Authorities are trying to determine why a man died inside his Frankford apartment on Friday after his girlfriend called 911 to report he was trying to commit suicide. The 50-year-old man, whose identity was not released, had no visible wounds when police arrived at the apartment on the 4800 block of Frankford Ave. at about 1:54 a.m. But he was leaning into the kitchen sink and appeared to be bleeding. Paramedics arrived and pronounced him dead within minutes.
Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane on Monday announced the arrest of two Northeast Philadelphia men earlier this month for trafficking heroin from a Mayfair home.
A mother from Frankford has admitted to using a bedsheet to strangle her two young children while the three were visiting a relative in South Florida on June 8, authorities there claim.
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.
The Pennsylvania SPCA last week removed 33 living cats from two separate apartments inside a rowhome in Frankford.
A Torresdale man with a history of arrests for sexual assault and stalking is behind bars again after he allegedly tried to rape a stranger less than a block from his home in broad daylight on June 6.
An unidentified man who wears socks on his hands and carries a knife has robbed a Wawa in Morrell Park twice in the last week, Philadelphia police say.
An unknown gunman shot and killed a 20-year-old Frankford man around the corner from his home last Thursday afternoon.
A shooting on a Wissinoming street corner on Saturday night left a motorist dead and a second man critically wounded, police say.
Police are searching for a silver or white minivan with heavy front-end damage that was involved in a hit-and-run crash at Roosevelt Boulevard and Adams Avenue late Monday, claiming the life of a 17-year-old Feltonville girl.