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    Northeast man admits ties to terror group

    A Castor Gardens resident has admitted that he lied on immigration forms about his ties to a pro-Islamic, anti-Western terrorist group in his native Afghanistan and will be deported, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Hayatullah Dawari, 62, pleaded guilty on Friday to two counts of immigration fraud and was sentenced to two years in federal prison. U.S. District Judge Stewart Dalzell immediately suspended Dawari’s sentence and ordered him to relinquish his status as a legal permanent resident of the U.S. He will be banned from ever returning to the country.

    Police release video of pizza shop robbery

    Philadelphia police have released surveillance video of an armed robbery at a Northwood pizza parlor.

    Somerton couple does not sign forfeiture agreement

    The District Attorney’s office last week said a Somerton couple wouldn’t have to worry about losing their home if they would sign an agreement that would end forfeiture proceedings against their Ferndale Street property. The couple’s lawyer, however, said they wouldn’t sign.

    Teacher, NE resident accused of sex with student

    A married and visibly pregnant schoolteacher from Northeast Philadelphia is facing child sex charges after a former student told police she molested him repeatedly two years ago when the boy was 14.

    Gunman sought in 7-eleven robbery

    A gunman held up a Burholme convenience store early on Sept. 11. The robbery occurred at 7-Eleven, 1435 Cottman Ave., at about 1:15 a.m. when an unknown man followed the store clerk into the business, pulled a gun and demanded cash. The clerk took an undisclosed amount of cash from the register and gave it to the robber, who fled southbound through the store’s parking lot. No injuries were reported.

    Crook robs cell phone store in Crescentville

    An armed robber stole cash and two cell phones from a Metro PCS store in Crescentville on Sept. 13.

    2nd PDAC honors officers

    Narcotics and burglaries kept 2nd Police District officers busy in April, May and June.

    2nd PDAC honors officers

    Narcotics and burglaries kept 2nd Police District officers busy in April, May and June.

    Somerton couple does not sign forfeiture agreement

    The District Attorney’s office last week said a Somerton couple wouldn’t have to worry about losing their home if they would sign an agreement that would end forfeiture proceedings against their Ferndale Street property. The couple’s lawyer, however, said they wouldn’t sign.

    Teacher, NE resident accused of sex with student

    A married and visibly pregnant schoolteacher from Northeast Philadelphia is facing child sex charges after a former student told police she molested him repeatedly two years ago when the boy was 14.

    Northeast man admits ties to terror group

    A Castor Gardens resident has admitted that he lied on immigration forms about his ties to a pro-Islamic, anti-Western terrorist group in his native Afghanistan and will be deported, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Hayatullah Dawari, 62, pleaded guilty on Friday to two counts of immigration fraud and was sentenced to two years in federal prison. U.S. District Judge Stewart Dalzell immediately suspended Dawari’s sentence and ordered him to relinquish his status as a legal permanent resident of the U.S. He will be banned from ever returning to the country.

    Gunman sought in 7-eleven robbery

    A gunman held up a Burholme convenience store early on Sept. 11. The robbery occurred at 7-Eleven, 1435 Cottman Ave., at about 1:15 a.m. when an unknown man followed the store clerk into the business, pulled a gun and demanded cash. The clerk took an undisclosed amount of cash from the register and gave it to the robber, who fled southbound through the store’s parking lot. No injuries were reported.

    Crook robs cell phone store in Crescentville

    An armed robber stole cash and two cell phones from a Metro PCS store in Crescentville on Sept. 13.

    Two Ironworkers admit to extortion

    Two members of the Northeast Philadelphia-based Ironworkers Local 401, Francis Sean O’Donnell and William Gillin, on Monday pleaded guilty to conspiracy, arson and related charges, the U.S. Attorney’s office announced. Both men will be sentenced in January.

    Police release video of pizza shop robbery

    Philadelphia police have released surveillance video of an armed robbery at a Northwood pizza parlor.

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