A Frankford man has been ordered to stand trial for murder after stabbing his girlfriend to death and burying her corpse in a shallow grave behind their apartment building.
Two more members of the Northeast-based Ironworkers Local 401 were sentenced last week to federal prison terms for their involvement in racketeering and extortion on behalf of the union.
Police hope that a description of a distinctive getaway car, along with surveillance video, will help them identify three men who burglarized a Somerton pharmacy on June 7.
Two reputed leaders of a violent Mayfair-based bookmaking and loan shark operation were ordered last Thursday to serve long prison sentences for violating federal racketeering, extortion, gambling and conspiracy laws.
A particularly violent extended weekend in Philadelphia included a pair of fatal shootings in Frankford, both of which remained unsolved as of Tuesday afternoon, according to police.
An unidentified gunman robbed a convenience store in Mayfair on June 9. The heist occurred at 7-Eleven, 3301 Tyson Ave., shortly before 1 a.m
A former Philadelphia police sergeant was sentenced to two to seven years in prison after pleading no contest on Monday to charges related to a drunken-driving crash that claimed the life of another motorist in Holmesburg in 2013.
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams announced the city’s largest heroin bust in two decades on June 10. It happened in the Northeast.
Something smelled rotten at the King Perfume store in Frankford on June 11, but it wasn’t the merchandise.
As reported by Northeast Detectives.