A man who robbed four banks in the Northeast and Cheltenham Township last year struck again locally on Aug. 27 and remains at large, authorities say.
A 44-year-old woman was killed and her 4-year-old son injured Monday when they were struck by a car that jumped a curb along Roosevelt Boulevard.
Philadelphia police and the FBI seek the public’s help in identifying two men who robbed a Bustleton bank at gunpoint last month. They also are suspects in a suburban bank robbery.
Less than a day after Philadelphia police released surveillance images from three armed robberies in the Northeast, a tipster led investigators to the suspect, who was arrested on Sept. 14.
A man suffered at least six wounds of the chest, arms and legs during a Sept. 6 shooting at a Tacony pool hall, but he has survived the attack, Philadelphia police say.
Lt. Francis “Buddy” Werner was among 19 members of the Philadelphia Fire Department’s Rescue 1 who dispatched to New York on the morning of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center.
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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 are searching for a man nicknamed “Smurf” in connection with the shooting of a man Friday night in Upper Holmesburg.