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  • The Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility in the Holmesburg section has been put on lockdown.
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  • Police say they arrested a man wanted for arson who barricaded himself inside a home in the city's Holmesburg section Saturday afternoon.
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  • It happened before 9:00 a.m. Tuesday at the Dunkin' Donuts in the 8900 block of Frankford Avenue.
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  • Officials say a fire at a vacant house forced 11 people from neighboring homes in the city's Holmesburg section early Saturday.
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  • Three people were injured after a 2-alarm fire broke out at a condominium complex in the Holmesburg section of the city.
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  • A 56-year-old woman was injured during a push-in home invasion in the Holmesburg section of Philadelphia Wednesday night.
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  • Police: 4 bandits rob armored car in Holmesburg
  • A $25,000 reward has been posted in the FBI's search for the suspects in last week's armored car robbery in Holmesburg.
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  • Click play to watch the report from Action News
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  • Police are searching for the gunman who shot a man on a bicycle at point blank range in the city's Holmesburg section.
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  • Authorities say two people are dead after a motorcycle crash in the Holmesburg section of Philadelphia.
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  • Thomas Winkis
  • A well-regarded Philadelphia police officer and member of the administrative staff surrendered Tuesday on homicide by vehicle charges.
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  • Thomas Winick
  • Sources tell Action News Sergeant Thomas Winkis' blood alcohol level was .17, just above twice the legal limit.
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  • Click play to watch the report from Action News' Dann Cuellar
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  • The crash in the Holmesburg section of Philadelphia left one person dead. The officer is under investigation.
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  • David Farries
  • The investigation continues into a deadly accident as charges are pending against a Philadelphia police officer.
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  • Click play to watch the report from Action News' David Henry
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  • Car slams into vacant house in Philadelphias Holmesburg section
  • A boarded up, vacant home will need a few more planks after a senior citizen drove through it Monday night.
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  • Suspects sought in string of commercial robberies
  • Philadelphia Police are looking to identify the suspects behind a string of commercial robberies dating back to April 29th.
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  • DUI charges are pending against a woman after her car slammed into a van in Holmesburg Wednesday morning.
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  • A blind woman says her guide dog saved her from a burglary attempt, and police say the alleged suspect was her neighbor.
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  • Crews were called to a restaurant fire sparked by wind and down wires early Friday morning in the Holmesburg section of Philadelphia.
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  • Man stabbed, bitten at Philadelphia prison
  • A man is hospitalized with stab and bite wounds after an incident at a correctional facility in Philadelphia's Holmesburg section.
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  • Person struck by train in Holmesburg; service suspended
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  • Person struck by train in Holmesburg; service suspended
  • SEPTA and Amtrak crews along with police and fire officials are on scene after a person was struck and killed by a train in Philadelphia's Holmesburg section.
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  • Driver flees after crashing pickup into pole, house
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  • Driver flees after crashing pickup into pole, house
  • An out of control pickup truck crashed into a utility pole, a parked car and then came to rest against a home in the Holmesburg section of Philadelphia early Friday.
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  • Federal agents are investigating two suspicious incidents at a PECO substation in the Holmesburg section of Philadelphia.
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  • A man is critical after being shot in Philadelphia's Holmesburg section.
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  • Federal agents are investigating two suspicious incidents at a PECO substation in the Holmesburg section of Philadelphia.
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  • Federal agents are investigating two suspicious incidents at a PECO substation in the Holmesburg section of Philadelphia.
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  • A truck accident has closed part of I-95 in Philadelphia.
  • An overnight tractor-trailer accident shut down a stretch of I-95 South at Academy Road in the Holmesburg section of Philadelphia.
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  • An overheated breaker has cut off power to 20,000 PECO customers in Northeast Philadelphia.
  • All power has been restored to more than 20,000 customers in northeast Philadelphia who lost electricity after a fire at substation.
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  • Residents in Holmesburg are upset over plans to open a methadone clinic in their neighborhood.
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  • Officials with Philadelphia prisons are investigating a triple stabbing inside Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility.
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  • Philadelphia police are on the lookout for a man that used a demand note to hold up a bank in the city's Holmesburg section.
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  • Police have recovered a body in the Delaware River and are working to determine if it is that of a teenage boy who may have drowned while trying to save a friend.
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  • Search for missing teen in Delaware River
  • The Philadelphia Police Marine Unit resumed the search on Thursday morning for 18-year-old William Wilkinson.
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  • Fire in Holmesburg section
  • One person was seriously injured during a fire in the Holmesburg section of Philadelphia on Thursday.
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  • A woman is recovering in the hospital after she was shot twice while standing in her kitchen in the Holmesburg section of Philadelphia.
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  • A woman is in critical condition after being shot at least twice in Philadelphia's Holmesburg section.
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  • One firefighter is being treated for minor injuries after a house fire in Holmesburg.
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  • Car vandlism in Holmesburg
  • Residents in the Holmesburg section of Philadelphia are angry after nearly a dozen cars were vandalized while they slept.
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  • Hazmat incident at Philadelphia prison
  • A building on the grounds of a prison in Philadelphia was evacuated for a hazmat incident.
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