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Wissinoming man implicated in wild ambulance chase

A 42-year-old Wissinoming man is facing a litany of charges after authorities say he stole an ambulance Friday night and led police on a car chase throughout Northeast Philly for more than an hour. Mark...

Man shot during attempted robbery in Mayfair

A 34-year-old man was rushed to the hospital early Monday morning after being shot during an attempted robbery in Mayfair. Officers responded to the 6900 block of Rowland Avenue just after 1:30 a.m. and found...

Police investigating 7th District burglaries

Authorities are looking for a man who may be connected to a string of recent residential burglaries in the 7th Police District. Between Jan. 20 and Feb. 4, several burglaries were reported in the district,...

Man injured after attempted robbery with machete in Far Northeast

A 29-year-old man was injured after being ambushed inside his own car Tuesday, Feb. 25, by a masked man with a machete in the Far Northeast. The would-be robber hopped in into the backseat of...

Man in critical condition after Bustleton stabbing

A 29-year-old man is in critical condition after being stabbed Thursday morning in Bustleton, police said. Officers arrested a suspect after finding the man just before 10 a.m. with a stab wound to his chest...

Crime log: Feb. 19, 2020

Feb. 3 through 16 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...

Investigators looking for “persons of interest” in murder of Castor Gardens woman

Police on Thursday released surveillance video in an attempt to solve the November murder of a Castor Gardens woman. Nisha Fortune-Wessels, 31, of the 1200 block of Knorr Street, was found shot to death just...

Delivery driver robbed, shot at in Oxford Circle

A group of masked men robbed a pizza delivery driver and shot at him as he tried to get away Wednesday night in Oxford Circle, police said. The 29-year-old man, who delivers for Castor Pizza,...

Off-duty officer charged with DUI after Roosevelt Boulevard crash

An off-duty Philadelphia police officer was arrested and charged with drunken driving following a crash Feb. 16 in the northbound lanes of Roosevelt Boulevard near Bustleton Avenue, authorities said. John Sears, a 13-year veteran of...

Teen injured in Tacony shooting

A 17-year-old boy was rushed to the hospital Monday night after being shot on the 4300 block of Cottman Avenue in Tacony. Officers responded to the scene just after 8:30 p.m. and found the teenager...
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