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Teenager injured in Frankford shooting

A 15-year-old boy was walking Monday evening near Frankford Transportation Center when he was struck by gunfire, police said. The teenager heard gunshots but didn't realize he had been shot until he got home, authorities...

Man killed after shootout with police in Frankford

A man is dead after he allegedly barricaded himself inside his house Thursday afternoon and fired at police in Frankford. Three state parole officers went to the 4600 block of Hawthorne Street just after 1...

Crime log: Jan. 8, 2020

Crime log: Jan. 8, 2020 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...

Woman found shot to death in Tacony home

Police are investigating after a young foster mom was found dead Thursday night inside her home on the 4100 block of Levick Street in Tacony.  Officers found Lexus Jawanda Brice, 25, lying on the floor...

Weekend stabbings leave three injured in Frankford

A pair of weekend stabbings left three people injured in Frankford, police said.  On Saturday, just before midnight, officers found a 62-year-old man who had been stabbed 12 times throughout his torso inside a property...

Neighbors walk for peace after Frankford double homicide

It was a violent start to 2020 in Frankford. Two men were killed by gunfire in broad daylight New Year’s Day steps away from SEPTA’s bustling Arrott Transportation Center.  Officers responded just after 2:15 p.m. to...

Man stabbed during attempted robbery in Mayfair

A 31-year-old man was walking home after parking his car Thursday night in Lower Mayfair when he was stabbed during an attempted robbery, police said.  The incident occurred at around 11 p.m. on the 2600...

Man, 77, charged in Holmesburg stabbing

  A 77-year-old man has been charged in connection with a Dec. 29 stabbing in Holmesburg that left a man critically wounded, authorities said. Officers at around 10:30 p.m. responded to the 4500 block of Tudor...

Man, woman dead in Summerdale shooting

Two people are dead after a suspected murder-suicide New Year’s Eve inside a house on the 5600 block of Frontenac Street in Summerdale. Officers responded to the residence just after 10:15 p.m. and found a...

Thieves steal $65,000 in jewelry from Philadelphia Mills shop

Three people snatched more than $65,000 worth of jewelry during a New Year’s Eve heist at a shop at Philadelphia Mills mall, authorities said. One of the suspects asked the owner of Cheemi’s Boutique to...
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