A Father Judge freshman last week was ordered held for trial in the Sept. 22 shooting death of a 15-year-old girl who was walking home from school near Broad and Olney.
An early Dec. 4 traffic accident seems to have precipitated a shooting that left a 41-year-old man wounded in his left arm, police said.
James Mears says he targeted Dollie “Grandma” Evans because she sold crack in the Holmesburg home they shared.
A southbound Northeast Regional train hit and killed a man on Amtrak rails in Frankford late Sunday, according to Philadelphia police. The Hispanic man in his 30s, as yet unidentified, was near Worth and Kinsey streets at 11:42 p.m. Sunday and pronounced dead at the scene at 11:59 p.m., police said.
A 69-year-old Somerton man was struck by an auto at 6 p.m. Monday as he crossed Cottman Avenue and later died at Aria Health’s Torresdale campus, police said.
Police are looking for a Lawncrest teen they said assaulted and critically injured his 58-year-old uncle in the Sentner Street home they shared.
A Brill Street man who police said used a SEPTA bus to escape a late June bank robbery will be sentenced in federal court on Jan. 9, according to court records.
Three young men were shot Sunday night on the 4700 block of Penn Street in Frankford.
Police are looking for a gunman who robbed a woman making a deposit at a Castor Avenue ATM last week.
An outburst of domestic violence claimed the life of Holme Circle resident Constance “Connie” Murray last August, but anxiety had been festering for months between the victim and her husband, Christopher Murray, according to testimony at his Nov. 18 murder hearing in Philadelphia’s Criminal Justice Center.