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Authorities investigating Adams Avenue bank robbery

Authorities are asking for the public’s help in finding a man who robbed a bank Wednesday morning in Crescentville. The suspect, described as a black man in his mid-20s to early 30s, entered the Wells...

Man killed in Lawncrest shooting

A 22-year-old man was killed early Wednesday morning after being shot in Lawncrest, police said. Officers responded to the 400 block of Van Kirk Street around 1 a.m. and found the victim inside the rear...

Authorities investigating burglary at Lawncrest store

Police are looking for a man who smashed the front door of a Lawncrest store and stole a cell phone. The suspect used a rock to break the glass door of the Metro PCS at...

Man killed in Comly Street shooting

A 51-year-old man died after being shot Friday afternoon in the basement of a house on the 1600 block of Comly Street, police said. Officers responded to 1622 Comly St. (a few blocks east of...

Couple robbed at gunpoint in Wissinoming

A couple who were in the process of moving were robbed at gunpoint last month inside a Wissinoming home, police said. The suspect, who was caught on camera, walked through the open door of the...

Police investigating armed robbery in Lawncrest

Police are looking for a man who ambushed an employee, sticking a revolver into their side, last month while robbing a 7-Eleven in Lawncrest. The robbery happened in the early morning hours of Monday, Aug....

Crime Log: Aug. 19 – Sept. 1

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.

Former Resurrection priest arrested in federal probe

Robert Brennan, a former priest at Resurrection of Our Lord Catholic Church who has faced allegations of child sexual abuse, was arrested Thursday and charged with lying to federal agents. In 2013, Brennan was arrested...

Naked man caught allegedly smashing car windows in Bustleton

Police on Monday night arrested a naked man who was allegedly smashing car windows in Bustleton. Officers encountered the 42-year-old suspect, who was not immediately identified, at 9:30 p.m. on the 2300 block of Tremont...

Man injured in Crescentville stabbing

A 33-year-old man was stabbed in the back around 2 a.m. Monday morning on the 4100 block of Roosevelt Boulevard near Whitaker Avenue in Crescentville, police said. The victim was stabbed twice in the lower...
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