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2 Injured In Crash Involving School Bus In Tacony

Two people were injured in an accident involving a school bus and another vehicle in Tacony Thursday night.

10/03/2013

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Armed Suspects Rob Storage Facility In Tacony

Philadelphia police are investigating the armed robbery of a storage facility early Friday morning.

09/27/2013

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Gas Explosion Levels Northeast Philadelphia Home

The explosion happened around 12:30 p.m. on the 4700 block of Howell Street, prompting evacuation of several nearby residences.

07/06/2013

A protester vents her frustration with closing of Philadelphia public schools while many charter schools remain open. (credit: Mark Abrams/KYW)

Parents, Activists Take To Streets, Rallying Community To Save Schools

Parents and activists staged a demonstration outside a Philadelphia charter school and a high school slated to close because of budget woes.

06/20/2013

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Local Church Reacts To Merger Announced By Archdiocese Of Philadelphia

One of the churches caught in the midst of the mergers is Saint Leo the Great Parish in the Tacony section of Philadelphia.

06/02/2013

Scene of home invasion (center home) in Tacony in the early morning hours of March 19, 2013. (credit: Jenn Bernstein)

Armed Suspects Steal Safe During Tacony Home Invasion

Police are looking for two men in connection with a home invasion in the city’s Tacony section early Tuesday morning.

03/19/2013

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Deli Robbery Suspect Shot Dead In Tacony

Police say the owner of a Northeast Philadelphia deli shot and killed a robbery suspect Tuesday night during an exchange of gunfire.

02/05/2013

Suspect Linda Weston.

Philly Prosecutors Step Aside For Feds In Tacony ‘Basement Of Horror’ Case

As expected, Philadelphia prosecutors will step aside so federal authorities can pursue charges over the alleged kidnapping of mentally disabled adults for their disability checks.

01/28/2013

Suspect Linda Weston.

Feds Add 2 Murder Charges In Tacony ‘Basement of Horrors’ Case

Prosecutors have announced federal charges against five people in a case in which authorities say mentally disabled adults were held in the basement of a Philadelphia home as part of an alleged Social Security fraud scheme.

01/23/2013

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Firefighters Battle 3 Separate Fires In Southwest, Northeast Philadelphia

Philadelphia firefighters are investigating two separate fires that occurred early Sunday morning.

01/13/2013

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Hazmat Team, Police Respond To Ammonia Leak Near Dietz & Watson Plant

Police and Hazmat crews responded to an ammonia leak in the Tacony section of the city.

01/10/2013

(Mayor Nutter, flanked by other city officials and neighborhood children, cuts the ribbon on a new firehouse in Tacony.  Credit: Mike Dunn)

Angry Firefighters Confront Mayor Nutter at Opening of New Firehouse

The $6.7-million station replaces one that was shuttered a few years ago because of the expansion of Interstate 95.

01/08/2013

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Suspect Sought In Robbery Of Tacony Wawa

Police are searching for a suspect who robbed a convenience store in Northeast Philadelphia early Monday morning.

12/10/2012

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15-Year-Old Boy Shot In The Elbow In Tacony

A 15-year-old was rushed to an area hospital after being shot in the elbow in the city’s Tacony neighborhood Friday evening, according to authorities.

08/24/2012

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Police Investigating Tire Slashings In Tacony

Philadelphia police are investigating a tire-slashing incident that occured Tuesday night in the Tacony section of the city.

07/04/2012

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