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Mayfair Town Watch needs new members

Mayfair Town Watch is seeking new members, who will be trained by the city’s Town Watch Integrated Services. For more information, call 215-435-2506, visit mayfairtownwatch.org, check out the Mayfair Town Watch page on Facebook or email mayfairtownwatch@gmail.com ••


Parents will be tried in infant’s death

Herbert and Catherine Schaible will go to trial in the death of their infant son; a judge last week rejected their bid to have the most serious charges dismissed.


Oxford Circle man arrested for murder

Philadelphia police on Friday announced the arrest of an Oxford Circle man in the shooting deaths of two people inside a Northeast home on Aug. 6.


Two wounded in playground shooting

Two men were critically wounded in a shooting at Lower Mayfair Playground on Friday night.


Abduction attempt in Wissinoming

A flasher may have tried to abduct a teenage girl in Wissinoming last week. Now, police are trying to identify the unknown man.


Cop: Man killed wife over missing money

A quarrel over missing money led a 75-year-old Castor Gardens man to strangle his wife on May 6, according to a homicide detective’s Municipal Court testimony on Tuesday.


SUV strikes Frankford woman in N.J.

A flurry of violence in Trenton left a Frankford woman hospitalized in critical condition on Friday night, after an SUV driven by a gunshot victim struck her.


Bustleton bank robber sought

Authorities are trying to identify a gunman who robbed a Bustleton bank last Thursday.


Two suspects sought in home invasion

Philadelphia police arrested one man and are searching for at least two more in connection with a home invasion robbery in Frankford early on Friday.


Crime log: August 7, 2013

July 15 through 28