Luke Dercole, 33, admits he was addicted to heroin when he bought four guns for his 16-year-old drug dealer.
Defendant Alexander Rodriguez told police he shot and killed 17-year-old Joel Gutierrez in October because he was mad.
And officials believe there may be more victims out there.
The Chester County District Attorney says the former neighbor and long-time friend of a Malvern man whose body was found Monday inside the home he shared with his grandmother has been charged with first-degree murder.
Axel Barreto was sentenced to three consecutive life sentences for the murder of three teens last year behind his Juniata Park home.
The jury must now decide whether Omar Cash, already serving a life sentence for another murder, deserves the death penalty for the murder of Maliek Brown.
Police think the same man tried to rob a CVS drugstore of narcotics two weeks ago and a Swiss Farms store over the weekend.
The attorneys general of Pennsylvania and New York came to Philadelphia City Hall to promote an effort to get cell phone manufacturers to install “kill switches” so a phone that’s stolen could be immediately deactivated.
Sitting in a wheelchair and in need of a hip replacement, 50-year-old William Webb told the court he was sorry, after which federal judge John Padova sentenced Webb to 25 years in prison.
The defense concedes the defendant is the shooter but says it was justified.
Radnor police superintendent William Colarulo announced that the murder of Jennifer Tong, on June 26, 1993, is being reexamined.
Surinder Singh, 40, was killed during an attempted robbery that netted the perpetrators not a dime.
“To save lives, the first officers to arrive must sometimes be the first ones to directly engage an active shooter,” attorney general Eric Holder acknowledged.
Prosecutors say they’re casting a wider net, using digital billboards throughout the Philadelphia area and a $20,500 reward they hope will jog someone’s memory.
One woman, the first known victim, was sexually assaulted. Two others managed to break free and run to safety.