Philadelphia police are trying to identify a group of young men who may have been responsible for three muggings in the Castor Gardens section of the Northeast last month.
A Frankford man was killed in a hail of gunfire on a Frankford block late Monday as three robbers reportedly tried to invade the home of a couple and several children. Shortly after 10 p.m., three gunmen showed up at a home on the 5700 block of Leonard St. and tried to force their way inside. It’s not clear what prompted the gunfire.
Philadelphia firefighters union President Bill Gault held the attention of an entire city, but for the first time in a long while, did not use it to admonish Mayor Michael Nutter.
A Fels High School student is sitting in a city jail cell after he allegedly tried to bring a gun into school last Wednesday.
Has anyone seen a Philadelphia police-issued Colt M-16 rifle lying around?
Philadelphia police seek the public’s help in identifying a man who sexually assaulted and robbed a 19-year-old woman in Wissinoming early on April 8.
Had Charles Macalester happened upon the confluence of the Poquessing Creek and Delaware River today, he might’ve built a Japanese yashiki there instead of a grand Victorian mansion, such is the dominance of bamboo on the present-day Glen Foerd Estate.
Mike Goodwin embodied the modern-day good shepherd, a servant-leader, jeopardizing his own welfare for the benefit of his flock, according to the Rev. Majorie J. Neal, pastor of St. Michael’s Evangelical Lutheran Church.
— The Philadelphia Blue Flame has raised more than $250,000 in charitable donations since its founding in 2003.
A federal grand jury has indicted seven Philadelphia residents for using a Far Northeast ambulance company to bill the nation’s Medicare program for more than $3.6 million in unnecessary and ineligible patient transportation services.