Friday — Lifeguards came to the rescue Friday night in Torresdale, where a young girl nearly drowned. Two lifeguards at the Torresdale Boys Club pool on Linden Avenue pulled the 4-year-old from the water when one noticed her struggling. The girl was taken to Aria Health-Torresdale in stable condition after one of the lifeguards performed CPR.
— Lawyers for and against Winston Charleston made their cases Friday on how to proceed with the charges against the 14-year-old, who was behind the wheel of the car that killed a 22-year-old late last month. Charleston’s bail will be decided Monday, and he is scheduled for a preliminary hearing Wednesday.
Sunday — Neighbors were able to escape an early morning fire in Wissinoming, but their houses sustained damage. The blaze broke out around 7 a.m. Sunday on the 6100-block of Tackawanna Street. The spread quickly to other homes before crews were able to extinguish it.