A Dallas, Pa., man said he didn’t know he had firecrackers in his carry-on bag at the Philadelphia airport. But between him and the scary JetBlue pilot, let’s review the rules.
It’s unclear at this point how Edward V. Avery’s guilty plea will affect the trial against his two co-defendants from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. The trial is set to start Monday.
As part of a crime update issued Thursday, Mayor Michael Nutter said the city will install 50 more surveillance cameras and help buy some for private businesses.
As you’ll recall, Veteri and some friends got involved in an argument, and then a physical fight, with fans who were wearing New York Rangers jerseys following the outdoor hockey game.
A Florida teen was shot to death by a wary neighbor, under a law that doesn’t work for all cases. Similarly, Philadelphia has to follow state gun laws that don’t always fit.
File this one under the WTF category. Eric Banks, a Philadelphia man, had an inflatable penile device surgically inserted, but it didn’t work. First it wouldn’t deflate, then it wouldn’t inflate. And, even though he doesn’t have the malfunctioning device anymore, he can still proceed with his lawsuit.
He was supposed to be transfered from state to federal prison for filing fake tax documents while in jail. Instead, authorities got a document saying to let him go.
Luis Colon – “King Respect” – had pleaded guilty on July 9 to conspiracy charges for racketeering and murder. He was the leader, or “Inca,” of the Bethlehem gang chapter.
Altogether, the 10 suspects – all of them residents from throughout Philadelphia – are charged with taking a total of $66,882 that was supposed to go to qualified welfare recipients.
Kenneth Mazik took a drunk joy rode onto the Philadelphia International Airport runway on March 1. Now, he’ll face federal charges of using an automobile to damage airport facilities and disrupting airport operations.