Man, 22, found fatally shot
outside his Overbrook home
Sean Maye, 22, of Lansdowne Avenue near Robinson Street, Overbrook, was found shot to death outside his home shortly before midnight Tuesday.
He had been shot multiple times and was pronounced dead at the scene. He was the city's 150th murder victim of the year. Police had no suspects or motive in the shooting.
FBI issues description of man
who held up NE bank in April
The FBI has issued a description of a man who held up the PNC Bank branch on Welsh Road near Marshall Street in the Northeast on April 14.
He is described as a bald-headed black man in his 30s who was wearing a gray T-shirt with an orange collar and a slogan that seems to say "Big Paper Markers" on the front. The FBI said he had two handguns tucked in his waistband when he took an undisclosed amount of money from a teller. Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to call the FBI at 215-418-4000.
Rendell OKs lethal injection
of Philadelphia man, 54
Gov. Rendell yesterday signed a warrant for the execution by lethal injection of Miguel Rios, 54, of Philadelphia, who was sentenced to death in 1994 for the murder of Jose Ortiz, 21, during a burglary of Ortiz's North Philadelphia home in 1992.
Rios' execution is scheduled for Thursday, July 12. Two previous execution warrants were stayed on appeals.
SEPTA to use shuttle buses
due to reconstruction project
SEPTA will operate shuttle buses on the western portion of the Market-Frankford El line from 8 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday.
The shuttle buses will take the place of regular train service between 69th Street Terminal and 40th and Market Streets due to the Market Street Elevated reconstruction project.
Cherry Hill man, 50, indicted
on charges of assaulting wife
Roy F. Friedman, 50, a computer consultant from Cherry Hill, was indicted by a Camden County grand jury yesterday on charges of a series of assaults on his wife, including burning her repeatedly with heated oven racks, over a 15-month period, and endangering their children.
The alleged assaults ended in December 2006 when the victim was admitted to Cooper University Hospital with severe burns on her arms and legs, and revealed the abuse to hospital authorities. The hospital called police and Friedman has been in jail ever since in lieu of $150,000 bail.