A major water main break forced the closure of all six inner lanes of Roosevelt Boulevard at Welsh Road on Sunday. Traffic restrictions there could remain in place for two weeks, Philadelphia Water Department officials say.
Philadelphia police on Monday announced last month’s arrest of a North Philadelphia man in connection with the armed robbery of a Mayfair 7-Eleven on May 7.
A former Philadelphia police officer and Northeast resident pleaded guilty on Aug. 24 to federal felony charges in connection with an illegal anabolic steroids distribution ring.
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The thief committed his first robbery two years ago. He has been an elusive fellow ever since.
The two teens, one allegedly armed with a shotgun, fled to their Frankford home and refused to surrender. Officers eventually took them into custody.
Police are looking for vandals who slashed the tires of 13 vehicles in Oxford Circle.
The man jumped from a boat on the Delaware River, friends say, and disappeared below the surface.
Police say he was critically wounded after an argument with the shooter, who remains at large.