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Police Continue To Search For 2 Suspects In Murder Of Tacony Store Owner

The search continues for two people who gunned down a store owner right in front of his wife and baby girl.

01/22/2012

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Tacony Store Owner Shot Dead In Front Of His Family

The owner of a take-out restaurant and corner store in Tacony was shot dead in front of his wife and child on Friday night.

01/21/2012

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2 Teens Killed In Tacony Apartment Fire

Two teenage siblings were killed and their mother was critically injured in a fire in the Tacony section of Philadelphia early Tuesday morning.

01/10/2012

Crews pruning trees around PECO wires. (Credit: Asplundh Tree Expert Co.)

PECO To Begin Tree Pruning In Philadelphia Neighborhoods To Protect Wires

PECO tree trimming begins in select Philadelphia neighborhoods next week.

01/06/2012

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DA’s Office Reverses; Will Refile Charges Against 1 ‘Basement of Horrors’ Figure

The Philadelphia district attorney’s office has changed its mind and now says it will recharge the defendant who was about to be freed in the local kidnap-and-fraud case.

12/22/2011

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Alleged Victim Details Ordeal In Tacony ‘Basement Of Horrors’ Case

There are new charges in the case of four mentally challenged adults who were found imprisoned in the basement of a building in Northeast Philadelphia earlier this year.

12/19/2011

Pa. PUC Faults PGW For January’s Fatal Natural Gas Explosion in Tacony

The 24-page PUC report concludes that PGW failed to follow many of its own safety procedures on site, including taking too long to shut off gas and electricity in the area where gas was leaking.

12/16/2011

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Man Found Dead After Northeast Philadelphia House Fire

Investigators are looking into the cause of a fatal fire that left a man dead in the city’s Tacony section Tuesday evening.

11/08/2011

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More Charges Added As Niece’s Care Probed In Philadelphia ‘Basement of Horror’ Case

Three of the four defendants in Philadelphia’s basement captivity case are now facing additional charges, including aggravated assault, kidnapping and false imprisonment.

10/28/2011

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Former Neighbor Of Linda Weston Searching For “Little L”

Eyewitness news continues to cover the story involving children and adults who police say were abused by 51-year-old Linda Weston and at least three others.

10/24/2011

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Preliminary Hearing Set In Northeast Philadelphia ‘Basement Of Horror’ Case

The suspected ringleader of an alleged Social Security fraud scheme in which police say mentally disabled people were held captive in a basement may not completely understand the seriousness of the charges against her, her lawyer said Monday.

10/24/2011

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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

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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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