3 hours ago

Philadelphia Police Investigating Second Explosion Incident In One Week

It happened around 10 p.m. at Jasper Street and East Allegheny Avenue.

That incident happened on the 700 block of East Thayer Street, just after 11 p.m.

    Philadelphia Police Investigating Second Explosion Incident In One Week
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Philadelphia police are searching for the person responsible for throwing an explosive device at an ATM on Wednesday night in the Kensington section of Philadelphia. It happened around 10 p.m. at Jasper Street and East Allegheny Avenue. Police say the device exploded and the top of the machine was damaged.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

3 hours ago

Target Looking To Hire 100 Workers For New Northern Liberties Store

The job fair will be held June 21-23 at the Sonesta Philadelphia at 1800 Market St.

The Northern Liberties store, located near 6th and Spring Garden at 456 N. 5th St., is set to open on Aug. 19.

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The Northern Liberties store, located near 6th and Spring Garden at 456 N. 5th St., is set to open on Aug. 19.

    Target Looking To Hire 100 Workers For New Northern Liberties Store
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Target is holding a job fair on Thursday for their new Northern Liberties location. The company says they will be hiring roughly 100 team members. "We are excited to build a talented team of about 100 new team members who will help us serve the residents and visitors of Northern Liberties and surrounding neighborhoods.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

11 hours ago

Philadelphia Police: 2 Men Posed As Cops In Juniata Park Home Invasion

Police say a 59-year-old man was forced into his home by two men posing as officers around 6 a.m. on the 3900 block of Glendale Street.

    Philadelphia Police: 2 Men Posed As Cops In Juniata Park Home Invasion
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Police are investigating a home invasion where they say two suspects posed as cops in the Juniata Park section of Philadelphia. Police say a 59-year-old man was forced into his home by two men posing as officers around 6 a.m. on the 3900 block of Glendale Street.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

12 hours ago

Police: North Philadelphia Double Shooting Leaves 1 Dead

Philadelphia police say one person was killed and another injured in the shooting on the 2600 block of West Somerset Street around 2:30 p.m.

    Police: North Philadelphia Double Shooting Leaves 1 Dead
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - A double shooting turned deadly in North Philadelphia on Wednesday afternoon. Philadelphia police say one person was killed and another injured in the shooting on the 2600 block of West Somerset Street around 2:30 p.m. Police say a man in his late teens or early 20s was shot once in the chest.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

18 hours ago

Police: Video Shows Teen Throwing Explosive Device Inside Kensington Restaurant

The incident happened on the 700 block of East Thayer Street, just after 11 p.m. on  June 17.

    Police: Video Shows Teen Throwing Explosive Device Inside Kensington Restaurant
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Philadelphia Police are searching for a teen caught on camera throwing an explosive device inside a restaurant in Kensington. The incident happened on the 700 block of East Thayer Street, just after 11 p.m. on June 17.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

27 hours ago

Philly Officer Injured Trying To Break Up Fight

It happened at 57th and Girard Avenue.

    Philly Officer Injured Trying To Break Up Fight
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - A Philadelphia police officer is recovering after falling from a moving car on Tuesday night. It happened at 57th and Girard Avenue. Police say the officer was on regular patrol when she saw two men fighting. That's when she moved in to break up that fight.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

45 hours ago

Deadly Shooting Victim Found In Vacant Lot In Frankford

Police say the victim was found just after 2 a.m. Tuesday in a vacant lot on the 2200 block of Margaret Street.

    Deadly Shooting Victim Found In Vacant Lot In Frankford
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Detectives are searching for clues following a deadly shooting in Philadelphia's Frankford section. Police say the victim was found just after 2 a.m. Tuesday in a vacant lot on the 2200 block of Margaret Street. They say he was suffering from a gunshot wound to the head and died at the scene.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

45 hours ago

Flames Rip Through 4 Homes In East Germantown

Firefighters responded to the 5600 block of Sprague Street, just after 2 a.m.

    Flames Rip Through 4 Homes In East Germantown
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - A fire investigation is underway in East Germantown Tuesday morning. Firefighters responded to the 5600 block of Sprague Street, just after 2 a.m. The flames spread through at least four homes. So far, the Red Cross is helping six people who were displaced.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

2 days ago

More Than 70 Philadelphia Pools Opening For Summer Season

Lawncrest Recreation Center (6000 Rising Sun Ave., 19111)

Awbury Playground (6101 Ardleigh St., 19138)

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Feltonville Recreation Center (231 E. Wyoming Ave., 19120)

Lee Cultural Center (4328 Haverford Ave., 19104)

Mander Playground (2140 N. 33rd St., 19121)

Max Myers Playground (1601 Hellerman St., 19149)

Murphy Recreation Center (300 W. Shunk St., 19148)

