3 hours ago

Two Dead in Elkins Park House Fire

The two victims, reportedly an older couple, were found inside a house in the 600 block of Spring Avenue.

    Two Dead in Elkins Park House Fire
    A man and a woman died in a house fire early Saturday in the Elkins Park section of Cheltenham Township.
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11 hours ago

Police Search for Missing Philadelphia Man

Zariff Thomas, 25, was last seen on the 5800 block of Ridge Avenue in Philadelphia on July 12.

    Police Search for Missing Philadelphia Man
    Philadelphia Police continue to search for a man who has been missing for several days.
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35 hours ago

Geno's Steaks Opens Retail Store in South Philadelphia

Councilman Mark Squilla joined the ribbon cutting that took place at 1223 East Passyunk Avenue, across the street from Gino's famous steak shop.

    Geno's Steaks Opens Retail Store in South Philadelphia
    Geno's Steaks is looking to expand its regional popularity with Friday's grand opening of Geno's Gear. Councilman Mark Squilla joined the ribbon cutting that took place at 1223 East Passyunk Avenue, across the street from Gino's famous steak shop.
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2 days ago

AG Sessions in Philly to Talk Sanctuary Cities

Protesters of the Trump administration's crackdown on immigration plan to demonstrate outside the federal building at Sixth and Chestnut streets.

    AG Sessions in Philly to Talk Sanctuary Cities
    A visit to one of the country's biggest "sanctuary cities" by Attorney General Jeff Sessions is back on. He will speak about that controversial topic in the heart of Philadelphia, which under Mayor Jim Kenney has vowed to continue policies that the Department of Justice says doesn't comply fully with federal immigration law.
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2 days ago

'Hands Up! Hands Up!': Shooting Captured on Police Body Cams

The shooting took place about 7:30 p.m. in the 400 block of East Somerset Street near the Somerset Station of the Market-Frankford elevated train line. The suspect was shot...

    'Hands Up! Hands Up!': Shooting Captured on Police Body Cams
    The first arriving cops rushed into a North Philadelphia row house and found a woman with a gunshot to her neck. Moments later, after more officers arrived, the street would erupt in gunfire.
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2 days ago

Temps Are Rising, Find Your Local Cooling Shelter

Berks Encore Reading Center -- 40 N 9th St, Reading, PA 19601

Family First Resource Center -- 416 S 7th St, Reading, PA 19602

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The Center at Spring Street -- 200 Spring St, Boyertown, PA 19512

Bristol Borough Area Active Adult Center -- 301 Wood Street, Bristol, PA 19007

Hightstown -- 114 Franklin Street, Hightstown, NJ 08520

Andorra Branch -- 705 E Cathedral Rd.

Blanche Nixon/Cobbs Creek Branch -- 5800 Cobbs Creek Pkwy

Bushrod Branch -- 6304 Castor Ave.

Bustleton Branch -- 10199 Bustleton Ave.

Central Library -- 1901 Vine St.

Charles Santore Branch -- 932 S 7th St.

Chestnut Hill Branch -- 8711 Germantown Ave.

David Cohen Ogontz Branch -- 6017 Ogontz Ave.

Falls of Schuylkill Branch -- 3501 Midvale Ave.

Fishtown (Lederer) Recreation Center -- E. Montgomery & Girard

Fox Chase Branch -- 501 Rhawn St.

Frankford Branch -- 4634 Frankford Ave.

Fumo Family Branch -- 2437 S Broad St.

Greater Olney Branch -- 5501 N 5th St.

Haddington Branch -- 446 N 65th St.

Haverford Branch -- 5543 Haverford Ave.

Holmesburg Branch -- 7810 Frankford Ave.

Independence Branch -- 18 S 7th St.

Joseph Coleman Northwest Regional Library -- 68 W Chelten Ave.

Katharine Drexel Branch -- 11099 Knights Road

Kingessing Branch -- 1201 S 51st St.

Lawncrest Branch -- 6098 Rising Sun Ave.

Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped -- 919 Walnut St.

Lilllian Marrero Branch -- 601 W Lehigh Ave.

Logan Branch -- 1333 Wagner Ave.

Lovett Branch -- 6945 Germantown Ave.

Lucien Blackwell West Phila Regional Library -- 125 S 52nd St.

McPherson Square Branch -- 601 E Indiana Ave.

Nicetown/Tioga Branch -- 3720 N Broad St.

Northeast Regional Library -- 2228 Cottman Ave.

Oak Lane Branch -- 6614 N 12th St.

Philadelphia City Institute -- 1905 Locust St.

Queen Memorial Library -- 1201 S 23rd St.

Ramonita De Rodriguez Branch -- 600 W Girard Ave.

Richmond Branch -- 2987 Almond St.

Roxborough Branch -- 6245 Ridge Ave.

South Philadelphia Branch -- 1700 S Broad St.

Tacony Branch -- 6742 Torresdale Ave.

Tacony Library and Arts Building - 6918 Torresdale Ave.

