Rite Aid Added More Store Closings in Philly Tri-State AreaiWriteTeeNewsBreak Contributor
Escaped Prisoner Apprehended on Penn's Campus by Philadelphia Police and Penn PoliceNik HatziefstathiouNewsBreak Contributor
Southwest Philadelphia Residents Resist City's Effort to Take Down Palestinian MemorialHajii BrownNewsBreak Contributor
NJ Man Receives 20-Year Sentence for Major Drug and Firearm OffensesMorristown MinuteNewsBreak Contributor
Lead Inspectors in NJ Plead Guilty to Embezzlement SchemeMorristown MinuteNewsBreak Contributor
Husband, 84, Charged With Beating to Death Wife, 85. Cops Say a Cat Sparked the Violence
An elderly man in Pennsylvania has been charged with first-degree murder for beating his wife to death with a candle jar
Philadelphia Wendy's manager pistol-whipped, employees held at gunpoint during attempted robbery
Philadelphia police are searching for a man accused of ambushing and assaulting a Wendy's manager, and then holding several employees at gunpoint during an attempted robbery Wednesday.
Bucks County park temporarily closes after police report "large feline"
SOLEBURY TOWNSHIP, Pa. (CBS) -- A Bucks County park briefly closed after someone saw a large cat on one of the trails.Solebury Township police said someone walking on the trails in Aquetong Spring Park called in a report about the animal on Wednesday.The department also sent us video - clearly filmed from a safe distance - showing the cat roaming around the park.The police department says it has notified the Pennsylvania Game Commission.Anyone else who spots the cat should contact Solebury Township Police at 215-328-8511 or call 911.The park reopened later Wednesday.Police say they've received several videos of the cat, and is about "20 inches in height from ground to top of back" and has black hair."We are looking to see if anyone in the area is missing a large black domesticated cat, if so please contact us."What kind of "large feline" was seen, though, is still a mystery. The Game Commission's website says the bobcat is the only known feline predator in the state.
Widows of Pennsylvania troopers killed in I-95 crash react to driver's sentencing
Jayana Webb, of Eagleville, will serve up to 60 years for striking and killing two state troopers and a pedestrian.
Infamous quadruple murderer can’t sue psychiatrist for ‘grossly negligent treatment’ because that would amount to profiting off of crimes, high court
Quadruple murderer Cosmo DiNardo cannot sue his psychiatrist for damages because that would allow him to profit off of his crimes, Pennsylvania's high court ruled. The post Infamous admitted quadruple murderer can’t sue psychiatrist for ‘grossly negligent treatment’ because that would amount to profiting off of crimes, high court rules first appeared on Law & Crime.
Bullet from outside strikes man inside his Montgomery Co. home
A bullet fired from outside struck a man while he was in his Montgomery County home Tuesday night. Hatfield Township police officers rushed to Forest Hills Drive, near Moyer Road, around 8:10 p.m. for the report of a shooting. "An adult male was inside his home when he was struck...
Fatal Car Crash on Icy Road Near Philadelphia Airport
• A driver died in a car crash near Philadelphia International Airport. • The crash occurred on an icy road, causing the driver to lose control of the vehicle. • The accident resulted in the closure of the southbound side of Bartram Avenue.
Alleged Peeping Tom Peered Into Bucks County Homes, Police Say
Sergei Dvoriannikov, 41, of Vernon Hills, Illinois, is charged with two counts of loitering and prowling, both misdemeanors, according to township police. Investigators said previously that a peeping Tom was spotted on Cushmore Road and recorded by a resident's home security system. Court records show Dvoriannikov is due back in...
Rite Aid to close 31 more stores: Here’s where
Rite Aid is closing 30 more stores across a dozen states, adding to the more than 100 they closed earlier this year.
Respiratory canine illness may not be as mysterious as previously thought, says Philadelphia veterinarian
A veterinarian says a potentially fatal respiratory ailment that is starting to show up in Philly-area dogs may not be as much of a mystery as once thought.
