Less than a day after Mayor Nutter convened his police-reform task force, one of its members resigned amid controversy over his own teenage criminal background.
A 59-year old Doylestown man was struck and killed by a pickup as he attempted to walk across busy Route 313 near Campbell Road about 2:30 p.m. Sunday.
With the primary a month away, judicial candidates are hustling to gain name recognition in a race known for being largely ignored by the public.
Police are searching for a missing 13-year-old girl named Josephine Seda from North Philadelphia. The teen was last seen at her house on the 2500 block of Palethorpe Street on Saturday afternoon at 3 p.m. wearing a multicolored shirt and blue jeans, police said. She is described as 5-foot-0 and 100 lbs., with shoulder-length brown hair.
YORK, Pa. (AP) - Three people were found dead in a central Pennsylvania motel room in an apparent double homicide-suicide, authorities said Sunday.
Jerold G. Klevit, 77, an administrative law judge who handled workers compensation cases for 30 years for the state of Pennsylvania, died Friday of kidney failure at Abington Hospital. He lived at Rydal Park in Jenkintown.
Police have charged a 29-year-old Swampoodle woman with two counts of attempted murder for a hit-and-run crash that severed a 24-year-old Nicetown woman's leg Friday afternoon.
A man is accused of trying to lure a young girl into his car in Bensalem, exposing himself and urinating in the street when she resisted, and crashing twice as he fled the scene.
A 23-year-old man was killed in an apartment building early Sunday morning on the 1700 block of N. Preston Street in the Belmont neighborhood of West Philadelphia, police say.
A robbery investigation at a Howard Johnson motel in Gloucester Township resulted in two men being charged with allegedly promoting prostitution.