Accused hospital shooter had history of psychiatric commitments

Accused hospital shooter had history of psychiatric commitments

DARBY, Pa., July 25 (UPI) --The gunman who shot a caseworker at a suburban Philadelphia hospital had a history of drug arrests and suicide attempts, police said.
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Reporter covered in snow by passing plow during snowfall report

WOODSTOWN, N.J., March 4 (UPI) -- A reporter who was covered in snow by a passing plow while delivering a stand-up report in New Jersey said the plow driver's wife made the driver apologize.

Dad charged after son detained for shoplifting beaten unconscious

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- A Pennsylvania father has been arrested for allegedly beating his teenage son unconscious for shoplifting clothing, Upper Darby police said.

Missing baby believed dead in Pennsylvania

UPPER DARBY, Pa., Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Investigators say a Pennsylvania man snatched his girlfriend's baby, killed the child and buried him in a field, police said Wednesday.

Former police officer killed by U.S. marshals

UPPER DARBY, Pa., May 29 (UPI) -- A former part-time police officer wanted in a shooting was gunned down by federal marshals at a Philadelphia-area motel Tuesday.

Banned mom to girl, 7: Pepper spray them!

PHILADELPHIA, March 20 (UPI) -- A Pennsylvania mother banned from a discount store allegedly told her 7-year-old daughter to blast pepper spray at employees trying to get her out.

Mom charged with getting girl into fight

UPPER DARBY, Pa., March 13 (UPI) -- A Philadelphia-area woman has been charged with offenses including assault for allegedly strong-arming her 12-year-old daughter into a fight with another girl.

Abducted Philadelphia girl found alive

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- A 5-year-old Philadelphia girl, who had been kidnapped from her school, was found nearly naked Tuesday after running away from her abductors, police said.

Pa. woman charged for leaving child alone

UPPER DARBY, Pa., Jan. 10 (UPI) -- A Pennsylvania woman faces endangerment charges for allegedly going to New York and leaving her young daughter home alone, police said.

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Heroin branded 'LeBron James'

UPPER DARBY, Pa., Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Police in Pennsylvania said a heroin dealer busted with 140 packets of the substance was branding his product with the name of NBA star LeBron James.

Don't try this at home -- or elsewhere!

Don't try this at home -- or elsewhere!
ANTHONY HALL, United Press International

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Shoplifting suspect flees store topless

Shoplifting suspect flees store topless

UPPER DARBY, Pa., July 18 (UPI) -- Police in Pennsylvania said a suspected shoplifter fled topless after losing her shirt in a struggle with security guards.

Family of 4 charged after nude praying

UPPER DARBY, Pa., March 17 (UPI) -- A Philadelphia family of four were taken into custody after allegedly stripping naked and praying in a parking lot at Upper Darby High School, authorities say.
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