— Preston Edward Bostick, who weighed only 2 pounds, 10 ounces at birth, developed an infection in his intestines that nearly claimed his life. But doctors, love from his family and prayers pulled him through.
Excessive speed contributed to a single-vehicle crash on Roosevelt Boulevard that claimed the life of a Bridesburg man early Sunday, Philadelphia police said.
A Frankford resident who earlier this month had been the victim of a burglary killed two men who broke into his home and wounded two others the night before Thanksgiving, police said.
An Oxford Circle man with a history of mental illness, according to police, used an electric saw to amputate his own arm at his home on Oct. 12.
Gunfire between two men on an Oxford Circle street critically wounded a teenage bystander on Aug. 30, Philadelphia police say.