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Motorcyclist killed after crash with SUV

A motorcyclist was killed and his passenger critically injured when their two-wheeler crashed into an SUV outside the Grant Academy Shopping Center on Nov. 25.


Man, 19, surrenders to police in teen’s murder

A murder suspect surrendered to Philadelphia police yesterday afternoon in connection with the Nov. 28 shooting death of a 14-year-old boy on a Lower Mayfair street.


Fire damages Henry of Mayfair watch shop

An iconic Mayfair watch repair shop will be shut down for a while after a fire there on Saturday.


Ex-Somerton Civic president arrested again

The former president of the Somerton Civic Association was back in police custody on Tuesday as authorities were preparing to file an additional theft charge against him.


Victims can reclaim items stolen from cars 

Philadelphia police have invited theft-from-auto victims to reclaim items stolen from their cars.


Train kills man near Torresdale Station

An Amtrak train carrying 30 passengers struck and killed a man near Torresdale Station on the day after Thanksgiving in an apparent case of suicide.


Teenager shot and killed in Lower Mayfair

A 14-year-old boy was shot to death on a Lower Mayfair street on Monday night when two unidentified gunmen jumped out of a car and opened fire at the victim and his friend, police say.


Suspected gunman puts Far NE on lockdown

A suspected gunman held police and a Northeast Philadelphia neighborhood at bay for about three hours on Monday afternoon as he refused to exit his apartment upon command.


NE officer charged with attempted murder

A Philadelphia police officer has been charged with attempted murder for allegedly shooting his son during an argument in their Northeast home on Labor Day.


Arrest made in home invasion, sexual assault 

A homeless man who may have been living in an abandoned vehicle in the Far Northeast invaded a Bensalem Township woman’s apartment and sexually assaulted her last Saturday, police say.