A man allegedly tried to rob a Mayfair bank on Saturday afternoon, but in the middle of the hold-up, he turned and ran away empty handed.
A Castor Gardens woman has pleaded guilty to one count of animal cruelty in a case involving a dog whose skin was in extreme condition.
Memorial Day festivities at a Frankford American Legion hall ended in devastation as a four-alarm fire gutted the nearly century-old neighborhood institution.
A 44-year-old SEPTA police officer is facing a long recovery from critical injuries he suffered when a hit-and-run driver struck him as he jogged along Rowland Avenue in Holmesburg on May 22.
A husband and wife who allegedly tried to use a home repair scam to rip off a 92-year-old Morrell Park man last Sunday ended up behind bars when a quick-acting police officer caught them red-handed.
A bank robber went with the conspicuously inconspicuous Hunter S. Thompson disguise when he knocked off a Royal Bank branch in Bustleton on May 13. The FBI is hoping that someone will recognize the man in the bucket hat and sunglasses.
Tony Soto allegedly impersonated a cop and pointed a gun at neighbors during an argument over parking in Oxford Circle.
Accident investigators were trying to piece together the facts in a fatal hit and run that occurred near Cottman and Bustleton avenues early yesterday, claiming the life of pedestrian. One motorist surrendered to police several hours later, but a second driver remained unidentified and wanted for questioning yesterday afternoon.
A teenage boy may be responsible for vandalizing nine cars on a Holmesburg block earlier this month.
A laundromat burglar learned last Friday that if at first you don’t succeed, and if at second you still don’t succeed, it’s probably best to run.