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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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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 began.  File 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

(File photo by Joe Raedle/ Getty Images)

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

(Photo from Upper Merion PD)

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

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