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Police seek serial bank robber in Northeast

Police are seeking a man suspected of robbing multiple banks in Lawncrest and Castor Gardens.Surveillance photoThe FBI/Philadelphia Police Department Violent Crimes Task Force is seeking the public’s assistance to identify and locate a serial bank...

Lawmakers push legislation to combat litter

House Bill 1812 groups littering, loitering and disorderly conduct under the umbrella of ‘chronic nuisances,’ and creates incrementally higher penalties for such incidents with this grouping.Cleaning the neighborhood: State Reps. John Taylor and Jared...

Serial robber hits Philadelphia Mills again

The same man has robbed the mall’s food court twice last month.Surveillance photoPolice from the 8th District are looking for a man who was captured on surveillance footage twice robbing an undisclosed amount of money...

Cousins ordered to stand trial for series of murders

Sean Michael Kratz, of the 800 block of Magee Ave., and Cosmo DiNardo, of Bensalem, will stand trial for slayings.Kratz (left) and DiNardo.A Northeast Philadelphia man and his cousin have been ordered to stand trial...

Gunman robs Mayfair department store

Two Family Dollar employees were bound with zip ties before the crook fled with $5,000 and cell phones.SOURCE: GOOGLE MAPSAn unidentified gunman robbed a Mayfair department store at closing time Monday night, possibly after hiding in...

Shero attorney discusses new plea

By entering the statutory equivalent of the guilty plea, the former St. Jerome’s teacher earned his freedom for the first time in more than four years.OgrenFormer St. Jerome School teacher Bernard Shero has always maintained...

St. Luke cemetery targeted by vandals

About 20 headstones were toppled, the first vandalism in the congregation’s 160-year history.Investigation continues: Police are looking into vandalism at the Memorial Church of St. Luke in Bustleton, where about 20 vertical stones were toppled...

Teen ordered to stand trial for assault

The Bensalem teen who allegedly assaulted a Father Judge senior near Temple University has been ordered to stand trial.RiddleA Bensalem Township man has been ordered to stand trial for the May beating of a Father...

Gunman robs Wawa in Burholme

The unidentified man fled on Cottman Avenue toward Central Avenue with an undisclosed amount of cash on Aug. 4.Surveillance photoSurveillance cameras captured video of an unidentified gunman who robbed a Wawa in Burholme last Friday...

Philly mother abandons infant in drug-filled motel room, police say

Ericka Avila Lopez’ 7-month-old was alone in a Trevose motel room for 20 hours. Last year, Lopez allegedly tried to run over a police officer in a stolen Jeep.Ericka Avila LopezA Philadelphia mother and suspected drug...
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