Rodney Handy told police that he doesn’t know who shot him outside of a Castor Avenue hookah lounge on May 23. But police sure recognized him.
May 4 through 17
The U.S. Attorney’s Office on Tuesday announced the grand jury indictment of two men for a gunpoint robbery of a Frankford grocery store on May 27.
An altercation outside a Mayfair bar spilled onto Cottman Avenue and led to a shooting on May 27.
Christopher Murray formally pleaded guilty on May 26 to strangling his wife Connie as the couple argued on the outskirts of Pennypack Park in Holme Circle last August.
A North Philadelphia man accused of kidnapping two other men for ransom, shooting both and dumping them in Crescentville waived his preliminary hearing on May 27. Ken Thomas, 24, faces charges of murder, attempted murder, aggravated assault, robbery, kidnapping, weapons violations and conspiracy. Authorities have not disclosed whom Thomas may have conspired with in the crime.
Danger, guns, life-or-death scenarios: police officers encounter them every day on the streets. And sometimes at the police station, too.
The Greater Bustleton Civic League awarded special recognition to five local grade school students last week for their achievements in academics and community service.
Is there an abandoned, derelict property on your block? The state of Pennsylvania has an app for that.
Long-disputed methadone clinic opens in Holmesburg.