A retired Pennsylvania state trooper last week pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges stemming from his on-duty fatal shooting of fellow trooper and Northeast native David Kedra during a firearms training session last Sept. 30.
A federal grand jury has indicted a West Oak Lane man for robbing two cell phone stores at gunpoint in the Northeast and another in South Philly in April.
Philadelphia police are looking for new leads in the investigation of a shooting in front of a Rhawnhurst restaurant earlier this month.
The charade is up for Patrick Usanga, unless he had intentions on posing as a state prison inmate for a while.
A man who burglarized a Holmesburg vending company’s warehouse on May 1 may not have been ready for his close-up, but he got one anyway.
A Philadelphia corrections officer has been charged with official oppression, assault and related crimes for what District Attorney Seth Williams described as the “brutal beating” of an inmate at the Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility in Holmesburg last November.
Tierre Kirkland promised folks he could help them settle their overdue water and property tax bills, but it was all a sham, authorities say.
Police are still trying to identify a gunman who shot a Lawncrest resident on the street about two blocks from his home on May 10.
Live surveillance and a civilian tip helped Philadelphia police capture an alleged repeat sexual predator who was hiding out at a house in the Northeast on Monday night. It wasn’t the first time that he has been accused of rape.
Residents are hoping a surveillance video of a crook who swiped a bicycle from a porch in Wissinoming brings the man to justice.