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Philadelphia Police Searching For Female Suspect Dressed In Muslim Garb Wanted For Multiple Bank Robberies

On Thursday, July 9, 2015, an unknown suspect reportedly entered the Citizens Bank at 10650 Bustleton Avenue and presented a demand note to the teller.


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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.