Tacony

Dog Shooting

Philadelphia Police Investigate Fatal Shooting Over Dog Waste In Tacony

An apparent ongoing dispute between neighbors, one accusing the other of not picking up after his chihuahua, ended with a man being shot and killed.

02/14/2012

Cottage Street Stab Feb 4, 2012

Man Dead After Tacony Stabbing

A man was stabbed in Tacony early Saturday morning.

02/04/2012

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Trial Ordered for 4th Defendant in Tacony ‘Basement of Horrors’ Kidnap/Fraud Case

A man for whom all charges were previously dismissed in the so-called “Basement of Horrors” Tacony kidnap and fraud case is now being held for trial.

02/02/2012

Tacony Store

$15,000 Reward Offered In Philly Takeout Slaying

A $15,000 reward is being offered for information in the murder of a Chinese takeout owner gunned down in his northeastern Philadelphia establishment in front of his wife, who was holding their 8-month-old daughter.

01/23/2012

Tacony Store

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

Basement Of Horror Suspects

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

Fire

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

(Photos from Phila. PD)

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

3 Suspects

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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