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Narcotics officers arrested in corruption case

A group of corrupt narcotics officers from the Philadelphia Police Department robbed, beat up and kidnapped numerous suspected drug dealers, stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars during a seven-year span, according to a federal grand jury indictment released last Wednesday by the U.S. Attorney’s Office.


Man attacks woman on Tacony street

A woman’s screams scared off a would-be rapist on a Tacony Street last Wednesday evening, according to Philadelphia police.


Crime log: July 30, 2014

June 30 through July 11


Teacher to stand trial for sex with student

A former teacher at a Mayfair public grade school has been ordered to stand trial for allegedly engaging her 14-year-old student in numerous sexual encounters last March and April.


GPS in phones lead to thieves

Ain’t technology wonderful?


Armed man steals cigarettes from Wawa

An unknown gunman slipped into a Bustleton Wawa and quietly robbed the business last Wednesday afternoon, making off with two cartons of cigarettes, Philadelphia police say.


Man shot in Frankford

A man was shot in the face early Saturday morning in Frankford.


Infant left in car at Franklin Mills Walmart

A 6-week-old boy was left alone inside a locked car in the parking lot of a Northeast Walmart on July 21, although authorities have not announced criminal charges against the infant’s mother.


Brothers get up to 41 years for NE shooting

If you’re going to shoot a guy, don’t leave your phone anywhere near his body.


Three pickpocket elderly woman

A band of pickpockets victimized a 76-year-old woman in a Northeast Burger King on June 20, Philadelphia police say.