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Man charged in beating of two young daughters

A Staten Island man is facing attempted murder charges after he savagely beat his two young daughters, including a month-old, while visiting a Frankford home last Wednesday, police say.


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.


Teen charged in Fox Chase beating

A 15-year-old boy has been charged in the seemingly unprovoked beating of a man outside a Fox Chase pizza parlor on Nov. 11 while authorities continue to investigate the motive for the attack.


‘Faith heal’ parents plead no contest to murder charges

A Rhawnhurst couple whose belief in faith healing led to the April death of their 8-month-old son pleaded no contest to murder and related charges last week.


Con man strikes in Tacony, Mayfair, Holmesburg

15th District police officers are warning Tacony, Mayfair and Holmesburg residents about a man who is working a door-to-door con in their neighborhoods.


Suspect arrested in pair of bank heists

A Northeast man who allegedly robbed two Mayfair banks last week found himself behind bars hours after police released photos of the crimes to the public.


Convicted murderer now on death row

Omar Cash will be switching prison cells.


NE man arrested in string of burglaries

Police on Monday announced the arrest of a Northeast man for breaking into at least seven area businesses last month.


Family of deceased accuser files suit against priest

The family of a man who had accused a former Northeast Philadelphia parish priest of molesting him when he was a child has filed a wrongful-death suit against the Rev. Robert Brennan and Philadelphia’s Roman Catholic archdiocese. The late Sean McIlmail’s parents, Deborah and Michael, also are suing Monsignor William Lynn, the first member of the Catholic hierarchy in the United States to be convicted of endangering children by shielding a pedophile priest.


Gunman sought in Somerton robberies

Police are trying to identify a masked gunman who held up two Somerton businesses on Nov. 3.