Philadelphia man convicted of attempted murder of police officer during shooting at King of Prussia Mall
NORRISTOWN — A Philadelphia man looked down with a blank expression as a jury convicted him of attempting to kill an Upper Merion police officer during a chaotic shooting incident outside the King of Prussia Mall during the height of the busy Christmas shopping season last year. Andrew Wiley,...
Philadelphia man sent to prison on gun charges after car stop in Abington
NORRISTOWN — A Philadelphia man was sent to prison on charges he illegally possessed a firearm in Abington Township, a crime discovered after a traffic stop. Jon-Peyton Brooks, 44, of the 100 block of South 63rd Street, was sentenced in Montgomery County Court to 4 to 10 years in a state correctional facility after he pleaded guilty to felony charges of persons not to possess firearms and firearms not to be carried without a license in connection with an April 2023 incident in Abington.
Bradley Cooper stops by Philadelphia brewery for high school reunion - name tag and all!
PHILADELPHIA - "You never know who you'll run into at the Taproom!" That couldn't be more true for one local brewery, who got a special visit from one of Philadelphia's favorite celebrities!. Bradley Cooper attended his 30th high school reunion at the Chestnut Hill Brewing Company over the weekend. The...
Escaped Prisoner Apprehended on Penn's Campus by Philadelphia Police and Penn Police
PHILADELPHIA, PA. – An escaped prisoner was successfully apprehended on the University of Pennsylvania's campus following a collaborative effort between Penn Police and the Philadelphia Police Department. The incident occurred around 11:00 a.m. on November 28 on the 3400 block of Spruce Street.
Newly Renovated Sterigere Street Bridge in Norristown Now Open to Public
Montgomery County Commissioners Kenneth E. Lawrence Jr. and Jamila H. Winder have opened Bridge 177 in Norristown, Pennsylvania. The bridge crosses Stony Creek on Sterigere Street and is a key link for vehicles and pedestrians between North Whitehall Road and Swede Road. It serves about 18,000 vehicles daily. The county has focused on infrastructure investment to improve quality of life and attract economic growth.
University of Pennsylvania Students Face Possible Disciplinary Action for Screening Israel-Palestine Documentary Despite University's Directive
University of Pennsylvania students may face disciplinary action for defying the university's decision to postpone a screening of a documentary on Israel-Palestine issues. Despite receiving threats of disciplinary action, the student group continues to host the controversial screening.
‘Deep-seated racism in the Gayborhood’
Neighborhood history ignores queer people of color. I’ve always enjoyed visiting Philadelphia’s Gayborhood, located in the area of Locust and 13th streets in Center City. I marvel at the intersecting rainbow roads, pride street signs and historical markers detailing some of Philly’s most prominent LGBTQIA+ activists. The...
Police Release Details of Investigation After Vehicle Struck by Train in Lansdale
Lansdale Borough Police have released information from their investigation into a train versus vehicle crash that occurred Sunday night on East Hancock Street. Crews were dispatched to the rail crossing on East Hancock Street between Church Road and Broad Street at 5:45 p.m. on Nov. 26 for a report of a vehicle that was struck by a SEPTA train. Arriving personnel found a gray Toyota sedan that had been struck by a SEPTA train on the regional rail line.
New video released in deadly shooting outside West Philadelphia bar
Philadelphia police have released new surveillance video in a deadly May 2023 shooting in hopes of identifying a suspect.
Major Fentanyl Trafficker Sentenced to up to 16 Years for Butler County Drug Operation
Attorney General Michelle Henry announced that Quinzal Powell, a Philadelphia man, pleaded guilty to trafficking heroin/fentanyl from Philadelphia to Butler County. Powell, 33, was found to have trafficked over a thousand bricks of the drug for distribution in western Pennsylvania. He was sentenced to serve between 8 to 16 years in state prison as part of a plea agreement.