Thursday, March 16, 2006
Suspect dies overnight after S. Philly shootout leaves officer wounded.
City schools cracking down after yet another student is found with cocaine.
Fate of defendants in child-murder case could be decided by judge today. Kareem Johnson and Kennell Spady are accused of killing Faheem Thomas-Childs.
Rick Mariano trial has closing arguments this morning. Case could go to the jury by noon. Yesterday, the city councilman (left) wanted to take the stand but changed his mind. Read live reports, find background info, on USA v. Mariano blog.
Tariq Blue, 14, died yesterday after being shot in the eye Tuesday in South Philadelphia. "We don't have anything solid right now. We're still trying to interview a couple of people," a police sergeant said.
Latin Kings leader, others found guilty. Three found not guilty in complicated case.
Investigation of Soul players fails to confirm rape allegations.
Police may have found car that killed a man in Tacony on Saturday.
More cocaine winds up in school. 8th-grader and 1st-grader involved in discovery in a hallway at Hartranft School in N. Phila.
Most recent reports on case of missing Michelle Nau: "Police: Escort's pal 'freaked' at her death." "Cocaine, prostitution and a wild night."