Halloween was over, but an armed robber found another purpose for his pumpkin mask on Nov. 6. He used it to conceal his identity as he ripped off a Family Dollar store in Lawndale.
Two unidentified intruders stole $90,000 cash and another $8,000 in jewelry from a Bustleton man inside his own home on Nov. 9.
The former president of the Somerton Civic Association has been ordered to stand trial for the theft of more than $19,000 from the organization.
A robber used a demand note to hold up a crowded convenience store in Mayfair last Thursday night, police say.
A new manicure wasn’t enough to satisfy a patron of a nail salon in Lawncrest on Oct. 24. She also wanted the cash in the register.
An Amtrak train struck and killed a 17-year-old girl in Torresdale in the midst of afternoon rush hour last Friday.
Two unidentified men left a so-called skimming device on the ATM at a Bustleton bank recently, but they also left behind photos of themselves on the bank’s surveillance camera, police say.
High speed and a bump in the road contributed to a fiery two-car crash that claimed the life of a 21-year-old man and injured two other people early Saturday in Bustleton, police say.
Two men used a demand note to steal prescription pills from a Rite Aid pharmacy in Tacony on Oct. 30.
A 25-year-old man was killed and his twin brother wounded after a shooting outside Candelas Bar Restaurant.