Aug. 11 through 24
A Northeast resident pleaded guilty on Sept. 3 to assaulting two senior men in front of the victims’ grandson in the courtyard of a local apartment complex.
Eleven volunteers braved a rainstorm for the second month in a row to clean up a section of Pennypack Park along Holme Avenue near Nazareth Hospital on Aug. 23.
A 10-year-old boy was riding his bike almost a mile from his home at 9:30 p.m. last Thursday when an SUV fatally struck him in a Castor Gardens intersection, police said.
Philadelphia police have released new surveillance video of the Aug. 22 armed robbery of Mayfair’s Red Robin Diner in hope of identifying the gunmen. The video has been posted to the Philadelphia Police channel on YouTube.com.
A senior man from the Northeast is out $14,000 after a group of scam artists tricked him into withdrawing the cash from his credit card account, suburban police say.
Witnesses recognized the man who robbed and shot a teenager inside Torresdale Playground early Sunday night, but he remains at-large, according to police.
Two masked gunmen robbed a 7-Eleven in Castor Gardens on Aug. 14.
Police shot a motorist and one of his passengers after he allegedly tried to run over officers during a car stop in Wissinoming on Sunday night.
Police have released little information about a double-murder that occurred last Thursday inside a Crescentville home in which a hammer reportedly was one of the weapons used.