NBC10’s Top 10 Stories of 2015

From a son left in the woods to a deadly train derailment, take a look back at NBC10's Top 10 stories of 2015.

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From a son left in the woods to a deadly train derailment, take a look back at NBC10's Top 10 stories of 2015.
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Deadly Amtrak Derailment in Philly
nEight people died and more than 200 people were injured after a train carrying 238 passengers and five crew members derailed while heading to New York.
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Tragic End to Search for Shane Montgomery: Family
nThe body of missing college student Shane Montgomery was found just days after the New Year following the Roxborough-native went missing. Montgomery went missing after leaving a popular pub in Manayunk the night before Thanksgiving.
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Teen Suspected of Pulling Trigger in Murder of Man Walking Dog in Overbrook Surrenders
nTwo teens faced murder and robbery charges after being wanted for the murder of 51-year-old James Stuhlman after targeting him because he "looked old."
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Several Brands of Bottled Water Recalled
nNiagara Bottling recalled its bottled water products after one of its spring sources was contaminated with E. coli.
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Police Arrest Mom of Quadriplegic Man With Cerebral Palsy Abandoned in Cobbs Creek
nPolice arrested Nyia Parler, the mother of a 21-year-old quadriplegic man with cerebral palsy, after she abandoned her son in a wooded area of Cobbs Creek before traveling for the weekend.
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FBI, ATF Issue Safety Warning to Philadelphia Area Colleges and Universities
nPhiladelphia area students were on high-alert after the FBI sent out a warning of a vague threat of an attack at a local college or university.
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Some Families Living in Philly Public Housing Earn Big Bucks
nWhile officials say the Philadelphia Housing Authority has a 10-year waitlist with roughly 100,000 people on it, the NBC10 investigators found that some families who live in PHA properties earn six figures.
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Woman 'Under Evaluation' After Disrobing on I-95
nPennsylvania State Police received a phone call about a woman disrobing on a highway, and when they responded police found an abandoned car and a woman in the process of taking her clothing off.
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New Jersey Home 'Disintegrated' in Gas Explosion, 15 Injured
nA gas explosion caused a home in Ocean County, New Jersey to erupt, injuring 15 people and forcing the evacuation of 75 nearby homes.
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'Black Madam' Gets 10 to 20 Years for Deadly Butt Injection
nPadge-Victoria Windslowe, the so-called "Black Madam," was sentenced to prison for killing one woman and injuring another by giving them illegal silicone buttocks injections.
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