Philadelphia Police are seeking to identify two individuals recorded by surveillance camera in connection with an aggravated assault with a handgun that occurred on April 22, 2013, around 6:45 p.m. near the corner of the 3300 block of North 16th street.
Police in Pennsylvania received a call about a dog, whose name has not been released, that was left unattended in a car and managed to get the vehicle into drive. They are not saying if this was an attempt on the dog’s part to take the car out for a joyride.
The week of March 18, 2013, Butler County, Ohio prosecutor, Mike Gmoser filed a lighthearted, though very real, criminal complaint against the groundhog Punxsutawney Phil for predicting an early spring, when we are obviously still very much in the throes of winter.
On March 25, 1987, police entered the dingy Philadelphia basement where Gary Heidnik had kept and tortured women he’d kidnapped off the street. Two women, chained to a pipe, were asleep under a dirty blanket. When police woke them, they screamed in terror until they were reassured that help had finally arrived.
The Freeman boys had always been a handful, drinking beer from the age of six, and becoming druggie, racist skinheads in their teen years. No one, however, in the small community ever imagined the cold-blooded slaughter they would visit on their family on February 27, 1995.
Eight years ago, these two former lovers met for a date on busy South Street in Philadelphia — and disappeared without a trace.
Prosecutors were sure that Morgan Mengel was just as guilty as her lover, Stephen Shappell, for the murder of her husband. Shappell had already been convicted, but in Mengel’s case the judge declared a mistrial. Prosecutors, however, found evidence so damaging to Mengel’s defense that she could only plead guilty to all charges.
Police in Pennsylvania are still seeking to identify and arrest some of the people in two recent school bus stop brawls in Swissvale that involved both students and parents. The fact that were so many people involved, 60-70, has police calling the incidents riots.
Who killed David and Carol Keeffe and why? Over four years passed before authorities finally made an arrest, leading some to question whether their killer would ever be caught.
On December 21, 1991, with her dying breath Laurie named her killer—or did she? The prosecution of this murder managed to tie the Pennsylvania justice system in knots for 14 years.