Thomas Donatucci Branch -- 1935 Shunk St.

Torresdale Branch -- 3079 Holme Ave.

Wadsworth Branch -- 1500 Wadsworth Ave.

Walnut Street West Branch -- 201 S 40th St.

Welsh Road Branch -- 9233 Roosevelt Blvd

Whitman Branch -- 200 Snyder Ave.

Widener Branch -- 2808 W Lehigh Ave.

Wright Recreation Center -- 3320-50 Haverford Ave.

Wynnefield Branch -- 5325 Overbrook Ave.

Appoquinimink Library -- 651 North Broad St., Middletown

    Temps Are Rising, Find Your Local Cooling Shelter
    Temperatures have been rising and the Philadelphia area is in one of its many heat waves of the season as temps feel like triple digits Thursday and Friday. It's important to abide by extreme heat tips during this time. One of the main tips is to be in a cool area.
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3 days ago

Woman, 65, Steals Taxi, Picks Up Mom & 10-Month-Old: Police

En route, the woman asked to be stop for water at a gas station at Broad Street and Hunting Park Avenue in the Hunting Park neighborhood just after midnight Thursday, Small said.

    Woman, 65, Steals Taxi, Picks Up Mom & 10-Month-Old: Police
    A woman with a limp who asked to be taken to a Philadelphia casino turned from taxi passenger to cabbie overnight in what investigators call "a bizarre story." "It's a pretty unusual job to steal a cab and then start picking up passengers like you're a cab driver," Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Scott Small said.
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3 days ago

Officers Shoot Man Accused of Shooting Woman: Police

...police officers, at least three of them with SEPTA, approached an armed man on the 400 block of East Somerset Street around 7:30 p.m. after responding to a report of a person with a...

    Officers Shoot Man Accused of Shooting Woman: Police
    Officials say police officers shot a man accused of shooting a woman inside a home in the Kensington section of Philadelphia Wednesday night.
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3 days ago

Woman Charged in Death of 4-Year-Old Daughter in Camden

...Tuesday around 8:15 a.m., police and paramedics responded to a home on the 1400 block of South 9th Street in Camden for a 911 call. When they arrived they found an unresponsive 4-year...

    Woman Charged in Death of 4-Year-Old Daughter in Camden
    A Camden, New Jersey woman was arrested and charged in the death of her 4-year-old daughter.
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3 days ago

NJ Transit Train Strikes Teen Boy in Juniata Park

The incident occurred on Castor Avenue near Kensington Avenue. The teen was taken to St. Christopher's Hospital where he is currently in critical condition.

    NJ Transit Train Strikes Teen Boy in Juniata Park
    A teen boy was taken to the hospital after he was struck by a train in the Juniata Park section of Philadelphia Wednesday afternoon.
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3 days ago

Train Strikes Teen Boy in Juniata Park

The incident occurred on Castor Avenue near Kensington Avenue. The teen was taken to St. Christopher's Hospital where he is being treated for serious injuries.

    Train Strikes Teen Boy in Juniata Park
    A teen boy was taken to the hospital after he was struck by a train in the Juniata Park section of Philadelphia Wednesday afternoon. The incident occurred on Castor Avenue near Kensington Avenue. The teen was taken to St. Christopher's Hospital where he is being treated for serious injuries.
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4 days ago

Suspect Fires Shots at Police in Germantown

The shooting occurred at Stenton Avenue and E. Haines Street in the Germantown section of the city.

    Suspect Fires Shots at Police in Germantown
    Shots were fired at police in Philadelphia Tuesday evening.
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5 days ago

Dad Beats 2-Year-Old to Death, Claims Boy Fell: Police

Quadium Bass said he was playing video games in their home on the 1600 block of N 57th Street around 1:10 p.m. Friday when he heard a thump then realized his son, 2-year-old Bashir Mungin-Bass, had fallen down the steps, Philadelphia police said.

    Dad Beats 2-Year-Old to Death, Claims Boy Fell: Police
    A Philadelphia father who claimed his 2-year-old suffered a deadly fall now faces murder charges. Quadium Bass said he was playing video games in their home on the 1600 block of N 57th Street around 1:10 p.m. Friday when he heard a thump then realized his son, 2-year-old Bashir Mungin-Bass, had fallen down the steps, Philadelphia police said.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

5 days ago

Shirtless Gunman Shoots Woman Driving Car in Her Neck

Philadelphia Police detectives searched for clues after the 42-year-old woman was shot at N 11th and W Rockland streets in the city’s Logan neighborhood around 7:35. Her car came to rest along 11th Street and it appeared the woman was operating the vehicle at the time.

The gunshot appeared to come from a man wearing no shirt and blue sweat pants who fired a weapon from about a half block away on the 4800 block of Marvine Street, police said.

    Shirtless Gunman Shoots Woman Driving Car in Her Neck
    A shirtless gunman shot a woman in the neck as she drove along a Philadelphia street Tuesday morning then got in another car and fled.
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