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Pedestrian killed by hit-run driver

The driver of a car involved in a fatal hit-and-run in Tacony on Aug. 27 remains at large as Philadelphia police try to identify him.Investigators are looking for the operator of a black sedan, possibly...

Cops want man for questioning in shooting

Philadelphia police are searching for a man nicknamed “Smurf” in connection with the shooting of a man Friday night in Upper Holmesburg.The gunfire erupted just after 8 p.m. on the 8100 block of Ditman...

3 suspects sought in man’s slaying

Philadelphia police are trying to identify three men involved in the fatal shooting of a Wissinoming man on Aug. 30.Detectives believe the men targeted the victim, Joel Henderson, 28, of the 5000 block of Homestead...

Police think bank robber made a second call

Before the rain started on Aug. 27, a robber swept into the Vist Bank on the 8000 block of Verree Road and was in the pre-Irene wind with more than 12 grand a few...

Civic groups are getting back to business

Labor Day is past and that means many civic associations throughout the Northeast will resume their general meeting schedules. The meetings are free and open to the public.The East Torresdale Civic Association will reconvene on...

Perzel faces prison after guilty plea

Former Pennsylvania House Speaker John Perzel will soon be in a Dauphin County courtroom — sitting on the witness stand, not at the defense table.Perzel last week pleaded guilty to eight of 82 counts against him in...

Warren G. Harding Middle School now offers girls fitness training

Girls attending Warren G. Harding Middle School, 2000 Wakeling St., will be able to join in a new health and fitness program after class hours.The C.H.I.C.K.S. (Creating Healthy Informed Confident Knowledgeable Selves) was organized by...

Editorial: Never again

Sunday is bound to be emotionally tough for most people who love America. We lost our innocence and sense of security 10 years ago. Things have never been the same as they were before...

Forever a somber journey

When the Northeast Philadelphia-based Brothers for Flight 93 made their inaugural motorcycle-borne pilgrimage to Shanksville, Pa., in 2007, the 9/11 crash site looked almost nothing like it does today.Back then, little distinguished the remote, expansive...

Looking to October for postseason showdowns

Three more weeks.There are just three more weeks until the regular season comes to an end and postseason baseball is upon us.So far, the Phillies’ path to yet another National League East title has been anything...
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