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Suspect in 7-11 robbery is arrested

A Pennypack Woods man has been arrested for last month’s armed robbery of a local 7-Eleven store.

Suspects sought in Wawa robbery

Two men stole cigarettes worth $650 from a Castor Gardens Wawa after charging behind the counter and scuffling with the cashier, Philadelphia police said.

Stricken officer is out of coma after struggle with suspect

A police officer from Northeast Philadelphia who suffered a heart attack while struggling with a suspect last week is out of a coma.

Lighting up the holidays

— A Christmas craft show and tree lighting help spread cheer in Mayfair.

And the race for governor is on, a year early

John Hanger, former secretary of the state Department of Environmental Protection, last week announced his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for governor.

Landlords under fire

— Fed up with rotten tenants and their landlords? So is City Council, which is tackling the issue.

Investigation leads to firings in cop killing case

State Rep. Brendan Boyle is happy that the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole last Friday terminated three employees who were in charge of supervising the killer of Police Officer Moses Walker Jr.

Holiday Happenings

Check out our big day-by-day list of holiday concerts, tree lightings and other events.

Open house at the vet’s office

The Caring Hands Veterinary Clinic welcomes the community to attend an open house for its new veterinary practice at 3310 Grant Ave. in the Grant-Academy Shopping Center this Saturday.

Federal charges added against two serial pharmacy suspects

Federal authorities have filed new criminal charges against Northeast Philadelphia’s two accused serial pharmacy robbers.