Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross probably can’t go to a community meeting without answering the same particular question at least once. Folks always seem to ask why there aren’t more police in the neighborhood.
Volunteers removed 60 bags of trash and picked up other items during the park’s monthly cleanup.
A shooting on a Wissinoming street corner on Saturday night left a motorist dead and a second man critically wounded, police say.
A local philanthropist donated $22,000 to outfit the Northeast-based K-9 Unit with bulletproof doggie vests.
Police are searching for a silver or white minivan with heavy front-end damage that was involved in a hit-and-run crash at Roosevelt Boulevard and Adams Avenue late Monday, claiming the life of a 17-year-old Feltonville girl.
A motorist who witnesses saw speeding and driving erratically on Bustleton Avenue early Monday crashed into a wall and died, police said. Authorities have not released the man’s identity. He was in his 20s.
Philadelphia police say that a career thief from Upper Holmesburg was behind the wheel of a car that struck and critically injured an off-duty SEPTA police officer on May 22.
Police Officers Matthew Nodiff and Anthony Manes have been named Officers of the Month in the 15th district. Capt. Anthony Luca, commander of the 15th, presented commemorative plaques to Nodiff and Manes on May 23.
Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s office announced on Monday the arrest of a Wissinoming man and two others for allegedly sharing child pornography on the internet and downloading it.
“Amanda, when she has a purpose, she puts all her energy into it. By doing this, I knew it would allow her to engage what happened without dwelling on the sadness. Jim would have loved this.” — Felicia Toska