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1-Car Crash Causes Power Outages In West Philadelphia

Police believe a drunk driver hit a utility pole in the Overbrook section of Philadelphia, causing power outages.

04/21/2013

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Teen Dies, 2 Hospitalized Following Shooting In Overbrook

The incident happened at about 3:45 p.m. near 59th Street and Lancaster Avenue.

04/11/2013

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Dog Found Skinned, Tied To Tree In West Philadelphia

Officials say a dog was skinned and tied to a tree in West Philadelphia.

04/05/2013

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Police: Driver Plows Into Parked Cars While Trying To Avoid Gunfire In West Philadelphia

The incident happened around 2 a.m. along the 1400 block of Allison Street in the city’s Overbrook section.

03/27/2013

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Over 500 Volunteers Helping Philadelphia Residents Rebuild, Improve Homes

More than 500 volunteers have joined with residents in West Philadelphia to help fix homes.

03/23/2013

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Suspect Fatally Shot After Opening Fire On Officers In Overbrook

Philadelphia police officers were forced to open fire and fatally shoot a suspect they say initially fired a weapon at them.

03/08/2013

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Philadelphia Shooting Under Investigation

Police are investigating a homicide in Philadelphia on Christmas Eve.

12/24/2012

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Police Chase Ends In Northeast Philadelphia

A burglary suspect was taken into custody after leading police on a chase that ended in Northeast Philadelphia Monday afternoon.

11/26/2012

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Armed With A Chair, Employee Chases Robbery Suspects Out Of Overbrook Service Station

An employee fought back after being robbed by two suspects at gunpoint earlier this week in the city’s Overbrook neighborhood.

09/07/2012

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Police Find Woman Abducted From Overbrook

Philadelphia police found the 24-year-old woman who was abducted in the Overbrook section of the city early Wednesday morning.

08/29/2012

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Teen Brothers Shot, Killed In West Philadelphia

Teen brothers were shot and killed in the city’s Overbrook Park neighborhood Tuesday night, according to authorities.

07/24/2012

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Wife Of Rep. Bob Brady Interrupts Break-In At Their Philadelphia Home

When she saw them apparently trying to jimmy a sliding glass door in the back of the house, she yelled and banged on a window, driving them off.

06/15/2012

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Volunteer Handymen Rebuild Overbrook Neighborhood

An army of volunteers has taken over the 2000 block of North 62nd Street, repairing and improving more than 30 houses, as part of a project to keep urban neighborhoods thriving.

06/14/2012

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One Dead After West Philadelphia Car Accident

The victim lost control of his car and crashed into a pole early Saturday morning.

04/21/2012

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Vandals Slash Tires Of 17 Cars In Overbrook

The crime remained the same, but this time the neighborhood has changed. Residents in the city’s Overbrook section woke up Thursday morning to find either their car tires slashed or a corrosive substance splashed onto their cars.

03/29/2012

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