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Police seek help in locating missing teen

Philadelphia police seek the public’s help in finding a 14-year-old girl who went missing from her former home in Wissinoming last weekend.


Flasher reported near Northeast school

A heavy guy in a blue Toyota picked the wrong time and place to let his pants down, Philadelphia police say.


Woman arrested for fatal DUI crash in 2013

A South Philadelphia woman who allegedly caused a fatal head-on collision on Roosevelt Boulevard after a night of drinking in 2013 was arrested last week on felony charges.


Dropped cell phone leads to arrest of alleged serial burglar

Officers Joseph Staszak and Joseph O’Reilly were honored as Officers of the Month for the 7th Police District last Thursday as the 7th Police District Advisory Council held its monthly meeting at the Lafayette Redeemer home.


Police search for man using stolen credit card

An unidentified man used the stolen credit card information of a Pittsburgh-area resident to make five purchases at supermarkets in the Northeast in December, according to Pennsylvania State Police.


Northeast-based company charged with Medicaid fraud

The Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office has charged a Northeast-based company and a Frankford woman with defrauding the federal Medicaid program in two separate cases.


Teen dies after falling off moving car

A 16-year-old boy died from injuries he suffered when he fell from the hood of a moving car in Mayfair last Friday night, authorities say.


Suspect sought in Rhawnhurst robbery

A surveillance camera captured images of an unidentified man who allegedly robbed Anna’s Linens store in Rhawnhurst on Friday.


Flasher reported in Russo Park

An unidentified flasher exposed himself to an 11-year-old boy in Russo Park last Thursday, Philadelphia police say.


Corporal charged in fatal shooting of trooper

A Pennsylvania State Police corporal has been charged with five counts of reckless endangerment in connection with the fatal shooting of Trooper David Kedra during a firearms training exercise last September.