Here’s a look at what you may have missed this week in Northwest Philadelphia.
The Pennsylvania State Supreme Court has denied state Rep. Cherelle Parker’s appeal on charges of driving under the influence. Here’s the full story.
Northwest Philadelphia scored big time when the first grantees for the city’s Performances in Public Spaces Program were announced by Mayor Michael Nutter’s office last week. Read more here.
Police have arrested Pierce Boykin, 31, of the 1300 block of E. Sedgwick Ave. in connection to the fatal stabbing of Nicki Minaj’s tour manager, De’Von Pickett. Here’s more.
During Leonard Monroe preliminary hearing this week, Detective Steven Parkinson testified that investigators tracked down Monroe after connecting his cell phone to threatening, anonymous text messages sent through the app Pinger. Here’s more.
Settlement was made last month for the purchase of the site of the former Eastern Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute in East Falls by NewCourtland Senior Services. Here’s the full story.