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(The Philadelphia home of Rep. Bob Brady.  Credit: Cherri Gregg)

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

Fatal Accident

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

Officer accident

Drug Bust Gone Bad, Officer Struck By Car, Discharges Weapon

Philadelphia police are investigating an officer involved shooting in which an officer was also struck by a car.

11/23/2011

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Philadelphia Man Surrenders In Murder of Overbrook Woman Caught In Crossfire

Police say tips from the public led them to 19-year-old Daniel Shelley, whom they say killed 31-year-old Hafeezah Nunrid-Din on Saturday night as she was leaving her parents’ home.

10/11/2011

Overbrook Shooting

Mother Of Four Killed In Crossfire Of Overbrook Shooting

Police say a woman who ran a day care center was killed when she was caught in the crossfire of a shooting in West Philadelphia.

10/09/2011

Store Shooting

3 Arrested In Shooting Of Overbrook Convenience Store Owner

Police have arrested three men in connection with a shooting at an Overbrook convenience store that left the owner critically injured on Tuesday morning.

09/30/2011

(The Benjamin Franklin Post Office, near 3rd and Market Streets in Old City Philadelphia.   Credit: Ed Fischer)

Several Philadelphia-Area Post Offices Being Studied For Closure

Among the best known local post offices on the list are the Benjamin Franklin post office in Old City, and ones in Manayunk, Roxborough, East Germantown, 30th Street train station, Overbrook, and St. Davids.

07/26/2011

Monarchs

Thieves Steal Equipment From Philadelphia Youth Football Club

A youth football club is trying to pick up the pieces after thieves broke into their storage trailer and stole everything.

06/27/2011

Shooting

Police: Pregnant Woman Wounded In Overbrook Double Shooting

Police are investigating a double shooting in West Philadelphia late Tuesday evening. One of the victims is reportedly pregnant.

05/24/2011

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Massive Sinkhole On Overbrook Street

A massive sinkhole is causing major disruptions after opening up on a West Philadelphia street Friday afternoon.

10/22/2010

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15 Kids Hurt in West Philadelphia School Bus Fender-Bender

Philadelphia police and fire rescue crews were called to the scene, near 63rd and Lebanon in the city’s Overbrook section, about 7:30 AM.

10/18/2010

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