A Huntingdon Valley-based ambulance company and two of its operators tried to steal more than $4.4 million from the Medicare program through a fraudulent claims scheme, according to a federal indictment released publicly last week.
A fourth member of a Frankford gang was ordered Friday to spend at least 50 years in state prison for the October 2006 shooting death of a Far Northeast man.
A 75-year-old Catholic priest charged with molesting a Northeast boy more than a decade ago is in custody with bail set at $1 million.
The locks have been changed at Lincoln High School, police said Friday.
A brightly garbed young man robbed the First Trust Bank branch on the 1900 block of Cottman Avenue Monday morning.
A 36-year-old Castor Gardens woman died early Sunday of injuries she received in a two-car accident involving a vehicle that was traveling northbound in the southbound center lanes of the 7400 block of the Roosevelt Boulevard.
The former assistant pastor of a Northeast Philadelphia Catholic parish has been arrested and charged with repeatedly molesting an altar boy over a three-year period.
A Frankford man had a high-tech garden growing inside his home, but he wasn’t going to win any horticultural awards for it, Philadelphia authorities say. Instead, the healthy crop landed him in jail. On Saturday, police raided Daniel Falu’s home on the 5200 block of Large St. and allegedly found dozens of marijuana plants growing inside. The narcotics investigators also seized about 600 grams of cocaine from the house, according to the District Attorney’s Office. Authorities didn’t say what prompted the investigation.
More than two months after releasing surveillance video of a robbery at a Wissinoming convenience store, police have announced the arrest of the suspected crook.
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