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Philadelphia Man Sentenced To 16 Years For Arson Fraud

A Philadelphia man has been sentenced to 16 years in prison for a potentially catastrophic arson insurance fraud which netted him over $127,000. The arson fire went to two alarms and although, fortunately no one was injured, it destroyed the building and threatened other homes, businesses, a school and interrupted public transportation near Bustleton Avenue in the far Northeast.


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Driver Facing Charges In Deadly Northeast Philadelphia Crash

Two people are dead and one man is in custody after a horrific crash in the Oxford Circle section of Philadelphia early Tuesday morning.



Cops: Homeless Man Arrested In Cigarette Theft From Northeast Philadelphia Pharmacy

A suspect is in custody after police say he stole 150 packs of cigarettes from a Northeast Philadelphia pharmacy early Friday morning.


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Car Accident In Northeast Philadelphia Injures Two

Police are investigating an accident in Northeast Philadelphia that sent two people to the hospital on Wednesday night.



Officer Injured In Scuffle With Suspect In Northeast Philadelphia

A Philadelphia police officer suffered minor injuries after an altercation with a suspect in Northeast Philadelphia early Tuesday morning.



Woman Critically Injured In 1-Car Crash In Rhawnhurst

A woman is in critical condition after crashing her car into a tree in Northeast Philadelphia late Sunday evening.



Car Crashes Into Apartment Complex In Somerton

Authorities are investigating what caused a driver to crash into the side of an apartment complex in Northeast Philadelphia early Monday morning.



Multi-Vehicle Accident In NE Philadelphia Under Investigation

Police are investigating a multi-vehicle accident that happened in Northeast Philadelphia Monday afternoon.



Police Seek Suspects In Wawa Robbery In Northeast Philadelphia

Nobody was hurt Sunday morning when a Wawa convenience store in the city’s Northeast section was robbed.


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Driver Sought In Northeast Philadelphia Hit-And-Run

Police are searching for a driver who fled the scene after striking a pedestrian in Northeast Philadelphia Monday evening.



Out-Of-Control Car Ends Up On Train Tracks In Somerton

Police are investigating whether the wet weather may have played a role in a bizarre accident in Northeast Philadelphia early Wednesday morning.



Car Crashes Into North Philadelphia Walgreens, Hits Woman

A 24-year-old woman is recovering after she was struck by a vehicle that crashed into a Walgreens on Sunday morning.


Man Sought In Armed Robberies Of Northeast Philadelphia Cell Phone Stores

Police are searching for a suspect they believe is responsible for the armed robberies of two cell phone stores in Northeast Philadelphia.


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3 People Bitten By Beaver At Pennypack Creek

Game Commission spokesman Jerry Feaser says a beaver suspected of having rabies has been captured and killed after biting three people on Wednesday and Thursday in the Pennypack Creek area.


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Police Search For 3rd Suspect In Philadelphia Pizzeria Burglary

Police have two women in custody and are searching for a third male suspect involved in a burglary that took place at a Philadelphia pizzeria Saturday morning.





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