East Mount Airy
Police are investigating after they say an elderly woman was found dead with her throat slashed in East Mount Airy Monday.
The 12-inch main broke Monday along the 6600 block of Chew Avenue.
British conductor David Charles Abell, back in his hometown of Philadelphia to lead the Philly Pops’ “Christmas Spectacular,” toured his childhood home in East Mount Airy for the first time in decades.
The victim, as an act of charity, had taken in two homeless men, but one was trouble, according to authorities.
It happened around 8:15 p.m. Friday near Gorgas Lane and Ardleigh Street.
An East Mount Airy man has been acquitted of homicide by vehicle and manslaughter in the death of a police officer who, according to the prosecution’s evidence, drove his bike into the path of the defendant.
It happened shortly before midnight along the 6200 block of Magnolia Street in the East Mount Airy section of the city.
The accident happened just after 8 a.m. in East Mount Airy at Washington Lane and Ardleigh Street.
Police say a man was fatally shot in Philadelphia’s East Mount Airy neighborhood.
At St. Raymond of Penafort Church on Vernon Road, parishioners say Mass was an unusual experience as people reflected on the pope’s decision to leave the office.
Police have charged a man they say intentionally struck an off-duty Philadelphia police officer who was riding his bicycle around midnight last night.
Philadelphia police picked up 32-year-old Donald Newsome, of the 1600 block of Brill Street, on Tuesday.
Philadelphia police say the discovery of a woman’s body following a house fire early Monday morning is being investigated as a homicide.