• Crime

Bandit steals keys from gym, car from lot

A credulous gym patron had to find an alternate way home from the workout facility several weeks ago after a thief stole the person’s car keys from an unsecured rack near the front desk.


Gunman sought for 7-Eleven robbery

Police are hunting for an unknown armed robber who struck at a Lawndale 7-Eleven on July 28.


Three dead in violent Northeast car crash

Police suspect last Wednesday’s fatal crash might be related to street racing. 


Crime log: July 29, 2015

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. 


Video released in cell store break-in

Two would-be burglars thought they had the security system sussed when they broke into a Frankford cell phone store on June 17, but there were two surprises waiting for them inside Simple Mobile Solutions at 5216 Torresdale Ave.


Robber sought in several dollar store heists

Someone should tell this guy you’re supposed to spend dollars at the dollar store, not take the dollars.


Two NE men dead in unrelated shootings

Gunfire claimed the lives of two Northeast men in separate shootings last week.


Postman arrested for hoarding undelivered mail

Forget about ringing twice, the postman wasn’t even ringing once in Tacony for the better part of a year, according to a criminal case filed last week by a federal prosecutor.


Man swipes charity change jar

The man who stole a charity change jar from the counter of a Tacony Wawa may be confused, but at least he stands out in a crowd, police say.


Two men critical after knife fight in Tacony

A knife fight early Monday outside a Tacony house wasn’t what it initially seemed, but detectives are starting to get a much clearer picture of how two men ended up with critical stab wounds.