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Police searching for serial bank robber

A bank robber struck for the second time on the same stretch of Welsh Road in the Northeast on June 7.


Two locked up for separate robbery offenses

Surveillance video and public tips have helped police identify and capture two alleged serial armed robbers.


Cops seek stranger with candy

An unidentified man suspiciously offered candy to a 10-year-old girl at her Far Northeast bus stop on June 9, according to police, who seek the man for questioning.


Crime log: June 18, 2014

May 19 through June 1


Former NEHS staffer convicted of child abuse

A former administrator at Northeast High School denied that he had sex with a 17-year-old girl student, but a Common Pleas Court jury saw differently on June 6, convicting the disgraced disciplinarian of child-abuse charges.


Thief swipes pipes from Tacony home

Workers on a home renovation project in Tacony took a break on Sunday, June 1, so a burglar went to work. He used luggage on wheels to tote copper pipes and power tools from the job site.


Teacher accused of having sex with student

A former special-education teacher at a Mayfair grade school had sex repeatedly with a 14-year-old student in March and April, according to criminal charges filed by the District Attorney last week.


Mayfair soda machine blown to bits

A vandal gave new meaning to the term “soda pop” last Thursday night as he allegedly planted an explosive in the dispensing slot of a Mayfair Coke machine, leading to a blast that shattered the windows of a nearby business.


Three Northeast businesses robbed

Police have posted surveillance video hoping that the public will help them identify the culprits in three recent, unrelated robberies involving Northeast businesses.


Fatal accident in Crescentville

A Northeast Philadelphia woman died in a two-vehicle crash at a Crescentville intersection last Thursday morning.