Two thieves tried to steal change from a clothes dryer and almost caused a disaster in a Rhawnhurst apartment building on June 26, according to police.
A hail of gunshots claimed the life of a 25-year-old man on a busy Frankford street corner on Sunday night. Early this week, police still had few details to release about the slaying.
Philadelphia police last week announced the recent arrest of an armed robber who allegedly spent more than three months terrorizing businesses in the northern and northeastern areas of the city.
June 16 through 29
Homicide detectives have released photos of a person of interest in the March 5 murder of a man in Castor Gardens.
A Holmesburg man was arrested on rape and child sex charges on July 1, one day after police distributed a wanted flier featuring his photo.
A surveillance camera filmed a pair of thieves stealing a motorized bicycle from behind a house in Castor Gardens on June 30. Police are trying to identify the culprits.
Detectives are trying to identify a gunman who mugged a woman SEPTA patron near a bus stop in Castor Gardens on June 26.
June 2 through 15
Police last week arrested a second person in a mid-June robbery and shooting in Bustleton. Detectives believe Jeffery Chandler, 29, is one of two people involved in an incident outside the Delaware Valley Sports Center gun shop and shooting range at 101 Geiger Road as well as a similar robbery on North Percy Street on the previous day.