A would-be robber got exactly what he demanded from a Tacony convenience store clerk on Feb. 22, but unfortunately for him, he didn’t get a dime.
A Philadelphia police officer has won a civil lawsuit against the city in which he claimed that his supervisors retaliated against him after he complained about asbestos at a Police Athletic League center in Wissinoming.
A masked man with a knife robbed a Parkwood beer distributor last month. Police have released video of the heist in hope of identifying the bandit.
It was a verdict almost a dozen years in the making, but justice may have to wait some more.
Nick Cinciruk may be inheriting a lot of problems, but one of them isn’t a shortage of work. As the city’s new district traffic engineer for the Northeast, Cinciruk already has a desk full of complaints from citizens who insist that local roads aren’t up to snuff.
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Inspector Benjamin Naish did something unusual recently when asked by a news reporter to assess his challenges as the new commander of the Philadelphia Police Department’s Northeast Division.
There will be no more free lunches in the 7th Police District Advisory Council. From now on, there’s going to be a little bit of work involved. Chairman Mike Myers delivered that message to 7th PDAC members during the group’s meeting on Feb. 20 at CORA Services.
Philadelphia police and the FBI are investigating a pair of unrelated bank robberies in the Northeast recently.
Authorities have yet to release the names of two dead bodies who were discovered inside a burnt-out minivan in Frankford early Saturday.