Victim John Paul was shot and killed when he confronted the intruders in March 2012, and his wife Sherrell was shot nearly a dozen times and left for dead. She survived.
It happened about 10:20 this morning in the 200 block of North Avondale Street, where, authorities say, two men were shot multiple times.
US attorney Zane Memeger says these 41 gang members carried guns and sometimes used them in the course of their drug trade.
A close friend of the two men was speaking on their behalf this morning.
It took nearly seven days and a pool of more than 180 potential jurors, but the defense and prosecution have finished picking a jury to hear the case against Raghu Yandamuri.
Delaware Valley Charter High School sits just blocks away from where Aisha Abdur Rhaman was killed, at Broad and Olney. Her locker is now a memorial.
Robert Merritt was the one who actually set the fire at about 5am, throwing a lit gasoline can into the living room on orders of a local drug kingpin.
Jury selection is scheduled Tuesday in the trial of a suburban Philadelphia man accused of having killed a baby and her grandmother in a botched kidnapping plot.
Police commissioner Charles Ramsey says they don’t take this type of incident lightly.
Investigators say a stray bullet hit the woman in the face from nearly a block away. Investigators think the gunman was aiming at a car passing by.
A Philadelphia jury has found Christina Regusters guilty of kidnapping a five-year-old girl from her West Philadelphia kindergarten class, molesting her, then leaving her in an Upper Darby playground.
Milton Garcia, a Honduran national charged with raping a woman in her Rittenhouse Square-area apartment this past June, has been ordered held for trial without bail.
David St. Onge Jr. didn’t kill his grandfather, but he did tell the judge that he agreed to help his father dispose of the body and cover up the evidence.
The five-year-old victim was kidnapped from her West Philadelphia school by a woman posing as her mother, then sexually assaulted.
David St. Onge Jr. was also charged with theft and related offenses for allegedly using the victim’s credit cards.