A 36-year-old Castor Gardens woman died early Sunday of injuries she received in a two-car accident involving a vehicle that was traveling northbound in the southbound center lanes of the 7400 block of the Roosevelt Boulevard.
Pennsylvania State Police arrested 23 motorists for drunk-driving in Philadelphia, Montgomery and Delaware counties during the Labor Day holiday period from Friday through Monday. Captain James P. Raykovitz, commanding officer of Troop K at 2201 Belmont Ave., reported that there were 79 vehicle crashes that resulted in 34 injuries, but no fatalities, during the period. Four of the crashes were alcohol-related.
A violent high-speed crash on Interstate 95 killed one Philadelphia woman and injured four others on Friday morning.
A Strahle Street man who was driving the wrong way on Aramingo Avenue was killed early Saturday in a three-car accident, police said.
The Streets Department will hold its 2013 Tire Round-Up Program on Saturday, Aug. 17. Participants may drop off illegally discarded tires at Torresdale Avenue and Ashburner Street or at Pennway Street and St. Vincent Street from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
An opportunistic thief grabbed a woman’s purse from the front seat of her unattended and unlocked car in a Burholme parking lot last month, but police now have images of the unknown crook.
A social media-savvy stolen bicycle victim recovered her ride last week with the help of Philadelphia police, who are publicizing the pinch in hope of throttling a persistent summertime crime trend.
The 2nd Police District Advisory Council recently honored Anthony Rosselli and Michael Long for an arrest they made after a midsummer street shooting that stemmed from a fight on the 7700 block of Oxford Ave.
The Philadelphia Parking Authority has begun full enforcement at three new red-light camera intersections in Northeast Philadelphia.