Crime and Justice

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January 8 Execution Set For Rapper Convicted Of Killing Philadelphia Police Officer

He was convicted of first-degree murder in the Jan. 2, 1996 death of Officer Lauretha Vaird during a bank holdup.

11/24/2014

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NJ Man Sentenced For Leading Police On Long Pursuit

A New Jersey man who led police on a vehicle chase along a major highway has been sentenced to 18 years in state prison.

11/23/2014

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Police: Mother Suspected Of Killing Kids In New Jersey Dies

44-year-old Jeannine LaPage died of her injuries Sunday morning at Cooper Medical Center in Camden.

11/23/2014

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New Tool Unveiled In Battle Against Gun Violence In Philadelphia

Philadelphia Ceasefire unveiled a 33-foot long Winnebago RV wrapped in the message “Stop. Shooting. People.”

11/23/2014

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Ex-NJ Staffer Admits Birth Certificate Scheme

Federal prosecutors say a former Newark city employee has admitted producing fraudulent New Jersey birth certificates.

11/22/2014

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Police: Mayfair Tire Slasher Back At It Again

Philadelphia Police say the man who is on probation for slashing tires in Mayfair was back to his old tricks.

11/22/2014

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Philadelphia Officer Struck By Fleeing Suspect’s Car

Philadelphia Police say an officer was injured Saturday evening while responding to a call of a person with a gun in West Kensington.

11/22/2014

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Delaware State Police Search For Man Who Robbed Wilmington Bank

It happened shortly after 1 p.m. Friday at Wells Fargo Bank along the 800 block of Philadelphia Pike.

11/22/2014

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Two Men Sought In Upper Darby Home Invasion

Police are searching for two suspects who broke into a home in Upper Darby, Delaware County early Saturday morning.

11/22/2014

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21 Federally Indicted In W.Va.-Pa. Drug Ring

A federal drug taskforce has arrested 13 and indicted 21 in a Philadelphia to Morgantown drug distribution ring.

11/21/2014

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Children Strip-Searched At New Philadelphia Family Courthouse

Sources say the searches occurred individually and in small groups, and that the juveniles were asked to remove all their clothes, to squat, and to cough.

11/21/2014

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Decades More in Prison For Phila. Man Convicted of Sex Trafficking

It’s crime the prosecutor says “destroyed” the victim.

11/21/2014

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Woman Fatally Stabbed In Chester, Delaware County

The woman was reportedly stabbed in the chest region just after midnight.

11/21/2014

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Police Arrest Suspect Believed Responsible For Robbery Spree In Del.

Police in Delaware have arrested a suspect believed responsible for robbing or attempting to rob at least eight businesses in New Castle County.

11/21/2014

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EXCLUSIVE: Bucks County Purse-Snatching Victim Speaks To CBS3

It happened Sunday in a parking lot in Bensalem, Bucks County. The bag was eventually found, minus $120 in cash and a debit card.

11/20/2014

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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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