• Crime

Crime Log: August 17, 2016

July 25 through Aug. 7

Armed robbers strike Frankford grocery store

Two armed robbers walked into a Frankford grocery store and asked for water ice before walking out with some cold, hard cash last month, Philadelphia police say. Investigators hope surveillance video will help them identify the crooks.

Two arrested for July Wawa brawl 

Authorities have painted a clearer picture of what was going on in a viral video of a melee at a Northeast Philadelphia Wawa store late last month. And they’ve arrested two people who were allegedly involved in the disturbance.

Tacony motorcyclist killed while getting gas

A Tacony motorcyclist was shot and killed while refueling his bike at a Southwest Philadelphia gas station on Sunday, police say.

Oxford Circle man shot fatally near home

An Oxford Circle man was shot to death in the street one block from his home on Monday afternoon, police say.

Crime Log: August 10, 2016

July 11 through 24

Body of former Ryan football star found in river

The Archbishop Ryan High School and West Chester University communities are mourning the passing of a standout student-athlete who went missing on Saturday and was found dead in the Schuylkill River near the Girard Point Bridge on Sunday.

Teen robbed while playing Pokemon GO

A Pokemon hunter became the hunted late last month as a half-dozen unidentified males jumped a 15-year-old Holmesburg boy as he strolled his neighborhood looking for imaginary creatures.

Road rage leads to shooting in Far NE

Road rage sparked a shooting near Philadelphia Mills mall on Sunday evening, police say.

Philadelphia Police cite 106, arrest none during DNC

Philadelphia police made no arrests but they cited 106 demonstrators for disorderly conduct during the four days of the Democratic National Convention. Meanwhile, the U.S. Secret Service arrested and charged 11 demonstrators who allegedly attempted to breach perimeter security around the Wells Fargo Center during the convention.