A fourth young man has been ordered to stand trial in connection with the March 21 stabbing of three Father Judge High students, including state champion wrestler Joe Galasso, in a Mayfair street attack.
Three men walked into a Mayfair beauty salon on May 2 trying to cover their faces, but it wasn’t because they were overdue for makeovers. They robbed the place at gunpoint, according to police.
Barely two days after the family of mother-son murder victims gathered inside a Lawncrest church to plead for an end to local violence, gunshots wounded two more people just five blocks away.
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A Philadelphia police officer has been removed from street duty as the department investigates whether she drove drunk in the Far Northeast, struck several parked cars and left the scene of the accident on Friday.
Joshua Williams is probably starting to hate April 28.
As a 63-year-old Rhawnhurst woman tried to fight off a home invader on April 11, 2013, the intruder hit her so hard and inflicted so much pain to her face and head, police initially thought he had used a hammer.
When people die like Donna and Richard Muller did, there can be a tendency to suspect that the bullets were somehow meant for them. But nothing could be further from the truth, according to relatives of the Lawncrest murder victims.
Two former Philadelphia police officers were convicted of theft last week for stealing utility services at several properties they jointly owned.
State police covering Philadelphia, Delaware and Montgomery counties reported that there were zero traffic fatalities in the territory during the Easter holiday enforcement period, but troopers issued 577 traffic citations, including 35 for driving while under the influence.