Philadelphia Police Officer Timothy Taylor has been named Officer of the Month in the 7th district after his recent arrests of two men for assault and attempted rape.
A man with a knife jumped an 18-year-old girl on a Mayfair Street last week and unbuttoned her pants before she fought him off and he fled, according to police, who are trying to identify the attacker.
The former Northeast Community Center is already home to a religious group and could get a childcare facility, too.
An update on the NoLibs murder investigation, details on a grant awarded to a local school, and other news in brief.
A serial SEPTA cell phone thief has been captured in Frankford, police say.
Philadelphia police have released few details about the double murder of a woman and her adult son inside their Crescentville rowhome on Sunday.
An unknown gunman held up the same Far Northeast gas station twice in less than a week.
The Philadelphia Police Department’s Northeast Detectives Division is seeking the public’s help in locating the following most-wanted suspects in connection with crimes in the Northeast:
Detectives have arrested a man and woman from Tacony in connection with four armed robberies, including one in which the crooks stole a bank card and tried to use it at a convenience store minutes after the crime.
In the history of the Philadelphia Police Department, there has been only one unsolved cop killing.