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Two Northeast teens die in crash rushing to the hospital

Two teenagers from the Northeast died in a car crash early last Friday as they were bound for Temple Hospital to see a friend’s father who had been robbed and beaten at gunpoint.


Man arrested for Northwood vandalism

Police credit the news media and public tips for helping them to identify a man who allegedly sprayed graffiti on the side of a grocery store in Northwood in August.


Cops probe wounded man’s story 

A 17-year-old suffered a gunshot wound of the thigh in Summerdale on Oct. 10 and police are trying to figure out how it happened.


Bandits steal gun, cash from Northeast home

An Oxford Circle woman gave Channel 6 viewers an up-close view of how gunmen invaded her home when she submitted surveillance video of the Oct. 11 break-in to the station’s news program.


2nd District honors Officer of the Month

Philadelphia Police Officer Padraic Feeney has been selected as Officer of the Month in the 2nd district after his recent arrest of a shooting suspect near a Crescentville nightclub.


Teen killed, two wounded in Mayfair shooting

A teenage boy was killed and two other males wounded by gunfire that erupted on a Lower Mayfair street on Monday night.


Police: Kids broke into school

A lot of children get in trouble for trying to leave school when they’re not supposed to. But a boy and girl may soon find themselves in hot water for doing just the opposite. They broke into school, police say.


Pill mill doctor sentenced to 30 years

A former Northeast-based family doctor was sentenced to 30 years in federal prison on Oct. 5 for furnishing outlaw motorcycle gang members and their associates with hundreds of thousands of illegal prescription painkillers in a so-called pill mill operation.


House fire claims Bustleton couple

A husband and wife from Bustleton perished when fire engulfed their home just before midnight on Oct. 4.


FBI seeks information about child abuse case

Federal agents aren’t sure who he is or where he’s from, but they have video of him and want to talk to him about child abuse.