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Man shot outside Far Northeast bar

An argument near a steak shop and bar in Normandy early Sunday left one man with a gunshot wound of the head and another with severe injuries.

Custodian beaten in Holmesburg

A custodian of an American Legion hall in Holmesburg was beaten and robbed while cleaning up the place on Friday morning.

Police search for suspect in at least seven armed robberies

A single, unidentified man is responsible for at least seven armed robberies of convenience stores and gas stations near Harbison and Torresdale avenues since Aug. 14, police say. Five of the hold-ups have occurred at the same 7-Eleven. 

One dead after Fox Chase fire

A late-morning fire claimed the life of a man inside his Fox Chase home on Aug. 17, authorities say.

Man shot in the head during home invasion

Two armed men burst into a Wissinoming house and shot a 22-year-old man in the head on Aug. 17, Philadelphia police say.

Jewelry heist at Philadelphia Mills

Three men used rubber mallets to steal $100,000 worth of jewelry from a store inside Philadelphia Mills mall on Aug. 17, police say.

Heroin worth millions seized in Mayfair drug raids

Local, state and federal narcotics investigators have seized almost $8 million in heroin and arrested 18 people during raids on five Mayfair homes since last October, law enforcement sources say.

Fatal shooting at NE playground

Two men were wounded, including one fatally, during a shooting at a basketball court in Frankford on Aug. 12.

Teenager shot in Wissinoming

An exchange of heated words between a 17-year-old boy and a group of people in a dark SUV sparked a shooting that left the boy with a wounded leg last Thursday, Philadelphia police say.

Man charged in shooting, robbery

A teenager wanted by police for allegedly taking part in the shooting and robbery of a take-out food delivery man in Southwest Philadelphia in June has been arrested in Frankford.