West Oak Lane

Suspect throws rocks at mosque
Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
September 04, 2019 - 11:37 am
Authorities are searching for a man who vandalized a Philadelphia mosque in West Oak Lane by throwing rocks at a glass door, causing hundreds of dollars in damages. Read more here.
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Imagine waking up and walking outside to find your parked car with the side smashed in, headlights broken, and the mirror on the ground. That's what happened to several neighbors in West Oak Lane Sunday morning.
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Antionette Lee
March 24, 2019 - 1:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Imagine waking up and walking outside to find your parked car with the side smashed in, headlights broken, and the mirror on the ground. That's what happened to several neighbors in West Oak Lane Sunday morning. "I was right here in the living room by the window and...
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Silver 2006 Mercedes Benz 350 R SUV with tinted windows
Philadelphia Police Department
Mark Abrams
February 28, 2019 - 7:02 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police are still looking for the men who they say abducted a 6-year-old boy during an armed carjacking in the West Oak Lane section of the city Wednesday night. The child was found safe, and the stolen vehicle was later found. Cops say the 6-year-old son of the SUV's...
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Dan Wing
January 05, 2019 - 9:05 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A woman was left hospitalized after being stabbed at a deli in Philadelphia's West Oak Lane neighborhood. Philadelphia police say the 42-year-old woman was attacked at the Wyncote Mini-Market and Deli near 65th Street and Wyncote Avenue just after 10 p.m. Friday. She...
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Police say 38-year-old Ariel Hernandez is charged with attempt to commit rape, indecent assault and related offenses.
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Andrew Kramer
January 03, 2019 - 3:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Authorities have arrested a man they say tried to sexually assault a postal worker in Philadelphia's West Oak Lane section. Police say 38-year-old Ariel Hernandez is charged with attempt to commit rape, indecent assault and related offenses. The US Postal Inspection...
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Philadelphia Police are asking for your help identifying an arson suspect who set items on fire inside a West Oak Lane store in a pretty strange way.
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Andrew Kramer
November 29, 2018 - 9:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia Police are asking for your help identifying an arson suspect who set items on fire inside a West Oak Lane store in a pretty strange way. The incident happened Nov. 20., and police just released the surveillance video. On that video is a woman authorities...
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Steve Tawa
August 22, 2018 - 3:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police have identified the suspects in the murder of high school track star Kristian Marche outside of his West Oak Lane home. Their names are withheld as they are minors, but a 15-year-old and a 16-year-old are now both in custody. Charges include murder...
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Dan Wing
August 16, 2018 - 6:51 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A community is in mourning after a star high school athlete was shot and killed outside his home in West Oak Lane earlier this week. Kristian Marche, 18, should have begun settling in to his first week at Penn State University on Tuesday, but the Imhotep Institute...
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Kim Glovas
June 18, 2018 - 8:28 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One man is dead and another is hospitalized after a shooting in West Oak Lane overnight. Philadelphia police were called to the 6600 block of North Uber Street around 2:30 a.m. Monday. Two men had been sitting on a porch when they were both shot. Both men, ages 21 and...
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