Fall was barely one week old, but a man showed up at a Northeast bank on Sept. 29 as if it was the dead of winter. It was his version of a robbery disguise, authorities say.
After almost two years, someone finally gave accident investigators the tip they needed to solve the December 2014 fatal hit and run of a South Philadelphia woman in Holmesburg.
A suspected robber found out that a gun and a knife are no match for a moving car when he tried to hold up a motorist outside of a Rhawnhurst bank on Sept. 19, police say.
In response to noise complaints from neighbors during last winter’s trap shooting season, the Union League of Philadelphia will be shooting in a different direction when the 2016-17 season opens next month at the League’s Torresdale country club.
Authorities have released surveillance photos of two men who may be responsible for installing illegal debit card reading devices at ATMs in Philadelphia and possibly other locales.
Police say they have locked up two teenagers for breaking into a Mayfair gun shop three times within three weeks recently, but the 17 firearms that they allegedly swiped are still missing.
American novelist Thomas Wolfe wrote “you can’t go home again,” but he never attended Resurrection Regional Catholic School in Rhawnhurst.
A hit-and-run crash claimed the life of a Lower Mayfair man in Rhawnhurst early Sunday.
All that glitters is not gold. In the same vein, all public works projects that glitter don’t necessarily cost a fortune.
An annual City Hall ceremony honoring Philadelphia’s top municipal employees featured a strong Northeast influence earlier this month as Police Chief Inspector Joseph Sullivan won the Richardson Dilworth Award for Distinguished Public Service.