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NE teens arrested for murder of delivery driver

Two boys from a Northeast Philadelphia public housing project have been charged as adults in connection with the slaying of a Chinese food deliveryman last Thursday night near their home.


Mayfair Tire Slasher back in court

David Toledo recently admitted in court that he tried to damage another parked car in the Northeast.   


Man will stand trial for attempted stabbing outside NE Pathmark

A man who allegedly brought a knife to a gunfight outside a Northeast supermarket and ended up with a hole in the groin has been ordered to stand trial for aggravated assault.


Man dies in single-car crash on Boulevard

A single-car crash claimed the life of a man on Roosevelt Boulevard early on April 22.


High court restores Lynn conviction

Supreme Court concludes that Monsignor William Lynn endangered the welfare of an abused child.  


Crime log: April 22, 2015

March 23 through April 5


Two arrested for unrelated NE shootings

Chisum Manigo, 18, and Joel Gooding, 24, have been arrested in connection with unrelated shootings earlier this year.   


Thief smashes gas station window with truck

Maybe there weren’t any rocks nearby, so a burglar made due with what he had. He used his pickup truck to smash a glass door and steal cigarettes from a Philadelphia Mills-area gas station on Jan. 31.


Philly men arrested in child predator sweep

The Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office arrested 15 men, including five from Philadelphia, last week in what it called a “child predator sweep,” but has not confirmed if a raid of a rowhome in Upper Holmesburg was part of the effort.


Man swipes cigarettes from Wawa

A man used diversion instead of force to steal a couple of cartons of cigarettes from a Bustleton convenience store on March 29, but he wasn’t able to deceive a surveillance camera.