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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.


Suspects sought in heist prompted by social media posts

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


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.


Crime log: February 11, 2015

Jan. 12 through 25


Crime log: February 4, 2015

Dec. 29 through Jan. 11


Bensalem cop dies running 5K in the Northeast

A Bensalem Township police officer collapsed fatally during the annual 19154 5k race held by St. Anselm Parish in Parkwood on Saturday.


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.


Gunman robs Mayfair 7-Eleven

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


Reward offered in fatal hit and run

More than a month after a hit and run crash claimed a 33-year-old woman’s life on the 8100 block of State Road, authorities hope that new evidence and a $4,500 reward will help them solve the case.


City investigates Fire Department sex scandal

Firefighters have been talking about a sex scandal within their department for months, but no word of it came to the public’s attention until last week, when TV reports aired that several Philadelphia Fire Department employees were about to be disciplined.