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Man arrested for Flukes Irish Pub burglary

Philadelphia police wasted no time in arresting a man for the burglary of a Holmesburg tavern last week, and the snappy investigation was no fluke. Surveillance cameras had recorded video of the alleged crook in action.


Brother charged in Oxford Circle murder

Philadelphia isn’t always the City of Brotherly Love. Last Saturday, an Oxford Circle man shot and killed his older brother during a quarrel at the home they shared.


Two stabbed at Holmesburg house party

A quarrel over a girlfriend sparked stabbings at a Holmesburg house party early Sunday that left a 21-year-old man and 18-year-old woman hospitalized with knife wounds, police said.


Civic group’s celebration set for Aug. 23

The Take Back Your Neighborhood Civic Association will host its annual Northeast Celebration on Saturday, Aug. 23, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Max Myers Community Center, at 1601 Hellerman St.


Morrell Park Wawa robbed at knifepoint

A knife-wielding man parlayed a dollar bill into a lot more cash as he held up a Morrell Park convenience store early Monday.


Troopers arrest 35 for DUI over holiday

During the Independence Day holiday weekend, Pennsylvania State Police arrested 35 people for driving while under the influence and issued 932 traffic citations on highways in Philadelphia, Delaware and Montgomery counties.


Suspects sought in several home invasions

Police are looking for a man and two women who pushed their way into a disabled veteran’s Lawndale home and stole $100 from him on Sunday.


Thieves try to steal change, cause gas line burst

Two thieves tried to steal change from a clothes dryer and almost caused a disaster in a Rhawnhurst apartment building on June 26, according to police.


Crime log: July 9, 2014

June 16 through 29


Police arrest armed robber after spree

Philadelphia police last week announced the recent arrest of an armed robber who allegedly spent more than three months terrorizing businesses in the northern and northeastern areas of the city.