A man who sneaked through an unlocked window attacked a 63-year-old Rhawnhurst woman, striking her head with a hammer several times.
Officers investigating a report of a person with a gun near the 500 block of Cheltenham Ave. Saturday night found a 14-year-old girl shot once in a leg and once in her chest behind a home on the 500 block of Rosalie St.
A police officer from Northeast Philadelphia who suffered a heart attack while struggling with a suspect last week is out of a coma.
— 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.