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Police searching for robber who held Lawndale 7-11 employee at knifepoint

New Year’s Day wasn’t so joyful for a clerk at a 7-Eleven in Lawndale. Not only did the woman have to work, a robber held a knife to her back.


Crime log: January 15, 2014

Dec. 16 through 29


Police search for man who robbed Hammer Auto in Tacony

Police have asked the public for help identifying a man who broke into a Tacony business and stole a laptop computer on Dec. 9.


Tacony bank robbed Jan. 10

An unidentified robber held up a Tacony bank on Friday afternoon.


Tacony woman sentenced to life in prison for murdering her 18-month-old twins

A Tacony woman was sentenced to life in prison last week after a Philadelphia judge convicted her of murdering her twin toddlers in a dispute with the children’s father.


Cops searching for Lukoil bandit

An unknown gunman held up a Far Northeast gas station on Saturday morning.


Police looking for Mayfair flasher

Police are hoping to catch a bizarre flasher who’s been haunting Frankford Avenue at night, asking women to perform sexual acts on him with a slice of Swiss.


Philly police post DUI stats online

Ever wonder how many drunken drivers that Philadelphia police arrest during a weekend? Wonder no more.


Armed robbers sought in three 7-Eleven heists

Armed robbers have struck at three 7-Eleven stores in the same Northeast Philadelphia police district since late December.


Shooting in Frankford leaves one wounded

An average-sized man with a really big gun is on the loose in Frankford. And he doesn’t seem to be afraid of using the weapon.