A bank robber went with the conspicuously inconspicuous Hunter S. Thompson disguise when he knocked off a Royal Bank branch in Bustleton on May 13. The FBI is hoping that someone will recognize the man in the bucket hat and sunglasses.
Tony Soto allegedly impersonated a cop and pointed a gun at neighbors during an argument over parking in Oxford Circle.
Members of the Parkwood Civic Association learned how to clean up eyesores in their community and where to go for some learning and fun last week.
Accident investigators were trying to piece together the facts in a fatal hit and run that occurred near Cottman and Bustleton avenues early yesterday, claiming the life of pedestrian. One motorist surrendered to police several hours later, but a second driver remained unidentified and wanted for questioning yesterday afternoon.
Anthony Luca, captain of the 15th Police District, and Kathryn Ott Lovell, commissioner of the city’s parks and rec department, spoke at the group’s meeting.
A teenage boy may be responsible for vandalizing nine cars on a Holmesburg block earlier this month.
A laundromat burglar learned last Friday that if at first you don’t succeed, and if at second you still don’t succeed, it’s probably best to run.
At 93 years, Tacony’s Hamilton Disston School is already more than four decades older than its namesake was when he died in 1896 after a visit to a Philadelphia theater with his wife.
An alleged drug dealer shot and killed a man who, police believe, had tried to break into the dealer’s Wissinoming home on May 17.
Three masked men invaded the Somerton home of a couple and their adult son in an apparent case of mistaken identity early last Friday.