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“Did someone catch him doing it? If so did they break his hands? I sure hope so.”
“There are soooo many lately.”
“He’s up too something.”
The “Eyes and Ears of Port Richmond” Facebook page is filled with comments like these: They’re talking about the recent influx of scrappers who canvass the streets for aluminum, brass and stainless steel. Scrappers have become Public Enemy No. 1 in the neighborhood, especially those with two or more shopping carts strung together like small trains. But residents shouldn’t always be so quick to judge. Read more »
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A 16-year-old boy was killed and three other teens were wounded last night after they were inadvertently caught in the crossfire of either two people or two warring groups in Germantown, a Philadelphia police department spokesman tells Philly Mag. Read more »
A gunman posing as a pizza delivery guy shot a man in East Mount Airy after attempting to break into his home on Tuesday, according to Philly police. Read more »
In his former life, Queen Village resident Mike Tyler was a well-known Philly guitarist who reportedly played with everyone from Pearl Jam to Prince to Billy Joel. But these days, Tyler is a defendant in a child rape case, and on Tuesday, his legal predicament went from bad to worse. Read more »
Via the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.
A Montgomery County man wanted for allegedly shooting his ex-girlfriend’s mom was found dead on Monday.
Officials found the body of 30-year-old Gregory Feldman in a Wawa parking lot in Chester County hours after announcing a $1,000 reward in the case. A cause of death has not been confirmed. Read more »
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Police in Montgomery County arrested a 34-year-old Norristown man on Monday after he reportedly bludgeoned a friend to death with a carpentry hammer following an argument at his residence this past weekend. Read more »
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Barry Baker – the former Coatesville loser whom you’ll remember for mocking and sucker-punching an innocent man with cerebral palsy back in May – pleaded guilty on Monday to simple assault and flight from apprehension charges stemming from his attack on Michael Ryan, according to multiple outlets. Read more »
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Police are searching for an unidentified gunman who opened fire on a car near 13th and Chancellor streets on early Sunday morning and then evaded arrest by ducking into a nearby PATCO station, where he slipped pursuing officers. Read more »
The Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a man who allegedly shot his ex-girlfriend’s mom this past weekend.
Police have issued an arrest warrant for 30-year-old Gregory Feldman of Harleysville, Pa. Officials say Feldman shot 48-year-old Amy Hermann, the mother of his ex-girlfriend, Rebecca Hermann, around noon on Friday. Read more »
Hannah Smiley-Jones at the Dolphin. (Photo by Jennifer McDonell)
It has been six months since we first told you about allegations of drugging at The Dolphin and about the resulting police investigation. All told, more than 20 people have said that they believe they were drugged at the popular South Philly bar.
Most of these patrons have not gone to the police, and most do not want to speak publicly about their allegations. But Hannah Smiley-Jones is ready to tell her story. Read more »