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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.


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.


Flasher reported in Russo Park

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


Two NE men arrested for shooting in Tacony

Philadelphia police have arrested two men whose argument on a Tacony street last October allegedly escalated into a shooting that resulted in the wounding of a bystander as well as damage to the district office of City Councilman Bobby Henon.


Parkwood couple arrested for ATV thefts

A Parkwood woman and former civilian Philadelphia Police Department employee has been arrested along with her husband for allegedly using her old job as a clerk in the Auto Pound Unit to steal three all-terrain vehicles.


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.   


Crime log: February 11, 2015

Jan. 12 through 25


Parkwood 7-Eleven robber has facial scar

A man with a distinctive scar on his face and an unusual sense of style robbed a Parkwood convenience store on Jan. 14, according to Philadelphia police.


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.