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Detectives link Lawndale man to 19 residential break-ins

For a while, at least, Richard Bondarenko allegedly made out like a bandit. But in the end, Philadelphia police hit the jackpot.


Surveillance footage leads police to double murder suspect

It was surveillance footage that led detectives to a suspect in a Frankford double murder, according to Capt. John McCloskey. 


Fatal stabbing in Lawndale home

A North Philadelphia man was stabbed to death inside a Lawndale home on Sunday morning, but police have released few details about the slaying.


Crime Log: April 2, 2014

Feb. 24 through March 9


Elderly woman killed crossing the street

An SUV struck and killed an elderly woman who was trying to walk across a busy Northeast street during afternoon rush hour on March 25.


Parkwood man to stand trial for fatal crash

A Parkwood man has been ordered to stand trial on allegations that he was driving drunk with his pregnant fiance and their 16-month-old son as passengers when he caused a two-car crash on Red Lion Road last October, killing the woman and her unborn son.


One dead, another hurt in Bustleton crash

A motorist traveling at high speed triggered a chain reaction crash that claimed the life of one man and damaged a Bustleton bank early Sunday, Philadelphia police said.


DNA evidence linked to Pennypack rapist

Based on newly discovered DNA evidence, Philadelphia detectives believe they have identified and located a serial rapist responsible for assaulting three Tacony women in Pennypack Park between 2010 and 2012.


Mayfair man allegedly shoots cousin

Philadelphia police arrested a Mayfair man on Saturday for allegedly shooting his neighbor, who also happens to be the man’s cousin and a reputed leader of an outlaw motorcycle gang.


Crook complains about coffee, robs Wawa

Maybe he was expecting a free cup of coffee. But when a Mayfair Wawa patron didn’t get one, he grabbed the store’s cash instead.