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Third suspect arrested in shooting at Ryan

Police have announced the arrest of a third suspect in the March 19 non-fatal shooting of a 17-year-old boy behind Archbishop Ryan High School.


Straw purchaser faces chargesĀ 

A Philadelphia woman is facing federal charges after she allegedly acted as a straw purchaser in buying two guns from an Upper Holmesburg shop last October.


Police: Woman shot her boyfriend

A Somerton woman says she accidentally shot her boyfriend in the leg inside their home, but she’s facing criminal charges for the Friday night incident anyway, according to police.


Northwood store robbed again

An armed robber stole cash from a Northwood convenience store early on March 20, but he left behind surveillance video as evidence in the investigation.


Gunfire kills two men in Frankford

Gunfire and the illicit drug business claimed the lives of two 30-year-old men inside a house within about a block of SEPTA’s Frankford Transportation Center last Wednesday afternoon, Philadelphia police said.


Argument leads to double stabbing in Tacony

An argument among women led to the stabbing of two men in front of a Tacony home last Friday night, authorities say.


Woman charged with stealing from church

Police have arrested the Bristol, Bucks County, woman who allegedly broke into St. Martha’s Church and stole the proceeds from a book fair last month.


Two teens charged in shooting outside Ryan HS

Two South Jersey teenagers and an unidentified accomplice beat up and shot a 17-year-old Northeast boy on the grounds of Archbishop Ryan High School on Saturday night, Philadelphia police say.


Teen dead after being stabbed, hit by car

Authorities are still trying to figure out why a Frankford teenager was stabbed and how he subsequently got run over by a car last Thursday evening.


Second arrest made in triple murder

District Attorney Seth Williams announced the filing of murder charges last Thursday against a Graterford prison inmate for the 2014 slaying of three men inside a Lawndale home.