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Additional charges filed in pill distribution ring

A federal grand jury has brought additional criminal charges against four people in connection with a multi-million-dollar prescription pill distribution ring that involved a Northeast Philadelphia pharmacy.


Crime log: December 25, 2013

Dec. 2 through 15


KFC workers dodge armed robber

An armed robber burst into a Northeast Philadelphia KFC last month hoping for a big score, but he forgot to account for one particular detail — the back door.


Attempted murder charges filed in slashing

An Oxford Circle man is facing an attempted murder charge after he allegedly slashed the face of a co-worker during a quarrel over their work responsibilities.


Man charged with stealing ambulance

A Massachusetts man is under arrest, charged with stealing an ambulance in Frankford, police said.


Police arrest Oxford Circle man for pimping girl, 17, in Northeast motel

Undercover police arrested a 17-year-old girl and her alleged pimp during a prostitution sting at a Northeast Philadelphia motel on Thursday.


Police seek two robbers in Wissinoming heist

Police are trying to identify two men who were involved in the gunpoint robbery of a convenience store in Wissinoming on Dec. 3.


Youth football coach faces additional charges

The District Attorney’s office filed new child sex abuse charges on Tuesday against a youth football coach who previously was arrested last month on allegations he raped two boys.


Detectives name Northeast’s most wanted

The Philadelphia Police Department’s Northeast Detectives Division is seeking the public’s help in locating the following most-wanted suspects in connection with crimes in the Northeast:


Male motorists accost two girls in Northeast

Police are looking for two male motorists who accosted two 15-year-old girls in the Northeast last week in what Special Victims Unit detectives believe were unrelated incidents.