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Olney woman slain in Far Northeast

An unidentified gunman opened fire on an Olney woman and her two male companions in the parking lot of a Far Northeast apartment complex last Thursday, killing the woman and wounding one of the men, police say.


Men wanted for separate bank robberies

Federal and local authorities seek the public’s help in identifying two bank robbers who struck separately in the Northeast in August and September.


Crime Log: November 2, 2016

Oct. 3 through 16


$16K in watches swiped during Macy’s smash-and-grab

Three masked men in a stolen Mercedes snatched $16,000 in Movado watches from a Northeast Philadelphia Macy’s store last Thursday, two days after the same car was involved in the burglary of a high-end department store in Center City, authorities say.


Thief steals car containing child, 6

An attempted car theft became a child abduction on Monday night in Mayfair when a bandit stole a woman’s car with her 6-year-old son sitting in the backseat.


Police shoot Mayfair man after domestic disturbance

Timothy McShane suffered wounds of the arm in the shooting and was charged with multiple counts of felony assault.


Police: Man pointed gun at Judge students

A Mayfair man pointed a gun at a car full of Father Judge High School students during a traffic dispute last Thursday morning.


Pennypack rapist gets 30 to 60 years

A Pennypack Park rapist’s prison bid just got a lot longer.


Young burglars surrender to police

Authorities are deciding whether to throw the book at two grade-school kids who burglarized a Northeast charter school and made off with some spare change on Oct. 9.


Two shot, one dead in Crescentville

Homicide detectives have two crime scenes, two victims, a gun, a bunch of spent shells, a bundle of marijuana and a wad of cash, but they also have a lot of unanswered questions about the slaying of one man and wounding of another in Crescentville last Wednesday.