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Suspect sought in 7-eleven robbery

Police are trying to identify a robber who stole about $200 from a 7-eleven in Mayfair last Sunday.


Police: Ex-con started fire that killed family

Abdu Rivera hasn’t exactly been lying low since someone firebombed an Olney rowhouse in November 2003, igniting a blaze that claimed the lives of five family members, including a 3-month-old girl.


Police and fire credit union robbed of $500

One sure-fire way to get yourself some attention is to steal money from police and firefighters. Indirectly, that’s precisely what an unidentified man did in Mayfair last Saturday.


NE man sentenced to prison for child porn

Note: In a previous version of this article, the Times published an incorrect home address for the defendant, Tony Myers.


Holmesburg woman pleads guilty to animal cruelty

A Holmesburg woman has pleaded guilty to one count of animal cruelty in a case involving 13 dogs and four cats being kept in her property on the 7900 block of Marsden St.


Father shoots son on Mayfair street

An argument between a father and his adult son led to a shooting on a Mayfair street on April 26, leaving the son with a chest wound and the father explaining his actions to police.


Crime Log: May 4, 2016

The Northeast Times provides an overview of crimes reported to the four police districts in the Northeast. The details are based on reports compiled by the Northeast Detectives division of the Philadelphia Police Department. 


Arsonist of troubled Mayfair bar sought

It’s been an eventful several months for Owen’s Cafe in Mayfair.


Man convicted for violent rapes in Pennypack Park

A former Holmesburg man is facing the possibility of decades in state prison after his conviction last week for the violent rapes of two women in Pennypack Park in 2010 and 2011.


Man charged for NE shooting

Philadelphia police have made an arrest for the April 20 shooting of a Wissinoming man outside of his home.