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Police looking for hit-and-run driver

The police Accident Investigation Division, based at 26th and Master streets, held a news conference to ask the public’s help in identifying the driver involved in a hit-and-run crash that killed a pedestrian at...

Police investigating fatal shooting of 12-year-old

Police are continuing to investigate a shooting that claimed the life of a 12-year-old Frankford boy. The incident took place in the doorway of a home on the 5000 block of Ditman St. at 2:52...

4 held in connection with Cpl. O’Connor murder

Municipal Court Judge James M. DeLeon last week held four men in connection with the March 13 murder of police Cpl. James O’Connor. O’Connor, of Millbrook, was working as a member of SWAT when he...

Police searching for hit-and-run suspect

Police are looking for information about a suspect who fled the scene after driving into and critically injuring a bicyclist. On Oct. 24 at about 10:40 a.m., the victim was riding a bicycle westbound on...

Reward offered in Frankford homicide investigation

The city of Philadelphia is offering a $20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of individuals involved in a shooting death on the 2100 block of Scattergood Street in September. Police are looking to...

Arrest made in hit-and-run death

Police have arrested a Germantown man in a fatal hit-and run that occurred on Nov. 9 at 7530 Roosevelt Blvd. The suspect is James R. Jones, 24, of the 1100 block of E. Haines St. Police...

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...
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