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(The vacant lot next to an abandoned home on North Third Street where Laura Araujo's body was found in a duffel bag.  Image from CBS-3)

Woman Found In Duffel Bag ID’d; Police Questioning Person Of Interest

Police say the body discovered by a trash picker in the 2200 block of North Third Street has been identified as that of 23-year-old Laura Araujo.

07/15/2014

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Teen Shot In Hand In Grays Ferry

Police say a 15-year-old was shot in Grays Ferry on Tuesday night.

06/24/2014

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Police: 16-Year-Old Girl Hospitalized In Grays Ferry Shooting

It happened at 4:14 p.m. Thursday in the 2900 block of Morris Street.

05/08/2014

(The CSX 25th Street Bridge, following a freight train derailment on January 20th.  File photo by Hadas Kuznits/ KYW)

City Councilman Calls For Hearings Following Grays Ferry Train Derailment

KYW’s Hadas Kuznits was on a bridge tour hosted by the councilman pointing out the bridge problems in the city’s Grays Ferry/Point Breeze neighborhoods.

01/23/2014

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Police: Detective Fires Weapon After Man Allegedly Points Rifle At Him

It happened at the 1500 block of South Corlies Street in Grays Ferry.

01/13/2014

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Cops: Residents Tied Up, Held At Gunpoint During Home Invasion In South Philadelphia

Philadelphia police are investigating an early morning home invasion in the Grays Ferry section of the city.

06/30/2013

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Vietnam Vet Shot Inside Grays Ferry Home, Critical

Police say a Vietnam veteran is in critical condition after being shot inside his own home in the Gray’s Ferry neighborhood of Philadelphia Monday,

06/25/2013

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Car Chase Ends With Police Involved Shooting In Center City

One person was taken to the hospital after a police involved shooting in Center City following a car chase Thursday night.

02/28/2013

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University Ave.-34th Street Bridge Will Close for 2½ Weeks Starting Wednesday

The 84-year-old, steel-girder drawbridge across the Schuylkill River will be in the upright position through January 18th while they do the repair work on the bridge’s bearings.

01/01/2013

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Surveillance Video Released In Connection With Philadelphia Convent Robberies

Philadelphia police have released surveillance video of three men they believe are responsible for robbing a convent two nights in a row.

10/19/2012

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Thieves Break Into Same Philadelphia Convent 2 Days In A Row

For the second time in as many days, a thief has targeted a convent in Philadelphia.

10/18/2012

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Thief Steals $150 From Grays Ferry Convent

The 11 nuns who teach children and help feed the needy at St. Gabriel Parish in Grays Ferry are now victims of a burglar who turned their convent into a crime scene.

10/17/2012

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Penn Vet School Opens New Center For Training, Studying ‘Working’ Dogs

Penn’s veterinary school has opened a center in Grays Ferry for developing working dogs.

09/11/2012

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Police Arrest Grays Ferry Murder Suspect

Philadelphia police have arrested a suspect wanted in connection with the shooting of an innocent bystander who was caught in the cross fire of a gun battle in Grays Ferry

06/24/2012

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Pregnant Woman Among 4 Shot In Deadly Grays Ferry Shooting

One person was killed and three others, including a pregnant woman, were injured in a shooting in South Philadelphia Tuesday evening.

05/23/2012

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