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Holmesburg shooting leaves man injured

A shooting in a Holmesburg driveway on March 16 left a motorist with a head wound and police searching for evidence linking a suspect to the gunfire.


Two teens charged in shooting outside Ryan HS

Two South Jersey teenagers and an unidentified accomplice beat up and shot a 17-year-old Northeast boy on the grounds of Archbishop Ryan High School on Saturday night, Philadelphia police say.


Second arrest made in triple murder

District Attorney Seth Williams announced the filing of murder charges last Thursday against a Graterford prison inmate for the 2014 slaying of three men inside a Lawndale home.


Woman charged with stealing from church

Police have arrested the Bristol, Bucks County, woman who allegedly broke into St. Martha’s Church and stole the proceeds from a book fair last month.


Father, son charged with relative’s murder

A father and son from the Northeast have been accused of murder for allegedly using prescription pills to kill the brother of the older suspect so they could collect on life insurance policies in the victim’s name.


Police identify suspect in 2014 Holmesburg killing

Authorities have been saying for at least 15 months that they know who pulled the trigger when a senior woman and her roommate were shot to death inside their Holmesburg rowhouse in 2014.


Abduction attempt reported in Holmesburg

A 31-year-old woman narrowly escaped an abduction attempt last Saturday in Holmesburg, Philadelphia police say.


Police seek help finding park rapist

An unidentified rapist with a heart tattoo on his chest and crooked front teeth may be on the loose in the Winchester Park area of the Northeast, according to Philadelphia police, who released a composite sketch of the suspect on Friday.


Crime Log: March 16, 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. 


Police investigate SEPTA bus altercation

When is an assault and abduction not really an assault and abduction? People on a SEPTA bus in the Northeast found out the answer to that last Friday.