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Victims can reclaim items stolen from cars 

Philadelphia police have invited theft-from-auto victims to reclaim items stolen from their cars.


Train kills man near Torresdale Station

An Amtrak train carrying 30 passengers struck and killed a man near Torresdale Station on the day after Thanksgiving in an apparent case of suicide.


Teenager shot and killed in Lower Mayfair

A 14-year-old boy was shot to death on a Lower Mayfair street on Monday night when two unidentified gunmen jumped out of a car and opened fire at the victim and his friend, police say.


Suspected gunman puts Far NE on lockdown

A suspected gunman held police and a Northeast Philadelphia neighborhood at bay for about three hours on Monday afternoon as he refused to exit his apartment upon command.


NE officer charged with attempted murder

A Philadelphia police officer has been charged with attempted murder for allegedly shooting his son during an argument in their Northeast home on Labor Day.


Arrest made in home invasion, sexual assault 

A homeless man who may have been living in an abandoned vehicle in the Far Northeast invaded a Bensalem Township woman’s apartment and sexually assaulted her last Saturday, police say.


Shooting victim’s body dragged onto Frankford Avenue

Oftentimes, killers try to hide their victims’ bodies in secluded places. But last Thursday, three people decided to dump a mortally wounded man on a busy stretch of Frankford Avenue during the evening rush hours.


Security employee attempts to steal $68k

An armored security company worker from Somerton tried to rip off $68,000 cash from an ATM in Bensalem on Friday, but an alert township cop caught him holding the bag.


Pedestrian killed crossing the Boulevard

Police suspect that drunk driving was a factor in an automobile crash that claimed the life of a 23-year-old man who was walking across Roosevelt Boulevard in Lower Mayfair on Friday night.


Man fatally stabs roommate in Somerton

An argument between roommates led to a fatal stabbing inside a Somerton apartment on Saturday, police say.