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Violent Crime

(Philadelphia prosecutor Erin Boyle shows the knife used by Keith Blake in an unprovoked attack on a center city woman.  Photo by Tony Hanson)

Man Gets 27+ Years In Prison For Random Knife Attack On Center City Woman

Defendant Keith Blake, 48, used a huge knife in the bizarre, midday attack on the victim as she parked in front of her house with her toddler son sleeping in the back seat.

09/13/2013

Northeast Murder Dismemberment

Man, 2 Women Charged in Murder-Dismemberment of NE Phila. Man

The headless, limbless body of Frank Zarzycki, 40, was found Tuesday morning in the Schuylkill River.

09/05/2013

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Killer of Young Mother in North Philadelpha Gets Light Sentence and Stern Warning

Authorities say it was a case of mistaken identity — Moye was gunning for another woman.

09/05/2013

(Eric Torres. Photo from Phila. PD)

Philly Cops: Suspect’s Gun Jam Saved Them All During Feltonville Arrest

Officers testified that defendant Eric Torres struggled violently as he resisted arrest. One officer called him “freakishly strong” as he clutched a gun to his belly.

09/04/2013

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Southwest Philadelphia Gang Leader Gets Life + 130 Years

Defendant Ramel Moten told the court he’s no angel but denied the violence. The judge rejected that claim.

09/03/2013

(Surveillace video in the apartment building captured resident Katoya Jones giving access to group that were intent on robbing a drug dealer.)

Woman Who Aided, Then Testified Against, Piazza-at-Schmidt’s Killers Being Released

The victims were killed during an attempted drug robbery in the upscale apartment complex in 2009. Katoya Jones was caught on tape giving the gang access to the building.

08/27/2013

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Boyfriend Charged In Murder-Kidnap Of Upper Darby Infant

Ummad Rushdi is accused of killing seven-month-old Hamza Ali on August 4th. The body has not been found.

08/27/2013

(Raghunandan Yandamuri.  Photo from Upper Merion PD)

Defense Team Gets More Prep Time For Montco Kidnap-Double Murder Case

A Montgomery County judge has delayed the start of a trial for a King of Prussia, Pa. man accused of murdering an infant and her grandmother in their Upper Merion apartment last year in what prosecutors say was a planned kidnapping gone wrong.

08/27/2013

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Philadelphia Man On Death Row For 21 Years Wins New Trial

A federal judge says a Philadelphia man on death row for 21 years was convicted on “scant evidence,” and has overturned his conviction for killing a teen girl for her earrings.

08/21/2013

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Philadelphia Cop Shot During Struggle With Suspect Inside Corner Store

A Philadelphia police officer is in critical condition after being shot in the stomach during a struggle with a suspect inside a corner store Tuesday.

08/13/2013

(Murder victim Autumn Pasquale, in photo provided by family)

One Guilty Plea in October 2012 Killing of Autumn Pasquale

Justin Robinson pleaded guilty to aggravated manslaughter in the strangulation death of Autumn Pasquale, 12, in Clayton, NJ.

08/07/2013

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Elderly NE Phila. Man To Stand Trial For Killing Wife, Blaming Neighbor

During a hearing, a Philadelphia homicide detective detailed Louis Hartdegen’s initial statement and the subsequent investigation that led to Hartdegen’s arrest.

08/06/2013

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Suspect Sought In Sex Assault and Carjack Attempt in Olney

It happened just before 8am last Thursday morning in the 1900 block of Conlyn Street. The female victim got away.

08/05/2013

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NJ Woman Charged After Accompanying Stabbing Victim to Hospital

Shakeysha Pruitt is charged with stabbing 33-year-old Kafar Logan-Horton on Sunday afternoon inside his home in Oaklyn, then accompanying him to a hospital where he died hours later.

07/31/2013

(Johnika Tiggett, in family photo.)

Murder Trial Ordered For 3 In Thanksgiving Night Shooting In Nicetown

A 25-year-old woman a block from the shooting scene was killed.

07/31/2013

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