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Pediatrician and wife charged for growing pot

A Northeast children’s doctor and his wife are facing criminal charges in Bucks County after firefighters went to their home in an emergency and allegedly found dozens of marijuana plants growing in the garage.


Roofer sentenced for lying about fatal fall

An Eastern Montgomery County roofing company owner has been sentenced to 10 months in prison in connection with the 2013 fatal fall of an employee who resided in the Northeast.


Straw purchaser faces chargesĀ 

A Philadelphia woman is facing federal charges after she allegedly acted as a straw purchaser in buying two guns from an Upper Holmesburg shop last October.


Gunfire kills two men in Frankford

Gunfire and the illicit drug business claimed the lives of two 30-year-old men inside a house within about a block of SEPTA’s Frankford Transportation Center last Wednesday afternoon, Philadelphia police said.


Police: Woman shot her boyfriend

A Somerton woman says she accidentally shot her boyfriend in the leg inside their home, but she’s facing criminal charges for the Friday night incident anyway, according to police.


Argument leads to double stabbing in Tacony

An argument among women led to the stabbing of two men in front of a Tacony home last Friday night, authorities say.


Third suspect arrested in shooting at Ryan

Police have announced the arrest of a third suspect in the March 19 non-fatal shooting of a 17-year-old boy behind Archbishop Ryan High School.


Northwood store robbed again

An armed robber stole cash from a Northwood convenience store early on March 20, but he left behind surveillance video as evidence in the investigation.


Woman shot in the neck on Easter

An Oxford Circle woman ended up with a gunshot wound of the neck on Easter Sunday, but information is scarce about how it happened.


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.