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Robbers sought in moving company heist

Two armed men robbed a Tacony moving company on Sept. 27, leaving detectives with a color surveillance video of the heist.


No working smoke alarms in fatal fire

Philadelphia firefighters distributed smoke detectors on Tuesday along the Oxford Circle block where a rowhouse blaze three days earlier claimed the life of a neighborhood woman.


Suburban woman dies in Somerton crash

A Montgomery County woman died after her car collided with a school bus on Roosevelt Boulevard in Somerton last week.


Northeast man’s bail set at $5 million on weapons charge

DA’s office said Robert McKenna had booby-trapped his Devereaux Avenue home

Bail for a former school district employee accused of bringing weapons onto Lincoln High has been increased from $1 million to $5 million cash.


Suspect arrested in double murder

Philadelphia police have arrested a man they believe strangled his girlfriend, stabbed her son to death and set their Wissinoming apartment on fire Saturday morning.


Crime log: October 9, 2013

Sept. 9 through 22


Man steps in front of SEPTA train in Somerton

Authorities say that a man who was killed by a SEPTA train in Somerton last Thursday intentionally stepped into the vehicle’s path.


Lincoln High School worker staying in jail

A bail hearing will be conducted on Friday, Oct. 11, for a Lincoln High building engineer who police said threatened to shoot “any cop that looks at me wrong.”


Reduced bail for accused priest

A judge on Tuesday reduced bail for a Catholic priest accused of molesting an 11-year-old Northeast altar boy more than a decade ago.


Bail hearing set for jailed Lincoln High School building engineer

A bail hearing will be conducted on Friday, Oct. 11, for a Lincoln High building engineer who police said threatened to shoot “any cop that looks at me wrong.”