A robber held up a bank on a busy Northeast street corner during lunch hour two days before Christmas. Authorities now seek the public’s help in identifying the suspect from surveillance photos.
Tires on 16 cars were slashed, possibly by a dog-walker, on several Lawncrest streets early on Dec. 22.
Authorities have confirmed the name of a third fatality of the fiery, high-speed car crash in Holmesburg on Dec. 20. Meanwhile, more details have emerged about the circumstances of the accident, as well as the tragic past of one of its victims.
A wall of flames and explosions engulfed a stretch of Torresdale Avenue in Holmesburg early Sunday when a speeding car struck an illegally parked tractor-trailer, claiming the lives of three women who were inside the car.
A federal grand jury indicted a convicted felon last Thursday for the alleged armed robbery of a post office in Castor Gardens in November.
A senior citizen from Somerton died after a car struck him while he was crossing Byberry Road near his apartment building on Saturday.
A recent spate of gunpoint robberies linked to bogus Craigslist ads has prompted Philadelphia police to open three Northeast stations for merchandise exchanges. Members of the public who wish to sell an item to or purchase an item from a stranger in a safe environment may do so in the lobbies of the 2nd/15th district, the 7th district or the 8th district.
An argument outside a Rhawnhurst bar/restaurant led to a shooting that left a man with six gunshot wounds on Saturday.
There are 82 fewer guns on the streets as a result of a gun buyback event conducted by the 15th Police District and the 15th Police District Advisory Council last Saturday at the Engine 38 firehouse in Tacony.
A hooded prowler returned to an elderly couple’s Lexington Park home three times in less than two hours early on Dec. 4 in an apparent attempt to burglarize the place. He failed to get inside, but did some damage to the windows, police said.