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Police: Child Dies After Being Struck By Vehicle In Oxford Circle

It happened around 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Loretto and Longshore Avenues.

09/04/2014

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Officer’s Stolen SUV, With Gun Inside, Recovered In Germantown

Philadelphia police believe they have recovered an SUV that was stolen from outside the home of an off-duty officer. The vehicle contained the officer’s service weapon.

12/05/2013

Five crosswalks on Roosevelt Boulevard now have new pedestrian crossing buttons. (Credit: John McDevitt)

New Pedestrian Crossing Buttons Along Roosevelt Boulevard

Five new mid-block pedestrian-controlled traffic signals are now operating along Roosevelt Boulevard in Northeast Philadelphia.

09/07/2012

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Officer, 90-Year-Old Woman Injured In Northeast Philadelphia Crash

A police officer is in stable condition after his car was struck by another vehicle Saturday afternoon at the intersection of Longshore Avenue and Oxford Avenue, according to authorities.

06/16/2012

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Tacony Home Invasion Under Investigation

Police are investigating a home invasion that occurred early Saturday morning in the Tacony section of Philadelphia.

06/09/2012

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Police ID Driver In Deadly Tacony Crash, Faces Charges Of DUI, Murder

Police say a driver is facing DUI charges after a crash that killed two people in Northeast Philadelphia early Thursday morning.

04/26/2012

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Police Continue To Search For 2 Suspects In Murder Of Tacony Store Owner

The search continues for two people who gunned down a store owner right in front of his wife and baby girl.

01/22/2012

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Tacony Store Owner Shot Dead In Front Of His Family

The owner of a take-out restaurant and corner store in Tacony was shot dead in front of his wife and child on Friday night.

01/21/2012

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Alleged Victim Details Ordeal In Tacony ‘Basement Of Horrors’ Case

There are new charges in the case of four mentally challenged adults who were found imprisoned in the basement of a building in Northeast Philadelphia earlier this year.

12/19/2011

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Preliminary Hearing Set In Northeast Philadelphia ‘Basement Of Horror’ Case

The suspected ringleader of an alleged Social Security fraud scheme in which police say mentally disabled people were held captive in a basement may not completely understand the seriousness of the charges against her, her lawyer said Monday.

10/24/2011

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4th Suspect Arrested In Tacony ‘Dungeon’ Case

Philadelphia police have arrested a fourth suspect in connection with the horrific discovery of the four malnourished, mentally incapacitated adults being held captive in a basement in Northeast Philadelphia.

10/19/2011

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Police Commissioner Creating Task Force To Probe Philadelphia Captivity Case

As the investigation continues into four mentally disabled adults found locked in the basement of a northeast Philadelphia apartment building, police say there may be dozens more victims by the group headed up by alleged ring-leader Linda Ann Weston.

10/18/2011

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Exclusive: Victims Describe Horrific Basement Captivity

In an Eyewitness News exclusive, three victims who were held captive inside a Northeast Philadelphia basement described the horrific ordeal.

10/18/2011

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Missing Florida Teen Found In Philadelphia, Linked To Basement Captive Case

A missing 15-year-old girl from Florida has turned up in Philadelphia and appears to be linked to a case involving four adults who were held against their will inside a Tacony basement.

10/18/2011

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3 Charged After 4 Disabled Adults Found Locked In Tacony ‘Dungeon’

On Monday night, Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey gave reporters a first-hand look at the dungeon-like sub-basement in which police say four mentally challenged adults were held captive.

10/17/2011

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