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(Philadelphia City Council chambers.  File photo)

Philadelphia City Council To Hold Hearing In Wake Of Tacony Dungeon Case

City Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown says the hearing will not focus on the specifics of the Tacony basement case but rather the bigger picture of how mentally disabled children and adults are tracked in the city’s public welfare system.

10/31/2011

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Philadelphia D.A’s Office Requests Gag Order In Tacony Dungeon Case

A Philadelphia judge will hear arguments Wednesday on the District Attorney’s motion for a gag order on participants in the basement captives’ case. The D.A.’s office, which will not comment, claims in court papers that the media is ‘hindering’ the case.

10/31/2011

(credit: Robert Sanabria)

Family Of ‘Basement Of Horror’ Victim Await DNA Results For Rescued Children

For the first time, CBS 3 heard from the family of Edwin Sanabria. The 31-year-old is one of the mentally challenged adults held captive in a basement. Sanabria’s family wants to know if any of the children in Weston’s care, who are now in the foster care, are related to them.

10/25/2011

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Understanding The ‘Basement Of Horror’ Case

A complete rundown of the suspects and victims involved in the “Basement of Horrors” case in Northeast Philadelphia.

10/19/2011

Venus Weston

Exclusive: Sister Of Tacony ‘Basement Of Horror’ Alleged Mastermind Speaks Out

Venus Weston believes her sister Linda Ann is capable of all the things police have accused her of and worse.

10/19/2011

Social Security

Social Security Fraud: Easier Than You Might Think?

Anna Rotondo has never met Linda Ann Weston. She’s never been in the basement of horrors, where police allege Weston was keeping four mentally-challenged adults as she stole their Social Security disability checks.

10/19/2011

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4 Adults, 6 Children Taken Into Police Custody In Connection With ‘Basement Of Horror’ Case

New disturbing details emerged on Tuesday as police continue their investigation into the horrific discovery of the four malnourished, mentally incapacitated adults being held captive in a basement in Northeast Philadelphia.

10/18/2011

Linda Ann Weston

Exclusive: Brother Of ‘Basement Of Horror’ Suspect Describes History Of Violence

The sub basement in Tacony barely gave four mentally challenged captives enough room to move. It was a prison, much like the one Linda Ann Weston kept Bernardo Ramos in 30 years ago.

10/18/2011

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