A Far Northeast Philadelphia Catholic grade school janitor was arrested early this month in connection with a series of alleged sexual assaults of children who have not attended the school.
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The Roosevelt Boulevard corridor in the Far Northeast has become a magnet for smash-and-grab-style commercial burglars in recent days, according to Philadelphia police.
Police have arrested a would-be scam artist who they allege left numerous written threats on women’s vehicles outside of department stores in the Northeast and South Philadelphia.
An anonymous tip led to the arrest of a man charged in the May 26 murder of Mustafa Shaker. The second suspect turned himself in soon after.
A man who walked onto railroad tracks in front of an onrushing Amtrak train on Saturday did it intentionally, according to police.
Foul play is not suspected in the death of a man whose corpse was found inside his parked car near a clothing store on Sunday, a Philadelphia police spokeswoman said.
Searchers on Thursday recovered the body of a 17-year-old boy who drowned in the Delaware River one day earlier after he had jumped in to save a friend from drowning.
Relatives are tracked down for ceremony to honor officer who died 54 years ago.