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Police: Teen Kidnapped, Money And Jewelry Taken In Somerton Home Invasion

The search continues for three suspects – wanted in a home invasion and kidnapping in Northeast Philadelphia.

06/18/2014

(Park manager Eric Ihlein watches as local officials cut a ribbon officially opening Benjamin Rush State Park, in Somerton.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Celebration for Upgrade to State-Run Park in Northeast Philadelphia

Park manager Eric Ihlein (second from left) says the $4.7-million renovation finished last fall.

06/12/2014

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Some Voting Issues Already Cropping Up In Philadelphia

In Somerton, where DA candidate Daniel Alvarez popped in to vote, there were voting machine problems.

11/05/2013

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2 Police Officers Injured In Somerton Apartment Building Fire

The fire broke out around 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday in the 400 block of Tomlinson Rd.

11/05/2013

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Barricade Situation Ends In Somerton; 1 In Custody

The incident was reported shortly before 6 p.m. at the 200 block of Ridgeway Place.

10/25/2013

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Suspect Wanted For WAWA Robbery In Somerton

The Philadelphia Police Department is on the hunt for a suspect who robbed a WAWA store in Somerton.

09/09/2013

Suspect Malik Anderson. (credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Cops: Northeast Philly Teen Murdered Childhood Friend Over Theft Of Playstation 3

Police have charged a suspect in connection with the “brutal” and “personal” murder of a teenager in Northeast Philadelphia last week.

08/28/2013

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UPDATE: 1 Injured In Explosion At House In Somerton

The incident was reported at about 8:30 p.m. at the 2000 block of Foster Street in the Somerton section.

08/21/2013

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Police Investigating Brutal, ‘Personal’ Murder Of Teen In Northeast Philadelphia

Police are investigating the “brutal” and “very personal” murder of a teenager in Northeast Philadelphia Monday.

08/19/2013

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Tire-Slashing Vandals Strike In Somerton

Once again, residents in a Northeast Philadelphia neighborhood woke up to find the tires slashed on their cars.

01/29/2013

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Police Search For Clues In Somerton Sexual Assault

Police say the 38-year-old woman was coming out of her home when a man grabbed her, dragged her to an alley across the street from her home and assaulted her.

11/19/2012

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Car Crashes Into Northeast Philadelphia Gas Station

A car crashed into a Sunoco mini-market in the Somerton section of Northeast Philadelphia Monday.

11/12/2012

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EXCLUSIVE: Buckets Of Gasoline Found Inside Philadelphia Garage

With gas prices soaring, people in one Philadelphia neighborhood can only wonder why their neighbor had buckets of gas stored in a garage.

09/01/2012

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Tires Slashed Outside Somerton Bar

Philadelphia Police say a total of four vehicles were vandalized early Monday morning while parked on a lot at Sweeney’s Station Saloon in Somerton.

07/02/2012

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Car Crashes Into Apartment Complex In Somerton

Authorities are investigating what caused a driver to crash into the side of an apartment complex in Northeast Philadelphia early Monday morning.

03/05/2012

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