Philadelphia police have released a new composite sketch and announced $6,000 in reward money for the capture of the robber who shot a 75-year-old Mayfair woman on Dec. 31 as she walked home from a supermarket.
A federal grand jury has indicted a man whom Philadelphia police linked to more than a dozen hold-ups at cell phone stores in the Northeast and elsewhere in the city last year.
Whenever detectives examine surveillance video of a robbery, they always look for distinguishing characteristics of the perpetrator. Maybe it’s his clothing, or a facial feature or a mannerism.
Illicit drugs may have played a role in a home invasion-style murder in Frankford last Saturday night, according to a police source.
A freak accident on Oxford Avenue in November could lead to major changes in the Route 18 bus line between Fox Chase and Cedarbrook, a route described by one SEPTA official as “exploding” with riders.
The Caucus of Working Educators mounts a historic challenge to the longtime leadership of the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers.
A second Bridesburg man has been arrested in connection with the thefts of dozens of propane and acetylene tanks from two Northeast businesses last month.
Mayor Jim Kenney visited Anne Frank Elementary in Bustleton to make his first school pilgrimage last Thursday.
The surveillance video has been circulating for a week, but police are still looking for solid leads in the armed robbery of Moe’s Deli in Mayfair on Jan. 3.
A 62-year-old Castor Gardens man shot his next-door neighbor in the kneecap before returning home and reporting himself to police.