Help sought to ID robber
The FBI and police need the public's help to track down the man who held up the TruMark Financial Credit Union at 18th Street and JFK Boulevard yesterday.
Authorities said the man entered the bank shortly after 1 p.m. and made a threatening demand to a teller. He obtained an undisclosed amount of cash and ran off.
He was described as a middle-aged black man with a mustache and salt-and-pepper beard. Tipsters should call the FBI at 215-418-4000, or 9-1-1.
Man wounded in Frankford
A 29-year-old man was in critical condition at Temple University Hospital after being shot on Frankford Avenue near Church Street in Frankford early yesterday.
The man, who was shot once in the neck and once in the back, was seen stumbling up Frankford Avenue about 3:30 a.m. The witness who saw him believed the man to be drunk until she got closer and saw blood on him, police said. He claimed he had been shot when three men robbed him, according to police.
Shooting injures one
A 25-year-old man was shot and wounded last night during a robbery at a gas station in Mount Airy, police said.
The incident happened shortly before 8 p.m. at Mount Airy and Stenton avenues.
The victim was listed in critical condition at Albert Einstein Medical Center.
Man shot to death
An unidentified man presumed to be in his late 30s or early 40s was shot and killed in North Philadelphia early yesterday, police said.
The man was found on Dakota Street near 30th shortly after 4 a.m. with wounds to his head, face and back. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
2 sentenced in visa fraud
Two West Chester women were each sentenced to five years' probation yesterday for their roles in a work visa fraud conspiracy.
Authorities said Theresa Klish, 50, and Emily Ford, 29, worked for co-defendant Michael Glah at International Personnel Resources, which shuttled undocumented workers through the immigration system to obtain temporary work visas.
Co-defendant Mary Gillin was sentenced to three years' probation with four months of house arrest last month. Glah is to be sentenced in August.
16 died in holiday crashes
Sixteen people were killed and 290 others were injured in the 776 crashes investigated by the Pennsylvania State Police during the four-day Memorial Day holiday weekend.
Commissioner Frank E. Pawlowski said none of those who died was wearing a seat belt.