Crime

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When Crime Pays

By Amy E. Feldman PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Sometimes there’s something better than legal justice. Perfect justice. A Florida man won a lump sum $2.2 million lottery payment in December. The man, who has been arrested […]

02/16/2015

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Murder Rate Drops By More Than 50 Percent In Camden, NJ

Many residents say the city feels much safer than it did two years ago when there were a record 67 slayings in the city.

01/02/2015

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Criminal Behavior Linked To Locale

Does what happens in Vegas really stay in Vegas, or can you face criminal charges when you get home for what you did on your vacation?

10/30/2014

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Theft By Deception

Is it theft if you hand your keys to someone who turns out not to be a valet?

10/14/2014

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Officials Say Crime On The Decline In Camden

Camden County officials have pointed to a marked drop in crime in Camden since the county took over the city’s police department.

10/12/2014

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Upper Darby Police Warn Area Residents About Recent Rash Of Burglaries

There have reportedly been five incidents in the Stonehurst section of the Township.

10/07/2014

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Who Is Eligible For A Public Defender?

What does “if you can’t afford an attorney” one will be provided for you really mean?

08/13/2014

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Suspect Charged In Grays Ferry Shooting That Killed 3-Year-Old Girl

Philadelphia Police say a 22-year old Point Breeze man is being charged with murder for a shooting in Grays Ferry Friday night that left a 3-year old girl dead.

08/02/2014

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Police Make Arrest In North Philadelphia Hit-Run; Victim In Critical Condition

Police say, around 1:45 a.m. Saturday, the unidentified woman was struck by a 1997 green Pontiac Grand Am.

08/02/2014

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Former Philadelphia Mob Boss’ Son Convicted Of Financial Fraud

The panel on Thursday found Nicodemo Scarfo guilty of several counts including racketeering conspiracy, conspiracy to commit securities fraud and wire fraud.

07/03/2014

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EXCLUSIVE: Crime Down In City Of Brotherly Love

In an exclusive interview with CBS 3’s Walt Hunter, Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey revealed crime in every major category was down between January and June 30th.

07/01/2014

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Bill Limits New Jersey Employers On Crime Records During Application Process

Employers in New Jersey might be limited from asking job applicants about their criminal records.

06/27/2014

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Overnight Shooting Leaves 1 Dead, 2 Injured In Chester

Police in Chester are investigating a triple shooting that left one person dead Friday morning.

06/27/2014

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Police Search For Suspect In North Philadelphia Homicide

Police investigating a homicide that happened overnight in North Philadelphia.

06/27/2014

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Online Reputation Often Outlasts Criminal Record

Lawmakers in Alaska are currently considering a bill that would close off public access to records in which charges were dismissed or the defendant was found not guilty.

06/26/2014

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