Note to burglars: When an alarm sounds, it’s time to go.
A Northeast-based family doctor was charged last week with 23 counts of illegally selling prescription drugs after a federal grand jury indicted him on 26 additional counts of the same offense earlier in February.
Detectives can probably rule out one suspect in a rash of automobile break-ins on Sunday night in Rhawnhurst. It wasn’t Joe Isuzu.
A couple of armed robbers who targeted a Somerton gas station mini-mart last month have been growing their territory, suburban police claim. The same two men allegedly knocked off gas stations three times, as well as a convenience store and a smoke shop in Bensalem.
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A homeless man is facing a murder charge in connection with a home invasion and fatal shooting in Frankford in January.
A South Philadelphia woman who allegedly caused a fatal head-on collision on Roosevelt Boulevard after a night of drinking in 2013 was arrested last week on felony charges.
A Philadelphia judge has ordered a Northeast man to stand trial for the premeditated slaying of a social worker to cover up his alleged theft of $40,000 from a human services agency that employed them both.
A heavy guy in a blue Toyota picked the wrong time and place to let his pants down, Philadelphia police say.
Officers Joseph Staszak and Joseph O’Reilly were honored as Officers of the Month for the 7th Police District last Thursday as the 7th Police District Advisory Council held its monthly meeting at the Lafayette Redeemer home.