Crime and Justice

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Police Searching For Man Who Robbed Popular Cobbs Creek Cheesesteak Shop 3 Times

On June 30th around 5 p.m., an unknown male entered the Jim’s at 5605 Spruce Street and approached the counter, where he reportedly pulled a handgun and demanded money from the 63-year-old employee.

07/03/2015

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Camden Cop Wounded in Arm After Being Shot At By Fleeing Suspects

Police say an officer was following a suspicious vehicle when two people jumped out and one fired at the patrol car.

07/02/2015

NEWARK, NJ - APRIL 02:  Dr. Salomon Melgen arrives at a federal court to be indicted on corruption charges on April 2, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey. Melgen and U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) are being indicted on corruption charges stemming from the senator being accused of accepting nearly $1 million in gifts and campaign contributions.  (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Bond Granted For Release Of Doctor Linked To Sen. Menendez

A Florida doctor charged with corruption alongside New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez will be released after more than 11 weeks in jail under a bond agreement reached Thursday.

07/02/2015

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Police: Officer Wounded In Shooting In South Jersey

Camden County Police are investigating after they say an officer was struck in the arm by a bullet fragment Wednesday night.

07/02/2015

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Police: Teen Charged In Deadly Shooting In Bridesburg

Authorities say the shooting happened around 1:26 p.m. on the 2800 block of Orthodox Street.

07/02/2015

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Man Wearing Spider-Man Mask Accused Of Robbing Pa. Pool Hall

Police were continuing to search for a man charged with helping rob a western Pennsylvania pool hall wearing a Spider-Man mask.

07/02/2015

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Owners Of Manco & Manco Pizza Admit Evading Taxes

The owners of a popular Jersey shore pizza restaurant chain have admitted evading taxes and lying to the IRS.

07/02/2015

(Msgr. William Lynn leaves a bail hearing at the Criminal Justice Center in Philadelphia in 2014.  Lynn lost about 70 pounds during his 18 months in an upstate prison.  File photo by Steve Tawa)

Pope to Visit Same Philadelphia Prison Housing a Jailed Priest

Msgr. William Lynn, the former secretary for clergy in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, was convicted of one count of child endangerment and is in prison as his appeals play out.

07/02/2015

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Pa. Attorney General: Chain Of Nursing Homes Took Advantage Of The Elderly And Infirm

Pennsylvania’s attorney general announced legal action against a chain of nursing home companies that operates 36 facilities in the state. The company is accusing Kathleen Kane of using her office inappropriately.

07/01/2015

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Police Investigate Reported Violent Sexual Assault In Kensington

Police are investigating after a female reported a man physically and sexually assaulted her in the Kensington section of city on June 29.

07/01/2015

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Suspect Wanted In Violent Home Invasion In Delaware County Captured In North Carolina

Tyree Mansell was wanted for a home invasion/robbery on June 15 in Marple Township.

07/01/2015

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Amtrak Agrees to Court Consolidation of All Derailment Lawsuits in Philadelphia

Amtrak officials have joined with the passengers who are suing them in asking that all lawsuits arising from the May derailment be consolidated in federal court in Philadelphia.

07/01/2015

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Philadelphia Police Hunting For Busy Store Burglar Caught on Tape

Philadelphia police say he is responsible for six commercial burglaries over the past two months.

07/01/2015

(The US Coast Guard and Philadelphia Police stage a mock "boating while intoxicated" arrest on the Delaware River in South Philadelphia.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

In and Around Philadelphia, Holiday Weekend Warnings About DUI

Officials are warning people not to drink and drive, on the roads or on the water.

07/01/2015

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Philly Man Allegedly Robs Same Atlantic City Bank 5 Years Later

A Philadelphia man on supervised release for a 2010 bank robbery in Atlantic City is accused of robbing the same bank in April.

07/01/2015

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Surveillance video captures people illegally dumping furniture, mattresses, and unwanted pets in Camden.  Police were asking for the public's assistance in identifying the perpetrators.

Caught on Video: Illegal Dumping in Camden, NJ

Surveillance video captures people illegally dumping furniture, mattresses, and unwanted pets in Camden. Police were asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the perpetrators.

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