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Alleged cop shooter ordered to stand trial

Eric Torres faces attempted murder charge for the shooting of Police Officer Edward Davies  


Police seek Somerton Wawa robber

A man dressed up for a pick-up basketball game robbed a Somerton convenience store on Aug. 24, say Philadelphia police, who are trying to identify the culprit.


Crime log: September 11, 2013

Aug. 12 through 25


Mugger beats elderly man in Frankford

A strong-arm robber brutally beat an 82-year-old man on a Frankford street corner in broad daylight last week.


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:


Two pinched in bank robbery

A Holmesburg man and a young Cherry Hill woman tried to knock off a Bensalem bank on Aug. 27, but they didn’t get away with it for very long, authorities claim.


Gunman uses restroom, then robs bar

A robber used a gun and a knife to hold up a Castor Gardens bar on Aug. 27, but not before he made a pit stop in the business’ restroom, Philadelphia police said.


Gunman holds up Frankford bank

A man with a handgun and iPod-style earbuds robbed a busy Frankford bank branch on Tuesday morning.


Authorities: NE man downloaded child pornography

A Castor Gardens man is facing child pornography charges as a result of the Pennsylvania attorney general’s investigation into the online sharing, downloading and distribution of sexually graphic images of minors.


Heroin bust in Lexington Park

A sign outside identifies 7801 Roosevelt Blvd. as the Winchester Walk Apartments, but inside apartment No. 36, a high-level heroin dealer was running a bank for a multimillion drug operation, authorities claim.