An exchange of heated words between a 17-year-old boy and a group of people in a dark SUV sparked a shooting that left the boy with a wounded leg last Thursday, Philadelphia police say.
A teenager wanted by police for allegedly taking part in the shooting and robbery of a take-out food delivery man in Southwest Philadelphia in June has been arrested in Frankford.
July 25 through Aug. 7
Two armed robbers walked into a Frankford grocery store and asked for water ice before walking out with some cold, hard cash last month, Philadelphia police say. Investigators hope surveillance video will help them identify the crooks.
Authorities have painted a clearer picture of what was going on in a viral video of a melee at a Northeast Philadelphia Wawa store late last month. And they’ve arrested two people who were allegedly involved in the disturbance.
A Tacony motorcyclist was shot and killed while refueling his bike at a Southwest Philadelphia gas station on Sunday, police say.
An Oxford Circle man was shot to death in the street one block from his home on Monday afternoon, police say.
July 11 through 24
The Archbishop Ryan High School and West Chester University communities are mourning the passing of a standout student-athlete who went missing on Saturday and was found dead in the Schuylkill River near the Girard Point Bridge on Sunday.
A Pokemon hunter became the hunted late last month as a half-dozen unidentified males jumped a 15-year-old Holmesburg boy as he strolled his neighborhood looking for imaginary creatures.