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Police: Officer Injured In Dirt Bike Chase In North Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police say a highway patrol officer was injured in a dirt bike chase in North Philadelphia on Saturday night.

Police arrived on the 2000 block of Judson Street in North Philadelphia around 7 p.m., responding to reports of gunshots. 91 more words


2-Year-Old Hospitalized After Bitten In Face By Dog

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A young child has been hospitalized after being bitten by a dog in the face in Northeast Philadelphia.

The fire department tells CBS 3 a 2-year-old was bitten in the face at Lawndale Avenue and Faunce Street. 33 more words


Police: 17-Year-Old Boy Dies After Being Shot In Back

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A teenage boy was shot and killed in the Point Breeze section of Philadelphia on Wednesday afternoon.

The shooting happened in the 1500 block of South Bancroft Street. 24 more words


Philly Cop uses Art to Catch Bad Guys AND Honor the Good Guys!

We’ve all seen the “portraits” of crime suspects used by investigators trying to apprehend people who’ve committed crimes. Officer Johnny Castro, an army vet and Philadelphia police Forensic Composite Artist, is one of those whose job it is to interview victims and witnesses then use his artistic talent to produce a picture of the perpetrator that investigators can use to find him or her. 86 more words


Philly Police: Man Sitting In Wheelchair Shot Through Bedroom Window

PHILADELPHIA (CBS)—A man watching TV while sitting in a wheelchair was shot by a gunman on Sunday night, according to the Philadelphia Police Department. 151 more words


Police Searching for Purse Snatcher Preying On Women In Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS)– Philadelphia police need the public’s help identifying a purse snatcher who they say is preying on women in the northwest section of city. 115 more words


Philly Police Still Trying To Solve Cold Case Of Who Killed Officer Frederick Cione 47 Years Ago

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Who murdered Officer Frederick Cione? It’s a question the Philadelphia Police Department has never been able to answer.

The rookie officer was shot and killed 47 years ago this week. 707 more words