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Female Fights Off Would-Be Burglars With A Baseball Bat

A 54-year-old woman fought off two men with a bat who were attempting to break into her home in Northeast Philadelphia.

01/16/2014

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Cops Charge Alleged ‘Swiss Cheese Pervert’

A man coined with the nickname “Swiss Cheese Pervert” for his alleged indecent acts in Northeast Philadelphia is under police arrest.

01/16/2014

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Popular Philadelphia Kosher Bakery Closes Its Doors After More Than 50 Years

Hesh’s, a popular bakery in the Rhawnhurst section of Philadelphia, has closed abruptly.

01/13/2014

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$25K Reward Offered in Chain of Northeast Philly Wawa Robberies

The armed hold-up took place around 2am Monday.

01/13/2014

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Man Shot Twice During Attempted Carjacking In Northeast Philadelphia

It happened at 4:22 p.m. Wednesday in the 7200 block of Horrocks Street.

01/08/2014

(A Chickie's and Pete's, in Northeast Philadelphia.  File photo by Brad Segall)

Eagles Fans Cheer Their Team Into The Playoffs

Hundreds of excited Eagles’ fans streamed out of Chickie’s and Pete’s after a close win that sends the Birds to the playoffs for the first time in three years.

12/30/2013

(Herbert and Catherine Schaible.  Photos from Phila. DA)

2013 IN REVIEW: Phila. Couple Chooses Prayer, Not Doctor, For Dying Son

Herbert and Catherine Schaible are awaiting sentencing after admitting they chose prayer over medicine, leading to the death of their seven-month-old son last April.

12/27/2013

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Cleanup Underway After Water Main Break Floods Frankford

Cleanup crews got back into action after a water main break flooded a neighborhood in Northeast Philadelphia.

12/24/2013

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Large Water Main Break Floods Frankford

The main broke shortly before 9:30 a.m. and the water is buckling sections of the street.

12/23/2013

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Frankford Water Main Break Impacts Neighborhoods, Businesses Across Philadelphia

The water main break Monday morning in Frankford had far reaching effects across Philadelphia.

12/23/2013

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SEPTA Detour Information

SEPTA bus routes 5 and 56 are currently being detoured due to a water main break in the Frankford section of Philadelphia.  Complete detour information is available in the System Status section of SEPTA’s website, […]

12/23/2013

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Duo Ties Up Cashier, Robs St. Jude Religious Store In Northeast Philadelphia

The search is on for two suspects who held up a Northeast Philadelphia store and tied up the 62-year-old cashier.

12/18/2013

(Stu Stern, of S&H Hardware, shows incandescent bulbs he has for sale in his store.  Credit: Michelle Durham)

NE Philly Merchant Prepares For Expanding U.S. Ban on Incandescent Bulbs

Owner Stu Stern of S&H Hardware says he has stockpiled plenty of incandescent bulbs. Manufacture of 60- and 40-watt incandescents is banned in the US after January 1st.

12/18/2013

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NE Phila. Man Sentenced For Providing Gun Used In Shooting

Luke Dercole, 33, admits he was addicted to heroin when he bought four guns for his 16-year-old drug dealer.

12/09/2013

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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

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