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Murder charges stem from NE home invasion

A homeless man is facing a murder charge in connection with a home invasion and fatal shooting in Frankford in January.

Crime log: February 25, 2015

Jan. 26 through Feb. 8

Sunoco station robbed twice in same week

A lone masked man robbed the same Somerton minimarket twice within a week, according to Philadelphia police, who are trying to identify and find the culprit.

NE man charged with murder of social worker

A Philadelphia judge has ordered a Northeast man to stand trial for the premeditated slaying of a social worker to cover up his alleged theft of $40,000 from a human services agency that employed them both.

Flasher reported near Northeast school

A heavy guy in a blue Toyota picked the wrong time and place to let his pants down, Philadelphia police say.

Woman arrested for fatal DUI crash in 2013

A South Philadelphia woman who allegedly caused a fatal head-on collision on Roosevelt Boulevard after a night of drinking in 2013 was arrested last week on felony charges.

Suspect sought in 7-Eleven robbery

An unidentified man went to a Frankford convenience store on Jan. 28 to make a cash withdrawal, but he didn’t use the ATM. Instead, he took money from the cash register.

Dropped cell phone leads to arrest of alleged serial burglar

Officers Joseph Staszak and Joseph O’Reilly were honored as Officers of the Month for the 7th Police District last Thursday as the 7th Police District Advisory Council held its monthly meeting at the Lafayette Redeemer home.

Police seek help in locating missing teen

Philadelphia police seek the public’s help in finding a 14-year-old girl who went missing from her former home in Wissinoming last weekend.

Suspect sought in Rhawnhurst robbery

A surveillance camera captured images of an unidentified man who allegedly robbed Anna’s Linens store in Rhawnhurst on Friday.