You are viewing 15 articles with the tag Comly Road

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Animal carcasses found in lot near Walton Park

Humane Law Enforcement officers are trying to determine how several animal carcasses ended up in a lot at Comly and Dutton roads near Walton Park. "Officers have discovered many decapitated goats,…

    • Photo courtesy of Elsie Stevens, 8th PDAC.

8th PDAC members and volunteers serve a holiday meal to district officers [slideshow]

Photo courtesy of Elsie Stevens, 8th PDAC. The 8th Police District Advisory Council hosted their annual 8th District Police Appreciation Holiday Dinner Saturday, Dec. 3, at the district for three shifts of…

Missing the Northeast: Favorite so-called 'dive' bars

I am not what one would consider a bar aficionado. Nor would anybody even dare to call me a bar frequenter. Furthermore, I highly doubt anybody would ever confuse me with…

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Woman killed in Boulevard crash

A woman from Northwest Philadelphia was killed early Tuesday morning in a crash on Roosevelt Boulevard near Normandy. The 28-year-old lost control of the vehicle in the northbound lanes near Comly…

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Normandy crash injures five

Five people were injured this morning in a car crash in Normandy. An SUV and a car crashed at Norcom and Comly roads around 6 a.m., sending the drivers and passengers…

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Weekend News Briefs: 8/13-8/15

Saturday -- The FBI is searching for Omar Roane, a prisoner who broke free Friday afternoon in Mayfair. Roane and two other prisoners in a police van broke out the back…

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Reader tips from the 8th District

We've received two tips today from readers in the 8th District -- one dealing with crime, and the other with a sewage issue. Below is the information they sent to us.…

    • The Philly Flash girls 12 & under team brought home the championship title from the Midway Pony Qualifier Tournament.

Reader Submission: Philly Flash team wins championship title

The Philly Flash is a girls fastpitch softball organization located at the intersection of Thornton and Comly roads. The girls 12 & under team traveled to Wilmington, Del. for the…

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Authorities search for gunman who shot officer

A citywide search is on for the man who shot a police officer Monday. While Officer Robert Ralston was patrolling the 19th District near 56th Street and Lancaster Avenue, he stopped…

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Reader Photo: something's amiss at Thornton and Comly

NEast Philly reader Jennifer Malazita posted this photo (dated March 26) to our Facebook page. We couldn't get confirmation as to what exactly is happening here at Thornton and Comly roads…

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Two car accidents leave 2 dead, 1 injured

Two people were killed and one injured in two separate car accidents over night. The first happened around 8:45 p.m. in the northbound lanes of Roosevelt Boulevard between Haldeman Avenue and…

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Greyhound adoption program gets new home near Normandy

The National Greyhound Adoption Program has a new home in the Northeast. The 100,000 square foot facility is on Dutton Road off Comly near Normandy and the airport. Calming music…

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Possible prostitution ring discovered at Boulevard Ramada

Police came across what may be a prostitution ring at the Ramada Inn on Roosevelt Boulevard. Officers looking for a defendant in a drug case discovered 11 women in the…

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NEast Links: police investigation, parks commission and more

By Shannon McDonald Here’s a summary of the week’s Northeast news we didn’t cover. See others here. A police officer is being investigated after being seen assaulting a woman on…

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