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Police ID man charged in fatal hit-run in Northeast Philly

Police have said that Cook was driving a 2003 black Lexus E-300 about 12:35 a.m. Tuesday when it struck Alejo Molina, 50, who was standing under a bus shelter on Bustleton Avenue near Cottman Avenue in the pouring rain.

Molina, of the 6600 block of Souder Street in the Castor Gardens section of the city, was pronounced dead at the scene at 12:46 a.m.

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John Cook, 35, of the 4800 block of Tackawanna Street in East Frankford, was charged with homicide by vehicle, involuntary manslaughter, not being properly licensed, and fleeing the scene.

    Police ID man charged in fatal hit-run in NE Philly
    Police on Wednesday identified the man accused in the fatal hit-and-run death of a man who was sheltering under a bus stop in Northeast Philadelphia early Tuesday in the pouring rain. John Cook, 35, of the 4800 block of Tackawanna Street, in East Frankford, was charged with homicide by vehicle, involuntary manslaughter, not being properly licensed and fleeing the scene.
    http://www.philly.com

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2 days ago

Police ID man charged in fatal hit-run in NE Philly

Molina, of the 6600 block of Souder Street in the Castor Gardens section of the city, was pronounced dead at the scene at 12:46 a.m.

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John Cook, 35, of the 4800 block of Tackawanna Street, in East Frankford, was charged with homicide by vehicle, involuntary manslaughter, not being properly licensed and fleeing the scene.

    Police ID man charged in fatal hit-run in NE Philly
    Police on Wednesday identified the man accused in the fatal hit-and-run death of a man who was sheltering under a bus stop in Northeast Philadelphia early Tuesday in the pouring rain. John Cook, 35, of the 4800 block of Tackawanna Street, in East Frankford, was charged with homicide by vehicle, involuntary manslaughter, not being properly licensed and fleeing the scene.
    http://www.philly.com

2 days ago

Driver charged in fatal NE Philadelphia hit-and-run

Investigators say Cook hit 50-year-old Alejo Molina shortly after 12 a.m. at Cottman and Bustleton avenues.

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John Cook, 35, of the 4800 block of Tackawanna Street, is charged with involuntary manslaughter and related offenses.

    Driver charged in fatal NE Philadelphia hit-and-run
    Police have charged the man who allegedly struck a pedestrian with his car early Tuesday morning in Northeast Philadelphia, and then fled the scene on foot. John Cook, 35, of the 4800 block of Tackawanna Street, is charged with involuntary manslaughter and related offenses. Investigators say Cook hit 50-year-old Alejo Molina shortly after 12 a.m.
    http://6abc.com

2 days ago

Man dies in hit-run at SEPTA bus stop in Castor

Wilczynski said Tuesday's crash happened at Cottman Avenue and Bustleton, where Molina was under the bus shelter while it was pouring rain.

    Man killed in hit-run at SEPTA bus stop
    Police are looking for the driver who struck and killed a man waiting at a SEPTA bus stop in Northeast Philadelphia, then fled the scene. The incident happened at about 12:30 a.m. Tuesday, when the victim, said to be about 50 years old, was hit near the bus shelter at Cottman and Bustleton Avenues, Philadelphia police said.
    http://www.philly.com

3 days ago

Victim of deadly NE Philadelphia hit-and-run identified

Alejo Molina, a husband and father of two, was hit at 12:30 a.m. as he waited under the bus stop's metal canopy at Cottman and Bustleton avenues.

    Victim of deadly NE Philly hit-and-run identified
    Family members have identified the man struck and killed early Tuesday morning at a SEPTA bus stop in Northeast Philadelphia. Alejo Molina, a husband and father of two, was hit at 12:30 a.m. as he waited under the bus stop's metal canopy at Cottman and Bustleton avenues.
    http://6abc.com

3 days ago

Man questioned, another sought in NE Philly hit-and-run

The crash happened at the intersection of Cottman and Bustleton avenues around 1 a.m.

    Man questioned, another sought in NE Philly hit-and-run
    Police are talking to a person of interest following a hit-and-run early Tuesday morning in Northeast Philadelphia that left a man dead. Investigators have also revealed that a second driver is being sought in this case. That person of interest, a man in his 20's, has injuries consistent with the crash, according to investigators.
    http://6abc.com

3 days ago

Person of interest questioned after Northeast Philadelphia hit-and-run

The crash happened at the intersection of Cottman and Bustleton avenues around 1 a.m.

    Person of interest questioned after NE Philly hit-and-run
    Police are talking to a person of interest following a hit-and-run early Tuesday morning in Northeast Philadelphia that left a man dead. That person has injuries consistent with the crash, according to investigators. The individual surrendered to police and was then taken to the hospital. At this point, that person has not been arrested.
    http://6abc.com

3 days ago

Man dies in hit-and-run crash in NE Philly; driver leaves car behind

The crash happened around 1 a.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Cottman and Bustleton avenues.

    Man dies in hit-and-run crash in NE Philly; driver leaves car behind
    Police are searching for the driver involved in a hit-and-run crash, that killed a man waiting for a bus in Northeast Philadelphia. The crash happened around 1 a.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Cottman and Bustleton avenues. Police say the man, in his 40s, was standing under a bus canopy when he was struck.
    http://6abc.com

3 days ago

Man dies in hit-and-run crash, driver leaves car behind in NE Philly

The crash happened around 1 a.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Cottman and Bustleton avenues.

    Man dies in hit-and-run crash, driver leaves car behind in NE Philly
    Police are searching for the driver involved in a hit-and-run crash that killed a man waiting for a bus in Northeast Philadelphia. The crash happened around 1 a.m. Tuesday at the intersection of Cottman and Bustleton avenues. Police say the man, in his 40s, was standing under a bus canopy when he was struck.
    http://6abc.com

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Pennsylvania SPCA: Northeast Philadelphia woman pleads guilty lack of veterinary care, leaving dog’s skin in extreme condition

Siyeth Kol, of the 2000 block of Tyson Ave, pled guilty to one count of failure to provide veterinary care for her pit bull...

    Pennsylvania SPCA: Northeast Philadelphia woman pleads guilty lack of veterinary care, leaving dog's skin in extreme condition
    "The Pennsylvania SPCA is dedicated to protecting animals and improving their health and quality of life," said Jerry Buckley, PSPCA CEO. "In this case, the dog has suffered severely, and faces what will be a long road to recovery.
    http://pspca.org

4 days ago

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