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Detectives name Northeast’s most wanted

The Philadelphia Police Department’s Northeast Detectives Division is seeking the public’s help in locating the following most-wanted suspects in connection with crimes in the Northeast:


Crime log (June 3-16)

June 3 through 16


Fox Chase man pleads guilty in child pornography case

A Fox Chase man once identified by federal authorities as a local karate instructor pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court on Monday to producing child pornography.


Sentencing in ’06 fatal robbery sparks courtroom clash

On a day when three members of a murderous Frankford street gang known as the “Parkside Pushers” finally met justice, a violent post-sentence outburst by one of the defendant’s relatives might’ve earned him a new nickname — the Parkside Puncher.


Maximum sentence given for mugging elderly woman

Frankford’s Antonio Santiago was sentenced to 20 to 40 years in prison for brutally mugging a 93-year-old woman on Easter Sunday in ’12.


Judge allows bail for faith-healing mom

Pastors testify they did not tell the Schaibles to forego medical care for ailing son. 


Police arrest six in prostitution stings

Philadelphia police vice officers arrested six people, including three from the Northeast, during two undercover prostitution investigations last weekend.


Cruiser crashes into repair shop

An unattended Philadelphia police car appeared to have a mind of its own when it rolled backward and crashed into a Northeast auto repair shop on Sunday.


Sign in Somerton goes missing again

The Five Man Electrical Band may never have visited Somerton, but somebody in that tight-knit Far Northeast enclave seems to share the zeitgeist of the 1970s Canadian one-hit wonders.


Cop pleads guilty to sexually assaulting teen in Bucks

A former 2nd District police officer on Monday pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl in Trevose last year.