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Shrubbery suspect surrenders after video goes viral

Castor Gardens resident Joseph Medycki wasn’t necessarily on a quest to find the Holy Grail. According to Philadelphia police, he was merely looking for a shrubbery.


Suspect sought in Wawa robbery

Police are trying to identify a man with a limp who robbed a convenience store in Burholme on April 25.


Security video released in 7-eleven robbery

A man who walked into a Tacony convenience store demanding money may not have mentioned anything about a weapon, but his dark mask made his intentions clear.


High court restores Lynn conviction

Supreme Court concludes that Monsignor William Lynn endangered the welfare of an abused child.  


NE teens arrested for murder of delivery driver

Two boys from a Northeast Philadelphia public housing project have been charged as adults in connection with the slaying of a Chinese food deliveryman last Thursday night near their home.


Man dies in single-car crash on Boulevard

A single-car crash claimed the life of a man on Roosevelt Boulevard early on April 22.


Man will stand trial for attempted stabbing outside NE Pathmark

A man who allegedly brought a knife to a gunfight outside a Northeast supermarket and ended up with a hole in the groin has been ordered to stand trial for aggravated assault.


Mayfair Tire Slasher back in court

David Toledo recently admitted in court that he tried to damage another parked car in the Northeast.   


Crime log: April 22, 2015

March 23 through April 5


Homeless man to stand trial for murder

A homeless man has been ordered to stand trial for the home invasion slaying of a Frankford man and the wounding of a woman in January.