A man broke open a vending machine inside the Pelbano Recreation Center early this week, but it wasn’t to satisfy his sweet tooth.
A respected foot beat officer from the 2nd Police District shot and killed a suspected robber who allegedly assaulted him on an Oxford Circle street Tuesday afternoon.
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.
When confronted by an armed robber last Wednesday afternoon, a Tacony convenience store clerk did the one thing you’re not supposed to do.
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.
Crescentville often gets overlooked as a neighborhood. In fact, it’s often lumped together with nearby Lawndale and called “Lawncrest” in news media reports. But Crescentville is becoming very well-known among folks who monitor the city’s murder and gun violence problems.
Police have release surveillance video of two recent strong-arm robberies in the Northeast.
A Northeast mother of three who taught math at Lower Moreland High School seduced and had sex with a 17-year-old student last year, according to felony charges filed on Friday by the Montgomery County district attorney.
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.