Man held for trial in 2018 shooting that wounded Philly cop in Kensington

Jerome Hill was held for trial on attempted murder, aggravated assault, and related offenses for allegedly firing his gun at two police officers last year, wounding Officer Paul Sulock in his thigh.

Philadelphia Police detective shoots man panhandling in Kensington

The man, who was known to panhandle in the area, was not armed, police say.

Philadelphia Police detective shoots man panhandling in Kensington

The man, who was known to panhandle in the area, was not armed, police say.

4 dead, 4, wounded in weekend shootings

Three of those who were wounded were reported to be in critical condition.

4 dead, 4, wounded in weekend shootings

Three of those who were wounded were reported to be in critical condition.

Lumberton woman indicted after allegedly smothering her son while inebriated

The child, was 13 months old, died in January. The indictment charges the mother with homicide.

Lumberton woman indicted after allegedly smothering her son while inebriated

The child, was 13 months old, died in January. The indictment charges the mother with homicide.
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Authorities: Norristown woman charged with murder after stabbing roommate

The woman confessed to the attack, according to law enforcement.

First defendant in feds’ case against ‘Johnny Doc’ and Local 98 gets 18-month sentence

George J. Peltz, co-owner of MJK Electrical Corp., admitted to providing labor leader John J. Dougherty nearly $57,000 in home and office improvements at no charge between 2012 and 2015.

Widow waits for justice for Philly man shot by cop 17 months ago

District Attorney Larry Krasner is deciding whether to charge fired Philly cop Eric Ruch, who fatally shot an unarmed man in December 2017. It would be the second time in his two-year administration that he will have charged an on-duty cop with homicide.

One dead, another injured in Camden shooting

One man died and another was seriously injured when gunfire erupted in Camden.

Tiny art heist a whodunit in sleepy Ambler

Like any story about an art heist, this one starts with an empty space on the wall where artwork should be.

Philly public defender offices evacuated due to threat

Police said that a man threatened to blow up the Center City building around 9 a.m. They did not say who made the threat or how, or whether anyone had been taken into custody.

Violent morning in Philadelphia leaves a woman dead, 7 people injured

The shootings and stabbings were over a six-hour period throughout the city. Two people are in custody.

Burlington County man pleads guilty to killing wife with a hammer

Kenneth D. Arsenault, 60, of Brown Mills, pleaded guilty to aggravated manslaughter and will be sentenced to 27 years in prison.

Bucks socialite Claire Risoldi sent to jail, ordered to pay $10.4 million in insurance fraud scheme

The 71-year-old's sentencing comes after four years of investigation of her elaborate insurance fraud.

Cash-stuffed envelopes, a $200 bottle of liquor: Feds accuse unnamed sheriff’s employee of accepting bribes for land sale tips

Over the past four years, federal authorities have quietly exposed a long-running bribery scheme involving sheriff’s employees, netting convictions against four people. But one city official implicated in the probe remains in his post, uncharged.

Opinion

Wanted: Philadelphia leaders who are bold and brave and clear-eyed about gun violence | Helen Ubiñas

Crime is the most pressing issue facing Philadelphia, but City Council candidates don’t have good solutions to fight it.

Philly man guilty in deadly home invasion that killed South Jersey father of three

The jury found John Blocker of Philadelphia guilty of killing Juan Cuevas Sr. in his Washington Township home.

Feds charge 8 in connection with N. Philly business owner’s 2018 kidnapping, murder

The victim, Luis Alejandro Chueder Ramon, was kidnapped for ransom from North Philadelphia in June 2018, then fatally shot in the head, authorities said. His body was discovered in Maryland.

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