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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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Philadelphia Police: Delivery Man Beaten By 6 Males Who Then Stole His Food Order

After stealing the victim’s delivery order, the suspects fled the scene and were last seen running towards 8th and South streets.

07/01/2015

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2 Contractors Sentenced For Kickback Scheme At Fort Dix

A judge on Tuesday sentenced 68-year-old Leonard Santos of Yardley, Pennsylvania, to 85 months in prison.

07/01/2015

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NJ Man Whose Dog Died After Truck Plunged Into Frozen River Indicted

An Ocean County grand jury returned the indictment Tuesday against 28-year-old Toms River resident Andrew Mayer. He could face several years in prison if convicted on all counts.

06/30/2015

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Police Find Car Of Elderly Woman Murdered Inside Her Home In NW Philadelphia

The vehicle, which belonged to the victim, was parked at the intersection of 25th and Clearfield Streets.

06/30/2015

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Man, Pregnant Woman Shot In West Oak Lane

Chief Inspector Scott Small says police rushed her to the hospital, where he says, “Doctors discovered she was approximately four months pregnant.”

06/30/2015

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After Burglary At West Philly Elementary School, FOP Donates iPads, Offers Reward

The union representing city police officers is joining detectives in helping a Catholic elementary school in West Philadelphia crack a burglary case, while replacing its stolen computers.

06/29/2015

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Cops: Elderly Woman Found Dead With Throat Slashed In East Mount Airy

Police are investigating after they say an elderly woman was found dead with her throat slashed in East Mount Airy Monday.

06/29/2015

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New Jersey Man Charged With Plotting To Support Militants

FBI agents have arrested another New Jersey man who is accused of plotting to support the Islamic State group.

06/29/2015

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Elderly Woman Found With Throat Slashed in Mt. Airy Home

Her car had also been stolen.

06/29/2015

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Partial Settlement in Civil Rights Suit Over Phila. DA’s Seizure of Assets in Drug Cases

At issue was the district attorney’s controversial program that seizes homes and cars from people whose relatives have been charged with drug crimes, then keeps the money for the DA’s office and the police department.

06/28/2015

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Father Convicted Of South Jersey Shooting That Left Daughter Paralyzed

A southern New Jersey father has been convicted of attempted murder and other charges.

06/27/2015

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Police ID 2 Suspects Wanted In Block Party Shooting In West Philly

Police have identified two suspects wanted in connection with a shooting in West Philadelphia last week that wounded ten people.

06/26/2015

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Investigation Underway After Double Shooting In West Oak Lane

Both men were taken to Einstein Hospital, where the 22-year-old is in critical condition and the 35-year-old is in critical but stable condition.

06/26/2015

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Group Says Pennsylvania Still Needs To Protect Other LGBT Rights

While many in the LGBT community are celebrating the US Supreme Court’s decision today legalizing same-sex marriage, one advocacy group in Pennsylvania says the fight for gay rights isn’t over.

06/26/2015

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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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