Philadelphia, last week in what it called a “child predator sweep,” but has not confirmed if a raid of a rowhome in Upper Holmesburg was part of the effort.
Chisum Manigo, 18, and Joel Gooding, 24, have been arrested in connection with unrelated shootings earlier this year.
Police and firefighters will square off in the boxing ring at a new venue on Sunday, April 19, as the Philadelphia Blue Flame football team hosts the 12th annual Blue Flame Bouts at the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5, 11630 Caroline Road.