Police Officer Kenneth Hermes was named Officer of the Month during the 7th Police District Advisory Council meeting last Thursday at Nazareth Hospital. Hermes captured a burglar in the act of his crime at a Somerton pharmacy.
A 61-year-old dialysis patient is facing up to 20 years in federal prison and a $1 million fine after admitting last week to his participation in a Northeast ambulance company’s scheme to defraud the Medicare program.
Detectives can probably rule out one suspect in a rash of automobile break-ins on Sunday night in Rhawnhurst. It wasn’t Joe Isuzu.
A Pennsylvania State Police corporal has been charged with five counts of reckless endangerment in connection with the fatal shooting of Trooper David Kedra during a firearms training exercise last September.
Three gunmen broke into a Somerton home after seeing photos of jewelry on Instagram.
Deputy Commissioner Richard Ross, the Philadelphia Police Department’s second in command, has encountered more than a few hostile crowds in recent weeks. But the 7th Police District Advisory Council was anything but adverse when Ross addressed the Northeast community group on Jan. 15.
Since 1947, the Philadelphia Police Department has partnered with residents, businesses and local community leaders to run the Philadelphia Police Athletic League, or PAL.
A Holmesburg man with a history of drug convictions has been charged with attempted murder and numerous related offenses after he allegedly shot another man five times on a neighborhood street.
Former Philadelphia Traffic Court Judge Michael Lowry has never been convicted of fixing traffic tickets. Yet, he will have to spend the next 20 months in federal prison for telling a grand jury that he granted no special favors to anyone in his own courtroom.