Police have charged an 18-year-old Samuel Fels High senior with bringing a gun into the school on Dec. 17, prompting a three-hour lockdown as police searched for the weapon.
Two more members of the Northeast-based Ironworkers Local 401 on Tuesday pleaded guilty to their roles in incidents that caused destruction at construction sites.
A Mayfair mother of three who taught at Lower Moreland High School pleaded guilty last week to having sex with a 17-year-old student.
A former schoolteacher from the Northeast who is accused of molesting a boy in a Bucks County middle school waived her preliminary hearing on sexual assault charges last week.
On Oct. 14, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives voted 195-0 to pass House Bill 2489, also known as the Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Registry in PA (SAFER PA), which was introduced by Rep. Brendan Boyle (D-170th dist.).
Fox Chase was one of many neighborhoods that celebrated National Night Out, an event that promotes community involvement in crime prevention, on Aug. 5.
There was no Christmas in July this year, but a Wissinoming burglar was prepared in case a winter storm descended upon the Northeast. The unknown thief stole a snow blower from a local business, Philadelphia police say.
A group of corrupt narcotics officers from the Philadelphia Police Department robbed, beat up and kidnapped numerous suspected drug dealers, stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars during a seven-year span, according to a federal grand jury indictment released last Wednesday by the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
Philadelphia police wasted no time in arresting a man for the burglary of a Holmesburg tavern last week, and the snappy investigation was no fluke. Surveillance cameras had recorded video of the alleged crook in action.