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Father allegedly shoots, kills daughter’s boyfriend

Was it truly a case of mistaken identity or was something more sinister behind a Northeast father’s fatal shooting of a man inside his adult daughter’s bedroom, a man who turned out to be the young woman’s boyfriend?

Vandals paint swastikas on NE kosher shop

The owner of a kosher market in Castor Gardens arrived at his shop last Thursday morning to discover hate symbols scrawled in red paint all over the front windows and on the back facade as well.

Murder suspect dies in prison

Louis C. Hartdegen, 76, will never go to trial on charges he murdered his wife. He was to go on trial on Oct. 27. Police said he murdered his wife of 50 years in May 2013.

Two children hit by truck, critically injured

Two Northeast Philadelphia children were critically injured when a pickup truck struck them as they walked home from school on Sept. 10.

Teen found unconscious along Boulevard

A 15-year-old girl who had been reported missing was found lying unconscious in her school uniform alongside Roosevelt Boulevard in the Northeast’s Sandyford Park section on Monday evening.

Teen robbed, shot at Torresdale Playground

Witnesses recognized the man who robbed and shot a teenager inside Torresdale Playground early Sunday night, but he remains at-large, according to police.

Two slain in Crescentville home

Police have released little information about a double-murder that occurred last Thursday inside a Crescentville home in which a hammer reportedly was one of the weapons used.

‘Pigeon drop scam’ tricks senior out of $14K

A senior man from the Northeast is out $14,000 after a group of scam artists tricked him into withdrawing the cash from his credit card account, suburban police say.

Crime log: September 10, 2014

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Suspects sought in 7-Eleven robbery

Two masked gunmen robbed a 7-Eleven in Castor Gardens on Aug. 14.