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Police in NE Philly Warn Elderly Drivers About Fake Auto Repair Scammers

According to investigators, a man approached the 94-year-old driver and told him his car had a wobbly wheel and he could fix it. The motorist gave the suspect $940. The suspect fled with the money.

04/03/2014

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Philadelphia Man Arrested For Rock Salt Robbery Prank

Daron Stinson, 21, has told police that he was just kidding around and looking to record the pranks on video for his Instagram account.

02/19/2014

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North Phila. Man Charged With Attempted Robbery of Rock Salt at Gunpoint

Just how desperate was the rock salt shortage last week?

02/18/2014

(A Philadelphia police officer identified as Philip Nace overturns a basketball stand.  Image from Youtube)

Philly Cop Under Investigation After 2nd Questionable Act Caught on Video

In the latest video, an officer identified as Nace moves a sidewalk basketball backboard, then knocks it over.

10/17/2013

(A Phila. PD sketch of the attacker being sought in Juniata Park.)

$10,000 Reward Offered in Juniata Park Attacks on Girls

One woman, the first known victim, was sexually assaulted. Two others managed to break free and run to safety.

10/17/2013

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Philly Police Don’t Expect Many Issues At Naked Bike Ride

In the first four years of the Philly Naked Bike Ride, there were no reports of police issuing citations for violating the city’s indecency law.

08/23/2013

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Police Seeking White Sedan in Wissinoming Hit-Run

Fourteen-year-old Kylie Givens was critically injured when she was hit March 9th at around 8:30pm while crossing Toresdale Avenue at Cheltenham Avenue.

03/21/2013

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Police: Man Accused of Raping Woman In Center City Was Mere Days Out of Jail

Philadelphia police say 42-year-old Rafiq Smith has a history of beating the rap.

03/08/2013