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November 11, 2011
An 18-year-old woman was raped shortly after 7:30 p.m. Friday in a vacant garage on the 3700 block of North Watts Street, in the Hunting Park neighborhood of Philadelphia, police said. The suspect was described as 6 feet, 3 inches tall with a husky build, wearing a dark gray hooded sweatshirt and glasses with a scarf around his head, police said. He fled north on Watts.    - Darran Simon
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January 19, 2012
A woman was reported in extremely critical condition after being shot Wednesday night in the city's Hunting Park section, police said. The shooting occurred shortly before 9 p.m. in the 4200 block of North Darien Street, police said. The woman, possibly in her 20s, was in a second-floor bedroom when she was shot several times in the chest. She was taken to Temple University Hospital. No arrests were reported. - Robert Moran
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June 12, 2016 | By Emily Babay, STAFF WRITER
A man was slain after a shootout prompted by a report of a home invasion at his Hunting Park residence, according to police. Philadelphia police said the 47-year-old man was shot to death on the 3900 block of North Ninth Street just before 10:30 p.m. Thursday. The man had been alerted to a home invasion at his house a block away, on the 3900 block of Darien Street, shortly before the deadly altercation, police said Friday. He then engaged in a shootout on Ninth with one of the men suspected of committing that crime, authorities said.
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May 21, 2015 | By Aubrey Whelan, Inquirer Staff Writer
Philadelphia police have arrested a Hunting Park man in an attempted abduction and rape - both at gunpoint - that took place within an hour of each other this month. Manuel Cintron, 24, was arrested in Burholme on Monday. Police say he approached a woman on the 1100 block of Ruscomb Street in Logan around 4:20 a.m. May 1, pulled out a handgun, and threatened her. Police said Cintron tried to force the woman into his car, but she fought him off, ran to a bus, and then called police. About an hour later, police said, Cintron approached another woman on the 2000 block of East York Street in Kensington, pulled out a semiautomatic handgun, and forced her into a minivan.
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July 6, 2014 | BY DANA DiFILIPPO, Daily News Staff Writer difilid@phillynews.com, 215-854-5934
AUTHORITIES IN Ocean City, N.J., have recovered a body from the ocean believed to be a Hunting Park teen who disappeared after he and his friends got swept into the sea by a riptide June 29. Corinthian "Cory" Hammond, 14, went swimming with friends off the 9th Street jetty about 6:45 p.m. that day, after lifeguards had left their posts for the evening. They got caught in the riptide, as did some good Samaritans who tried to save them. A passer-by called 9-1-1 and the Beach Patrol Rapid Response Team, stationed at 12th Street, rushed to the scene and rescued 14 people.
NEWS
January 2, 2016
Two women were injured by a shotgun blast Thursday afternoon in the city's Hunting Park section, police said. The attack occurred shortly after 4:15 p.m. in the 4400 block of North Seventh Street, police said. A 29-year-old woman suffered wounds to her face, neck, and shoulder and was transported to Temple University Hospital. A 58 year-old woman suffered a graze wound to her shoulder and was transported to Einstein medical Center. Both women were listed in stable condition.
NEWS
June 3, 2016
An 18-year-old man was killed by a hit-and-run driver Wednesday night in the city's Hunting Park section, police said. The victim was struck by a stolen Toyota Prius just after 9 p.m. in the 3900 block of Old York Road. Police said medics took him to Temple University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 9:28 p.m. The driver of the Prius abandoned the car in the 1300 block of West Pike Street and ran off. No other information was immediately available. - Robert Moran  
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June 8, 2016 | By Tommy Rowan, Staff Writer
A 19-year-old Hunting Park woman who in April pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter in the deadly stabbing of a teenager during a brawl in North Philadelphia was sentenced Monday to eight to 16 years in prison. Keyarra Frisby stabbed Anita Cotton, 17, in the neck during a melee in the parking lot of a Walgreens store at 4201 N. Broad St. early last July 5. In exchange for her plea, prosecutors dropped a murder charge. Police said the bloody encounter started as a fight between two groups of girls, with Cotton and Frisby on opposite sides, on South Street following a Fourth of July fireworks display.
