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1 Dead, 1 In Critical Condition After Northeast Philly Fire

Around 7:30 a.m., firefighters responded to the 600 block of Avon Street, where they found heavy smoke and fire in the second floor.


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Police: Target Burglars Cut Through Door, Tried To Escape Through Air Vent

Authorities say two men entered the store on the Roosevelt Boulevard through a hole on a back wall, that the suspects likely created.



Man Struck And Killed By Suspected DUI Driver On Roosevelt Boulevard

It happened around 12:30 a.m. Saturday near Bennett Road in the city’s Somerton neighborhood.


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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.


(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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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.


Car crashed into Sunoco store at Bustleton and Byberry (credit: CBS)

Car Crashes Into Northeast Philadelphia Gas Station

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