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Reward offered in Ripken abduction

Baseball Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr. last Thursday offered a $100,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the man who abducted Ripken’s mother from her Maryland residence more than a year ago.


NE woman dies in tragic fall

A Northeast woman fell eight stories from a waterfront condominium balcony to her death early on Friday in what Philadelphia police say was a “tragic accident.”


Two suspects sought in home invasion

Philadelphia police arrested one man and are searching for at least two more in connection with a home invasion robbery in Frankford early on Friday.


SUV strikes Frankford woman in N.J.

A flurry of violence in Trenton left a Frankford woman hospitalized in critical condition on Friday night, after an SUV driven by a gunshot victim struck her.


Abduction attempt in Wissinoming

A flasher may have tried to abduct a teenage girl in Wissinoming last week. Now, police are trying to identify the unknown man.


Bustleton bank robber sought

Authorities are trying to identify a gunman who robbed a Bustleton bank last Thursday.


Shootings claim lives of Northeast residents

Shootings in the Northeast claimed two lives and wounded another person early this week. Meanwhile, a Northeast resident died after being shot in Kensington.


NE man convicted on child prostitution charges

A federal jury convicted a Northeast pimp on child prostitution charges on Friday, just days after a Bucks County court sentenced him to up to 80 years in state prison for drugging and raping adult hookers.


Alleged phony doctor held for trial

Patrick Usanga didn’t have a medical degree or license, but that didn’t stop him from allegedly practicing medicine at a Northeast clinic, then billing insurance companies for his services.


NE man faces 29 counts of burglary

A Northeast man has been ordered to stand trial for allegedly burglarizing more than 20 homes in various Montgomery County communities between March 2012 and last month.