Violent Crime

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Killer of Upper Darby Police Officer Dennis McNamara Dies After 13+ Years in Prison

Thomas Campbell, who went by the street name “Tom Thumb,” had been on the lam from weapons charges when he came upon and murdered 10-year veteran officer Dennis McNamara.

07/10/2015

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Elderly Woman Found With Throat Slashed in Mt. Airy Home

Her car had also been stolen.

06/29/2015

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Philadelphia Man Charged In Last Week’s Fatal Stabbing of Girlfriend in Logan

Police have arrested and charged a Philadelphia man with murdering a 28-year-old woman.

06/23/2015

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2 Former Phila. Cops Will Stand Trial in Beating of Suspect Caught on Video

The incident happened in May 2013, while the officers were pursuing the man, who was later cleared of all charges.

06/23/2015

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Bucks Man Gets Decades in Prison For Shooting Strip Club Workers, Firing at Cops

Joseph Thiers, 57, was sentenced to 22 to 44 years in state prison.

06/22/2015

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Bucks Man Gets Prison Sentence in New Year’s Even Stabbing Murder of Uncle

Kyle Simpson pleaded guilty in Bucks County Court to stabbing his uncle, who was acting as peacemaker in a dispute with another family member.

06/22/2015

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Guilty Plea in 2013 Violent Home Invasion in Blue Bell, Pa.

The incident, at a home along Wyndrise Drive in October 2013, left a 77-year-old man with a broken nose, cerebral hemorrhaging, and a detached larynx.

06/18/2015

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Police Investigate Violent Robbery In Delaware County

Police are investigating a Delaware County home invasion, and say they are still looking for one of the suspects.

06/15/2015

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Phila. Police Seek Two in Home Invasion and Robbery in Wissinoming

According to officials, four people who were inside at the time were robbed at gunpoint.

06/15/2015

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Luzerne County Man Convicted in String of Area Bar-Restaurant Robberies

His attempted getaway from one robbery, and the ensuing manhunt, shut down Montgomery County Community College for a day.

06/15/2015

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2 Pa. Troopers Injured As High-Speed Chase Ends in Crash in Royersford

Reading police say they were chasing 35-year-old Daniel Arroyo-Vazquez after he got into a victim’s car at gunpoint, injected heroin, and eventually drove off, leaving the victim behind.

06/15/2015

(Andres Comacho, center, is the father of a young man who was killed in a street-corner shooting in Camden in 2006.  Photo by David Madden)

Camden Officials, Victim’s Father Plead For Help Solving 2006 Cold Case Murder

“You know, it’s not easy when you stand out here,” said Andres Camacho, remembering the June 9, 2006 murder of his son, Andres III, outside a grocery store at Berwick Street and Marlton Pike in Camden.

06/11/2015

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Penalty Phase of Bucks County Double-Murder Case Heads To Jury

Marcel Johnson was found guilty of two counts of first-degree murder for the deaths of Ebony Talley and her daughter R’mani Rankins in 2013, then setting their bodies afire.

06/08/2015

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In Bucks County Court, Weighing Life or Death for Convicted Murderer

Marcel Johson was convicted of stabbing Ebony Talley and her four-year-old daughter to death in 2013.

06/05/2015

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Ex-Boyfriend Still Being Sought in Stabbing Death of Berlin, NJ Woman

The Camden County prosecutor’s office and Berlin Township police are looking for 45-year-old Michael Eitel.

06/05/2015

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