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Man who faked his way into cockpit pleads guilty to fraud

The man who conned his way into the cockpit of an US Airways flight in March pleaded guilty Wednesday in Philadelphia to one count of fraud in connection with an identification document.


Philadelphia dad accused of beating 3-month-old son to death

A Philadelphia father has been accused of beating his 3-month-old son to death.
Samuel Cabrera, 27, was arrested and charged with murder. Cabrera’s neighbor, Rashawn Reddick, didn’t hold back her disgust when she learned of the accusations.


Woman raped during 5-hour ordeal in her car; 3 arrested

A YOUNG woman's Christmas - and her life - was shattered Tuesday when she was kidnapped, raped, robbed and beaten in her own car by three teenagers over five hours, according to police.

Senh: How does one avoid something like this from happening, other than being extra careful at all times. The only positive out of this is that the victim is alive, and all of the perpetrators are arrested.


Wedding brawl: Bride gets 'decked,' guest has heart attack [Video]

Wedding Brawl

A Philadelphia wedding brawl that involved guests from more than one wedding and ended with one man dead of a heart attack was caught on video by a disgruntled hotel guest.


Mayor apologizes to woman punched by cop in Philadelphia. Officer involved likely to face firing.

Earlier in the day, Mayor Michael Nutter gave his first public remarks on the fallout from the now viral internet video of police Lt. Josey punching 39-year-old Aida Guzman of Chester last Sunday at a Puerto Rican community festival at 5th and Lehigh.


Cop sucker-punches a lady in the crowd (and she didn't do anything)

Police Brutality

The 50th annual Puerto Rican Parade in Philadelphia was this weekend, and what seems to be the highlight of the event is a uniformed officer punching a woman in the face! Details are still vague of what happened that lead up to the violent outburst, but you do witness the end result.



Madonna Brings Her ‘MDNA’ Tour to Philadelphia


A ritual, a blood bath, slacklining, a partial striptease, drummers in midair, traditional Basque harmonies, a psychedelic train ride — they’re all part of Madonna’s “MDNA” tour, which started its North American itinerary with an arena concert here at the Wells Fargo Center on Tuesday night. It comes to Yankee Stadium next Thursday and Sept. 8.


Watch: 10-year-old girl fights off kidnapper in Philadelphia

The attempted abduction of a 10-year-old girl in Philadelphia was caught on a security camera and now police are offering a $10000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect.

Senh: Brave girl. It makes a parent afraid to let their kids walk by themselves in their own neighborhood.


Rap video gone wrong: Man fatally shot, run over

A man was shot and killed then accidentally run over Thursday night during the filming of an amateur rap video, according to Philadelphia police.


Man killed in dog poop dispute: cops

Dog Poop Dispute

A neighborly dispute over dog poop has turned deadly in the Tacony section of Philadelphia.


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