Crescentville often gets overlooked as a neighborhood. In fact, it’s often lumped together with nearby Lawndale and called “Lawncrest” in news media reports. But Crescentville is becoming very well-known among folks who monitor the city’s murder and gun violence problems.
When confronted by an armed robber last Wednesday afternoon, a Tacony convenience store clerk did the one thing you’re not supposed to do.
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:
Police are looking for a teen who assaulted a city police officer Jan. 16 in what became a confrontation between juveniles, the cop and school district police near Samuel Fels High School that resulted in four arrests.
Philadelphia police have released few details about the double murder of a woman and her adult son inside their Crescentville rowhome on Sunday.
An unknown gunman held up the same Far Northeast gas station twice in less than a week.
Detectives have arrested a man and woman from Tacony in connection with four armed robberies, including one in which the crooks stole a bank card and tried to use it at a convenience store minutes after the crime.
A serial SEPTA cell phone thief has been captured in Frankford, police say.
In the history of the Philadelphia Police Department, there has been only one unsolved cop killing.
A Montgomery County man who allegedly exposed himself to women in Mayfair while asking them to perform a sexual act on him with Swiss cheese is out on bail.