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New Developments Uncovered In ‘Basement Of Horror’

Eyewitness News is once again uncovering new information in the basement of horror case.

10/20/2011

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Sister Of Tacony ‘Basement Of Horror’ Mastermind Seeks Justice After Daughter’s Alleged Abuse

Vicky Weston says when she gave up custody of her daughter Beatrice to her sister Linda Ann Weston, she had no idea she was handing her over to a woman Vicky now calls “the devil”.

10/20/2011

Basement Of Horror

4th Suspect Arrested In Tacony ‘Dungeon’ Case

Philadelphia police have arrested a fourth suspect in connection with the horrific discovery of the four malnourished, mentally incapacitated adults being held captive in a basement in Northeast Philadelphia.

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

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Police Commissioner Creating Task Force To Probe Philadelphia Captivity Case

As the investigation continues into four mentally disabled adults found locked in the basement of a northeast Philadelphia apartment building, police say there may be dozens more victims by the group headed up by alleged ring-leader Linda Ann Weston.

10/18/2011

Left to right: Tamara Breeden, 29, Derwin McLemire, 41, and Herbert Knowles, 40 (credit: CBS_

Exclusive: Victims Describe Horrific Basement Captivity

In an Eyewitness News exclusive, three victims who were held captive inside a Northeast Philadelphia basement described the horrific ordeal.

10/18/2011

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Missing Florida Teen Found In Philadelphia, Linked To Basement Captive Case

A missing 15-year-old girl from Florida has turned up in Philadelphia and appears to be linked to a case involving four adults who were held against their will inside a Tacony basement.

10/18/2011

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3 Charged After 4 Disabled Adults Found Locked In Tacony ‘Dungeon’

On Monday night, Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey gave reporters a first-hand look at the dungeon-like sub-basement in which police say four mentally challenged adults were held captive.

10/17/2011

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Police Release IDs Of Three Suspects In Tacony Basement Tragedy

Police are investigating a situation in Tacony home where four adults were found locked in a room suffering from malnutrition.

10/16/2011

Man Shot Outside Pool Hall In Philadelphia’s Tacony Section

A 20-year-old man is fighting for his life today after police say he was shot in the parking lot of a pool hall in the Tacony section of Philadelphia.

09/07/2011

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Pedestrian Struck By Car In Northeast Philadelphia

A pedestrian is in critical condition after being struck by a car in Northeast Philadelphia early Thursday morning.

07/14/2011

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Suspect Armed With Knife Robs Tacony Corner Store

Police are searching for a suspect who was caught on tape robbing a Northeast Philadelphia corner store.

06/29/2011

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Philadelphia Breaks Ground For A New Firehouse In Tacony

Groundbreaking ceremonies were held Friday at the site, at Magee Avenue and Keystone Street.

06/10/2011

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Tribute Held For PGW Worker Killed In Gas Explosion

Family and friends of Mark Keeley, a young PGW worker killed in a natural gas explosion, spoke to Eyewitness News about their loved one and their special tribute to him—a tribute that exuded positive energy for family and friends in the face of tragedy.

05/25/2011

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Woman Beaten With Baseball Bat During Tacony Home Invasion

Police are searching for two suspects who beat a woman with a baseball bat during a home invasion in Northeast Philadelphia early Friday morning.

05/13/2011

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