An argument between an off-duty Philadelphia police officer and the mother of his children in Upper Holmesburg on Sunday resulted in his arrest and suspension from the police force.
Police are trying to identify a thief who stole tools from a work van in Holmesburg on Oct. 23.
A Rhawnhurst man was killed on Sunday when his car fell off a jack and crushed him.
A bumbling robber with a pocket knife attempted and failed to hold up a couple of Northeast Philadelphia businesses on Mischief Night, but he ended up with a jar of loose change and small bills for his troubles. Police hope that surveillance video from the two targeted businesses will help them generate leads on the identity of the unknown bandit.
The Roundhouse is moving to West Philadelphia, and it’s not going to be round anymore.
It took less than one minute for a masked man to rob a Mayfair doughnut shop at gunpoint on Oct. 26.
A woman’s abduction led to an Oct. 29 shooting involving police, followed by a wild auto pursuit through several Northeast neighborhoods that ended when the suspect crashed head-on into another vehicle at a Torresdale intersection.
Corbett is right, Wolf is wrong on death penalty
It can take only a few seconds for someone to become the victim of a violent or invasive crime, but the trauma can endure for what seems like an eternity in the form of physical injuries, emotional distress and financial demands.