A police standoff has come to an end with the arrest of a suspect who fired shots at Philadelphia police officers early Wednesday morning.
Axel Barreto was sentenced to three consecutive life sentences for the murder of three teens last year behind his Juniata Park home.
The defense concedes the defendant is the shooter but says it was justified.
The search continues for a serial predator in the Juniata Park area.
Police are searching for a second man involved in shooting overnight Thursday in Juniata.
Three people were injured in an accident involving four vehicles, including a school bus Monday night.
Philadelphia police are investigating an apparent murder-suicide in which a little boy was killed.
Police are investigating an early morning home invasion in Philadelphia’s Juniata neighborhood Monday where a woman was pistol whipped.
A man was rushed to the hospital after walking into a Philadelphia bar with a gunshot wound to the neck.
Seven months after her murder, the family of Melanie Colon is still praying for answers and hoping for justice in the case.
The search for a missing 8-year-old ended in the best possible way on Tuesday afternoon, with the young boy found safe and sound.
Family Court administrative judge Kevin Dougherty said the “protection of the community trumps his freedom,” at least for now.
A suspect was arrested after police say he stole a police tow truck Friday morning.
Police say they are still looking for two other youngsters — believed to be between seven and nine years old — whom they say were also involved.
Philadelphia police are investigating a series of car fires overnight in Juniata and Kensington.