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Philadelphia Police Investigating Alleged Indecent Assault Of 15-Year-Old

According to reports, Philadelphia Police are investigating an alleged sexual assault of a 14-year-old at Wharton Recreation Center at 23rd and Wharton in South Philadelphia.


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South Philly Slasher Pleads Guilty, Sentenced To 15+ Years

Ashley Hackett received 100 stitches to her face after being attacked with a 10-inch knife last year.


(Evan Ide of Bonhams auction house looks over a 1934 Aston Martin just before the car went up for bid.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

In South Philadelphia, Rare Deals on One-of-a-Kind Wheels

The auction took place at the Simeone Automotive Museum, and the vehicles covered a broad range of manufacturing dates, from the early 1900s through the 1960s.


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Man Gunned Down During Robbery In South Philly

Police say a man was killed on a South Philadelphia street after someone tried to steal the backpack he was wearing and then shot him.


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2 Displaced After Vacant Rowhome Partially Collapses In Point Breeze

Authorities responded to the partial collapse of a vacant rowhome in South Philadelphia Wednesday afternoon, two days after a wall already collapsed in the same property.


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Police Search For Duo Wanted In Credit Card Theft Near South Philadelphia Ikea

Philadelphia police are searching for a man and a woman who they say allegedly stole credit cards from a vehicle parked outside the Ikea Furniture Store in South Philadelphia.


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3 Officers Injured While Rescuing Elderly Woman From House Fire

Three Philadelphia police officers were injured while rescuing an elderly woman from a burning home in South Philadelphia Friday night.


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Police: 5 Injured In Crash On Pattison Avenue

Five people were injured in a three-vehicle crash in South Philadelphia Thursday night.


(Philadelphia prosecutor Erin Boyle shows the knife used by Keith Blake in an unprovoked attack on a center city woman.  Photo by Tony Hanson)

Man Gets 27+ Years In Prison For Random Knife Attack On Center City Woman

Defendant Keith Blake, 48, used a huge knife in the bizarre, midday attack on the victim as she parked in front of her house with her toddler son sleeping in the back seat.


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Car Accident Outside Pat’s King Of Steaks Narrowly Misses Customer

Neville Williams says, if he hadn’t gone back for seconds, he may have been sitting in his SUV when that car slammed into it. So, as he puts it, a cheesesteak saved his life.


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Suspect Holds Gun To Employee’s Head During Store Robbery

Philadelphia police are searching for the suspect who held a gun to an employee’s head during a robbery at a Dollar Tree store in Girard Estates.


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Victim Testifies In South Philadelphia Attempted Abduction Case

A Philadelphia jury hears from the victim of a brazen, mid-day attempted abduction in South Philadelphia in July of last year. And the attack, targeting a 10-year-old girl walking with her toddler brother, was caught on surveillance video.


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South Philly Mom Harnesses Internet Power To Fight Neighborhood Crime

“My son was mugged by eight to nine juveniles, a block away from his home,” Carol Lanni recalls.


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Hundreds of Volunteers Help Refurbish a South Philly Elementary School

Employees of Digitas Health took a day away from the office to help spruce up Girard Elementary School in time for the start of the school year.


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Dozens of Residents Attend National Night Out In South Philadelphia

Dozens of residents of South Philadelphia met at the Sacks Recreation Center and Playground Monday night for the annual South Philadelphia National Night Out and Kick off Rally Celebration.