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Former Philadelphia High School Employee Charged With Having Sex With Student

Police say 56-year-old Mark Preston Williams had sex with a 17-year-old student of Northeast Philadelphia High School.



1 Charged In Abduction Of Girl From Philadelphia School

Philadelphia police say charges have been filed against one person they questioned Thursday in connection with the abduction of a 5-year-old girl from her school last month.


(Christina Regusters is accused of donning Muslim garb to impersonate the kidnap  victim's mother.  File photo)

Investigators Raid Cobbs Creek Home In Connection To Elementary School Abduction Case

A Special Victims Unit task force acted on a search warrant early Friday in West Philadelphia as they advanced their hunt for suspects in a recent child abduction.


Police help children into their mother's car after they were found wandering on a street in Philadelphia in the early morning hours of January 30, 2013. (credit: Jericka Duncan)

2 Young Children Found Wandering Alone In South Philadelphia Reunited With Parents

Two young children were in police custody after they were found wandering on a street in South Philadelphia early Wednesday morning.


Man Sought In Exposing Incidents In South Philadelphia

Philadelphia police are searching for a man who is accused of exposing himself to several women over a 30 minute span.


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Man Arrested For Indecent Exposure At SEPTA Station

Police have arrested the man who had been wanted for a series of indecent exposures at a SEPTA train station in Philadelphia.


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Priest Accused Of Abuse At Philadelphia Church Surrenders To Authorities

A priest accused of sexual abuse at a Philadelphia church has surrendered to authorities.


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Police Seek Suspect in Violent Germantown Break-In

Philadelphia police say the 78-year-old resident was repeatedly assaulted after she awoke to the sight of a strange man in her apartment.


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After 16 Years, Philadelphia Police Identify Accused Killer Of Teen

When Paulette Smith waved goodbye to her 17-year-old daughter, Anjeanette Maldonado, the morning of September 30,1996, she had no idea she would never see the daughter she loved alive again.


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Philadelphia Police Searching For Suspect Who Groped 10-Year-Old Girl

A 10-year-old girl was walking with her two-year-old brother to their dad’s house when police say a stranger approached the girl and groped her right on the street Tuesday afternoon.


(Philadelphia police dust for fingerprints on the front door of the victim's home.)

$10,000 Reward Offered In Kidnap-Rape Of Feltonville Nine-Year-Old

Capt. John Darby of the police department’s Special Victims Unit says the unidentified attacker stripped before entering the home near “D” and Wyoming at 4:30am last Wednesday morning, grabbed the girl from a bed where other children were also sleeping, and fled.


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Police Investigating Reported Sexual Assault Inside Germantown High School

Philadelphia police say a teenager is in custody, charged with rape for the alleged assault of a female student inside Germantown High School last Friday.


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17-Year-Old Fights Off Abduction Attempt In Center City

There were some scary moments in an area generally thought to be safe in Philadelphia. A young woman was attacked but fought back.


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West Philadelphia Teen Charged With 2 Counts of Rape and Robbery

Police say his alleged victims have identified 18-year-old Dominic Brown of the 6000 block of Irving Street as the man who attacked them and held them at gunpoint.


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Man Charged With 4 Recent Kensington Rapes

Police have identified the man as 31-year-old Marcos Camacho.