1959: Manayunk teen found dead in Montco gully

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Scrawled across her exposed stomach in cream-colored lipstick were the letters "TB," the number "101," and an obscure circular symbol. Read more

1957: Can science ID who killed 'The Boy in the Box'?

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The first dead body Bill Fleisher saw was on an "information wanted" poster in a Philadelphia supermarket. Read more

1882: Grave robbers sold black bodies to medical college

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Because medical schools were sharing a small pool of cadavers, there weren’t enough bodies to go around. Read more

1964: Club owner, hitman turn dive into a murder scene

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At the bar upstairs, the joint’s owner sipped whiskey and waited for the signal — confirmation that his business partner and wife were dead. Read more

1981: How $1 million ruined Joey Coyle’s life

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Sitting wheels-up on Swanson Street near Wolf was a yellow metal storage container -- filled with stacks of $100 bills. It would become his salvation, and then his downfall, a bizarre saga splashed across newspaper pages and the silver screen. Read more

1950: Yanks World Series ace looted by Phils fan?

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Victor Raschi was pitching, when he should have been catching. Read more

1984: How, and why, did somebody steal Mifflin street?

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Seriously, who steals a street? Read more

1896: Serial killer's torture spree ends in South Philly

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It was not until H.H. Holmes murdered a business partner in Philadelphia that police would discover the extent of his crimes. Read more