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Homicide Captain James Clark. (credit: Cherri Gregg)

Homicide Captain: Suspects Were Arrested Because Community Came Forward

In the past few weeks, Philadelphia Police have been able to identify and arrest suspects in two homicide cases involving young children. Investigators give credit to community members who weren’t afraid to talk, and they’re hoping that cooperation continues.

08/05/2014

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Police Searching For Suspect Wanted For June Murder Of Philadelphia Teen

Sajaad Hall is wanted for his involvement in a double shooting and homicide that killed 16-year-old Jameer Haynesworth back in June.

08/04/2014

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Man Injured In North Philadelphia Stabbing

Police say the stabbing happened in the 100 block of East Tusculum Street.

08/04/2014

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Survivor In Carjacking Crash That Killed 3 Children Speaks Out

A woman injured in a deadly carjacking and crash in North Philadelphia remembers the young victims and talks about the horrifying ordeal.

07/30/2014

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Hundreds Gather To Remember Victims Of Deadly Carjacking Crash In North Philadelphia

Anti-violence groups led a rally at the North Philadelphia intersection where three children were killed in last week’s carjacking and crash.

07/29/2014

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Carjacking Suspects Denied Bail, Preliminary Hearing Set For August

The two suspects in the deadly carjacking and hit and run crash were arraigned shortly before two on Tuesday morning. Both were denied bail.

07/29/2014

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Attorney: Second Suspect Sexually Assaulted Carjacking Victim While At Wheel

Defense Attorney Christopher Warren says of his client, “He is cooperating. He is trying to do everything in his power to erase the image of those poor children going over the hood of that car.”

07/28/2014

A shrine is set up at the scene of the crash at Germantown and Allegheny Avenues. (credit: Molly Daly)

Search Continues For Suspects In Deadly North Philadelphia Hit-And-Run

The manhunt continues for the pair responsible for the deaths of three children who were run down Friday in the city’s Tioga section by a carjacked SUV. Their mother remains in critical condition as well.

07/27/2014

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Several People Make Daring Escape From North Philadelphia House Fire

Police say the fire broke out at 912 West Huntingdon Street around 2 a.m. on Sunday.

07/27/2014

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2 Children Treated For Smoke Inhalation After North Philadelphia Fire

The fire broke out around 5:30 a.m. in the home on the 1300 block of Elbridge Street.

07/27/2014

Royce Smith is at the podium, Eddy Rodriguez is to his left (2nd from R)
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Lawsuit Blames City’s Emergency Response For Tragic Death

A North Philadelphia family filed a lawsuit against the city charging that inept paramedics caused the death of a 24-year-old pregnant woman and brain damage to her son.

07/27/2014

15-year-old Keiearra Williams, 7-year-old Terrence Moore, and 10-year-old Joseph Reed. (credit: family of victims)

Prayer Vigil Held For Victims Of Deadly Carjacking Crash

Family and friends of three children who were killed Friday in a carjacking, hit-and run crash gathered Saturday evening for a prayer vigil at the scene of the incident.

07/26/2014

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Manhunt Continues For Suspects In Deadly Carjacking Crash That Killed 3 Children

Police say two suspects are still on the loose after a carjacking crash that killed three children.

07/26/2014

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3 Children Killed, 3 Injured In North Philadelphia Hit-Run; $110K Reward Offered

Three siblings, a 7-year-old boy, a 10-year-old boy and a 15-year-old girl, were killed after a stolen car plowed into a crowd in North Philadelphia Friday morning, police said.

07/25/2014

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PSPCA Rescues Abandoned Dog From Choking In North Philadelphia

The brown and white pit bull type dog was tied to a chain link fence with a cable and electrical tape at Awbury Park in the northwest section of the city.

07/22/2014

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