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Shotgun bandit sought

An unidentified man walked into a Frankford food store and walked out with a new 12-gauge shotgun on Aug. 5, Philadelphia police say.


Suspects sought in bank robberies

Bandits attempted to rob two Northeast Philadelphia banks last week in apparently unrelated incidents.


Thief hits Walmart cash room

A thief didn’t have to break into the cash room at the Franklin Mills Walmart to get at the store’s money on Aug. 3. He had the key.


Bank robber gets 10 years in federal prison

A serial bank robber was ordered last Wednesday to serve 10 years in federal prison for targeting four banks, including one in the Northeast.


Searching for solace

Residents can be relieved there is no killer on the loose, but sadness remains days after Christopher Murray allegedly confessed to killing his wife.

A Northeast neighborhood can rest easier, but its renewed sense of security is tinged with sadness in the knowledge that the murder of Constance “Connie” Murray was allegedly committed by her own husband.


Person of interest sought in March homicide

Homicide detectives have released new photos of a person of interest in the March 5 murder of a man in Castor Gardens.


Suspected DUI in fatal crash

A suspected drunken driver struck and killed a man who was walking along Academy Road near Northeast Airport early last Friday, according to police.


Body found along Holme Avenue

Philadelphia’s medical examiner and police homicide detectives are investigating the death of a Northeast woman whose body was found on Tuesday morning along Holme Avenue near the Holme-Crispin Cemetery.


East Torresdale Wawa robbed at knifepoint

A masked, knife-wielding man robbed an East Torresdale convenience store and made off with up to $400 cash early Sunday, according to 6ABC.


Thief steals snow blower from local business

There was no Christmas in July this year, but a Wissinoming burglar was prepared in case a winter storm descended upon the Northeast. The unknown thief stole a snow blower from a local business, Philadelphia police say.