High school dismissal time has long been a concern for the residents and business people of Mayfair, but escalated dramatically when a fight between two teenagers led to a shooting on a busy street corner on Feb. 9.
An unsuccessful potty break may result in a long prison sentence for a would-be patron of a Bustleton convenience store if authorities can manage to identify him.
A woman is lucky to be alive after an altercation at a Mayfair bar left her with a slashed throat early on Valentine’s Day.
A 41-year-old man was crossing busy Bustleton Avenue in the dark, on his hands and knees, trying to retrieve a shoe when a car struck and killed him, Philadelphia police say.
Police seek the public’s help in identifying a man depicted in surveillance video of an alleged burglary of a Mayfair bar on Feb. 7.
Philadelphia police released alarming video last Thursday of a brazen shooting in front of a grocery store on busy Frankford Avenue. Investigators hope that the graphic images will help them identify the gunman.
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.
Just days before the start of the holiest season in the Christian calendar, someone stole about $1,700 that a Northeast Philadelphia Catholic school had raised through its book fair, according to police.
Yet another crook employed what authorities described as “Muslim garb” as a cover in the commission of a violent crime on Dec. 31. Last week, police released surveillance video of the armed robbery of a Mayfair pharmacy in hope of identifying the gunman.
A Bustleton nightclub where a shootout occurred and three police officers were assaulted late last month is in hot water with Philadelphia’s Department of Licenses and Inspection.