A Lawndale man is facing child pornography charges after state investigators allegedly found sexual images of children on his home computer via a peer-to-peer file sharing network.
Two men in a duty-sized pick-up truck with “dually” wheels busted open the change boxes on numerous vacuum cleaner machines at a do-it-yourself Mayfair car wash on July 19, police said.
The cleanup crew from the Friends of Pennypack Park endured an intermittent rainstorm to round up 29 bags of litter from the park near Frankford and Solly avenues on July 26. Curiously enough for the 21 rain-soaked volunteers, they also found an abandoned rowboat.
A masked, knife-wielding man robbed an East Torresdale convenience store and made off with up to $400 cash early Sunday, according to 6ABC.
Philadelphia’s medical examiner and police homicide detectives are investigating the death of a Northeast woman whose body was found on Tuesday morning along Holme Avenue near the Holme-Crispin Cemetery.
There was no Christmas in July this year, but a Wissinoming burglar was prepared in case a winter storm descended upon the Northeast. The unknown thief stole a snow blower from a local business, Philadelphia police say.
Residents of Wissinoming have their very own civic association once again. About 40 neighborhood residents met the new leaders of the long-dormant community group last Wednesday night during an inaugural meeting at Lower Mayfair Playground.
June 30 through July 11
A band of pickpockets victimized a 76-year-old woman in a Northeast Burger King on June 20, Philadelphia police say.
A woman’s screams scared off a would-be rapist on a Tacony Street last Wednesday evening, according to Philadelphia police.