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Conviction in Gruesome 2012 North Phila. Home Invasion Robbery-Murder

Victim John Paul was shot and killed when he confronted the intruders in March 2012, and his wife Sherrell was shot nearly a dozen times and left for dead. She survived.

09/30/2014

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Two Men Hospitalized In West Philadelphia Shooting

It happened about 10:20 this morning in the 200 block of North Avondale Street, where, authorities say, two men were shot multiple times.

09/29/2014

(US attorney Zane Memeger, in file photo by KYW's Paul Kurtz)

Federal Drug Charges Filed Against Dozens in Delco

US attorney Zane Memeger says these 41 gang members carried guns and sometimes used them in the course of their drug trade.

09/26/2014

(Caryn Kunkle is a friend of the two men who were beaten in the 1600 block of Chancellor Street on September 11th, in a confrontation with a passing group.  Photo by Tony Hanson)

Through a Friend, Phila. Gay Couple Express Gratitude For Prosecution of Tormentors

A close friend of the two men was speaking on their behalf this morning.

09/24/2014

(Raghunandan Yandamuri, in custody at the Montgomery County Courthouse, as his murder trial begins.  Photo by Brad Segall)

Trial Set To Begin in 2012 Murder of Infant and Grandmother in Montco

It took nearly seven days and a pool of more than 180 potential jurors, but the defense and prosecution have finished picking a jury to hear the case against Raghu Yandamuri.

09/24/2014

(Students leave messages near the locker of Aisha Abdur Rhaman, killed on a nearby street corner.  Photo by Tim Jimenez)

Classmates, Others Mourn Loss of Teen Girl Killed on an Olney Street

Delaware Valley Charter High School sits just blocks away from where Aisha Abdur Rhaman was killed, at Broad and Olney. Her locker is now a memorial.

09/23/2014

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Firebomber Who Killed 6 in North Philadelphia Gets Life Sentence

Robert Merritt was the one who actually set the fire at about 5am, throwing a lit gasoline can into the living room on orders of a local drug kingpin.

09/19/2014

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Trial In 2012 Slaying Of Baby, Grandmother In Montco Set To Begin This Week

Jury selection is scheduled Tuesday in the trial of a suburban Philadelphia man accused of having killed a baby and her grandmother in a botched kidnapping plot.

09/16/2014

(The attack occurred in the 1600 block of Chancellor Street.  File photo by CBS3)

Same-Sex Couple Speaks Out After Alleged Attack In Center City

Police commissioner Charles Ramsey says they don’t take this type of incident lightly.

09/15/2014

(A police car sits near the block where a pregnant woman was shot by a gunman apparently aiming at someone else.  File photo by Mike Dougherty)

$40,000 Reward Offered In Frankford Shooting Death Of Mother, Unborn Baby

Investigators say a stray bullet hit the woman in the face from nearly a block away. Investigators think the gunman was aiming at a car passing by.

09/15/2014

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Regusters Convicted of Kidnapping, Molesting West Philadelphia Kindergartener

A Philadelphia jury has found Christina Regusters guilty of kidnapping a five-year-old girl from her West Philadelphia kindergarten class, molesting her, then leaving her in an Upper Darby playground.

09/12/2014

Suspect Milton Garcia (credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Trial Ordered in Center City Home Invasion and Rape Case

Milton Garcia, a Honduran national charged with raping a woman in her Rittenhouse Square-area apartment this past June, has been ordered held for trial without bail.

09/11/2014

(David St. Onge Jr. is escorted from district court after waiving his preliminary hearing.  File photo by Brad Segall)

Guilty Plea in Montco Grandson’s Abuse-of-Corpse Case

David St. Onge Jr. didn’t kill his grandfather, but he did tell the judge that he agreed to help his father dispose of the body and cover up the evidence.

09/11/2014

Defendant Christina Regusters. (File Photo. Credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Defense Presents Closing Argument in West Phila. Kidnap-Rape Case

The five-year-old victim was kidnapped from her West Philadelphia school by a woman posing as her mother, then sexually assaulted.

09/10/2014

(David St. Onge Jr. is escorted from district court after waiving his preliminary hearing.  File photo by Brad Segall)

Guilty Plea in Montco Body-Dumping Case May Hinge on Related Charges

David St. Onge Jr. was also charged with theft and related offenses for allegedly using the victim’s credit cards.

09/09/2014

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