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A straw purchaser used a Northeast Philadelphia gun shop to buy a rifle and three handguns illegally for a convicted felon and is now facing federal charges, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
| April 1, 2015 |
A Wissinoming boy shot his 11-year-old sister in the head when he took his father’s handgun from a bedroom drawer and accidentally fired it on Saturday afternoon, Philadelphia police say.
| March 25, 2015 |
Police have recovered a gun, red hoodie and black ski mask, but they’re still looking for the guy who used those items to hold up a 7-Eleven in Tacony on Feb. 18.
| February 26, 2014 |
Philadelphia narcotics officers seized more than $60,000 cash, a kilogram of heroin and two guns during a Jan. 4 raid on the home of an alleged drug trafficker in the Far Northeast’s Chalfont section.
| January 9, 2013 |
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