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October 6, 1989 | The Philadelphia Inquirer / MICHAEL MALLY
GLASS LITTERS A SIDEWALK at the Gap clothing store near 34th and Walnut Streets in University City. Police said a number of people, leaving the "Powerhouse 3" rap show at the Civic Center late last night, smashed the window. Some items were missing, police said, and four people were arrested. Police were also investigating a report of a robbery nearby.
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August 28, 1992 | Daily News wire services
MOSCOW 77 KILLED IN JET CRASH An Aeroflot jetliner crashed on a landing approach at the city of Ivanovo, 120 miles northeast of Moscow, late last night, killing 77 people aboard, an Aeroflot spokesman said. The crash occurred as the Tu-134, with 72 passengers and five crewmembers, was preparing to land, the spokesman said. There was no immediate word on what caused the crash.
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October 24, 2003 | By Frederick Cusick INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
A plainclothes police officer was seriously wounded late last night when he was shot in the chin during a narcotics investigation in North Philadelphia, police said. The officer, Michael Keenan, 35, and a partner were working near 12th and Parrish Streets shortly after 11 p.m. when he was shot, police said. Officers rushed to the scene, and Keenan - who police said has three brothers on the force - was ferried to Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Keenan, a 14-year veteran, was reported in fair condition early today and was alert and talking, police said.
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March 24, 1999 | By Patricia M. La Hay, INQUIRER SUBURBAN STAFF
An armed man burst into a Media apartment last night and took aim at four young people, killing an 8-year-girl and two teenage boys and critically wounding a young man before turning the gun himself. Speaking at the scene of the killings late last night, Delaware County District Attorney Patrick Meehan said the killer was the girl's father. The father did not live in the apartment, on the 300 block of Manchester Avenue, Meehan added. The killer apparently surprised his victims about 10 p.m., Meehan said.
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February 28, 2009 | By Marie McCullough INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Police were searching last night for a West Philadelphia man who they said fired a gun into the window of his girlfriend's home - grazing the lip of her 6-month-old baby - and then escaped with their 3-year-old daughter in tow. The incident began soon after Adam Johnson, 23, of the 900 block of Belmont Avenue, arrived at his girlfriend's home in the 5900 block of Osage Avenue around 7:30 p.m. to take their daughter home for the weekend, police...
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May 22, 1998 | By Natalie Kostelni, INQUIRER CORRESPONDENT
Police surrounded a grocery store on DeKalb Street last night after the manager was shot, apparently in a robbery attempt. The wounded man, shot repeatedly, got out of the store after the attack. He was flown by helicopter to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where he was reported in fair condition late last night. His identity was unavailable. Two shooters were in the store at the time of the robbery attempt, said Mayor Ted LeBlanc, who was at the scene last night.
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July 5, 2000 | By Shankar Vedantam, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
A 9-year-old girl was hit in the face by a bullet when she got caught in a drive-by shooting at Sixth and Pike Streets in North Philadelphia yesterday, police said. Tashzma Randolph was taken to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, where she was still in the operating room late last night, police said. "She was just walking from the corner store at Sixth and Pike, and a crowd of three people came down, and two opened fire," said a detective who asked not to be named. "They were shooting at someone else, and she got caught in the crossfire.
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January 19, 1987 | By Howard Manly, Inquirer Staff Writer
A Korean woman's home in South Philadelphia was firebombed early yesterday in what police described as a "possibly racially motivated act. " An "incendiary device" - a bottle containing some type of flammable liquid - was thrown near the front door of Meas Ing, 49, in the 700 block of Ritner Street, police said. No one was injured in the incident, which occurred about 12:05 a.m. yesterday, police said. Police said that they did not know how many people were in the house at the time occurred but that several children were there.
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May 7, 2013 | BY MORGAN ZALOT and DANA DiFILIPPO, Daily News Staff Writers zalotm@phillynews.com, 215-854-5928
FROM WHAT NEIGHBORS could see, Lou and Judith Hartdegen were soulmates. The pair, both in their 70s, often took walks together through their Castor neighborhood or just sat outside their apartment. So when neighbors learned yesterday that not only had Judith Hartdegen, 74, been brutally beaten to death inside her apartment, but that her 75-year-old husband was police's prime suspect in the slaying, they were in shock. "There's no way," neighbor Jessica Ruiz, 24, said during a candlelight vigil she and her sister planned outside the couple's apartment last night.
