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Three pickpocket elderly woman

A band of pickpockets victimized a 76-year-old woman in a Northeast Burger King on June 20, Philadelphia police say.


Armed man steals cigarettes from Wawa

An unknown gunman slipped into a Bustleton Wawa and quietly robbed the business last Wednesday afternoon, making off with two cartons of cigarettes, Philadelphia police say.


Teacher to stand trial for sex with student

A former teacher at a Mayfair public grade school has been ordered to stand trial for allegedly engaging her 14-year-old student in numerous sexual encounters last March and April.


Brothers get up to 41 years for NE shooting

If you’re going to shoot a guy, don’t leave your phone anywhere near his body.


Man shot in Frankford

A man was shot in the face early Saturday morning in Frankford.


Man attacks woman on Tacony street

A woman’s screams scared off a would-be rapist on a Tacony Street last Wednesday evening, according to Philadelphia police.


Police recover body from Pennypack Creek

A Castor Gardens teenager who has been missing since July 14 may have been found dead in the Pennypack Creek.


NE man who allegedly worked death camp released on bail

An ailing elderly Northeast man who allegedly worked in the Aus-chwitz death camp dur-ing World War II was released on $100,000 federal bail Monday. Also, Johann Breyer’s July 24 hearing to decide a German extradition request was canceled.


Attempted robber leaves debit card behind

Detectives didn’t have to spend very long chewing over the evidence in a July 14 knifepoint robbery of a Franklin Mills gas station. Marc J. Beaver basically did the investigating for them, police claim.


Police dispatcher pleads guilty in bribery case

A Philadelphia police radio dispatcher is facing up to 35 years in federal prison after pleading guilty on Monday to bribery, fraud and conspiracy for selling classified traffic accident information to a Frankford tow service.