Have you ever received a late notice for a parking ticket you didn’t know you got? You’re not alone.
John Benson was given a sentence of 30-72 years in prison and ordered to pay restitution. Co-defendant Sheakia Stubbs, 32, got 11-23 months of probation with credit for time served, and immediate parole.
Protestors took to South Street Saturday night to voice their displeasure with Philadelphia’s new curfew laws, calling them draconian, and attacks against Democracy.
Several community groups have been texting and tweeting, attempting to get the word out about the protest, Saturday at 8:30 PM, that begins with a rally at Broad and South Streets.
We’ve heard what Mayor Michael Nutter and other city officials have had to say about the recent mob violence crackdown. Eyewitness News sought a different perspective from some young people who are most affected.
Police are looking for as many as five men wanted in connection with a home invasion and robbery early Thursday morning in South Philadelphia.
A Philadelphia jury found that defendants John Benson and Sheakia Stubbs took their four-year-old son along during a South Street jewelry heist and then left him behind during their getaway.
Bicycle patrol officer Michael Alice testified today that he couldn’t believe it when the 16-year-old boy he told to move along suddenly turned and opened fire.
Fire officials are investigating the cause of an early morning blaze that damaged a popular South Street restaurant.
Store owner Yaniv Cohen says defendants John Benson (left) and Sheakia Stubbs (right) were looking at rings when Stubbs opened the door and held it open as Benson grabbed a tray of rings worth more than $60,000 and fled. Their four-year-old son was abandoned at the crime scene.
John Benson and Sheakia Stubbs allegedly stole about 18 rings worth more than $60,000, then left their four-year-old son behind during the getaway.
Police continue to search for a man who knocked down the manager of Jim’s Steaks on South Street Sunday and stole more than $30,000 dollars he was taking to the bank. But police say there are steps small business owners can take to help avoid being the victim of such a crime.
The manager of a popular South Street stop was robbed in broad day light yesterday, and the police say the thief made off with quite a bit of cash.
The Philadelphia Housing Authority is marking the completion of the MLK Redevelopment Project in the city’s Hawthorne neighborhood.
Longtime NFL defensive end Raheem Brock was arrested in his hometown of Philadelphia after a dispute at a restaurant.