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December 28, 2011 | BY PHILLIP LUCAS, lucasp@phillynews.com 215-854-5914
AN OAK LANE woman fatally shot a man who had pistol-whipped her son while trying to rob him last night, police said. Police responded to the Adams Run apartment complex, on Godfrey Avenue near Crescentville Road, about 9:15 p.m., and found a 19-year-old man shot once in his chest at the bottom of the stairs near a basement, police said. He was pronounced dead at 9:24 p.m., with his gun beside his body. The 43-year-old woman, who was not identified, called 9-1-1, saying that she had shot a man who repeatedly hit her son over the head with a gun, Police Inspector Scott Small said.
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September 21, 2011
Charges for man shot by cop * Worth Street near Margaret, East Frankford Joshua Taylor, of East Frankford, who was critically injured when an off-duty police officer shot him during a confrontation in April, was arrested yesterday and charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault and related offenses, the District Attorney's Office announced. Taylor, 23, allegedly pointed a gun at the officer during an argument, prompting the officer to shoot him in the chest, police told the Daily News in April.
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June 28, 2010 | By Peter Mucha, Inquirer Staff Writer
A man shot several times died late last night in Chester, which has been under a state of emergency because of a rash of homicides earlier this month. The man, whose name was not released, was found just before 11 p.m. in a rented white Dodge Caravan at Honan and Boyle Streets, according to police. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 11:04 p.m. Investigators took statements from several witnesses, but no arrests were reported by police overnight. Mayor Wendell Butler declared a state of emergency after four people, including a 2-year-old boy, were killed in less than a week.
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November 9, 2009 | By Sandy Bauers, Sam Wood, and Paul Nussbaum INQUIRER STAFF WRITERS
The strike by SEPTA workers that had paralyzed much of the region since last week ended this morning with a signing of an agreement by SEPTA officials and leaders of Transport Workers Union Local 234. Buses, subways, and trolleys, idled since 3 a.m. Tuesday, should be running in time for this mornning's rush. The end to the six-day walkout came in dramatic fashion, as union leaders joined SEPTA officials about 12:45 this morning at a news conference outside the Center City office of Gov. Rendell, who brokered the deal a day after he said he was giving up on efforts to settle the strike.
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February 28, 2009 | By Marie McCullough INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Police were searching last night for a West Philadelphia man who they said fired a gun into the window of his girlfriend's home - grazing the lip of her 6-month-old baby - and then escaped with their 3-year-old daughter in tow. The incident began soon after Adam Johnson, 23, of the 900 block of Belmont Avenue, arrived at his girlfriend's home in the 5900 block of Osage Avenue around 7:30 p.m. to take their daughter home for the weekend, police...
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June 30, 2008 | By Angela Couloumbis INQUIRER HARRISBURG BUREAU
After nearly four hours of negotiations last night, several legislative leaders said they were hopeful they could reach a compromise on Gov. Rendell's $28 billion spending plan before dawn. The two sides took a break from talks shortly after 9 p.m., with Democrats planning to meet with Rendell and then reconvene with Republicans around midnight. "I'm shooting for a handshake deal tonight, so we're optimistic," said Sen. Vincent J. Fumo (D., Phila.), a key budget negotiator.
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June 15, 2008 | By Nancy Petersen, Inquirer Staff Writer
The 14-month-old boy left for hours in a hot car on Tuesday died yesterday at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, according to the Associated Press. Hospital spokeswoman Dana Mortensen said late last night that at the family's request, she would not confirm Nicholas McCorkle's death. The tragedy began to unfold Tuesday morning when the youngster's grandfather, Edward Kanterman, was to have dropped him off at day care after picking him up at his Drexel Hill home, police said. It was a routine Kanterman followed three days a week.
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May 8, 2008 | By Barbara Boyer and Andrew Maykuth INQUIRER STAFF WRITERS
Police late last night captured the third suspect in the slaying of police Sgt. Stephen Liczbinski, beating a self-imposed deadline to nab Eric DeShawn Floyd, 33, before the policeman's funeral tomorrow. The takedown of Floyd came at 11:10 p.m. in Southwest Philadelphia. The suspect, who had been on the run since Liczbinski's murder on Saturday, was sleeping upstairs in a front bedroom at 5432 Windsor Ave., a boarded-up middle-of-the-block rowhouse, when police got him, Police Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey said early this morning.
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July 3, 2007 | By Nancy Petersen, Inquirer Staff Writer
The 14 Pennsylvania-owned universities and their faculty appear to be close to a tentative agreement on a four-year contract. Neither union officials nor state officials late last night would confirm details from the 12-hour bargaining session yesterday, but both said classes for about 25,000 summer school students, including those at West Chester and Cheyney, would convene today. Kenn Marshall, the spokesman for the State System of Higher Education, declined to confirm a deal had been reached, but said, "There will be no strike . . . . " West Chester union president Cliff Johnston would neither "confirm nor deny" that an agreement had been reached, but confirmed that classes will meet today.
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