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Teacher, NE resident accused of sex with student

A married and visibly pregnant schoolteacher from Northeast Philadelphia is facing child sex charges after a former student told police she molested him repeatedly two years ago when the boy was 14.


Crook robs cell phone store in Crescentville

An armed robber stole cash and two cell phones from a Metro PCS store in Crescentville on Sept. 13.


Suspects sought in grocery store heist

A couple of creative burglars busted open a back door and cut through a wall to break into a Summerdale grocery store on Sept. 13, but they apparently didn’t account for the surveillance cameras inside, according to police.


Stray bullet kills pregnant woman, child

Megan Doto was an innocent victim, a pregnant mother of two who, while sitting in front of a Frankford home on a sunny Sunday morning, found herself in the crossfire of a callous gunman and his fleeing target, Philadelphia police say.


Suspects sought in burglary attempt

Police have released surveillance video of a man and woman who allegedly tried to break into a house in Castor Gardens on Sept. 5.


Cop charged with beating wife

A Philadelphia cop who lives in the Northeast was arrested on Sept. 11 for allegedly beating his wife.


Two children hit by truck, critically injured

Two Northeast Philadelphia children were critically injured when a pickup truck struck them as they walked home from school on Sept. 10.


Teen found unconscious along Boulevard

A 15-year-old girl who had been reported missing was found lying unconscious in her school uniform alongside Roosevelt Boulevard in the Northeast’s Sandyford Park section on Monday evening.


Vandals paint swastikas on NE kosher shop

The owner of a kosher market in Castor Gardens arrived at his shop last Thursday morning to discover hate symbols scrawled in red paint all over the front windows and on the back facade as well.


Murder suspect dies in prison

Louis C. Hartdegen, 76, will never go to trial on charges he murdered his wife. He was to go on trial on Oct. 27. Police said he murdered his wife of 50 years in May 2013.