3 hours ago

Elderly Couple Killed After Fire Rips Through Elkins Park Home

It happened around 4:30 a.m. in the 600 block of Spring Ave.

    Elderly Couple Killed After Fire Rips Through Elkins Park Home
    MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (CBS)- Two people are dead after a fire rips through a home in Elkins Park on Sunday morning. It happened around 4:30 a.m. in the 600 block of Spring Ave. Authorities say they were alerted to the fire by a neighbor smelling smoke.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

46 hours ago

PD: 2 Men Broke Into Hunting Park Pharmacy, Stole Narcotics

East Division detectives say it happened just before 1 a.m. at the drug store in the 3800 block of North 5th Street. The two broke in by forcing a rear door, say police.

    PD: 2 Men Broke Into Hunting Park Pharmacy, Stole Narcotics
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Philadelphia police are looking for two men who broke into a pharmacy in the Hunting Park section of the city early Friday morning and stole dozens of bottles of narcotics. East Division detectives say it happened just before 1 a.m. at the drug store in the 3800 block of North 5th Street.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

2 days ago

Man In Wheelchair Killed, Caretaker Injured During Home Invasion

It happened in the 3300 block of Gratz Street, around midnight Friday.

    Man In Wheelchair Killed, Caretaker Injured During Home Invasion
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - A violent home invasion in Philadelphia's Tioga neighborhood left a man in a wheelchair dead and his caregiver injured. It happened in the 3300 block of Gratz Street, around midnight Friday. Investigators say a 36-year-old man in a wheelchair and his 51-year-old caretaker had just arrived home for the evening.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

2 days ago

Drexel University Fraternity Named In Lawsuit

After catching a cab back to the 3200 block of Powelton Avenue, Ian and his friends ran into trouble.

...Franco Ferraina of Nazareth, Matthew Lamorgese of Thornton, Cavanaugh’s River Deck, PJP Consulting, Pier 25 North, Delta Signa Phi, 39th and Sansom Corp and Gamma Chi/Delta Sigma Phi...

    Drexel University Fraternity Named In Lawsuit
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Back in September 2015, during move-in weekend at Drexel University, Ian McGibbon, a junior from Narberth, was out for the night with his Pi Kappa Phi brothers. They were at what is described as an "all-you-can drink" event at a Delaware Avenue bar.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

2 days ago

Police Identify Suspect In Officer-Involved Shooting

The shooting happened Wednesday when authorities responded to a call for a person with a semi-automatic handgun around 7:30 p.m. in the 400 block of East Somerset Street in Kensington.

    Police Identify Suspect In Officer-Involved Shooting
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Philadelphia police identified the suspect they say was involved in the officer-involved shooting that took place Wednesday night. Police say 37-year-old Jose LeBron has been charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault and other similar charges. On Thursday, police released body-cam video of the incident.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

3 days ago

Police: Woman Steals Cab, Pretends To Be Taxi Driver

The cab driver told police he was driving the woman to the Sugarhouse Casino, but when he got to the intersection of Broad and Hunting Park, the woman asked the driver to pull over because she wanted to get something to drink.

    Police: Woman Steals Cab, Pretends To Be Taxi Driver
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - A woman is under arrest after police say she stole a cab and pretended to be a taxi driver. This all began in Germantown, just around midnight Thursday, when police say the suspect hailed the cab.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

3 days ago

Mother Killed In Stabbing, Daughter In Critical Condition In South Philadelphia

It happened in the 2700 block of Daly Terrace, just before 2 a.m. That’s when police say a 25-year-old man stabbed his 21-year-old ex-girlfriend in the neck before fleeing the scene.

    Mother Killed In Stabbing, Daughter In Critical Condition In South Philadelphia
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Police describe a violent and tragic scenario in South Philadelphia after a mother and daughter were stabbed overnight. It happened in the 2700 block of Daly Terrace, just before 2 a.m. Once on the scene, officers found the two female victims - a 48-year-old woman and her 21-year-old daughter.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

3 days ago

Police: 7 Officers Open Fire On Armed Man; Woman Shot By Suspect

Authorities responded to a call for a person with a semi-automatic handgun around 7:30 p.m. in the 400 block of East Somerset Street in Kensington.

    Police: 7 Officers Open Fire On Armed Man; Woman Shot By Suspect
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS)- Police in Philadelphia opened fire on a man they say was threatening to shoot officers on Wednesday night. Authorities responded to a call for a person with a semi-automatic handgun around 7:30 p.m. in the 400 block of East Somerset Street in Kensington.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

3 days ago

Mother Charged Following Death Of 4-Year-Old Daughter

According to the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office, police responded to the 1400 block of South 9th Street in Camden City for a 911 call around 8:15 p.m. Tuesday. At the scene, police found the girl unresponsive with injuries to her face.

    Mother Charged Following Death Of 4-Year-Old Daughter
    CAMDEN COUNTY, N.J. (CBS)- A Camden County mother is facing charges following the death of her daughter on Tuesday. Authorities say Lucy Gunter, 20, of Camden is being charged with one count of second degree endangering the welfare of a child for failing to seek medical attention for signs of injuries to her 4-year-old daughter.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

4 days ago

Man Fatally Shot In Head In Frankford

It happened on Frankford Avenue and Margaret Street just after 9 p.m.

    Man Fatally Shot In Head In Frankford
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Police are looking for a killer after a man is fatally shot in the head in Frankford. It happened on Frankford Avenue and Margaret Street just after 9 p.m. Crews rushed the shooting victim to the hospital where he later died. Investigators are still trying to figure out a motive for the shooting.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

4 days ago

Mayor’s Office Announces New Agency In Effort To Battle Violent Crime In Philadelphia

Johnson went door to door here near 21st and Fitzwater where one man died and others were injured over the weekend.

    Mayor's Office Announces New Agency In Effort To Battle Violent Crime In Philadelphia
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - After several very violent, deadly days in Philadelphia, the Mayor's office announced a new city agency designed to stop it, and it'll take the city, grassroots groups and the community to make change. Shootings in Philadelphia claimed the lives of three people and injured several others in 24 hours this weekend.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

4 days ago

Police: Suspect Reportedly Fires At Cops During Philly Barricade Situation

It’s happening in the 1300 block of E. Haines St.

    Police: Suspect Reportedly Fires At Cops During Philly Barricade Situation
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS)- City police are on the scene of a barricade situation on Tuesday night in Germantown. It's happening in the 1300 block of E. Haines St. Police say an armed man is believe to be inside one of the homes on the block. According to investigators, there have been reported that he's fired at police.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

4 days ago

Preliminary Hearing Postponed For Cosmo DiNardo, Sean Kratz

Relatives and friends are invited to gather to remember Tom Meo on Wednesday, 6-9 p.m. and Thursday morning, 8 p.m. at Burns Funeral Home, 9708 Frankford Avenue in Philadelphia.

    Preliminary Hearing Postponed For Cosmo DiNardo, Sean Kratz
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - The preliminary hearing for the suspects in the murders of four young men in Bucks County has been postponed. Cosmo DiNardo and Sean Kratz are now scheduled to face a district judge in Doylestown on Sept. 7. The hearing was continued from July 31.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

4 days ago

Fire Crews Battle Blaze In Society Hill

It happening in the 100 block of Naudain St.

    Fire Crews Battle Blaze In Society Hill
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS)- Crews are currently battling a fire on Tuesday afternoon in the Society Hill section of Philadelphia. It happening in the 100 block of Naudain St. Authorities say a firefighter is currently being evaluated by medical personnel. The extent of their injuries is unknown at this time.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

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