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June 12, 2016 | By Emily Babay, Staff Writer
A MAN WAS slain after a shootout prompted by a report of a home invasion at his Hunting Park home, according to police. Philadelphia police said the 47-year-old man was shot to death on the 3900 block of North Ninth Street just before 10:30 p.m. Thursday. The man had been alerted to a home invasion at his house a block away, on the 3900 block of Darien Street, shortly before the deadly altercation, police said Friday. He then engaged in a shootout on Ninth with one of the men suspected of committing that crime, authorities said.
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June 8, 2016 | By Tommy Rowan, Staff Writer
A 19-year-old Hunting Park woman who in April pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter in the deadly stabbing of a teenager during a brawl in North Philadelphia was sentenced Monday to eight to 16 years in prison. Keyarra Frisby stabbed Anita Cotton, 17, in the neck during a melee in the parking lot of a Walgreens store at 4201 N. Broad St. early last July 5. In exchange for her plea, prosecutors dropped a murder charge. Police said the bloody encounter started as a fight between two groups of girls, with Cotton and Frisby on opposite sides, on South Street following a Fourth of July fireworks display.
NEWS
June 3, 2016
An 18-year-old man was killed by a hit-and-run driver Wednesday night in the city's Hunting Park section, police said. The victim was struck by a stolen Toyota Prius just after 9 p.m. in the 3900 block of Old York Road. Police said medics took him to Temple University Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 9:28 p.m. The driver of the Prius abandoned the car in the 1300 block of West Pike Street and ran off. No other information was immediately available. - Robert Moran  
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May 23, 2016 | By Jonathan Lai, STAFF WRITER
A 31-year-old man who was pulled over by Philadelphia Police just before midnight Friday in Hunting Park struggled with officers before driving off, triggering a police chase that ended in a car accident in Kensington, police said. Eric Perales, 31, was pulled over on the 3900 block of North Ninth Street by Philadelphia Police around 11:55 p.m. for careless driving and having a non-factory tint on the windows of his 2004 Nissan Maxima, police said Saturday. Police provided the following account of what allegedly happened next: Perales struggled with officers and drove off, leading police to the intersection of North Seventh Street and Lindley Avenue, where he made a U-turn and drove past the officers, hitting the front passenger side of the patrol car as he went.
NEWS
May 18, 2016
A 33-year-old man was hospitalized in critical condition after being shot in the back Monday night in the city's Hunting Park section, police said. The shooting happened just before 6:30 p.m. in the area of Seventh and Luzerne Streets. The victim, whose name was not released, was taken by police to Temple University Hospital. No arrests were reported. - Robert Moran  
NEWS
May 17, 2016 | By Chris Palmer, Staff Writer
Two people were killed and four others wounded in separate, violent crimes that occurred overnight Saturday in Philadelphia, according to police. The victims included a 62-year-old man shot in the knee, a woman in her early 20s shot six times, and a 49-year-old man fatally stabbed in the chest, police said. Authorities did not identify any of the victims Sunday, and had reported no arrests in any of the six cases. The first homicide occurred just after 2 a.m. Sunday on the 3600 block of Aspen Street in the Mantua section, police said, when a 49-year-old man was found by police on the street with a stab wound in his chest.
NEWS
April 14, 2016
Teen pleads guilty to fatal stabbing A 19-year-old woman has pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter in the fatal stabbing of another teen during a Hunting Park brawl last year. Keyarra Frisby admitted last week in Common Pleas Court that she stabbed Anita Cotton, 17, in the neck during a melee outside the Walgreens store at 4201 N. Broad St. in the early hours of July 5. Judge Lillian Ransom set sentencing for June 6. Assistant District Attorney Kristen Kemp said Tuesday that Frisby faced at least five to 10 years in state prison.
NEWS
March 19, 2016 | By Joseph A. Slobodzian, Staff Writer
A South Philadelphia man serving a long prison term for a violent home-invasion robbery has been charged as one of two gunmen in the 2014 execution-style slayings of three men in Lawncrest. The charges against Quadir Jeffries, 24, were announced Thursday by District Attorney Seth Williams after what he said was a two-year probe that employed an investigating grand jury to corroborate a trail of circumstantial evidence incriminating Jeffries. "Quadir Jeffries committed a horrible triple murder," Williams told reporters, adding that it took a grand jury to obtain testimony from reluctant witnesses.
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