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May 22

Crime Fighters: $20,000 reward offered in murder of Taquille Fobbs

On July 3, Fobbs was with friends along the 1900 block of Brunner Street in Philadelphia's Tioga-Nicetown section.

    Crime Fighters: Mother seeks answers in son's murder
    Stacey Marks describes her son, Taquille Fobbs, as your normal, everyday 21-year-old. "He was such a good kid. He gave me no problems," said Marks, mother. "Kind of shy, standoffish, silly though." On July 3, Fobbs was with friends along the 1900 block of Brunner Street in Philadelphia's Tioga-Nicetown section.
    http://6abc.com

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Simon Gratz High School principal receives bomb threat text, lockdown lifted

Action News is told around 9:30 a.m. the principal received the text about a person with a bomb in the school at 1798 West Hunting Park Avenue.

    Lockdown lifted after Simon Gratz principal receives bomb threat text
    Simon Gratz High School in the Tioga section of Philadelphia was placed on lockdown for nearly an hour Wednesday after the principal received a bomb threat text message.
    http://6abc.com

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Battling breast cancer, only to be beaten to death and burned

The day Shivers was killed, a fire was reported shortly after 7 p.m. at her home in the 1900 block of West Bristol Street.

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Shivers and Brown had a 19-year-old niece, Lakeina Monique Francis, who was serving aboard the USS Cole when it was attacked by terrorists while refueling in Yemen in 2000. Francis was among the 17 American sailors killed on the guided-missile destroyer.

    Battling breast cancer, only to be beaten to death and burned
    Suzette Shivers, 55, was battling breast cancer with chemotherapy. It was not illness, however, that cut her life short. She was beaten to death on April 1 and her Nicetown home was set on fire. The perpetrator remains at large and her family wants justice.
    http://www.philly.com

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Battling breast cancer, only to be beaten to death and burned

The day Shivers was killed, a fire was reported shortly after 7 p.m. at her home in the 1900 block of West Bristol Street.

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Francis was among the 17 American sailors killed.

    Battling breast cancer, only to be beaten to death and burned
    Suzette Shivers, 55, was battling breast cancer with chemotherapy. It was not illness, however, that cut her life short. She was beaten to death on April 1 and her Nicetown home was set on fire. The perpetrator remains at large and her family wants justice.
    http://www.philly.com

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Apr 04

  • Extreme Library Makeover!

    Mrs. Laughman is asking for $607.27:
    My students need a carpet to sit on during literacy instruction. A nice carpet will also make our classroom library more inviting and will help me promote reading!
    Edward T Steel Elementary School Comment

Apr 03

Woman found dead in Nicetown fire

Shortly after 7 p.m. Friday, firefighters and police went to the house in the 1900 block of West Bristol Street for a report of a fire and a person trapped.

    Woman found dead in Nicetown fire
    Homicide detectives are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found in the basement of a Nicetown home by firefighters responding to a fire that evidently was set deliberately. She appeared to have been shot. Police identified the victim as a woman in her 50s but did not release her name.
    http://www.philly.com

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Woman found dead in Nicetown fire

It was shortly after 7 p.m. Friday when firefighters and police went to the house on the 1900 block of West Bristol Street for a report of a fire and a person trapped.

    Woman found dead in Nicetown fire
    Philadelphia police on Saturday said a woman in her 50s was the person found dead Friday night in the basement of a Nicetown home that apparently was intentionally set ablaze. The woman's name was not released. It was shortly after 7 p.m.
    http://www.philly.com

Apr 02

Woman's body found inside Tioga-Nicetown home after fire

The fire started Friday night in the 1900 block of West Bristol Street in Philadelphia's Tioga-Nicetown section.

    Woman's body found inside Tioga-Nicetown home after fire
    Officials say the death of a woman found inside a home after a fire was brought under control there has been ruled a homicide. The fire started Friday night in the 1900 block of West Bristol Street in Philadelphia's Tioga-Nicetown section. Upon arrival, officials say smoke was coming from a two-story house.
    http://6abc.com

Apr 02

Authorities Find Deceased Body In Home After Fighting Philadelphia House Fire

The Philadelphia Fire Department was called to the scene of a house fire on the 1900 block of West Bristol Street on Friday night. Officials say that crews found a deceased person in the home.

    Authorities Find Deceased Body In Home After Fighting Philadelphia House Fire
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - The Philadelphia Fire Department was called to the scene of a house fire on the 1900 block of West Bristol Street on Friday night. Officials say that crews found a deceased person in the home. The fire was placed under control at 7:25 p.m.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

Apr 02

Woman Found Dead in Basement After House Fire

Firefighters responded to a house fire on the 1900 block of W. Bristol Street around 7 p.m. Friday. After bringing the flames under control, firefighters searched through the home. They then found the body of an unidentified woman in the basement.

    Woman Found Dead in Basement After Philly House Fire
    A woman was found dead in a basement following a fire in Philadelphia Friday night.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

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