Investigators say the victim spotted a man in her apartment about 4am, holding a meat cleaver that he had taken from her kitchen.
Rafael Jones and a co-defendant, Chancier McFarland, were charged with the 2012 robbery and murder of off-duty police officer Moses Walker.
The victim, as an act of charity, had taken in two homeless men, but one was trouble, according to authorities.
For two months, the De Burgos Elementary School, at 4th and Lehigh, has been plagued by a series of lockdowns stemming from neighborhood shootings.
Philadelphia police say they get about 100,000 calls each year related to domestic abuse — more than 300 a day.
CWA state president Hetty Rosenstein says security in the building where Coleman works has now been beefed up, but she’s not sure for how long.
The Courier-Post spoke with a family relative who claimed he was told the couple was stabbed several times.
After the body of Constance Murray was found in Pennypack Park, police conducted a search for the killer for several days — until suspicion turned to the husband.
There was no plea today from the defendant. His only words were that he wanted a court-appointed attorney.
Delvin Barnes, 37, is accused of kidnapping a young woman in Philadelphia earlier this month and taking her to Maryland. She was rescued and he was arrested.
It happened about 11pm Thursday, at 18th and Rockland Streets.
In the training scenario set up in conjunction with the New Jersey State Police and the FBI, a ten-year-old girl is missing, last seen talking to a man in a nearby park.
The estate of Ellen Gregory Robb is suing admitted killer Rafael Robb for substantial compensatory and punitive damages under Pennsylvania’s Wrongful Death and Survival Act.
The carjack victim testified she was sexually assaulted by both defendants. A mother and three children were killed
Police say it happened at about 12:15pm in the Olney section of the city as two men tried to escape a gas station holdup.