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Man steals pair of Rolex watches from Philadelphia Mills

Police are investigating after a man snatched two Rolex watches from a jewelry store inside Philadelphia Mills. The suspect approaches the Zales store and asks to see one of the watches, police said. After an...

Man shot during attempted robbery in Frankford

A man was shot early Thursday morning during an apparent attempted robbery in Frankford, police said. Officers responded to the 5100 block of Akron Street around 2:15 a.m. and found a 36-year-old man with a...

Police officer charged with sexual assault

A Philadelphia police officer who lives in Lawncrest was arrested Friday and charged with sexual assault and related crimes, authorities said. Novice Sloan, 28, of the 600 block of Comly Street, is accused of assaulting...

Two injured in Frankford shootings

Two men were injured in a pair of separate shootings in Frankford. Police responded Friday at 9:40 p.m. to the 1400 block of Church Street and found a man who had been shot multiple times....

Arrests made in Castor Gardens killing

Two men were charged with murder after a 31-year-old man died early Thursday morning in the aftermath of a shooting the night before in Castor Gardens. Authorities said Syambabu Thankappan, 31, was shot not far...

Police looking for man who set fire in Summerdale

Police are looking for a man who set a fire next to houses on the 900 block of Carver Street in Summerdale. The suspect is seen waving at a surveillance camera just before 11:30 p.m....

Suspects in Tacony home invasion shot, one killed

Two masked men were shot, one fatally, early Monday morning during an attempted home invasion robbery in Tacony, police said. Authorities said a preliminary investigation shows the suspects broke into a house on the 7100...

Man electrocuted at former Nabisco plant

A man is in critical condition after he was electrocuted while allegedly trying to steal wiring or other building materials from the former Nabisco bakery in Somerton.  Police responded to the site, on Roosevelt Boulevard...

Crime Log: Sept. 2 – 15

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 the Philadelphia Police Department.

Thief pulls knife on Oxford Circle gas station employees, police say

Police are looking for a man who pulled a knife on employees while trying to steal energy drinks from an Oxford Circle gas station. Employees at the Sunoco at 5700 Oxford Ave. (near Roosevelt Boulevard)...
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