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Philadelphia’s ‘Boy in the Box’ is finally identified 65 years after he was murdered and dumped in container

Philadelphia police said Friday that they have uncovered the identity of the so-called “Boy in the Box” — a boy who was murdered, placed inside a box, and abandoned in the city 65 years ago.Police said they will provide an update in the case as early as next week, and that criminal charges could still be filed. CBS Philadelphia reported that police were able to make the identification using genealogical information and DNA analysis that was not available to them at the time the crime was committed. Linda Tamburri, among the workers who have long cared for the boy’s...
PHILADELPHIA, PA
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Philadelphia police officer on bike struck by car

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- A 33-year-old Philadelphia police officer was hit on his bicycle, and the officer is now recovering in the Jefferson University Hospital. He was hit at 5th and Lombard Streets around 2 a.m. Saturday.CBS3 was told the driver stayed on the scene.The officer is in good condition, authorities say.The cause of the accident is under investigation.
PHILADELPHIA, PA

Suspect sought in shootings in the Bronx and Philadelphia

NEW YORK -- Police now believe the same man who shot a gas station attendant in the Bronx in late November may be the same man who shot another man in Philadelphia three days later.The NYPD and Philadelphia Police are working together on tracking the suspect down.Iftikhar Mehmood was working solo Friday, trying to catch up to every car lined up for gas at the Sunoco on Boston Road in the Allerton section. It's the same Sunoco where Zulfiqaur Ali Albi was shot on Nov. 22."I am not afraid. God protect me and bless me, no problem," Mehmood said.Mehmood said...
BRONX, NY
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