The Philadelphia Police Department has launched a new drunken-driving enforcement program that will continue throughout the remainder of 2014.
A burglar broke through a fence, a wall and a window, but he couldn’t crack open an ATM machine in the office of a Wissinoming auto repair shop on April 6, so he fled with nothing.
A Holmesburg man has been ordered to stand trial for the Feb. 2 murder of Torresdale resident Rasheed Shannon.
A former ambulance driver was ordered on April 3 to serve two years in federal prison for his role in a scheme to defraud Medicare of millions of dollars by transporting ineligible patients to medical facilities.
Lead was flying through the hallways of a Rhawnhurst motel on March 31 as two men treated the business like their personal paintball arena, except the bullets were real.
A bungling bandit went 0-for-2 in robbery attempts at a pair of Northeast businesses last week as store employees essentially told him to get lost. But the same man made off with a bag of cash from a third heist on Sunday.
Four Northeast residents were among six men arrested by Citywide Vice police for allegedly patronizing prostitutes on Kensington Avenue last Thursday.
A would-be patron of a Crescentville after-hours club didn’t take it too well when a doorman turned him away in the pre-dawn hours on March 31. The man returned to the business with a gun and fired several rounds through the front door.
A man walked into a Castor Gardens pharmacy on Feb. 25, flashed a badge to employees and declared that he was conducting a narcotics investigation. Yet, the man isn’t a cop, according to the legitimate Philadelphia police.
On a scale of one to 10, the surveillance video of a recent residential burglary in Tacony is at least an 11.