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New Phila. Campaign Aims To Thwart Con Men Who Pose as Utility Workers

Utilities have tried awareness campaigns before, but this new one has what’s been missing: a way for homeowners to find out for sure if someone is scamming them.


Duo wanted in theft of work truck in Philadelphia. (credit: Philadelphia Police)

Thieves Use Baby Stroller To Steal $5K In Equipment From Work Truck In East Oak Lane

Philadelphia police are searching for two suspects who used a baby stroller to steal $5,000 in work equipment.


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1 Reportedly Injured In East Oak Lane Accident

The accident was reported Friday night at Cheltenham Avenue and Ivinetta Road.


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Naked Man Armed With Knife Barricades Himself Inside Philadelphia Apartment

Philadelphia police say a man in his 50s, armed with a knife, refused to come out of an apartment in East Oak Lane Sunday.


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Saying Goodbye To Fallen Philadelphia Firefighter

The flag draped coffin of firefighter Joyce Craig arrived aboard Engine 64 at the Batchelor Brothers funeral home in East Oak Lane Saturday morning.


Suspect pulls out machete during robbery of 7-Eleven in Philadelphia. (credit: Philadelphia Police)

Suspect Caught On Tape Using Machete To Rob 7-Eleven In East Oak Lane

Police are searching for a suspect who used a machete during the robbery of a convenience store in Philadelphia.


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Fire Breaks Out In Abandoned Day Care Center In East Oak Lane

The building has reportedly been vacant for about two years, but it had previously been the Smart Start day care.


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EXCLUSIVE: Water Department Imposters Target Elderly Victims in East Oak Lane

An Eyewitness News Exclusive – A new twist on a familiar scam.


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Fire Damages East Oak Lane Home

A one-alarm fire broke out early Friday morning at a home in the East Oak Lane section of Philadelphia.


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Firefighters Battle Blaze In East Oak Lane

The fire was reported around 10 p.m. at the 6200 block of N. 3rd Street.


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One Suspect Arrested, 2 Still On The Loose In East Oak Lane Home Invasion

Police say that on May 3, 2013 around 10 p.m., two unknown males and one female were captured on surveillance video entering an apartment building.


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3 Sought In Home Invasion Of 55-Year-Old Man In Philadelphia

The incident occurred on May 3rd at 10 p.m. at an apartment building in the 6600 block of 12th Street in the East Oak Lane section of the city.



Fire Officials: Autistic Man Killed In East Oak Lane House Fire

It was around 9:30 p.m. when fire crews responded here at 6600 North 12th Street. Five people were in the house at the time.


(Councilwoman Marian Tasco.  File photo by Dennis Edward)

Tasco Accuses Nutter Of Deliberately Delaying Playground Renovation

A veteran city council member is accusing Mayor Nutter of holding up the renovation of a playground in her district to “punish” her for her stance on the mayor’s plan to sell PGW.



Man Critically Hurt In East Oak Lane Laundromat Stabbing

The incident happened in the 6200 block of North Broad Street just after midnight.