Tyrirk Harris had a problem curbing his pets, but a Philadelphia judge had no problem curbing Harris, the Tacony man who killed a neighbor last year in a dispute over dog droppings.
March 25 through April 7
An East Frankford man is facing up to 40 years in prison after a judge last week convicted him in the brutal Easter Sunday 2012 mugging of a 93-year-old woman in Bell’s Corner.
Ten years on, Philadelphia’s serial park rapist continues to elude identification and capture, but police refuse to quit their search for him.
A Philadelphia police officer is recovering from stab wounds to the stomach after robbers attacked the off-duty patrolman Monday night while he jogged in his East Torresdale neighborhood.
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?