At first, David Toledo famously said he wanted to break the hands of the guy who was slashing all of his Mayfair neighbors’ car tires in 2012. When a jury determined that Toledo was in fact the tire slasher, a city judge spared him with what some victims viewed as a slap on the wrist — probation.
Two violent car accidents within minutes of each other last Thursday night in the Northeast left one man dead and another hospitalized.
A Frankford man has been charged with homicide by vehicle, drunk driving and related offenses stemming from his fatal collision with a bicyclist in Juniata Park last month.
A Castor Gardens man pleaded guilty to four counts of vehicular homicide on Monday for his role in a drag racing-related crash on Roosevelt Boulevard that killed a mother and her three young sons two years ago.
June 15 through 28
A Mayfair teenager and the Northeast Times teamed up to capture a suspected serial bank robber last week. … OK, maybe not exactly.
Detectives really want to figure out how a 31-year-old man got stabbed near a Holmesburg Wawa on June 24, but it’s kind of hard when the victim doesn’t even know how it happened.
Crime doesn’t seem to be adding up for the unknown burglar who has been targeting a plethora of Asian eateries in the Lower Northeast recently.
A gunman with a towel draped over his head robbed a Wawa in Oxford Circle on June 23, Philadelphia police say.
A burglar used a crowbar to steal an Apple computer from a business in the Byberry East Industrial Park on June 11.