During the Independence Day holiday weekend, Pennsylvania State Police arrested 35 people for driving while under the influence and issued 932 traffic citations on highways in Philadelphia, Delaware and Montgomery counties.
A knife-wielding man parlayed a dollar bill into a lot more cash as he held up a Morrell Park convenience store early Monday.
A Holmesburg man was arrested on rape and child sex charges on July 1, one day after police distributed a wanted flier featuring his photo.
June 16 through 29
Philadelphia police last week announced the recent arrest of an armed robber who allegedly spent more than three months terrorizing businesses in the northern and northeastern areas of the city.
Two thieves tried to steal change from a clothes dryer and almost caused a disaster in a Rhawnhurst apartment building on June 26, according to police.
Two positive outcomes emerged from a special meeting of the Mayfair Civic Association June 24. Residents granted their approval for two new businesses on Frankford Avenue. And they also revived a dormant civic association in neighboring Wissinoming.
Detectives are trying to identify a gunman who mugged a woman SEPTA patron near a bus stop in Castor Gardens on June 26.
Homicide detectives have released photos of a person of interest in the March 5 murder of a man in Castor Gardens.
A hail of gunshots claimed the life of a 25-year-old man on a busy Frankford street corner on Sunday night. Early this week, police still had few details to release about the slaying.