At the end of the day, Mayfair residents will have spent more time waiting for justice in the “tire slasher” case than it will take the convicted tire slasher to serve his sentence.
Police are trying to identify two masked gunmen who robbed a pair of cell phone stores, one in the Northeast and another in Roxborough, on May 5.
An Upper Darby man has been ordered to stand trial for the Feb. 22 murders of two people in Frankford, although nobody apparently saw him fire the fatal gunshots.
A fourth young man has been ordered to stand trial in connection with the March 21 stabbing of three Father Judge High students, including state champion wrestler Joe Galasso, in a Mayfair street attack.
Philadelphia motorists know that it often seems like private tow truck operators know about traffic accidents before even the police do. On Friday, federal prosecutors offered an explanation as to why at least one local towing service often got the jump on the competition.
Two former Philadelphia police officers were convicted of theft last week for stealing utility services at several properties they jointly owned.
When people die like Donna and Richard Muller did, there can be a tendency to suspect that the bullets were somehow meant for them. But nothing could be further from the truth, according to relatives of the Lawncrest murder victims.
As a 63-year-old Rhawnhurst woman tried to fight off a home invader on April 11, 2013, the intruder hit her so hard and inflicted so much pain to her face and head, police initially thought he had used a hammer.
A Philadelphia police officer has been removed from street duty as the department investigates whether she drove drunk in the Far Northeast, struck several parked cars and left the scene of the accident on Friday.
Barely two days after the family of mother-son murder victims gathered inside a Lawncrest church to plead for an end to local violence, gunshots wounded two more people just five blocks away.