A surveillance video released by Philadelphia police last week showed how astonishingly quick a crime of opportunity can occur.
A homeless man with a history of violence — and prison time — got the attention of dozens of Pathmark shoppers on Oct. 6 when, police said, he used a kitchen knife to stab a 50-year-old man in the face, wounding the victim critically and leaving the store’s dairy section a bloody mess.
A Northeast man is charged with murder for shooting his stepfather to death inside their home on Sunday, Oct. 5.
A Lawncrest man has been ordered to stand trial for the June 21 fatal shooting of another man on the 500 block of Rosalie St.
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Before you secure your valuable possessions in a storage facility, police want you to know that not all storage facilities are as secure as you might expect. In fact, burglars have been targeting storage units in the Northeast with increasing frequency, according to Northeast Detectives.
Frankford isn’t the only neighborhood that will benefit from the recent assignment of 30 new police officers to the 15th Police District.
Friends, colleagues and family described David Kedra as the prototypical Pennsylvania State Police trooper — an alpha personality, hard-working, goal-oriented, physically strong, often quiet on the outside, but charismatically confident once you got to know him.
The 7th Police District Advisory Council and Philadelphia police encourage all residents and businesses to register for Operation Identification, a free burglary- and theft-prevention program.
A man and woman have been ordered to stand trial on attempted murder charges for shooting and robbing an elderly man while also robbing his friend outside a Northeast gun range last June.