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Murder in Frankford

A man was shot to death Monday afternoon in Frankford. Officers from the 15th Police District responded to a report of a person with a gun at about 3:24 p.m. on the 4900 block of...

Man murdered near Frankford Transportation Center

A man was shot to death Saturday night on the 5200 block of Frankford Ave. Officers in the 15th Police District responded to reports of gunshots at about 9:51 p.m. They found a man suffering...

Leo Dignam sentenced to 15-month jail term

Acting U.S. Attorney Jennifer Arbittier Williams announced that Leo Dignam, 61, was sentenced to 15 months in prison, one year of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $7,500 fine by U.S. District...

Crime log: May 18, 2021

April 26 through May 9 As reported by Northeast Detectives. Does not include homicides, sexual assaults, narcotics offenses or other specific crimes investigated by special police units. All locations listed by block, not by exact...

Reward offered for info on St. Leo arson

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Citizens Crime Commission announced a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the May 9 fire at...

Man exonerated in murder of Lawndale jeweler

The Court of Common Pleas on Tuesday vacated the murder conviction and sentence of Obina Onyiah, 38, who had been serving a life sentence in connection with the 2010 shooting death of Lawndale jeweler...

Crime log: April 30, 2021

April 12 through 25 As reported by Northeast Detectives. Does not include homicides, sexual assaults, narcotics offenses or other specific crimes investigated by special police units. All locations listed by block, not by exact address. 2nd...

Tax preparer indicted

Acting U.S. Attorney Jennifer Arbittier Williams announced that Eric Amaefuna, 65, was charged with 29 counts of aiding and assisting in the preparation of false income tax returns. According to the indictment, the defendant was...

Man murdered in Frankford

The Homicide Detectives Division is investigating a fatal shooting incident in Frankford. On April 13 at about 5:40 p.m., 15th Police District officers responded to the 5200 block of Burton St. for a report of...

Hit-and-run victim seeking answers

  On the morning of Oct. 24, Donald Campbell had just embarked on what would have been a 54-mile bike ride when he was struck by a vehicle on the 12400 block of McNulty Road....
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