• Crime

Homeless man to stand trial for murder

A homeless man has been ordered to stand trial for the home invasion slaying of a Frankford man and the wounding of a woman in January.


7th PDAC honors officers of the month

Thomas Farrell and Randy Vogt were recognized as Officers of the Month for March in the 7th Police District during the monthly meeting of the 7th Police District Advisory Council on April 16 at the JCC Klein Branch.


Feds arrest alleged bank robber

Federal agents have arrested a man who allegedly robbed two area banks and may have been involved in two other hold-ups earlier this month.


Man arrested, charged with three robberies

Apparently, there aren’t enough Metro PCS stores in West Oak Lane, because Edwin Jimerson ended up traveling to the Northeast and South Philly to rob several of the mobile phone shops at gunpoint earlier this month, police say.


Guilty plea in murder, dismemberment case

Keith Tolbert has a bad habit of prolonging things. As a result, he’s expected to get 22 to 44 years in state prison to resolve his lingering personal issues.


Prison for three who beat, inked NE man

What started out as a flophouse turned into a tattoo dungeon for a troubled 53-year-old Northeast man, who finally got to see the tables turned on three of his former captors on April 9, as a judge sent them all to prison.


Suspect sought in Mayfair bank robbery

A video surveillance at a Mayfair bank captured detailed images of an un-masked man who committed a brazen robbery there on Monday.


Police seek help finding Frankford man

A mentally disabled and potentially unstable man has been reported missing from his home in Frankford. Police hope the public will help in finding him.


Castor Gardens man charged in triple murder

A Castor Gardens man with a history of armed robbery arrests has been ordered to stand trial for the executions of three other men inside a Lawncrest home in what authorities have described as drug-related slayings.


Man arrested for illegal gambling machine

Philadelphia police arrested a man for allegedly operating an illegal gambling machine inside a Lawncrest food market on April 1.