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Four hospitalized after unrelated shootings

Two unrelated shootings in the Northeast last weekend left four people hospitalized, including one alleged gunman who was wounded by a police officer.


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.


Police arrest robbery suspect

More than two months after releasing surveillance video of a robbery at a Wissinoming convenience store, police have announced the arrest of the suspected crook.


Attorney of accused killer disputes murder confession

Malik Anderson stood over the motionless body of his lifelong friend, looked into his distant eyes and shot him nine times in the face, according to a statement that the accused killer allegedly made to police.


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.


Man involved in fatal crash waives hearing

A North Philadelphia man waived a preliminary hearing last week on charges stemming from an alcohol-related crash that claimed the life of a Wissinoming woman in February. Eric Luciano, 34, remains free on $100,000 bail pending an Oct. 9 arraignment in Common Pleas Court. He is accused of homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence and related offenses in connection with the Feb. 24 death of Teresa Marquard, 58, of the 6100 block of Gillespie St.


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.


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.


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. 


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.