Four men went to Kensington Avenue last Wednesday looking for a good time but ended up behind bars on prostitution-related charges, according to Philadelphia police.
Maybe he was expecting a free cup of coffee. But when a Mayfair Wawa patron didn’t get one, he grabbed the store’s cash instead.
A gunman held up a Rhawnhurst pharmacy right under the noses of unsuspecting patrons one recent afternoon.
A gunshot wound of the head claimed the life of an Olney man inside a Frankford house early Saturday, but police have little information about who pulled the trigger and why.
Police seek two men who broke into a Castor Gardens pizzeria and stole a cash register on March 13.
Upper Holmesburg residents rejoiced in July 2012 when the Philadelphia Housing Authority board endorsed a plan to transform the former Liddonfield public housing project into a new athletic campus for Holy Family University. Yet, the site looks no different today than it did back then.
Police seek the public’s help in identifying a con artist who used an auto repair scam to steal “a large sum of money” from a 94-year-old World War II veteran.
An unidentified man with a knife held up a Parkwood 7-Eleven store on March 15. Police hope that surveillance video will help them identify the robber.
Based on newly discovered DNA evidence, Philadelphia detectives believe they have identified and located a serial rapist responsible for assaulting three Tacony women in Pennypack Park between 2010 and 2012.
Twins Keisha and Kevin Diggs have grown up with the human immunodeficiency virus, commonly known as HIV. Fortunately, the 17-year-olds from Frankford are not infected with the virus, but their lives have been profoundly affected by it.