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East Germantown

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Firefighter Briefly Trapped In Burning Home

A firefighter briefly became trapped on the third floor of a burning home in East Germantown.

12/03/2013

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Police: Philly Boy Escapes Trunk After Abduction

Philadelphia police say a 9-year-old boy was abducted while playing at a city recreation center, but later escaped from a car trunk.

07/24/2013

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VIDEO: Armed Suspect Steals iPad From Germantown Electronics Store

Philadelphia police are searching for an armed suspect who was caught on tape stealing an iPad from an electronics store.

07/16/2013

Suspects for Robbery in the 14th District

Suspects Arrested For Robbery Of Third Grader In East Germantown

The robbery took place last Friday, March 8th at the Jaques Mini-Market located at Wakefield and Ashmead Streets in East Germantown.

03/11/2013

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Police Searching For Suspects Wanted For Robbery Of Third Grader In East Germantown

Around 8:31 a.m., the 9-year-old was inside Jaques Mini-Market at Wakefield and Ashmead Streets when two unknown males watched her make a purchase.

03/08/2013

Vandalism

Car Windows Shot Out With BB Gun In East Germantown

Police are investigating the latest rash of vandalism that once again targeted cars parked along a Philadelphia street.

04/24/2012

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Developer’s Discount Store Plan Has E. Germantown Neighbors Irate

Councilwoman Donna Reed Miller has proposed altering the zoning for a block where developer Pat Burns wants to build a multi-store structure that would include a Dollar Tree store.

11/15/2011

(The Benjamin Franklin Post Office, near 3rd and Market Streets in Old City Philadelphia.   Credit: Ed Fischer)

Several Philadelphia-Area Post Offices Being Studied For Closure

Among the best known local post offices on the list are the Benjamin Franklin post office in Old City, and ones in Manayunk, Roxborough, East Germantown, 30th Street train station, Overbrook, and St. Davids.

07/26/2011

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Philadelphia Suspect Held For Trial In ‘Wrong Man’ Murder Case

A 23-year-old Philadelphia man has been ordered held for trial on a charge of murder, in what authorities say was a neighborhood dispute in which the murder victim wasn’t even involved.

06/01/2011

Police Probe Deadly Germantown Home Invasion

A man is dead and a woman is hurt in a home invasion early Monday morning in East Germantown.

02/28/2011

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