The Jan. 2 robbery of a Somerton convenience store had many of the qualities of a Bonnie and Clyde set-up, except their weapon of choice perhaps. Instead of a Browning Automatic Rifle, the guy and gal tandem used a hammer.
A 17-year-old boy has been charged with aggravated assault, intimidation, conspiracy and other offenses as a result of three attacks on another teen last month near Ryan and Rowland avenues in Mayfair.
The FBI is warning residents of Eastern Pennsylvania and South Jersey not to fall victim to a new telephone scam that employs the federal agency’s own identifying information.
Philadelphia Police Officers Brian Brent and Kevin Ward have been named Officers of the Month for November in the Northeast’s 15th district.
Someone was sneaking around the streets of Northwood before dawn on Christmas morning, but he wasn’t wearing a red suit and carrying a bag of toys. Rather, he had a blade and was up to no good.
A preliminary hearing for the accused killer of a 14-year-old Northeast High School student was postponed on Dec. 21.
The plan is to create a first-floor apartment at the half-acre property that features three apartments and two businesses.
The Philadelphia Parking Authority is now collecting meter fees in no parking zones and at posted bus stops on both sides of Frankford near Cottman Avenue.
Police officers from the 2nd and 15th districts treated more than 120 Northeast school children to a holiday party on Dec. 14 at the Philadelphia Protestant Home.
A gunman held up a Northwood convenience store on Dec. 12 and made off with some of the store’s money. But he left behind sharp surveillance video of himself, police say.