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Parkwood couple arrested for ATV thefts

A Parkwood woman and former civilian Philadelphia Police Department employee has been arrested along with her husband for allegedly using her old job as a clerk in the Auto Pound Unit to steal three all-terrain vehicles.

Video released of armed restaurant robberies

Philadelphia police have released surveillance video of an unidentified gunman who they believe has committed at least three robberies of fast food restaurants in the Lower Northeast in recent weeks.

NE man overdoses in police custody

A Northeast man suspected of intoxicated driving died of an accidental drug overdose while in Philadelphia police custody on Jan. 30.

Bandit swipes $12K diamond ring from Zales

A jewelry thief ripped off a $12,000 diamond engagement ring from a shop in Philadelphia Mills mall last Friday. According to Philadelphia police, all he had to do was ask for it.

Police search for missing Wissinoming woman

A senior woman from Wissinoming is missing and may be endangered, so police are seeking the public’s help in finding her.

Man critical after being shot five times

A Holmesburg man with a history of drug convictions has been charged with attempted murder and numerous related offenses after he allegedly shot another man five times on a neighborhood street.

NE woman pleads guilty in student sex case

A Northeast woman has admitted that she had sex with an underage student when she was a music teacher at Lenape Middle School in Bucks County in 2012.

One dead in alleged DUI crash in Holmesburg

Philadelphia police have arrested a Levittown man whose alleged drunk-driving caused a fatal crash in Holmesburg on Jan. 21.

Doctor charged in Bustleton ‘pill mill’

A Northeast-based family doctor and his receptionist were charged last week with running a “pill mill” in their Bustleton medical office as well as a second office in Bucks County.

Suspect sought in Pretzel Factory robbery

Two teenage employees of a Mayfair soft pretzel shop came face-to-face with a gun-toting robber last Thursday. Police hope that surveillance video will help them identify the unknown bandit.