Services are planned for Agnes J. “Chuckie” Tilley, Republican leader of the 35th Ward, who died last week after a battle with melanoma.
Thomas McLean had a job to do and needed help, a lot of it.
A Pennsylvania State Police corporal has been charged with five counts of reckless endangerment in connection with the fatal shooting of Trooper David Kedra during a firearms training exercise last September.
Dr. Larry Kaiser, president and CEO of Temple University Health System, announced last week that Linda Benfield Grass will step down after 12 years as CEO at Jeanes Hospital, effective March 6, and that Dr. Marc Hurowitz has been named as her successor.
Franklin Mills mall changed its name while Walmart moved, but violent crime still found the sprawling shopping destination on Jan. 9 as a shooting there left one man wounded and police searching for a gunman.
A homeless man with a history of violence — and prison time — got the attention of dozens of Pathmark shoppers on Oct. 6 when, police said, he used a kitchen knife to stab a 50-year-old man in the face, wounding the victim critically and leaving the store’s dairy section a bloody mess.
Megan Doto was an innocent victim, a pregnant mother of two who, while sitting in front of a Frankford home on a sunny Sunday morning, found herself in the crossfire of a callous gunman and his fleeing target, Philadelphia police say.
The night didn’t turn out as four men expected after they left a Northeast bar and grill at closing time early last Sunday. A motorist in a sport-utility vehicle ran them down in a busy strip mall parking lot.
Police have not released the name of the victim or any information about possible shooters in the slaying of a man on a Frankford street early last Thursday.