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Crime log: Nov. 18, 2020

Oct. 26 through Nov. 8 As reported by Northeast Detectives. Does not include homicides, sexual assaults, narcotics offenses or other specific crimes investigated by special police units. All locations listed by block, not by exact...

Body discovered inside laundry bag in Tacony

A body was discovered inside of a laundry bag placed on the curb of the 6900 block of Edmund Street this morning, police said. Officers discovered the body at 7:25 a.m. Friday morning. The victim...

Pedestrian killed in hit and run at Summerdale and St. Vincent

The police Accident Investigation Division is investigating a hit-and-run crash that killed a pedestrian at Summerdale Avenue and St. Vincent Street. On Tuesday, at about 5:57 a.m., police and a fire department medic unit responded...

No arrests yet in Lawndale murder

The police homicide division is investigating a shooting death that took place early Tuesday morning. At about 4:09 a.m., police and a fire department medic unit responded to the 700 block of Longshore Ave. after...

2 teens shot on basketball court

Police are investigating a double shooting that happened Sunday night at Thomas Holme Playground, 9152 Academy Road. The incident took place at about 6:22 p.m. on the basketball court. A 16-year-old black male was shot in...

Police investigating fatal Boulevard hit-and-run

The police accident investigation division is investigating a fatal accident that took place Monday night on the 7500 block of Roosevelt Blvd. Police said the accident happened about 6:55 p.m. A preliminary investigation revealed  that...

Crime log: Oct. 28, 2020

Oct. 12 through 25 As reported by Northeast Detectives. Does not include homicides, sexual assaults, narcotics offenses or other specific crimes investigated by special police units. All locations listed by block, not by exact address. 2nd...

Lawndale man seeks answers in daughter’s murder two decades ago

It’s been more than two decades since 21-year-old Helene Dott was discovered dead miles from where she was last seen, and her father is still looking for answers. Helene was last seen the night of...

Crime log: Oct. 21, 2020

Sept. 28 through Oct. 11 As reported by Northeast Detectives. Does not include homicides, sexual assaults, narcotics offenses or other specific crimes investigated by special police units. All locations listed by block, not by exact...

Police investigating Lawncrest murder

Police are investigating a murder that took place on Sunday. At about 2:09 a.m., 2nd Police District officers responded to a radio call report of a person with a gun on the 6400 block of...
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