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Violent Crime

Suspects Justen Smith and Terry Ballard. (credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Cops: 2 Facing Murder Charges In Deaths Of Elderly Couple In Strawberry Mansion

Two suspects are facing murder charges in the deaths of an elderly couple who were found in their Philadelphia home late last week.

07/21/2014

(The vacant lot next to an abandoned home on North Third Street where Laura Araujo's body was found in a duffel bag.  Image from CBS-3)

Neighbor Charged With Murder of Philadelphia Art School Graduate

Police say Jeremiah Jakson, 22, lived in the same boarding house as victim Laura Araujo. They think he killed her after was burglarizing her room.

07/16/2014

(The vacant lot next to an abandoned home on North Third Street where Laura Araujo's body was found in a duffel bag.  Image from CBS-3)

Woman Found In Duffel Bag ID’d; Police Questioning Person Of Interest

Police say the body discovered by a trash picker in the 2200 block of North Third Street has been identified as that of 23-year-old Laura Araujo.

07/15/2014

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

Montco Man Accused of Disposing of Granddad’s Body Held on $50,000 Bail

David St. Onge Jr. was arrested July 2nd and charged with helping his father dispose of the body of David Sr.’s father, whom David Sr. is accused of murdering.

David Sr. has been charged with the murder.

07/11/2014

(Richard Bynum.  Phila. PD photo)

Suspect Fingered by GPS Tracker After String of NE Philly Store Holdups

Richard Bynum, 48, who lives on 79th Street near Washington Lane, was arrested on robbery and related charges after a tracking device was found in his car.

07/03/2014

(credit: CBS3)

Son, Grandson Charged In Death Of 88-Year-Old Montgomery County Man

The hunt is on for the killer of an elderly man inside his East Norriton home.

07/02/2014

Anthony Waters

Teen Neighbor Charged With Stabbing Hoarders in Olney Home

Police say suspect Anthony Waters was hosing blood off one the victims when officers arrived on the scene.

06/26/2014

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Ga. Man Held For Trial in 2 Philadelphia Cold-Case Murders From 1989

A DNA test resulting from an arrest in Georgia linked defendant Rudolph Churchill to the murders.

06/25/2014

Suspect Milton Garcia (credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Police: Stolen Cell Phone Led To Rittenhouse Square Rape Suspect

Autorities say the suspect arrested for the rape of a woman over the weekend in the Rittenhouse Square section of the city is an illegal immigrant who had been kicked out of the US a year ago.

06/24/2014

(Just after locking his bike to a pole, a man follows a woman in the 1900 block of Spruce Street.  Police say she was forced into her apartment by the man, raped, and robbed.  Image, enhanced by CBSphilly.com, from surveillance video provided by Phila. PD)

4 Persons Of Interest Being Questioned In Connection With Center City Rape

Sources now tell CBS3 that four persons of interest are being questioned in connection with a Center City rape.

06/23/2014

(Charles Walls is suspected in a January convenience store robbery in Pennsauken, NJ, in which a clerk was critically wounded.   File photo from CBS-3)

Man Charged in Two 7-Eleven Robberies, Eyed For Several Others

Authorities caught up with Charles Walls after looking for the alleged getaway car through records of state registrations and traffic violations.

06/19/2014

Suspect in "knockout attack in Delaware County. (Image provided by Upper Darby PD)

Upper Darby Police Seeking Teens Who Videotaped Knockout ‘Game’

Police say they have some pretty good evidence: surveillance from a nearby bank camera, the Facebook posting, and a still picture of the teen who threw the punch.

06/17/2014

Chancier McFarland and Rafael Jones.

One Pleads Guilty In Robbery-Murder Of Philadelphia Police Officer

Chancier McFarland has also agreed to cooperate against alleged co-conspirator Rafael Jones, the alleged triggerman in the case.

06/12/2014

(Detail from a Phila. PD flyer indicating Orlando Garcia's arrest.)

Kensington Man Arrested For an April Murder in North Philadelphia

Police have announced the arrest of 19-year-old Orlando Garcia of East Cambria Street.

06/11/2014

(Phila. PD photo)

Philadelphia Man Sentenced For Near-Fatal Attack on Center City Parking Attendant

The defendant blamed a crack cocaine habit for this crime and more than a dozen other convictions over the past 20 years.

06/11/2014

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