A Lancaster man with a long history of risky driving opted not to plead guilty to killing a mother and her three sons in a gruesome racing-related crash on Roosevelt Boulevard in 2013.
A quarrel between two acquaintances in the Hill Creek Apartments public housing complex in the Lower Northeast escalated into a shooting that left one man wounded critically last Friday.
Jeffrey Collins, of Bustleton, pleaded guilty last Friday to first-degree misdemeanor animal cruelty for leaving a young dog locked in a basement without sufficient access to food and water.
A woman covered head to toe in traditional Islamic clothing has held up four Northeast Philadelphia banks since early June, authorities say.
The Pennsylvania SPCA last week announced it rescued 13 cats from a home in Castor Gardens for numerous alleged violations, including unsanitary confinement.
An Upper Holmesburg man was arrested on July 3 one day after he allegedly hit his 5-month-old son, placed him in a bear hug and held his head under a running water faucet.
A Frankford man has been charged with homicide by vehicle, drunk driving and related offenses stemming from his fatal collision with a bicyclist in Juniata Park last month.
Two violent car accidents within minutes of each other last Thursday night in the Northeast left one man dead and another hospitalized.
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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.