The son of a former Philadelphia police commissioner surrendered to authorities on Thursday, eight days after the district attorney’s office announced filing criminal charges against him in a house-stealing scheme.
Two people died on area expressways last weekend in a pair of unrelated crashes.
Linda Ann Weston, 53, was charged with two counts of murder and numerous hate crimes in connection with what prosecutors said was a decades-long scheme to steal Social Security benefits from mentally disabled people.
A former priest who last year pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a young Northeast boy denied on Thursday he had ever touched the child.
A Northeast resident and former Philadelphia police detective was ordered Monday to serve four years in federal prison for orchestrating a multi-tiered steroids distribution ring from his Modena Park home.
A Frankford warehouse was home to a million-dollar indoor marijuana farm before Philadelphia police raided the site on Jan. 2, according to published reports.
Police arrested a Mayfair man after he allegedly shot at and firebombed an unoccupied Frankford house Thursday morning.
A 50-year-old man died in a one-car accident on Roosevelt Boulevard in Bustleton early Monday.
A state grand jury has indicted a Northeast Philadelphia resident and 19 Bucks County residents as part of an investigation into a multimillion-dollar methamphetamine trafficking ring with links to Mexico and distribution points throughout eastern Pennsylvania.