A man who walked onto railroad tracks in front of an onrushing Amtrak train on Saturday did it intentionally, according to police.
Thefts from autos are at a near-record pace in the 7th Police District, so the commanding officer of the district has urged vehicle owners to be more protective of their personal belongings.
Foul play is not suspected in the death of a man whose corpse was found inside his parked car near a clothing store on Sunday, a Philadelphia police spokeswoman said.
A Philadelphia Department of Streets employee who lives in the Northeast has been charged with sexually assaulting his 12-year-old daughter numerous times over several years.
Members of the Greater Bustleton Civic League elected a new vice president during their June meeting at Temple Beth Ami on Old Bustleton Avenue.
Once this year’s growing season is over, community gardeners who work the soil at Benjamin Rush State Park will pack up and won’t be back for at least a year.
Bitings, rabid animal lead to message of caution for Pennypack Park users.
A number of local civic associations are planning June meetings.
Joe Brown is still pitching.
The Philadelphia Memorial Armed Forces Reserve Center on Woodhaven Road in Normandy will be used as a training facility for units of the Philadelphia Police Department.