July 13 through 26
A serial dollar store robber apparently didn’t get enough dollars from his first four hold-ups, so he committed another one on Aug. 4, according to police.
If it’s true that cigarettes can cause people to lose their teeth, a local robbery suspect surely overdid it with the smokes. The toothless thug wearing a “got bit” logo on his T-shirt swiped hundreds of dollars in cigs from a Wawa in Burholme on July 30, police say.
Every year the Philadelphia Fire Department compiles a comprehensive report of the myriad ways that houses catch fire: electrical wiring, inattentive cooking, careless smoking, children playing with matches.
A man who turned up at Tarken Playground with a bullet hole in his back doesn’t know who shot him, why he shot him or how he shot him, police say.
A motorist attempted an ill-advised, high-speed lane change on Roosevelt Boulevard and paid for the mistake with her life, as well as the life of her passenger, according to police.
Thomas Ewing and his pals decided to walk home from the bar. That’s what you’re supposed to do, right?
A credulous gym patron had to find an alternate way home from the workout facility several weeks ago after a thief stole the person’s car keys from an unsecured rack near the front desk.
Police suspect last Wednesday’s fatal crash might be related to street racing.
Police seek the public’s help in finding a 28-year-old Mayfair woman who has been missing from her home for more than two weeks.