The same serial armed robber is responsible for holding up more than a dozen cell phone stores since July throughout the city, authorities say. Six of the crimes have occurred in the Northeast.
A grand jury indicted a Philadelphia man on Tuesday for the robberies of two Northeast banks in September, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
Sept. 21 through Oct. 4
Prompted by repeated complaints from Somerton residents about the illegal use of unregistered ATVs on neighborhood streets, Philadelphia police confiscated eight of the vehicles during a surprise sweep on Sunday.
Delaware State Police have announced the arrest of a second alleged gunman in connection with the slayings of two people, including an 18-year-old Northeast Philadelphia woman, in a botched home invasion near Dover on Oct. 17. But the investigating agency has shed no new light on the mysterious circumstances of the violence.
Two robbers in their 20s broke into the home of a 79-year-old Somerton man, held a knife to the victim’s throat and stole cash and jewelry from the home on Oct. 9, Philadelphia police say.
Philadelphia police have released the names of two men who died in unrelated shootings in the Northeast earlier this month.
Two suspected scam artists “flim-flammed” their way into Philadelphia police custody after they allegedly tried to use a cash deception to steal a Northeast man’s bank withdrawal.
A teenage woman from the Northeast was wounded fatally during what Delaware State Police have described as a home invasion that turned into a deadly shootout early Saturday in Dover.
A bargain-hunting shopper tried to waltz out of a Northeast Philly Walmart with a widescreen television and without paying for it last Friday. When a store employee questioned him, the man tried to flash a two-year-old receipt. And when that failed, he pulled out a pocketknife and stabbed the employee in the arm.