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Cats rescued from Frankford home

The Pennsylvania SPCA last week removed 33 living cats from two separate apartments inside a rowhome in Frankford.


Torresdale man arrested for rape attempt

A Torresdale man with a history of arrests for sexual assault and stalking is behind bars again after he allegedly tried to rape a stranger less than a block from his home in broad daylight on June 6.


Robber hits same Wawa twice in one week

An unidentified man who wears socks on his hands and carries a knife has robbed a Wawa in Morrell Park twice in the last week, Philadelphia police say.


Police search for gunman after fatal shooting

An unknown gunman shot and killed a 20-year-old Frankford man around the corner from his home last Thursday afternoon.


One dead, one injured in Wissinoming shooting

A shooting on a Wissinoming street corner on Saturday night left a motorist dead and a second man critically wounded, police say.


Motorist sought in fatal hit-and-run

Police are searching for a silver or white minivan with heavy front-end damage that was involved in a hit-and-run crash at Roosevelt Boulevard and Adams Avenue late Monday, claiming the life of a 17-year-old Feltonville girl.


Man dead after crashing car in Bustleton

A motorist who witnesses saw speeding and driving erratically on Bustleton Avenue early Monday crashed into a wall and died, police said. Authorities have not released the man’s identity. He was in his 20s.


Driver arrested for hitting off-duty SEPTA copĀ 

Philadelphia police say that a career thief from Upper Holmesburg was behind the wheel of a car that struck and critically injured an off-duty SEPTA police officer on May 22.


Crime Log: June 15, 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. 


Three accused of sharing child pornography

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s office announced on Monday the arrest of a Wissinoming man and two others for allegedly sharing child pornography on the internet and downloading it.