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Woman shot in Wissinoming

A woman was shot early Friday morning on the 4000 block of E. Cheltenham Avenue in Wissinoming, police said. Police responded to the scene around 3:45 a.m. and found the 28-year-old woman with a gunshot...

Father arrested after child accidentally shot in Tacony

A father has been arrested following an accidental shooting Thursday morning in Tacony that left his 2-year-old son injured, authorities said. The child grabbed the gun after the father opened a safe inside their home...

Man injured in Upper Holmesburg shooting

A 54-year-old man was injured in a shooting Wednesday night on the 4600 block of Kendrick Street in Upper Holmesburg, police said. Officers responded around 7:15 p.m. and found a man with a gunshot wound...

Lawncrest burglar steals gun

Police are looking for a man who stole a gun and pretended to be a plumber during a burglary earlier this month in Lawncrest. A homeowner on Wednesday, Dec. 11, around 2:50 p.m. returned to...

Man fatally shot while trying to rob delivery driver, police say

A man is dead after exchanging gunfire with a FedEx driver Tuesday, Dec. 17, during an apparent robbery in Lawndale, police said. The driver, a 32-year-old man, told police he was making a delivery just...

Teenager injured in Roosevelt Boulevard hit-and-run

A 19-year-old man was in critical condition following a hit-and-run crash Tuesday, Dec. 17, on the 4100 block of Roosevelt Boulevard in the Lower Northeast, authorities said. The teenager was crossing the 12-lane road at...

Man charged after deadly Tacony crash

Two people were killed and four others injured early Sunday morning in a Tacony crash, and a driver involved in the incident is now facing serious charges. It occurred around 2:45 a.m. at Cottman and...

Crime log: Dec. 11, 2019

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. Nov....

Family pleads for information in fatal Somerton hit-and-run

Yulia Sherman came to Northeast Philadelphia from the Soviet Union in 1978 and became a fixture in the area’s Russian immigrant community. An entrepreneur, Sherman operated a Russian market in Bustleton and later opened an...

Man rushed to hospital after Mayfair shooting

A 21-year-old man was critically injured Wednesday night after being shot in Mayfair, police said. Officers rushed the man to the hospital following the shooting, which occurred around 7:45 p.m. on the 7300 block of...
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