Neighbors on the 12000 block of Elmore Road in Millbrook sensed trouble on Sept. 13 when they hadn’t seen 68-year-old widow Virginia McLaughlin in about a day, so they called police.
The Pennsylvania SPCA last week secured guilty verdicts in two local cases of animal cruelty.
Officer Dorian Young fired a .40-caliber semiautomatic pistol twice, wounding his son in the abdomen and back.
Two unidentified cigarette burglars busted through a pair of Bilco doors to raid a tobacco stash inside a Tacony grocery store on Aug. 31.
A 19-year-old from Oxford Circle invaded the home of a Rhawnhurst couple, fired a gunshot and robbed them on Sept. 7 moments before he robbed a woman at gunpoint two blocks away, authorities say.
A lot of artists don’t like people to see their work before it’s complete. But real-time video cameras didn’t seem to deter three graffitists who brazenly tagged a Northwood mini-market on Aug. 5.
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.
An intoxicated Wissinoming woman in a stolen SUV tried to run down a police officer on a Kensington sidewalk, prompting the officer to shoot her. But that didn’t stop the motorist’s rampage last Thursday morning, authorities say.
Two unidentified burglars stole a gun and other items from a house in Northwood on Aug. 30, police say.
An unidentified man has broken into at least seven Northeast properties, including two churches and several restaurants, since Aug. 14, police say.