At first, David Toledo famously said he wanted to break the hands of the guy who was slashing all of his Mayfair neighbors’ car tires in 2012. When a jury determined that Toledo was in fact the tire slasher, a city judge spared him with what some victims viewed as a slap on the wrist — probation.
A Castor Gardens man pleaded guilty to four counts of vehicular homicide on Monday for his role in a drag racing-related crash on Roosevelt Boulevard that killed a mother and her three young sons two years ago.
Detectives really want to figure out how a 31-year-old man got stabbed near a Holmesburg Wawa on June 24, but it’s kind of hard when the victim doesn’t even know how it happened.
June 1 through 14
A burglar used a crowbar to steal an Apple computer from a business in the Byberry East Industrial Park on June 11.
Crime doesn’t seem to be adding up for the unknown burglar who has been targeting a plethora of Asian eateries in the Lower Northeast recently.
A gunman with a towel draped over his head robbed a Wawa in Oxford Circle on June 23, Philadelphia police say.
A Mayfair teenager and the Northeast Times teamed up to capture a suspected serial bank robber last week. … OK, maybe not exactly.
A Frankford man has been ordered to stand trial for murder after stabbing his girlfriend to death and burying her corpse in a shallow grave behind their apartment building.
Two more members of the Northeast-based Ironworkers Local 401 were sentenced last week to federal prison terms for their involvement in racketeering and extortion on behalf of the union.