Daniel Dougherty is charged with arson and murder in the 1985 deaths of his two young sons in Oxford Circle. His 2000 conviction was overturned due to ineffective legal representation.
A former officer of the Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility pleaded guilty on March 24 to federal charges that he smuggled prescription pills into the Northeast prison for delivery to an inmate.
The Northeast Times provides an overview of crimes reported to the four police districts in the Northeast. The details are based on reports compiled by the Northeast Detectives division of the Philadelphia Police Department.
An Oxford Circle woman ended up with a gunshot wound of the neck on Easter Sunday, but information is scarce about how it happened.
Police have announced the arrest of a third suspect in the March 19 non-fatal shooting of a 17-year-old boy behind Archbishop Ryan High School.
A Philadelphia woman is facing federal charges after she allegedly acted as a straw purchaser in buying two guns from an Upper Holmesburg shop last October.
A Somerton woman says she accidentally shot her boyfriend in the leg inside their home, but she’s facing criminal charges for the Friday night incident anyway, according to police.
An armed robber stole cash from a Northwood convenience store early on March 20, but he left behind surveillance video as evidence in the investigation.
Gunfire and the illicit drug business claimed the lives of two 30-year-old men inside a house within about a block of SEPTA’s Frankford Transportation Center last Wednesday afternoon, Philadelphia police said.
An argument among women led to the stabbing of two men in front of a Tacony home last Friday night, authorities say.