Dec. 29 through Jan. 11
Firefighters have been talking about a sex scandal within their department for months, but no word of it came to the public’s attention until last week, when TV reports aired that several Philadelphia Fire Department employees were about to be disciplined.
A Bensalem Township police officer collapsed fatally during the annual 19154 5k race held by St. Anselm Parish in Parkwood on Saturday.
Arsonists were responsible for two automobile fires that occurred minutes apart in Tacony early Friday morning, authorities say, although no arrests have been made.
Four people have admitted to felony charges while a fifth has been ordered to stand trial in connection with the beating and forced tattooing of a man in the basement apartment of a Mayfair rowhouse last year.
A Northeast father has been ordered to stand trial for voluntary manslaughter for shooting his daughter’s boyfriend fatally during a confrontation in her bedroom in September.
Two hooded and masked men held up a McDonald’s restaurant in Rhawnhurst on Dec. 11.
Philadelphia police are trying to identify a man who allegedly tried to rob a PetSmart store in the Lower Northeast on Dec. 9.
Thieves stole thousands of dollars in copper rainspouts from the Glen Foerd estate last week, according to the executive director of the historical site.
There were 52 thefts from autos recently reported in the 2nd Police District, and many of those crimes involved removal of vehicle air bags.