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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.


Alleged murderer surrenders to police

The alleged trigger man in the double murder of a senior woman and her roommate inside their Holmesburg rowhouse in 2014 surrendered to police last Friday.


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.


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.


Abduction attempt reported in Holmesburg

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


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 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.


Three arrested, another wanted in man’s slaying

With one confessed killer already behind bars and awaiting sentencing for the April 2014 abduction and slaying of a man in Crescentville, authorities have arrested three more suspects this month and are seeking a fifth alleged accomplice.


Gunman shoots police car in Frankford

An undercover cop emerged unscathed after someone sprayed his unmarked police car with gunfire, then he found himself face-to-face with several pistol-toting suspected drug dealers in Frankford last Friday.