Armed robbers have mounted a formidable assault on Northeast shops and convenience stores since mid-August, But it’s no coincidence, according to Philadelphia police, who say that the same masked man was involved in at least 13 of those crimes.
A preliminary hearing has been postponed for the suburban high school band teacher and Northeast resident who is accused of having sex with an underage student two years ago.
A Wissinoming teen was wounded by a gunman who shot at her several times outside her grandmother’s home on the 5900 block of Cottage Street late Oct. 1. She was wounded in an arm and taken to St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children.
A Father Judge High School freshman, seemingly on track to be a superstar football player, is facing charges as an adult in the murder of teenager Aisha Abdur-Rahman.
Maybe a gamer was channeling his inner Grand Theft Auto when he smashed a window of an unattended car on the edge of Pennypack Park on Sept. 24. Or maybe he just wanted a new Xbox, but couldn’t afford one.
Police detectives have surveillance recordings of a man who burglarized a Tomlinson Road home last month and are hoping someone recognizes him and tells them who he is so they can pick him up.
An unknown man didn’t just break into a Mayfair computer store on Sept. 19, he became a repeat visitor there. Police say that the burglar raided the property three times early that morning and even changed his clothes in between his visits.
Aug. 25 through Sept. 7
Two more members of the Northeast-based Ironworkers Local 401 today pleaded guilty to their roles in incidents that caused destruction at construction sites. So far, eight men have pleaded guilty to charges stemming from federal investigations of schemes to intimidate employers who didn’t hire union workers.
Police are asking for the public’s help in locating two people who have gone missing from the 6300 block of Algon Avenue.