Scam artists posing as a public utility crew robbed an elderly Bustleton man of thousands of dollars in property, the deed to his home and the priceless ashes of his deceased wife last month.
East Torresdale residents offered an oft-maligned neighborhood restaurant and nightclub their support last week as they voted to allow the business to expand its footprint.
The FBI/Philadelphia Police Violent Crimes Task Force seeks the public’s help in identifying the man who robbed a Frankford bank on Feb. 11.
Burglars broke into 51 rental units at a Public Storage facility in Somerton one night last week, but Philadelphia police Capt. Joseph Zaffino wasn’t surprised.
Police suspect that excessive speed played a role in a one-car crash that claimed the life of a teenage girl and critically injured a 19-year-old man in Bustleton early Sunday.
A SEPTA train clipped a woman near Holmesburg Station last Wednesday, causing her non-life-threatening injuries, according to police and officials from the transit agency.
Philadelphia police have no suspects and no known motive in the fatal shooting of a Wissinoming man inside his apartment last Wednesday.
Jan. 14 through 27
— Attorney General Kathleen Kane reworks Pennsylvania’s firearms reciprocity pact with the Sunshine State.