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Abduction attempt reported in Fox Chase

A 9-year-old girl who was walking home from Fox Chase Elementary School on Sept. 8 escaped an abduction attempt, according to police.

Teen robbers target taxi drivers in Frankford

It’s getting more dangerous to drive a taxi in Center City or even Frankford, for that matter, thanks to three unknown teenagers who are sought by Philadelphia police. Detectives believe that the same young men held up three cab drivers in four days in the same general area.

Suspect sought in Somerton bank robbery

An unidentified man with a demand note held up a bank in Somerton on Sept. 2, but investigators have good surveillance camera images of his face.

Senior attacked in violent home invasion

A daughter and her elderly mother were assaulted by two gunmen inside their Oxford Circle home. 

Man, pregnant woman shot in Frankford

Two gunmen opened fire on a group of people, including a pregnant woman, on a Frankford street last Thursday night, but the reason remains a mystery, much like the description of the brazen shooters.

Crime log: September 9, 2015

Aug. 10 through 23

Two weeks in jail for fatal shooting of trooper

A Pennsylvania State Police firearms instructor who fatally shot a trooper from Northeast Philadelphia during a training accident last September has been ordered to serve two weeks in prison, followed by three to 18 months of house arrest.

One dead, one injured in Woodhaven crash

A two-vehicle crash on Woodhaven Road early Sunday left one man dead, his woman passenger hospitalized and another motorist facing criminal charges, according to published reports.

Gun range shooter to prison, stolen pistols missing

Jeffrey Chandler was sentenced to state prison for the armed robbery of two seniors at NE gun range last year. 

DUI suspected in crash that killed cop

An 18-year veteran police officer died in an off-duty motorcycle crash allegedly caused by a drunk driver in the Northeast on Sunday afternoon.