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Holmesburg woman pleads guilty to animal cruelty

A Holmesburg woman has pleaded guilty to one count of animal cruelty in a case involving 13 dogs and four cats being kept in her property on the 7900 block of Marsden St.


Father shoots son on Mayfair street

An argument between a father and his adult son led to a shooting on a Mayfair street on April 26, leaving the son with a chest wound and the father explaining his actions to police.


Crime Log: May 4, 2016

The Northeast Times provides an overview of crimes reported to the four police districts in the Northeast. The details are based on reports compiled by the Northeast Detectives division of the Philadelphia Police Department. 


Arsonist of troubled Mayfair bar sought

It’s been an eventful several months for Owen’s Cafe in Mayfair.


Man convicted for violent rapes in Pennypack Park

A former Holmesburg man is facing the possibility of decades in state prison after his conviction last week for the violent rapes of two women in Pennypack Park in 2010 and 2011.


Man charged for NE shooting

Philadelphia police have made an arrest for the April 20 shooting of a Wissinoming man outside of his home.


Arrest made in fatal hit-and-run

A Northeast Philadelphia woman was arrested on April 20 in connection with a fatal hit-and-run vehicle crash in Andalusia in October.


Man cleared of charges in death of his daughter’s boyfriend

Charles Jordan shot and killed his daughter’s purported boyfriend inside Jordan’s Northeast Philadelphia apartment in 2014, but the father did not commit a crime in the eyes of the law, a trial judge decided last week.


Lawndale man pleads guilty to dogfighting charges

Antoine Talley was sentenced to four years of reporting probation for his role in the operation on Van Kirk Street in 2013. 


Convicted felon faces new murder charges after shooting

A convicted felon living in Frankford is facing a new murder charge after he allegedly shot and killed a man who was intervening in a disturbance on a Harrowgate street on April 10.