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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.


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.


Security video released in 7-eleven robbery

A man who walked into a Tacony convenience store demanding money may not have mentioned anything about a weapon, but his dark mask made his intentions clear.


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


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.


Feds arrest alleged bank robber

Federal agents have arrested a man who allegedly robbed two area banks and may have been involved in two other hold-ups earlier this month.


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.


7th PDAC honors officers of the month

Thomas Farrell and Randy Vogt were recognized as Officers of the Month for March in the 7th Police District during the monthly meeting of the 7th Police District Advisory Council on April 16 at the JCC Klein Branch.


Homeless man to stand trial for murder

A homeless man has been ordered to stand trial for the home invasion slaying of a Frankford man and the wounding of a woman in January.