Vare Recreation Center (2600 Morris St., 19145)

Christy Recreation Center (728 S. 55th St., 19143)

Fox Chase Recreation Center (7901 Ridgeway St., 19111)

Francisville Playground (1737 Francis St., 19130)

Jardel Recreation Center (1400 Cottman Ave., 19111)

Northern Liberties Recreation Center (321 Fairmount Ave., 19123)

Pleasant Playground (6720 Boyer St., 19119)

Vogt Recreation Center (4131 Unruh Ave., 19135)

East Poplar Playground (820 N. 8th St., 19123)

Morris Estate Cultural Center (1610 W. Chelten Ave., 19126)

Ridgway Pool (901 S. Broad St., 19147)

Samuel Recreation Center (3539 Gaul St., 19134)

Marian Anderson Recreation Center (740 S. 17th St., 19146)

Cobbs Creek Recreation Center (280 Cobbs Creek Pkwy., 19139)

Kendrick Recreation Center (5822 Ridge Ave., 19128)

Lackman Playground (1101 Bartlett St., 19115)

Gathers Recreation Center (2501 Diamond St., 19121)

Lincoln Pool (3201 Ryan Ave., 19136)

Lonnie Young Recreation Center (1100 E. Chelten Ave., 19138)

Pickett Pool (5700 Wayne Ave., 19144)

Scanlon Playground (1099 E. Tioga St., 19134)

Schmidt Playground (113 W. Ontario St., 19140)

Barry Playground (1800 Johnston St., 19145)

Dendy Playground (1501 N. 10th St., 19122)

Heitzman Recreation Center (2136 Castor Ave., 19134)

Jacobs Playground (4500 Linden Ave., 19114)

Kingsessing Recreation Center (4901 Kingsessing Ave., 19143)

Penrose Playground (1101 W. Susquehanna Rd., 19122)

Ziehler Playground (200 E. Olney Ave., 19120)

39th & Olive Playground (700 N. 39th St., 19104)

Athletic Recreation Center (1400 N. 26th St., 19121)

Amos Playground (1817 N. 16th St., 19121)

Chew Playground (1800 Washington Ave., 19146)

Hancock Playground (1401 N. Hancock St., 19122)

Houseman Recreation Center (5091 Summerdale Ave., 19124)

Simpson Recreation Center (1010 Arrott St., 19124)

Tustin Playground (5901 W. Columbia Ave., 19151)

12th & Cambria Playground (2901 N. 12th St., 19133)

American Legion Playground (6201 Torresdale Ave., 19135)

Cohocksink Recreation Center (2901 Cedar St., 19134)

Ford Recreation Center (609 Snyder Ave., 19148)

M.L. King Recreation Center (2101 Cecil B. Moore Ave., 19121)

Mill Creek Playground (743 N. 48th St., 19139)

Piccoli Playground (1501 E. Bristol Ave., 19124)

Shepard Recreation Center (5700 Haverford Ave., 19131)

Belfield Recreation Center (2100 W. Chew Ave., 19138)

C.B. Moore Recreation Center (2551 N. 22nd St., 19132)

Cherashore Playground (851 W. Olney Ave., 19120)

F.J. Myers Recreation Center (5800 Chester Ave., 19143)

McVeigh Recreation Center* (400 E. Ontario St., 19134)

Shuler Playground (3000 N. 27th St., 19132)

Stinger Square (1400 S. 32nd St., 19146)

Waterloo Playground* (2502 N. Howard St., 19133)

    More Than 70 Philadelphia Pools Opening For Summer Season
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - It's the perfect time to cool down at local pools with temperatures soaring. Philadelphia Parks and Recreation announced the opening of 70-plus indoor and outdoor pools for the summer.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

2 days ago

1 Dead, 1 Injured In West Oak Lane Shooting

The gunfire erupted on the 6600 block of Uber Street just after 2:30 a.m.  Monday.

    1 Dead, 1 Injured In West Oak Lane Shooting
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - A manhunt is underway for the gunmen who opened fire on two men in West Oak Lane. The gunfire erupted on the 6600 block of Uber Street just after 2:30 a.m. Monday. Investigators say a 21-year-old man was shot and killed right in front of his own home.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

3 days ago

Police: 17-Year-Old Boy Shot Twice In Head While Riding In Car

The shooting happened just after 12:30 a.m. Sunday on North 22nd Street and West Montgomery Avenue.

    Police: 17-Year-Old Boy Shot Twice In Head While Riding In Car
    He is in extremely critical condition.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

3 days ago

Police: 42-Year-Old Man Shot Four Times In Both Legs In North Philadelphia

The shooting happened at midnight on the 2800 block of North Woodstock street.

    Police: 42-Year-Old Man Shot Four Times In Both Legs In North Philadelphia
    No arrests have been made.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

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