An unknown man tried to lure two grade school children at a Castor Gardens playground last Wednesday morning, but both students alertly fled and reported the incidents.
Bail for a former school district employee who police said booby-trapped his Wissinoming home has been increased from $1 million to $5 million cash.
The Levittown man responsible for the 2010 highway death of Philadelphia police officer and Somerton resident Brian Lorenzo pleaded guilty to third-degree murder and drunk-driving charges on Tuesday.
Sept. 23 through Oct. 6
Philadelphia firefighters distributed smoke detectors on Tuesday along the Oxford Circle block where a rowhouse blaze three days earlier claimed the life of a neighborhood woman.
Two armed men robbed a Tacony moving company on Sept. 27, leaving detectives with a color surveillance video of the heist.
Bail for a former school district employee accused of bringing weapons onto Lincoln High has been increased from $1 million to $5 million cash.
Philadelphia police have arrested a man they believe strangled his girlfriend, stabbed her son to death and set their Wissinoming apartment on fire Saturday morning.
A bail hearing will be conducted on Friday, Oct. 11, for a Lincoln High building engineer who police said threatened to shoot “any cop that looks at me wrong.”
Authorities say that a man who was killed by a SEPTA train in Somerton last Thursday intentionally stepped into the vehicle’s path.