A gunman with a towel draped over his head robbed a Wawa in Oxford Circle on June 23, Philadelphia police say.
Crime doesn’t seem to be adding up for the unknown burglar who has been targeting a plethora of Asian eateries in the Lower Northeast recently.
June 1 through 14
The old Nabisco plant closes its doors for good.
Clap, boom, crack, thud, crash! Those were just a handful of the many sounds residents of Akron Street in Frankford heard one evening last week when Mother Nature decided to turn their neighborhood into an Olympic-sized game of pick-up sticks.
A Mayfair teenager and the Northeast Times teamed up to capture a suspected serial bank robber last week. … OK, maybe not exactly.
U.S. Sen. Bob Casey and Congressman Brendan Boyle met at Northeast Philadelphia’s state-of-the-art helicopter factory last week, but it wasn’t so they could test fly the new AgustaWestland 609 TiltRotor, which could start rolling off the assembly line later this summer.
Police hope that a description of a distinctive getaway car, along with surveillance video, will help them identify three men who burglarized a Somerton pharmacy on June 7.
The FBI and Philadelphia police are trying to identify two bank robbers involved in unrelated heists in the Northeast last week.
A particularly violent extended weekend in Philadelphia included a pair of fatal shootings in Frankford, both of which remained unsolved as of Tuesday afternoon, according to police.