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Cops: Women in Northeast Philly Hotel Died by Suicide

The early details sounded like a recipe for foul play: Two women found suffocated in a cheap hotel room, their hands bound with plastic bags covering […]

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Woman Killed by SEPTA Train Was Penn Student

Around 7 a.m. this morning, a woman was pronounced dead at the 40th street SEPTA station after being struck by an oncoming train on the Market-Frankford […]

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Woman Struck and Killed by SEPTA Train Near 40th Street Station This Morning

Update: The woman killed in this morning’s SEPTA incident has been identified as a junior at Penn’s Wharton school and a graduate of Central High. […]

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Police: Philly Man Returned to Scene of Deadly Hatfield Crash, Surrendered

The driver responsible for a fatal crash that killed an 80-year-old woman in Montgomery County on Friday was arrested and has been charged with homicide […]

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Man Charged in Case of Philly Woman Found Dead in Central Pa.

Now, it appears, we may know what happened to the Philadelphia woman who was found dead some 200 miles from home, on the side of a road […]

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Police Identify Pottstown Man Found in Car at Bottom of Schuylkill

Police recovered and identified the body of 93-year-old Harold Leister on Tuesday after his 2011 Buick Lucerne, with Leister inside, was pulled from the Schuylkill River at […]

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University of Pennsylvania Student’s Death Ruled a Suicide

University of Pennsylvania engineering student Stephen Kyle Wilshusen killed himself on December 31st making him the tenth University of Pennsylvania student to die by suicide […]

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Father David Creato Arrested in Brendan Creato’s Death

David Creato, Jr., 22, the father of 3-year-old Brendan Creato, has been arrested in connection with the death of his son. Creato was taken into […]

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Stella Wellens Found Dead in Upper Moreland

Philadelphia YouTube star Jesse Wellens‘ worst fears were confirmed yesterday afternoon when his mother, Stella Wellens, was found dead in a parking lot in Upper […]

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Video: Cayman Naib’s Father Speaks About Dangers of Gun Ownership

“I want to do 14 good things,” says Farid Naib, “one for every year of Cayman’s life.” This is how the father of Cayman Naib — […]

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TMZ Wrongly Reports Ex-Temple Football Star Adrian Robinson Shot and Killed in Harrisburg

On Monday, we heard that ex-Temple football player Adrian Robinson had died over the weekend, but no cause of death had been reported. Then TMZ […]

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At Least Five Deaths in Amtrak Derailment, Says Mayor

[UPDATE: 1:13 A.M.] Mayor Nutter has updated the injury toll: 65 people have been confirmed injured, 6 of whom are considered critical. The number of […]

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St. Joe’s Prep Holds Prayer Service for Student Who Died at Football Practice

Today, Prep students, faculty and staff gathered for a prayer service in memory of our brother, Ryan Gillyard ’18. Posted by St. Joseph’s Prep on […]

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Body of Christopher Tully Found

Earlier today a body was found by Greater Philadelphia Search and Rescue (GPSAR) floating in the Schuylkill River, not far from the spot on City […]