Police & Fire
The latest on local crime and public safety.
There had been multiple complaints about an aggressive panhandler outside the Please Touch Museum.
A 19-year-old volunteer firefighter has been accused of starting three fires in Delaware County.
The 49-year-old faces charges of first- and third-degree murder, criminal homicide and reckless endangerment.
The 10-week program gives residents a glimpse inside the police department.
Four people, including one from Montco and two from Philadelphia, allegedly stole $162,600 from 11 elderly victims throughout the country.
The boys' father killed their mother before fleeing with them to New York, police said. He later committed suicide.
A Philadelphia man has been sentenced to prison for stealing $2.4 million worth of Comcast service.
The device turned out to be a prop from a play.
Allen Trammell has remained jailed since his July 22 arrest, when police reportedly found 150 packets of crack cocaine on him.
An 8-year-old Pennsylvania boy was apparently dead in his home for days before authorities were contacted.
Sentencing is set for October.
Dr. Lee Silverman had a concealed-carry permit for the weapon he used to shoot a hospital gunman, authorities said.
Approximately 100 law enforcement and emergency responders were involved in today’s exercise including the Marple, Newtown Township, Upper Providence, Springfield, and Media Police Departm
Customers have reported receiving e-mails claiming to be from E-Z Pass and alleging that the recipient owes money for unpaid tolls.
The fire broke out Wednesday afternoon.
Residents are told that bench warrants have been issued for their arrest for failure to appear for jury duty and are told they must pay a fine to resolve the issue.
Nearby Linwood Elementary school was on a precautionary lockdown during the manhunt.
“We now have the ability to protect our police officers as they approach homes, businesses and schools while taking direct fire,” District Attorney Jack Whelan said.
Joseph Fortunato resigned his teaching position Monday.
The owners of Manco & Manco appeared in federal court Monday afternoon.