It’s not clear whether an armed robber was aware of the surveillance camera at Abreu Mini Market, 948 Sanger St., in Oxford Circle. But the gunman posed for a near-perfect close-up nonetheless.
Relatives of a missing Mayfair woman found her car parked at Leon Street and Shelmire Avenue on Friday afternoon, then police made a grisly discovery inside — a decaying body.
One man was killed and a 15-year-old girl wounded in two outbursts of gunfire that occurred about one hour apart on Saturday night in the 15th Police District, authorities say.
For more than three years, Melissa Kartasevich has been in a fight for her life against the nation’s second-leading killer, but cancer isn’t the only challenge facing the Fox Chase native and patients like her.
Volunteers took part in two large-scale park cleanups in the Northeast last month involving sections of the Poquessing Creek and Pennypack parks.
SEPTA Police Chief Thomas J. Nestel III said on July 1 that he will not dismiss a transit officer who was recorded on a witness’ cell phone video forcing a handcuffed man to the ground at the Frankford Transportation Center last month.
Federal agents and Cherry Hill police haven’t gone to sleep on Taking a Break, the Norman Rockwell painting stolen from a home in the South Jersey community on June 30, 1976, and which is still missing four decades later.
The Torresdale Branch Free Library kicked off — or perhaps bowled off — its summer reading program last Friday with free bowling for dozens of local children and teens.
A group of Northeast Philadelphia history buffs obtained a rare glimpse into a local 19th-century landmark last month as the Missionary Servants of the Most Blessed Trinity opened the doors of their “generally” residence on Solly Avenue to a public tour.
Update: On Wednesday, the Press of Atlantic City reported that the missing flag had been returned to the North Wildwood home where the July 4 theft had occurred. The newspaper reported that Patrick Corcoran’s brother, Tom Corcoran, was at his home in Bucks County when he received a telephone call from his neighbor at the shore, Tom Schaefer, alerting him that a woman had returned the missing flag, which was inside a box. Schaefer determined that it indeed was Corcoran’s flag based on the markings on the brass rings used to hang the flag from a pole. North Wildwood police have made no arrests in the case.