District Attorney Seth Williams on Tuesday announced a 55-count grand jury indictment of a youth football coach with Northeast ties for the alleged sexual abuse of five boys and a disabled man.
An investigating grand jury convened by Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams has chosen not to recommend criminal charges in connection with a 2012 arson that destroyed a vacant Kensington warehouse and claimed the lives of two city firefighters.
A fourth defendant pleaded guilty last week in an alleged ticket-fixing conspiracy at Philadelphia Traffic Court.
Robbers lured a Chinese restaurant delivery man to a vacant Oxford Circle house and shot him on Jan. 28.
Fifty families were displaced in a Fox Chase apartment building fire on Thursday, but no injuries were reported to residents or firefighters.
A man broke open a vending machine inside the Pelbano Recreation Center early this week, but it wasn’t to satisfy his sweet tooth.
A respected foot beat officer from the 2nd Police District shot and killed a suspected robber who allegedly assaulted him on an Oxford Circle street Tuesday afternoon.
Police have release surveillance video of two recent strong-arm robberies in the Northeast.
Crescentville often gets overlooked as a neighborhood. In fact, it’s often lumped together with nearby Lawndale and called “Lawncrest” in news media reports. But Crescentville is becoming very well-known among folks who monitor the city’s murder and gun violence problems.
When confronted by an armed robber last Wednesday afternoon, a Tacony convenience store clerk did the one thing you’re not supposed to do.