An 18-year veteran police officer died in an off-duty motorcycle crash allegedly caused by a drunk driver in the Northeast on Sunday afternoon.
A two-vehicle crash on Woodhaven Road early Sunday left one man dead, his woman passenger hospitalized and another motorist facing criminal charges, according to published reports.
A Pennsylvania State Police firearms instructor who fatally shot a trooper from Northeast Philadelphia during a training accident last September has been ordered to serve two weeks in prison, followed by three to 18 months of house arrest.
July 27 through Aug. 9
Donald Thomas apparently went to the well once too often.
A senior man from Northeast Philadelphia died in a single-car crash in Bensalem Township on Saturday.
Police have reportedly made one arrest and are seeking a second man in connection with Friday’s home invasion robbery in Castor Gardens.
Residential burglaries are on the upswing in the 15th Police District, which includes the neighborhoods of Holmesburg, Mayfair, Tacony, Wissinoming, Frankford and Bridesburg.
Two late-night burglars made off with hundreds of dollars in cigarettes after a brazen smash-and-grab at a Somerton gas station on Aug. 17.
A man was shot dead inside his car, while it was parked outside his Tacony home. At least 10 empty shell casings were found at the scene.