May 5 through 18
A new tire slasher is on the loose in the Northeast, according to Philadelphia police.
A Torresdale man caused the lockdown of Community College of Philadelphia and two nearby high schools after he allegedly brandished a handgun inside a CCP classroom during an argument with another student, police claim.
Surveillance cameras in a Lawncrest convenience store filmed an armed robbery there on May 26. Police hope that the video will generate leads to the identity of the bandit.
The operator of a former Northeast hospice care service was sentenced last week to more than 14 years in prison for Medicare fraud, just two days after the U.S. government filed a civil complaint against the same company, joining two former employees who blew the whistle on the multi-million-dollar scam and lost their jobs.
Police are trying to identify a man who robbed a Wawa in Wissinoming on May 16.
A Frankford boy died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound of the head inside his home on Saturday.
A boyfriend and girlfriend have been ordered to stand trial for the baseball bat beating death of a Levittown man on a Wissinoming street last September.
A 24-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound of the shoulder during an attempted robbery in Wissinoming last Thursday.
Police issued a warning last Thursday that an armed sexual predator may be roaming the streets of Mayfair.