Crime and Justice

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1 Alleged Robber Nabbed, Another Sought, After Cop Car Rammed

Police say it happened at about 12:15pm in the Olney section of the city as two men tried to escape a gas station holdup.

10/20/2014

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Another Guilty Plea in Main Line ‘Preppie Drug Ring’ Case

John Cole Roseman, 21, admitted he sold pot on the Lafayette College campus and has agreed to testify against the ring’s alleged ringleaders.

10/20/2014

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3 Arrested For More Than A Dozen Robberies In Philadelphia

Twenty-seven-year-old Jian Chen, 29-year-old Patrick Rowe and 25-year-old Corey Lockhart were arrested for the crimes.

10/20/2014

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New Marijuana Possession Laws Go Into Effect In Philadelphia

Officials say the new policy does not legalize marijuana use or possession, but it allows law enforcement to focus on more serious offenses.

10/20/2014

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Police Warn Residents Of Phone Scam Targeting Chester County

Police say the unknown caller has a Middle Eastern accent and claims to be from the U.S. Treasury Department.

10/20/2014

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Man Shot Dead In Kensington

It happened around 2:30 a.m. Monday in the 1800 block of East Ontario Street.

10/20/2014

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Port Richmond 7-Eleven Robbed At Gunpoint

Investigators say a man walked into the store with a handgun, pointed it at the clerk, and then left with about $60 in cash.

10/20/2014

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Prosecutors: NJ Doctor Diverted Millions In Earnings

Federal prosecutors say a New Jersey plastic surgeon fraudulently diverted millions in corporate earnings for his personal use,

10/19/2014

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Bucks County Police Investigate Deadly Beating

Police in Bucks County made two arrests in connection with the brutal beating and murder of a man in Morrisville.

10/19/2014

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Man Shot Dead In West Philadelphia

It happened around midnight Saturday at 38th Street and Girard Avenue.

10/19/2014

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New Developments In Cases Resulting From Deadly Center City Building Collapse

There have been several developments this week in the criminal and civil cases resulting from the fatal collapse last year.

10/19/2014

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Philadelphia Lawyers To Host Town Hall To Educate Community On How To Interact With Police

The “Know Your Rights” Town Hall will answer questions like, what to do if police stop and frisk you, what to do if cops ask to search your car and when and where it’s appropriate to film police.

10/19/2014

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Man Shot Dead Outside Bar In Hunting Park

Police received a call for shots fired outside a bar near the intersection of 8th Street and Hunting Park Avenue shortly after 10pm Friday.

10/18/2014

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Police: Woman Fatally Shot In Chester

The shooting was reported at 4:48 p.m. Friday on the 2900 block of West 11th Street.

10/17/2014

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Driver Allegedly Tells Passenger To “Get Her” In Attempted Child Luring In NE Philly

A 14-year-old girl says she was walking on Bustleton Avenue towards Solly around 5 p.m. Wednesday evening when two men in a red pick-up truck starting talking to her.

10/17/2014

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