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DNA evidence linked to Pennypack rapist

Based on newly discovered DNA evidence, Philadelphia detectives believe they have identified and located a serial rapist responsible for assaulting three Tacony women in Pennypack Park between 2010 and 2012.


Crook complains about coffee, robs Wawa

Maybe he was expecting a free cup of coffee. But when a Mayfair Wawa patron didn’t get one, he grabbed the store’s cash instead.


Mayfair man allegedly shoots cousin

Philadelphia police arrested a Mayfair man on Saturday for allegedly shooting his neighbor, who also happens to be the man’s cousin and a reputed leader of an outlaw motorcycle gang.


Gunman robs NE pharmacy

A gunman held up a Rhawnhurst pharmacy right under the noses of unsuspecting patrons one recent afternoon.


Olney man fatally shot in head

A gunshot wound of the head claimed the life of an Olney man inside a Frankford house early Saturday, but police have little information about who pulled the trigger and why.


Teen escapes Frankford abduction attempt

A 14-year-old schoolgirl escaped a would-be abductor after a struggle on a Frankford street last Friday.


Pizzeria burglars sought

Police seek two men who broke into a Castor Gardens pizzeria and stole a cash register on March 13.


Man with knife robs 7-Eleven

An unidentified man with a knife held up a Parkwood 7-Eleven store on March 15. Police hope that surveillance video will help them identify the robber.


Three Father Judge seniors stabbed on Mayfair street

Three Father Judge High School seniors, including a former state champion wrestler, were stabbed during a brawl with other teens on a Mayfair street last Friday night.


Tips lead police to robbery arrest

It took the public less than a day to finger a Frankford man for the armed robbery of a Wawa in Burholme on March 17.