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Heroin worth millions seized in Mayfair drug raids

Local, state and federal narcotics investigators have seized almost $8 million in heroin and arrested 18 people during raids on five Mayfair homes since last October, law enforcement sources say.


Fatal shooting at NE playground

Two men were wounded, including one fatally, during a shooting at a basketball court in Frankford on Aug. 12.


Teenager shot in Wissinoming

An exchange of heated words between a 17-year-old boy and a group of people in a dark SUV sparked a shooting that left the boy with a wounded leg last Thursday, Philadelphia police say.


Man charged in shooting, robbery

A teenager wanted by police for allegedly taking part in the shooting and robbery of a take-out food delivery man in Southwest Philadelphia in June has been arrested in Frankford.


Crime Log: August 17, 2016

July 25 through Aug. 7


Armed robbers strike Frankford grocery store

Two armed robbers walked into a Frankford grocery store and asked for water ice before walking out with some cold, hard cash last month, Philadelphia police say. Investigators hope surveillance video will help them identify the crooks.


Two arrested for July Wawa brawl 

Authorities have painted a clearer picture of what was going on in a viral video of a melee at a Northeast Philadelphia Wawa store late last month. And they’ve arrested two people who were allegedly involved in the disturbance.


Tacony motorcyclist killed while getting gas

A Tacony motorcyclist was shot and killed while refueling his bike at a Southwest Philadelphia gas station on Sunday, police say.


Oxford Circle man shot fatally near home

An Oxford Circle man was shot to death in the street one block from his home on Monday afternoon, police say.


Crime Log: August 10, 2016

July 11 through 24