9 hours ago

Official: Residents Displaced After Underground Fire In Philly

According to the Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management, a fire is burning underground near 13th and Vine.

    Official: Residents Displaced After Underground Fire In Philly
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS)- Crews are investigating an underground fire in Philadelphia on Friday night. According to the Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management, a fire is burning underground near 13 th and Vine. Authorities say the fire has displaced residents and affected traffic. No injuries have been reported. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

18 hours ago

Underwhelming Turnout For New IPhone 8 In Philly

No overnight campers this time at the Apple store at 16th and Walnut.

    Underwhelming Turnout For New IPhone 8 In Philly
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- With the next-generation Apple phone going on sale in two months, there isn't the usual frenzy over Friday's debut of the iPhone 8. No overnight campers this time at the Apple store at 16th and Walnut. Avi Greis was the first one in line for the iPhone 8, and he didn't get to the store until 5 a.m.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

23 hours ago

Police: Man Killed Execution-Style In North Philadelphia

Police say someone drove the victim to the 1300 block of Rising Sun Avenue.

    Police: Man Killed Execution-Style In North Philadelphia
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - An investigation is underway in North Philadelphia after police say a man was shot and killed execution-style. It happened on 17th and Cumberland Streets around midnight Friday. Officials say the victim was leaning up against a car when another man walked up to him and opened fire, hitting the victim in the head, neck and chest.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

28 hours ago

Police: Man Hospitalized Following Hit-And-Run In Philly

It happened around 10:30 p.m. at Broad Street and Fairmount Ave.

    Police: Man Hospitalized Following Hit-And-Run In Philly
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS)- A man was hospitalized after police say he was struck by a hit-and-run driver in Philadelphia. It happened around 10:30 p.m. at Broad Street and Fairmount Ave. Police say the driver of a red Nissan Altima with Virginia plates fled the scene. The victim was transported to an area hospital for unknown injuries.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

28 hours ago

City Celebrates Unity Cup With Philly Style Block Party

...and will include international food vendors, art activities, games, face painting at Marconi Plaza, near 13th Street and Oregon Avenue. And when it’s over — at 8:30 p.m. — a soccer match between Ireland...

    City Celebrates Unity Cup With Philly Style Block Party
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - One of the Philadelphia's International Unity Cup's most popular match-ups will take place this Sunday night. The city decided to do a little something extra to bring diverse communities together. The Unity Cup brings Philadelphia's diverse communities together in a World Cup style soccer tournament.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

28 hours ago

Man Arrested For Stealing More Than $100K In Rolex Watches From Main Line Jewelry Store

It happened on August 15 at Bernie Robbins Jewelry Store in the 700 block of East Lancaster Avenue in the Villanova section of Radnor Township.

    Man Arrested For Stealing More Than $100K In Rolex Watches From Main Line Jewelry Store
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Police have made an arrest in the armed robbery of a Main Line jewelry store in which the suspect made off with more than $100,000 worth of watches. It happened on August 15 at Bernie Robbins Jewelry Store in the 700 block of East Lancaster Avenue in the Villanova section of Radnor Township.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

28 hours ago

Police: 1 Dead, 1 Injured After Gunman Opens Fire On Vehicle In Philly

The incident happened around 8:24 p.m. in the 1800 block of North 33rd Street in the Strawberry Mansion section of the city.

    Police: 1 Dead, 1 Injured After Gunman Opens Fire On Vehicle In Philly
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Authorities say a man died Thursday night after suffering multiple gunshot wounds while sitting in a vehicle in North Philadelphia. The incident happened around 8:24 p.m. in the 1800 block of North 33rd Street in the Strawberry Mansion section of the city.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

39 hours ago

Video: Knife-Wielding Man Robs Dry Cleaner On Oxford Circle

It happened on the 6400 block of Oxford Avenue on Sept. 8.

    Video: Knife-Wielding Man Robs Dry Cleaner On Oxford Circle
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Philadelphia police need help in identifying a man seen on surveillance video robbing a dry cleaner. It happened on the 6400 block of Oxford Avenue on Sept. 8. Police: ATM Skimmers Found In Philadelphia, Bucks, Montgomery Counties Police say the suspect was carrying a large knife and fought with the store owner after he couldn't open the cash register.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

2 days ago

Driver Sought After Woman Is Struck In Northeast Philly

It happened around 9:30 p.m. at Roosevelt Blvd. and Southampton Road.

    Driver Sought After Woman Is Struck In Northeast Philly
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS)- Police in Philadelphia are searching for the driver who struck a woman on Wednesday night. It happened around 9:30 p.m. at Roosevelt Blvd. and Southampton Road. City police say a woman in her 20s was struck by the vehicle and the driver kept on going.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

2 days ago

Officials: Block Evacuated After Pipe Bombs Found Inside Home

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives say the Philadelphia Sheriff’s Department was conducting an eviction at 6100 North Fairhill Street when they discovered two pipe bombs and a fire arm.

    Officials: Block Evacuated After Pipe Bombs Found Inside Home
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - A block in the Olney section of Philadelphia has been evacuated after pipe bombs were found inside a home, officials say. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives say the Philadelphia Sheriff's Department was conducting an eviction at 6100 North Fairhill Street when they discovered two pipe bombs and a fire arm.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

2 days ago

Police: Siblings Stabbed While Defending Mom From Ex-Boyfriend

It happened on the 1100 block of Fillmore Street in Frankford, just after 2 a.m. Wednesday.

    Police: Siblings Stabbed While Defending Mom From Ex-Boyfriend
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Philadelphia police are looking for a suspect in a double stabbing. It happened on the 1100 block of Fillmore Street in Frankford, just after 2 a.m. Wednesday. Death Toll In Mexico's Earthquake Rises, Rescue Attempts Continue Police say the victims, a 20-year-old and a 17-year-old, are siblings.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

3 days ago

City’s Commission On Women Sets Sights On Equal Pay With New Report

The meeting takes place at the High School of the Future, 4021 Parkside Ave.  and for more on the commission and report for can go to the commission’s website here. Cherri GreggFollow

    City's Commission On Women Sets Sights On Equal Pay With New Report
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - The Philadelphia Commission on Women released its first report, just six months after its holding its summit. Women and girls make up more than 53 percent of the city's population, and nearly 60 percent of the workforce while Philadelphia continues to be one of the poorest of the America's large cities.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

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