There used to be a time when sneaking onto the roofs of tall buildings was just a fun teenage prank, something you’d do just to prove you could do it. But these days, police are apparently taking these matters very seriously. Read more »
Philly police are investigating a recent string of armed robberies in Fairmount.
Residents are worried after four incidents allegedly took place in the neighborhood this week. Police say residents reported two armed robberies on Sunday night, first at 8 p.m. on the 2200 block of Brown Street, then shortly before 9 p.m. on the 2500 block of Poplar Street. Read more »
Mohammed Jabbateh – the East Landsdowne resident accused of committing atrocious war crimes in Liberia under the name of “Jungle Jabbah” – was convicted of immigration fraud and perjury on Wednesday,
During that time, more than a dozen Liberians accused him of committing or ordering public rape, murder, torture and sexual enslavement as a high-ranking captain of the United Liberation Movement for Democracy in Liberia, a rebel group during the First Liberian Civil War in the 1990s.
According to philly.com, Jabbateh “showed no reaction” as the verdict was read on Wednesday, just two days after it went to the jury.
The 51-year-old father of five, who has maintained his innocence, now faces a maximum of 30 years in prison. Prosecutors have said they will seek to deport him.
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If you haven’t seen it yet, you’ve got to take a few minutes to watch this absolutely insane video that’s making the rounds of two women going off — way, way off — inside a Philadelphia 7-Eleven. Read more »
We here at Philly Mag see a lot of personal injury lawsuits rolling through the local courts, but we don’t remember the last time we saw somebody suing big tobacco. For $50 million. And then there’s the fact that the guy suing is a registered sex offender. Read more »
A South Philadelphia woman says she was attacked by a group of teens on the Schuylkill River Trail on Tuesday night — and that none of the many people who passed by stopped to help. Read more »
A Bucks County deputy sheriff has been charged with indecent exposure, open lewdness, and disorderly conduct after two women told authorities that he exposed himself and committed other acts over a period of several days in Bristol’s Silver Lake Park. Read more »
The former head of Drexel University’s Department of Neurology faces a slew of sex crime charges after several former patients alleged that he had touched them inappropriately and even exposed himself on one occasion.
According to court documents, Dr. Ricardo Cruciani was charged with multiple counts of indecent assault and harassment as well as a single count of indecent exposure, among other offenses, on September 25th. A pain specialist who worked in one of Drexel’s clinical practices and also taught at the school, Cruciani was terminated by the university in March 2017 after an internal investigation into complaints lodged by patients. Read more »
Bail has been set at a steep $5 million for a New Jersey man accused of abandoning his toddler in a car crash that killed the two-year-old.
The Bucks County District Attorney’s office has charged 27-year-old Christopher D. Kuhn of Hamilton with third-degree murder, homicide by vehicle, retail theft, endangering the welfare of children, and running a red light, among other counts. Read more »
Authorities in New Jersey have announced the arrest of a 33-year-old Camden County woman on murder charges after her boyfriend succumbed to brain injuries sustained in an attack last month in which he was repeatedly beaten over the head with two frying pans.
According to a criminal complaint, Camden resident Maleia Cole was taken into police custody on Monday in connection with a September 2nd assault that caused the death of Jason Lewis weeks later. The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office says Cole admitted to beating her boyfriend with the cookware because the two had gotten into an argument at her home, which is situated in a trailer park across the street from a local convenience store. Read more »