Abdu Rivera hasn’t exactly been lying low since someone firebombed an Olney rowhouse in November 2003, igniting a blaze that claimed the lives of five family members, including a 3-month-old girl.
One sure-fire way to get yourself some attention is to steal money from police and firefighters. Indirectly, that’s precisely what an unidentified man did in Mayfair last Saturday.
Note: In a previous version of this article, the Times published an incorrect home address for the defendant, Tony Myers.
A Holmesburg woman has pleaded guilty to one count of animal cruelty in a case involving 13 dogs and four cats being kept in her property on the 7900 block of Marsden St.
An argument between a father and his adult son led to a shooting on a Mayfair street on April 26, leaving the son with a chest wound and the father explaining his actions to police.
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.
It’s been an eventful several months for Owen’s Cafe in Mayfair.
A former Holmesburg man is facing the possibility of decades in state prison after his conviction last week for the violent rapes of two women in Pennypack Park in 2010 and 2011.
Philadelphia police have made an arrest for the April 20 shooting of a Wissinoming man outside of his home.
A Northeast Philadelphia woman was arrested on April 20 in connection with a fatal hit-and-run vehicle crash in Andalusia in October.