A social media-savvy stolen bicycle victim recovered her ride last week with the help of Philadelphia police, who are publicizing the pinch in hope of throttling a persistent summertime crime trend.
Philadelphia2035 is an effort by the Planning Commission to create blueprints for future physical development of the city using input from the people who know it best — Philadelphians.
Philadelphia police locked up 66 motorists, including one off-duty cop, for driving while under the influence during the Independence Day period from July 3 to 8, while locally based Pennsylvania State Police arrested another 25 motorists for the same offense.
June 17 through 30
A serial bank robber struck for the sixth time in two months when he targeted a Wells Fargo branch in Rockledge last Wednesday, according to the FBI.
Bensalem police arrested a Northeast man who allegedly left his 18-month-old son unattended in a hot car parked outside Parx Casino on July 6.
An opportunistic thief grabbed a woman’s purse from the front seat of her unattended and unlocked car in a Burholme parking lot last month, but police now have images of the unknown crook.
A former Northeast High School staff member accused of having sex with a 17-year-old student has been scheduled for a trial by jury starting on Dec. 16.
13-year-old Brandon Boyle drowned after swimming in Pennypack Creek with his younger brother and some friends.
One year later, questions remain in the death of Officer Brian Lorenzo.