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Gunman sought in gas station hold-ups

An unknown gunman held up the same Far Northeast gas station twice in less than a week.


Duo arrested for armed robberies

Detectives have arrested a man and woman from Tacony in connection with four armed robberies, including one in which the crooks stole a bank card and tried to use it at a convenience store minutes after the crime.


SEPTA cell phone thief is arrested

A serial SEPTA cell phone thief has been captured in Frankford, police say.


Reward offered for unsolved cop killing

In the history of the Philadelphia Police Department, there has been only one unsolved cop killing.


Mother, son murdered in Crescentville home

Philadelphia police have released few details about the double murder of a woman and her adult son inside their Crescentville rowhome on Sunday.


Teen sought in Fels fight

Police are looking for a teen who assaulted a city police officer Jan. 16 in what became a confrontation between juveniles, the cop and school district police near Samuel Fels High School that resulted in four arrests.


Detectives name Northeast’s most wanted (Jan. 22, 2014)

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:


Alleged ‘Swiss Cheese Pervert’ out on bail

A Montgomery County man who allegedly exposed himself to women in Mayfair while asking them to perform a sexual act on him with Swiss cheese is out on bail.


Castor Gardens Wawa robbed for fifth time since October

Armed robbers have targeted the same Northeast convenience store five times since October, with the latest heist occurring early Monday morning, Philadelphia police say.


Man could face 20 to 40 years for starving parents

Nobody really knows what was on Thomas Houck’s mind as he idly watched his elderly father starve to death and his mother nearly do the same in late 2011.