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March 14, 2013 | By Aubrey Whelan, Inquirer Staff Writer
Two men were arrested Tuesday and a third remains on the loose in a June 29 home-invasion slaying in Coatesville, Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan announced. Marquis Rayner, 23, and Camren Horne, 20, were picked up in an early-morning raid, Hogan said in a statement. Dominique M. Lee, 20, is still at large. Murder charges have been filed against all three in the killing of Dominique Williams, 20. Police said three men, two of them armed, entered a house on Merchant Street wearing black T-shirts around their heads.
NEWS
March 13, 2013
Police asked the public for help Monday in finding Elijah Washington, 24, a suspect in the March 4 home-invasion robbery of four Temple University students last week. Washington was known to frequent the area of the Wilson Park Apartments at 25th and Jackson Streets in South Philadelphia and the area of 52d and Pentridge Streets in Southwest Philadelphia, police said. Anyone with information on Washington's whereabouts was asked to call Central Detectives at 215-686-3093 or dial 911. Two men have been arrested in the case.
NEWS
March 8, 2013 | By Mari A. Schaefer, Inquirer Staff Writer
A Philadelphia man broke into a family member's Delaware County home Wednesday and allegedly stabbed and slashed a mother and daughter there. Daniel Franklin, 32, of the 2100 block of Orthodox Street, was charged with attempted homicide, aggravated assault, recklessly endangering another person, and other related crimes, according to Haverford Township police. At 2:31 a.m., police were called to a home in the 400 block of West Langhorne Avenue. A 64-year-old woman was at the front door and told police her cousin had broken in the rear door and was armed with a knife.
NEWS
March 8, 2013 | By Sulaiman Abdur-Rahman, Inquirer Staff Writer
Philadelphia police plan to thoroughly investigate the two teenagers arrested and charged with 15 burglary-related offenses in Monday's alleged home-invasion robbery of four Temple University students. "We are going to see if they committed any additional robberies," Capt. Roland Lee of the 22d District said Thursday. Tyree Johnson, 19, and Malcolm Murray, 18, were being held on $800,000 bail, according to the District Attorney's Office. Charges range from aggravated assault and carrying firearms in public to terroristic threats and false imprisonment, according to court records.
NEWS
March 8, 2013 | By Sam Wood, PHILLY.COM
Two North Philadelphia men today were charged with aggravated assault, robbery and related counts in the Monday night home invasion of several Temple University students. Authorities arrested Tyree Johnson, 19, and Malcolm Murray, 18, on Wednesday. Bail was set at $800,000 each, said Tasha Jamerson, spokeswoman for the District Attorney's office. A third man remains at large. Johnson and Murray were allegedly among the trio who followed a 21-year-old female student from the subway station at Temple to her 19th and Berks home.
NEWS
March 8, 2013 | BY MORGAN ZALOT & DANA DiFILIPPO, Daily News Staff Writers zalotm@phillynews.com, 215-854-5928
AS NEW DETAILS emerged Wednesday in the ordeal of four Temple University students robbed by gunmen during a home invasion Monday night, police announced three arrests in the case. Police declined to identify the men arrested but said they're believed to be the trio who followed a 21-year-old female student from the subway station at Broad Street and Cecil B. Moore Avenue to her apartment on 18th Street near Berks about 7:30 p.m. When the student arrived at her apartment, police said, one of the three men pointed a gun at her and forced her inside.
NEWS
March 7, 2013 | By Sulaiman Abdur-Rahman and Jeff Gammage, Inquirer Staff Writers
It's a parent's nightmare. And four Temple University students lived it Monday night, when three armed men forced their way inside an off-campus apartment in North Philadelphia, bound the women in duct tape, and fled with computer equipment, cellphones, credit cards, and cash. The students were not physically hurt. But the incident revived fears of dangers that lurk near the city's campuses, and offered an unsettling echo of incidents in which armed men invaded students' apartments near Temple and Drexel University.
NEWS
March 7, 2013 | By Jeff Gammage, Inquirer Staff Writer
Philadelphia police have charged two men with aggravated assault and related offenses in Monday's home-invasion robbery of four Temple University students who live near campus. A third man is still being sought. Police did not release the names of the two in custody Wednesday, saying that information was part of an ongoing investigation. The men were arrested by officers from Central Detectives and the 22d District, based on tips that followed the public release of security video Tuesday night, police said.
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