Police are trying to identify a man with a limp who robbed a convenience store in Burholme on April 25.
Two boys from a Northeast Philadelphia public housing project have been charged as adults in connection with the slaying of a Chinese food deliveryman last Thursday night near their home.
A man who walked into a Tacony convenience store demanding money may not have mentioned anything about a weapon, but his dark mask made his intentions clear.
The Mayfair Fallen Heroes Run & Walk and the Mayfair May Fair will take place on Saturday, May 16, rain or shine.
A man used diversion instead of force to steal a couple of cartons of cigarettes from a Bustleton convenience store on March 29, but he wasn’t able to deceive a surveillance camera.
Maybe there weren’t any rocks nearby, so a burglar made due with what he had. He used his pickup truck to smash a glass door and steal cigarettes from a Philadelphia Mills-area gas station on Jan. 31.
The Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office arrested 15 men, including five from Philadelphia, last week in what it called a “child predator sweep,” but has not confirmed if a raid of a rowhome in Upper Holmesburg was part of the effort.
Chisum Manigo, 18, and Joel Gooding, 24, have been arrested in connection with unrelated shootings earlier this year.
Apparently, there aren’t enough Metro PCS stores in West Oak Lane, because Edwin Jimerson ended up traveling to the Northeast and South Philly to rob several of the mobile phone shops at gunpoint earlier this month, police say.