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Lawncrest man to stand trial for murder

A Lawncrest man has been ordered to stand trial for the June 21 fatal shooting of another man on the 500 block of Rosalie St.

Northeast barber shot four times

A Northeast barber was wounded four times when a gunman fired a hail of bullets at his shop on Monday night, police said.

Man charged with killing stepfather

A Northeast man is charged with murder for shooting his stepfather to death inside their home on Sunday, Oct. 5.

Crime log: October 15, 2014

Sept. 8 through 21

Man swipes painting machine off sidewalk

A surveillance video released by Philadelphia police last week showed how astonishingly quick a crime of opportunity can occur.

Burglars target Northeast storage facilities

Before you secure your valuable possessions in a storage facility, police want you to know that not all storage facilities are as secure as you might expect. In fact, burglars have been targeting storage units in the Northeast with increasing frequency, according to Northeast Detectives. 

Ladder falls off vehicle, injures cop on I-95

A red ladder fell off a vehicle on Interstate 95 late Sunday afternoon, triggering an accident that injured a Philadelphia police officer. 

Pair will stand trial for shooting elderly man

A man and woman have been ordered to stand trial on attempted murder charges for shooting and robbing an elderly man while also robbing his friend outside a Northeast gun range last June.

Gunman sought in at least 13 store robberies

Armed robbers have mounted a formidable assault on Northeast shops and convenience stores since mid-August, But it’s no coincidence, according to Philadelphia police, who say that the same masked man was involved in at least 13 of those crimes.