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FBI seeking arsonists during riots

The FBI is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying seven individuals who are being sought in connection with arson incidents in Philadelphia during the riots of May 30, 2020. The FBI is offering a...

Crime log: June 2, 2021

May 10 through 23 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...

Paul Dignam gets 13-month jail term

Acting U.S. Attorney Jennifer Arbittier Williams announced that Paul Dignam, 59, was sentenced to 13 months in prison and one year of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $3,500 fine by District...

Murder in Frankford

A man was shot to death Monday afternoon in Frankford. Officers from the 15th Police District responded to a report of a person with a gun at about 3:24 p.m. on the 4900 block of...

Man murdered near Frankford Transportation Center

A man was shot to death Saturday night on the 5200 block of Frankford Ave. Officers in the 15th Police District responded to reports of gunshots at about 9:51 p.m. They found a man suffering...

Leo Dignam sentenced to 15-month jail term

Acting U.S. Attorney Jennifer Arbittier Williams announced that Leo Dignam, 61, was sentenced to 15 months in prison, one year of supervised release, and was ordered to pay a $7,500 fine by U.S. District...

Crime log: May 18, 2021

April 26 through May 9 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...

Reward offered for info on St. Leo arson

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Citizens Crime Commission announced a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the May 9 fire at...

Man exonerated in murder of Lawndale jeweler

The Court of Common Pleas on Tuesday vacated the murder conviction and sentence of Obina Onyiah, 38, who had been serving a life sentence in connection with the 2010 shooting death of Lawndale jeweler...

Crime log: April 30, 2021

April 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...
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