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Gunman robs NE pharmacy

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


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.


Four nabbed in prostitution sting

Four men went to Kensington Avenue last Wednesday looking for a good time but ended up behind bars on prostitution-related charges, according to Philadelphia police.


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.


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.


One dead, another hurt in Bustleton crash

A motorist traveling at high speed triggered a chain reaction crash that claimed the life of one man and damaged a Bustleton bank early Sunday, Philadelphia police said.


Arrests made in convenience store robberies

With the help of surveillance video and public tips, police have made arrests in connection with two February robberies of Northeast convenience stores.