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Murder charges in Rite Aid slaying

A Frankford woman has been charged with murder for the Sept. 19 slaying of a Chester Rite Aid manager during an apparent botched robbery.


Woman robbed at bank deposit slot

Police are trying to identify a robber who held up a woman making a night deposit at a Rhawnhurst bank on Sept. 17.


Bell’s Corner raid nets 360 grams of heroin

Philadelphia police and FBI agents arrested four men during the raid of an alleged heroin packaging operation inside a Bell’s Corner apartment on Sept. 12.


Bucks County man beaten fatally

A Levittown, Bucks County, man was found dead in the drivers’ seat of his car alongside Wissinoming Park, the victim of an apparent baseball bat beating early Saturday, police said.


Frankford man arrested in prostitution sting

A Frankford man was among six alleged “Johns” whom Philadelphia police rounded up during a prostitution sting last Friday along Kensington Avenue.


Auto repair shop, operator charged with fraud

Darryl Sewell, 42, and his Frankford repair shop, PSK Collision Center, are both facing charges of forgery, insurance fraud, theft by deception and criminal conspiracy. 


Drunken driver sentenced in fatal crash

Angel Roque was sentenced to three to seven years in state prison for the 2011 hit and run that killed Joyce Kenny. 


NE men nabbed in prostitution sting

Two Northeast Philadelphia “Johns” and two from Port Richmond were among six men locked up by Philadelphia police last Wednesday in a prostitution sting on Kensington Avenue.


Police seek Somerton Wawa robber

A man dressed up for a pick-up basketball game robbed a Somerton convenience store on Aug. 24, say Philadelphia police, who are trying to identify the culprit.


Mugger beats elderly man in Frankford

A strong-arm robber brutally beat an 82-year-old man on a Frankford street corner in broad daylight last week.