• Crime

Arrest made in fatal hit-and-run

A Northeast Philadelphia woman was arrested on April 20 in connection with a fatal hit-and-run vehicle crash in Andalusia in October.


Man cleared of charges in death of his daughter’s boyfriend

Charles Jordan shot and killed his daughter’s purported boyfriend inside Jordan’s Northeast Philadelphia apartment in 2014, but the father did not commit a crime in the eyes of the law, a trial judge decided last week.


Lawndale man pleads guilty to dogfighting charges

Antoine Talley was sentenced to four years of reporting probation for his role in the operation on Van Kirk Street in 2013. 


Convicted felon faces new murder charges after shooting

A convicted felon living in Frankford is facing a new murder charge after he allegedly shot and killed a man who was intervening in a disturbance on a Harrowgate street on April 10.


AG: Tacony man possessed and shared child pornography 

A Tacony man was arrested last week on child pornography charges after authorities discovered that he allegedly used his computers to store and share dozens of illegal images.


Vehicles damaged by vandal at Maaco

On the bright side, more than a dozen victims of an outburst of automobile vandalism in the Northeast last week didn’t have to pay for towing. Their cars were already at the body shop.


Three men who robbed 7-eleven wanted

Investigators believe that the same three men committed two violent armed robberies of 7-eleven stores in the 15th Police District within 20 minutes of each other last Sunday.


Samurai swordsman bursts into nail salon

One can only imagine what the patrons of a Northeast nail salon must have been thinking last Friday. Had they been transported to medieval Japan? Or perhaps an old Saturday Night Live skit?


Police: Victim shoots, wounds 1 of 3 armed robbers

Three armed robbers were playing a game of Russian roulette on the streets of Tacony, Mayfair and Wissinoming last Thursday night. On their fourth try, the inevitable happened.


Crime Log: April 13, 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.