Crime

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Research Claims Access To A Firearm Significantly Ups Risk Of Suicide, Homicide

A new study suggests people who have access to a gun are three times more likely to commit suicide and nearly twice as likely to be murdered.

01/31/2014

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Who Presses Charges?

The decision on whether to pursue criminal charges isn’t necessarily up to the victim of an alleged crime.

01/14/2014

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Camden Mayor Takes Oath Of Office For A Second Time

In a city where worn down buildings, empty businesses and crime no longer phase residents, there is change on the horizon and some credit Mayor Dana Redd.

01/07/2014

New Jersey Releases Crime Statistics For 2012

New Jersey has released crime statistics for 2012 and while the overall trend is good, a couple trends have given officials pause.

01/05/2014

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Reinstating Pell Grants For Prisoners

Twenty years ago Congress signed a bill ending the opportunity for prisoners to be eligible for Pell grants. There’s a move on to change that.

12/16/2013

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Retired Villanova University Professor Murdered Inside Germantown Home

Philadelphia homicide detectives say they still have no suspects in the stabbing death of a 69-year-old Germantown woman.

12/11/2013

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Police Search For Suspect Who Stole Cab From South Philadelphia Gas Station

An All-City Cab driver who was refueling at a Hess gas station in the 600 block of Broad Street in South Philadelphia was pushed out of the way by a carjacker Wednesday morning and the thief fled with the cab.

12/11/2013

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Philadelphia Police: Sibling Arrested In Beating Death Of Brother

Police are investigating the beating death of a man whose body was found in the basement of a Philadelphia home Sunday.

12/01/2013

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Medical Research Addresses Gun Violence

Medical researchers have identified a very small population being subject to most gun violence, which may help tackle the issue.

11/19/2013

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Police Seeks Public’s Help Identifying Bala Cynwyd Bank Bandits; $10K Reward Offered

Police in Lower Merion along with the FBI are asking for the public’s help identifying the suspects of an armed bank robbery in Bala Cynwyd earlier this week. A reward of up to $10,000 is also being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the bandits.

11/08/2013

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Police Investigate Southwest Philly Bar Stabbing

Police are investigating an early morning stabbing inside a Southwest Philadelphia bar.

11/08/2013

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Convenience Store Clerk Attacked During Robbery In Northeast Philadelphia

Police say a 60-Year-old 7-Eleven clerk was attacked during a robbery inside the Welsh Road convenience store.

11/01/2013

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Bicyclist Shot And Killed In Holmesburg Section Of Philadelphia

Philadelphia police have no suspects in the early morning Holmesburg shooting death of a bicyclist.

11/01/2013

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Background Checks For Job Applicants

The law on background checks is confusing to many. When can your employer hold your past criminal record against you?

10/31/2013

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Burlington County Arrests 11 As Part Of National Campaign Against Domestic Violence

Burlington County Sheriff Jean Stanfield said the arrests were part of National Family Violence Apprehension Detail.

10/23/2013

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