Accident investigators were trying to piece together the facts in a fatal hit and run that occurred near Cottman and Bustleton avenues early yesterday, claiming the life of pedestrian. One motorist surrendered to police several hours later, but a second driver remained unidentified and wanted for questioning yesterday afternoon.
A teenage boy may be responsible for vandalizing nine cars on a Holmesburg block earlier this month.
A laundromat burglar learned last Friday that if at first you don’t succeed, and if at second you still don’t succeed, it’s probably best to run.
An alleged drug dealer shot and killed a man who, police believe, had tried to break into the dealer’s Wissinoming home on May 17.
Three masked men invaded the Somerton home of a couple and their adult son in an apparent case of mistaken identity early last Friday.
Kevin Lamar Small allegedly threw a cup of gasoline on his girlfriend as she smoked a cigarette, burning her to death.
Two scam artists in a shiny new pickup truck swindled a 78-year-old woman out of $2,000 after convincing her she needed repairs to the roof of her Lawndale home last month, police say.
Two patrol cops from the 2nd Police District chased down and arrested two alleged armed robbers in a Castor Gardens alleyway on May 11.
Authorities have arrested two men and a teenage boy who allegedly took part in an after-school brawl near Northeast High School on May 2 that resulted in injuries to two school police officers.
A thief who carjacked a patron of a Mayfair gas station two months ago remains on the loose, police say.