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Police Open Fire On Suspect In Nicetown

CBS 3 Eyewitness News is told the officers were initially called out to 17th and Cayuga Streets for a shooting.


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Police: 1 Arrested In Connection With Double Shooting Following Laundromat Altercation In Nicetown

Philadelphia Police announced a woman has been arrested in connection with a shooting following an altercation in a Laundromat in the Nicetown section of the city.


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Police: Arrest Made In Connection With Nicetown Shooting

Police say the shooting happened at about 5:13 p.m. Monday on the 2600 block of Roberts Avenue.



One Dead, Three Injured In Nicetown Crash

One person was killed and three others were injured when a car slammed into a telephone poll in the Nicetown section of Philadelphia.


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Man Shot 4 Times, Killed In Nicetown

Police say a man is in extremely critical condition after he was shot four times in the Nicteown neighborhood of North Philadelphia Saturday night.


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Two Defendants Held By Judge In Shooting Death Of 15-Year-Old Girl

Aisha Abdur-Rhaman, 15, was on the sidewalk in the area walking home from school at Delaware Valley Charter. She was shot in the back and died. The defense declined comment after the hearing.


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Boys & Girls Club In Nicetown Cuts Ribbon On Newly Renovated Digital Technology Lab

State of the computers, tablets, smartboards and cameras equipped with software that’ll prepare kids for a digital world and ignite a passion for technology.


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Police: 6-Year-Old Boy Struck, Killed By Vehicle In Nicetown

It happened shortly after 4 p.m. Wednesday at the 3600 block of N. 15th Street.


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Police: 1 Dead, 2 Injured In Nicetown Triple Shooting

It happened at 7:20 p.m. Thursday at the 4200 block of North Hicks Street.


(A makeshift memorial containing balloons, candles, and stuffed animals near the spot where Sean Broaddus died.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Neighbors Shocked at Nicetown Man’s Death in Hands of Phila. Police

Sean Broaddus died while being arrested by police. Area residents described him as a mentor to young people and “a good man.”


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Man Steals FedEx Truck, Leads Philly Police On Wild Chase

A man was arrested after police say he stole a FedEx delivery truck and led police on chase in Philadelphia Thursday afternoon.


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New Affordable Housing Development Opens In Nicetown

Dilapidated buildings, vacant homes and blight in the 4000 Block of Germantown Avenue have been ripped out and replaced by newly paved streets, brick town home rentals and bright commercial space.


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1 Dead, 4 Injured In Nicetown Crash

The accident was reported at about 10:30 p.m. at the 4300 block of Wissahickon Avenue.


Arrest Made In Deadly Hit-And-Run In Nicetown

Philadelphia Police say an arrest has been made in connection with a deadly hit-and-run in Nicetown.


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Quick Guilty Verdict In 2011 Fatal Nicetown Bar Shooting

The jury deliberated little more than an hour before finding defendant Wayne James, 47, guilty of all charges against him including first-degree murder.