A federal grand jury has indicted a freelance photographer who reportedly lives in the Northeast for taking sexually explicit pictures of children while working at a series of promotional events for WXPN public radio station.
A trio of teenagers may have been in search of valuables when they allegedly held up a Burholme man outside his home on Monday night. Instead, two of the suspects got un-precious metal for their troubles.
Police believe suspicions of infidelity drove a man to shoot his live-in girlfriend, then himself.
An Oxford Circle woman has been sentenced to 25 years in federal prison for taking sexually explicit photos of her daughters, ages 6 years and 16 months, and for offering to send the older girl to Michigan to meet a man for sex.
A dead body pulled from the Delaware River near Linden Avenue on Nov. 4 was that of a Frankford High School freshman girl, authorities say.
The Philadelphia woman who admitted to imprisoning and torturing mentally disabled adults in four states over a decade in order to steal their government benefits was ordered last week to spend the rest of her life in federal prison.
Gerald Riley apparently didn’t bother too much with a disguise. He wore a Nike T-shirt, Eagles cap and a thin moustache when he robbed the Santander Bank at 6836 Torresdale Ave. in Tacony on Nov. 4, authorities claim.
Philadelphia police seek the public’s help in finding a Tacony boy who has a “mild cognitive disability” and was last seen on Nov. 4 at his home.
A grand jury indicted a Philadelphia man on Tuesday for the robberies of two Northeast banks in September, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
A Lancaster man with Northeast Philly ties who killed a mother and three children in a racing-related crash on Roosevelt Boulevard in 2013 has been ordered to serve up to 34 years in state prison, although he won’t end up in state custody for a while yet.