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Man steals Wawa charity donations

A Wawa patron helped himself to a charity box on May 13, now detectives are trying to find the thief and about $100 in stolen donations that were meant to benefit children.


Police hunt for Northeast sexual predator

An unidentified sex predator linked to two prior attacks in Mayfair seems to be expanding his territory and growing more violent, a Philadelphia police investigator said on Friday in the aftermath of a third brutal assault within 33 days.


Police: NE man shows gun in CCP class

A Torresdale man caused the lockdown of Community College of Philadelphia and two nearby high schools after he allegedly brandished a handgun inside a CCP classroom during an argument with another student, police claim.


Man shot in Wissinoming attempted robbery

A 24-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound of the shoulder during an attempted robbery in Wissinoming last Thursday.


Couple to stand trial for fatal beating

A boyfriend and girlfriend have been ordered to stand trial for the baseball bat beating death of a Levittown man on a Wissinoming street last September.


Police issue warning after two Mayfair sexual attacks

Police issued a warning last Thursday that an armed sexual predator may be roaming the streets of Mayfair.


Serial robber nabbed in Poconos

The hunt for a serial convenience store robber led Philadelphia police to the Pocono Mountains, where they arrested the alleged crook on May 20.


Two Northeast banks robbed in two days

A robber held up a Burholme bank for the second time this month, just one day after a different bandit robbed another bank in Tacony. The FBI and Philadelphia police seek the public’s help in solving both crimes.


Suspect sought in Wawa robbery

Police are trying to identify a man who robbed a Wawa in Wissinoming on May 16.


Frankford boy, 12, fatally shoots himself

A Frankford boy died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound of the head inside his home on Saturday.