A man with a distinctive scar on his face and an unusual sense of style robbed a Parkwood convenience store on Jan. 14, according to Philadelphia police.
A Northeast man suspected of intoxicated driving died of an accidental drug overdose while in Philadelphia police custody on Jan. 30.
Deputy Commissioner Richard Ross, the Philadelphia Police Department’s second in command, has encountered more than a few hostile crowds in recent weeks. But the 7th Police District Advisory Council was anything but adverse when Ross addressed the Northeast community group on Jan. 15.
Two armed robbers forced their way into a Tacony man’s home and stole $3,500 cash from him early Sunday, police say.
The BambieBotz have embraced the power of robotics. An all-girls team from St. Hubert is challenging the boys in an international competition.
Jan. 12 through 25
A jewelry thief ripped off a $12,000 diamond engagement ring from a shop in Philadelphia Mills mall last Friday. According to Philadelphia police, all he had to do was ask for it.
Capt. Adam Friedman, the recently appointed commander of the 8th Police District, was the official guest speaker for the Holme Circle Civic Association meeting last Wednesday, but Rocky Balboa stole the show.
Two teenage employees of a Mayfair soft pretzel shop came face-to-face with a gun-toting robber last Thursday. Police hope that surveillance video will help them identify the unknown bandit.
More than a month after a hit and run crash claimed a 33-year-old woman’s life on the 8100 block of State Road, authorities hope that new evidence and a $4,500 reward will help them solve the case.