• Crime

Suspects sought in heist prompted by social media posts

Three gunmen broke into a Somerton home after seeing photos of jewelry on Instagram.   


Gunmen steal cash from Tacony home

Two armed robbers forced their way into a Tacony man’s home and stole $3,500 cash from him early Sunday, police say.


Video released of armed restaurant robberies

Philadelphia police have released surveillance video of an unidentified gunman who they believe has committed at least three robberies of fast food restaurants in the Lower Northeast in recent weeks.


Parkwood couple arrested for ATV thefts

A Parkwood woman and former civilian Philadelphia Police Department employee has been arrested along with her husband for allegedly using her old job as a clerk in the Auto Pound Unit to steal three all-terrain vehicles.


Bandit swipes $12K diamond ring from Zales

A jewelry thief ripped off a $12,000 diamond engagement ring from a shop in Philadelphia Mills mall last Friday. According to Philadelphia police, all he had to do was ask for it.


NE man overdoses in police custody

A Northeast man suspected of intoxicated driving died of an accidental drug overdose while in Philadelphia police custody on Jan. 30.


Gunman robs Mayfair 7-Eleven

A hooded gunman robbed a 7-Eleven store in Mayfair last month, fleeing with cash and cigarettes.


Police search for missing Wissinoming woman

A senior woman from Wissinoming is missing and may be endangered, so police are seeking the public’s help in finding her.


Doctor charged in Bustleton ‘pill mill’

A Northeast-based family doctor and his receptionist were charged last week with running a “pill mill” in their Bustleton medical office as well as a second office in Bucks County.


NE woman pleads guilty in student sex case

A Northeast woman has admitted that she had sex with an underage student when she was a music teacher at Lenape Middle School in Bucks County in 2012.