Police are trying to identify the man responsible for three armed robberies at Mayfair businesses since Nov. 22.
Solving an idle bomb threat at Abraham Lincoln High School on Monday morning proved easier than a jigsaw puzzle for school police. All they had to do was match two pieces of the same sheet of paper.
A homeless man who stabbed a shopper inside a Burholme Pathmark last year won’t have to worry about his own room and board for a while. A Philadelphia judge sentenced him earlier this month to serve up to 15 years in state prison.
The Northeast Times provides an overview of crimes reported to the four police districts in the Northeast. The details are based on reports compiled by the Northeast Detectives division of the Philadelphia Police Department.
A device described by Philadelphia police as a weather instrument fell from the sky and onto a parked car in the Northeast on Saturday night, according to a Philly.com report.
A multi-vehicle crash that may have been caused by excessive speed claimed one life and injured a second person critically on Roosevelt Boulevard in Bustleton on Saturday night.
A single thief swiped engagement rings from two jewelry stores on both sides of the Delaware River within about one hour earlier this month. Last week, Philadelphia police released surveillance images of the alleged perpetrator.
An Oxford Circle post office was robbed at gunpoint for the second time in three months last Thursday.
A Frankford man admitted last week that he stabbed a woman to death in March and buried her body in a shallow grave in the backyard of his apartment building, only for a building manager to tip off police days after the fact.
Two Lincoln Tech students were nursing stab wounds and a third facing criminal charges after a fight during recess at the Torresdale-based school for aspiring auto mechanics.