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S. Philly man shot, dumped in Rhawnhurst

A South Philly man was shot late Sunday in Southwest Philadelphia and driven to Rhawnhurst, where he was dumped and shot again.


Police believe attack planned

Philadelphia police said on Tuesday that they don’t believe a recent home invasion in the area of Willits and Ashton roads was a random act of violence, although detectives are still trying to identify the masked gunman who made off with a victim’s Rolex wristwatch.


Driver sentenced in accident that killed cop

The drunken driver who struck and killed Philadelphia Highway Patrol Officer Brian Lorenzo while traveling in the wrong direction on Interstate 95 16 months ago has been ordered to spend the next 10 to 20 years in prison.


Castor Gardens man charged with brother’s murder

A 34-year-old Princeton Avenue man has been charged in the Sunday-morning death of his older brother, whom police said they found wrapped in a sheet with packing material.


Crime log: December 4, 2013

Nov. 4 through 17


Boyfriend charged with killing girlfriend, son

The bodies of Atlanta Deveney and her 12-year-old son Elijah Rosado remained undiscovered in their Wissinoming apartment for two days after her boyfriend, Carlos Rivera, strangled Deveney and stabbed the boy to death.


Officer shoots suspect in Tacony street robbery

An officer on Saturday shot and critically wounded a robbery suspect who police said pointed a shotgun at them near Levick and Vandike streets.


Robber hits same Wawa a fourth time

A Halloween-style armed robber struck for a fourth time at the same Oxford Circle convenience store on Nov. 26.


Suspect sought in Rhawnhurst robbery

Philadelphia police seek the public’s help in identifying a man who burglarized the Prism Career Institute in Rhawnhurst on Nov. 5.


Prison on the menu for Nifty Fifty’s owners

The fifties aren’t turning out so nifty for the owners of a popular Philadelphia-area 1950s-themed hamburger chain.