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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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Police Investigating Home Invasion In Tacony

Police are investigating a home invasion that happened in Northeast Philadelphia early Tuesday morning.

06/12/2012

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Tacony Home Invasion Under Investigation

Police are investigating a home invasion that occurred early Saturday morning in the Tacony section of Philadelphia.

06/09/2012

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Robbery At Tacony Nail Salon Under Investigation

A nail salon in Philadelphia’s Tacony neighborhood was reportedly robbed at gunpoint Friday night.

05/25/2012

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Murder Charges Filed Against Tacony Mother For Twins’ Death

Investigators believe a Philadelphia woman killed her twin babies and attempted to kill her young daughter and then herself because she thought the children’s father was having an affair with a family member.

05/25/2012

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Suspicious Fire Damages Several Cars At Tacony Auto Business

Fire officials are investigating the cause of a fire that damaged several cars at an auto business in Northeast Philadelphia early Friday morning.

05/25/2012

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Bensalem Police: Philly Cop Found In Bucks County Motel With 14-Year-Old And Prostitute

A veteran of the Philadelphia Police force is behind bars in Bucks County, facing prostitution charges, after he was found in a Bensalem hotel room with a 21-year-old prostitute and a 14-year-old girl.

05/04/2012

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