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14-Year-Old Girl Shot In Lawncrest

Police are investigating a shooting in Northeast Philadelphia on Saturday night that left a young girl critically wounded.



35th District Officer In Medically Induced Coma After Struggle With Suspect

A 35th District police officer is in a medically-induced coma following a violent struggle with a suspect in the Logan section early Friday morning.


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Elderly Men Beaten With Tape Dispenser During Home Invasion In North Philadelphia

Two elderly men injured during an attempted home invasion Thursday afternoon.



Woman, On Way To Hospital, Delivers Baby Along Pennsylvania Turnpike

Pennsylvania State Police say a woman gave birth this morning in the passenger seat of a Toyota Prius on the shoulder of the Pennsylvania Turnpike.



Man Stabbed To Death In Northeast Philadelphia Apartment

Police say a man was stabbed to death in a northeast Philadelphia apartment early Sunday morning.


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Baby Born On SEPTA’s Broad Street Line

SEPTA Police Officer Loyd Rodgers and his partner gave the stork a helping hand after a female rider approached them at the Olney station on the Broad Street Subway line telling them she had just given birth aboard a northbound train.


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1 Child, 2 Adults Seriosly Injured In Northeast Philly Crash

A five-year-old boy and two adults were critically injured Saturday afternoon in a two car accident in Philadelphia’s Lawncrest neighborhood.


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New Population May Be At Risk For Disease Known To Affect Jewish People

Tay-Sachs disease is widely known as a genetic disorder among Jews, but a new study is exploring the risk in another group: The Irish.


(Tay-Sachs is a hereditary disease in which an enzyme deficiency leads to the accumulation of gangliosides in the brain and nerve tissue, resulting in mental retardation, convulsions, blindness, and, ultimately, death.)

Local Hospital Group Studying Risk of Tay-Sachs Among The Irish

After three recent cases of Tay-Sachs turned up in the Irish population in the Philadelphia area, it got Einstein Medical Center’s director of clinical genetics, Dr. Adele Schneider, wondering.


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Teen Shot And Killed On North Philly Playground

Police are searching for the gunman who shot and killed a teenager late Friday night in West Oak Lane


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Man Fatally Shot In Mt. Airy

The shooting happened at 71 E Horrtter Street just before 11 p.m. on Sunday.


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Two Shot Dead, One Hit-Run Death In Philadelphia

Police in Philadelphia say a man and woman were shot to death and a third person was killed by a hit-and-run driver in the city overnight.



Philadelphia Violence Claims 3 Lives, Injures Several

Authorities say it had been a violent night in Philadelphia even before the early morning shooting death of an off-duty police officer.



Tree Falls On Group Of People In Nicetown-Tioga Neighborhood

At least three people were injured Saturday night after a tree reportedly fell on them in the Nicetown-Tioga section of Philadelphia.



Police Investigate Shooting In East Mt. Airy

Police have one suspect in custody and continue their search for a second late Friday night after a double shooting in East Mount Airy.