Violent Crime

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Husband Accused of Murdering Wife in a NE Phila. Park To Stand Trial

After the body of Constance Murray was found in Pennypack Park, police conducted a search for the killer for several days — until suspicion turned to the husband.

11/18/2014

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Brief Court Appearance For Defendant in Germantown Abduction Case

There was no plea today from the defendant. His only words were that he wanted a court-appointed attorney.

11/12/2014

(FBI photo)

Court Appearance Today For Suspect In Caught-on-Tape Germantown Kidnapping

Delvin Barnes, 37, is accused of kidnapping a young woman in Philadelphia earlier this month and taking her to Maryland. She was rescued and he was arrested.

11/12/2014

(File photo by Paul Gluck)

3 Armed Men Sought in North Philadelphia Robbery-Carjacking

It happened about 11pm Thursday, at 18th and Rockland Streets.

11/07/2014

(Some equipment used by the Gloucester Township police department for today's exercise.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Surprisingly Timely, A Child-Abduction Exercise Is Held in Gloucester County, NJ

In the training scenario set up in conjunction with the New Jersey State Police and the FBI, a ten-year-old girl is missing, last seen talking to a man in a nearby park.

11/06/2014

(Rafael Robb arrives at the Montgomery County Courthouse in the custody of police.  File photo by Brad Segall)

Wife-Killing Penn Professor Faces Civil Suit Over Remaining Assets

The estate of Ellen Gregory Robb is suing admitted killer Rafael Robb for substantial compensatory and punitive damages under Pennsylvania’s Wrongful Death and Survival Act.

11/03/2014

(Credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Trial Ordered For Alleged Gunman in Carjack, Assault, and Crash That Killed 4

The carjack victim testified she was sexually assaulted by both defendants. A mother and three children were killed

10/21/2014

File Photo (Credit: CBS)

1 Alleged Robber Nabbed, Another Sought, After Cop Car Rammed

Police say it happened at about 12:15pm in the Olney section of the city as two men tried to escape a gas station holdup.

10/20/2014

(Bar Louie, in Bensalem.  File photo. Credit: CBS3)

Two Arrested, More Being Sought in Bucks Restaurant Robbery

Police confirm the robbery of Bar Louie was an inside job. One of the men arrested was an employee there.

10/15/2014

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Yandamuri Jury Will Pick Up Penalty Deliberations on Tuesday

The Upper Merion man was found guilty of murdering a grandmother and her infant granddaughter two years ago. He acted as his own attorney during the trial phase.

10/13/2014

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

Defense Attorneys Try to Keep Montco Child Killer From Death Sentence

Raghu Yandamuri, who also killed the infant girl’s grandmother, told the judge he doesn’t want the hearing and will accept the death penalty.

10/10/2014

(Upper Darby police superintendent Michael Chitwood stands alongside a photo of a man suspected of slashing another man's throat in an Upper Darby bar.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Fight in Upper Darby Bar Leaves 1 Hospitalized, Another On The Run

The incident took place about 12:15am at the La Catina bar, on the 6800 block of Market Street in Upper Darby.

10/09/2014

Trial Ordered in Murder of Transgender Philadelphia Man

A detective has testified that Charles Sargent admitted stabbing Mark Williams after realizing that the person he picked up for sex, whom he thought was a woman, was a man.

10/08/2014

(Photo from Upper Merion PD)

Graphic Crime Scene Photos in Yandamuri Trial Cause Stir, Then Recess

Several jurors in the trial of an Upper Merion man accused of murdering a ten-month-old girl and her grandmother were visibly shaken today when prosecutors showed one of their many crime scene photos.

10/02/2014

(File photo by Joe Raedle/ Getty Images)

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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