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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:


Commission to redraw district maps

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Tacony’s troubles top town hall meeting

A lot of Tacony residents don’t like what’s been happening to their neighborhood in recent weeks.


Kids are learning highs, lows of synthetic dope

What’s the real dope on the dope that ain’t real dope?


Hearing postponed in scam-artist case

Sandra Anderson bought herself some more time on Friday.


Ex-cop to pay fines, serve probation for theft

The disgraced former Philadelphia police officer who stole $825 from a business where a fellow officer had been fatally shot was ordered on Thursday to repay the cash, along with a $5,000 fine, and serve five years probation.


Teacher is head of the class

The Acme supermarket at 3200 Red Lion Road recently honored Christ the King Elementary School third-grade teacher Mary Thurston Clark as Teacher of the Month for January.


Police think pharmacy bandit struck again

Philadelphia police have released surveillance video of the Jan. 25 armed robbery of a Holme Circle drug store and say that the same unknown bandit is responsible for at least three similar crimes elsewhere in the Northeast.


Wissinoming man fatally stabs cousin during argument

Last weekend began in bloodshed in Northeast Philadelphia as a Wissinoming man stabbed his cousin to death on Friday night inside the apartment they shared, according to police.


Ex-suspect in dungeon case is back on the hook

Eddie Wright may have been partly to blame for the “House of Horrors” after all.