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Dead animals found in Far NE

The carcasses of several decapitated animals were found on a Far Northeast property last week.


Bank robber tied to 4 heists in 3 weeks

A bank robber on Monday struck for the fourth time in the last three weeks as he made off with an undisclosed amount of cash from a Citizens Bank branch in Mayfair, according to the Philadelphia FBI office.


Robbery victim has no cash, gets stabbed

A 22-year-old man suffered a stab wound of the abdomen on Friday after four teenagers tried to rob him in a Burholme driveway, but he had no cash in his wallet.


Somerton Civic OKs neighbors’ zoning requests

The Somerton Civic Association last week gave its approval to two zoning variances sought by neighborhood homeowners.


Students can vie for Rotary scholarships

The Rotary Club of Northeast Sunrisers and the Gundaker Foundation of Rotary District 7450 are offering scholarships to selected students who will be college juniors and seniors during the 2012-13 academic year.


Miles of Smiles

It’s always a ho-ho-ho happy time when the 7th Police District treats young people to a party.


Boulevard crash kills driver, passenger

Two men were killed Saturday following a one-vehicle accident on Roosevelt Boulevard near Holme Avenue.


‘Dungeon’ hearing: 3 face trial, 1 doesn’t

Linda Weston and two co-defendants will be tried on charges related to the basement-captives case. But the judge dropped charges against a fourth.


It’s a medical miracle

Thwarted in its efforts to expand into Burholme Park, the Fox Chase Cancer Center enters a partnership with Temple’s health system. Both sides love the deal.


Worker shot to death in cab of furniture truck

A Northeast man died of multiple gunshot wounds Saturday night as he sat in a truck behind the North Philadelphia furniture store where he worked.