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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia police say they found the bodies of two men in a large box truck in Northeast Philadelphia at Bustleton Avenue. Police say, according to witnesses and friends, both men were known to live in the truck. They’re waiting on an autopsy to determine the causes of death. Officers are calling these deaths suspicious.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A man was found dead inside a car after the vehicle crashed, hit a fence, and caught on fire in Northeast Philadelphia, police say. The incident happened around 2 a.m. on Saturday on the 4600 block of Adams Avenue. Police say after extinguishing the fire, they found a man dead inside the front of the vehicle. The victim was pronounced dead at 2:10 a.m., according to officials.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police say a motorcyclist was struck by a vehicle and killed in Northeast Philadelphia on Thanksgiving. It happened on the 4200 block of Aramingo Avenue around 2:30 p.m. Police say the 40-year-old motorcyclist was traveling southbound on Aramingo Avenue when he was struck by a grey Toyota attempting to make a left turn onto the I-95 ramp. The man was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say one man is in custody.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The search is on for thieves who smashed an SUV into a gas station in Northeast Philadelphia overnight Tuesday. The incident happened at the Sunoco at Rising Sun and Adams Avenues in the city’s Lawncrest neighborhood. Video from the scene shows the damage left behind from the SUV slamming into the storefront. READ MORE: 2 Women Killed In Targeted Attacks As Domestic-Related Homicides Nearly Double In Philadelphia This YearPolice tell Eyewitness News several men drove a dark-colored Chevy Tahoe into the building allegedly trying to steal a safe, but were not successful. READ MORE: Voorhees Police Searching For Gregory Kelemen, Accused Of Killing Woman, Injuring Person During Domestic Violence AttackThe gas station attendant was not hurt. MORE NEWS: Philadelphia Officials Confident In Thanksgiving Day Parade Security After Wisconsin Parade CrashNo further information is available at this time.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A woman was struck by a car and killed on Roosevelt Boulevard in Northeast Philadelphia Monday evening. It happened on the 7600 block of Roosevelt Boulevard around 6:20 p.m. Police say a woman was struck by a grey Nissan Maxima that was traveling northbound in the inner lanes. She was transported to Jefferson-Torresdale Hospital, where she was pronounced dead. The striking vehicle remained at the scene. The inner lanes of Roosevelt Boulevard are closed northbound between St. Vincent Street and Borbeck Street.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — If there are two things Philadelphia is known for it’s the die-hard sports fans and our cheesesteaks. Now a local steak shop is taking part in the Ben Simmons saga. Jimmy’s Timeout Sports Pub on Linden Avenue in the city’s Torresdale neighborhood says its patrons are fed up with Simmons, so they decided to start a countdown until he’s out of town. They are counting down the days with half-price cheesesteaks.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A 16-year-old boy is in the hospital after being shot twice in the Summerdale section of Northeast Philadelphia, police said Wednesday afternoon. The shooting happened just after 2:30 p.m. at Anchor Street and Summerdale Avenue. READ MORE: Bensalem Police Searching For Porch Pirate Who Stole 5 Packages From HomePolice said the teen was shot twice in the left side of his chest. READ MORE: 'They’re Driving Like Idiots': Philadelphia Police Still Searching For Driver In Deadly Roosevelt Boulevard Hit-And-RunThe teen was rushed to the Albert Einstein Medical Center and placed in stable condition. At this time, police said there are no arrests. MORE NEWS: Gotham FC's Carli Lloyd Spills Her Favorite Cheesesteak Spot In PhiladelphiaFor a list of gun violence resources in Philadelphia, click here.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police say a 5-year-old boy was killed when he ran into the street and was struck by a vehicle in Northeast Philadelphia Wednesday. It happened on the 6900 block of Eastwood Street around 6 p.m. Police say the boy was struck by a 2004 green Chevrolet Silverado driven by a 46-year-old man. The driver remained at the scene. The child was transported to St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children and was pronounced dead.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A 26-year-old male died late Friday night after his Kawasaki dirt bike struck a car in Northeast Philadelphia, police say. The accident happened at 10 p.m. on Cottman and Algon Avenue. The male was driving eastbound on Cottman Avenue when he crashed into a gray Ford making a left turn onto Algon Avenue, according to police. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 10:10 p.m. No arrests have been made.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Some Afghan evacuees have arrived in Philadelphia and are in need of help and a place to live. A local representative is calling on area landlords to help. Many of these Afghan families arriving here in Philadelphia are helpless, but relief is on its way. There’s now an opportunity for them to call Northeast Philadelphia home. READ MORE: Lifeguard Killed, 7 Others Injured By Lightning Strike In Ocean County Philadelphia International Airport is the first stop for many Afghan evacuees. “Imagine coming in, you don’t have a job, you don’t have family, you don’t have financial support,” Pennsylvania State Rep. Jared Solomon said. But where do they go from there? “If you are a landlord who is willing to step up, welcome in those who supported our servicemembers downrange overseas, call my office,” Solomon said. In the heart of Northeast Philadelphia, Rep. Solomon says, in collaboration with nonprofits, they are looking to give these families a helping hand. “This is a great way to add a new group of people to the civic and social fabric of...
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Crowds gathered in Northeast Philadelphia Sunday to support the local Afghan community and families separated by the conflict happening overseas. Organizers say Sunday’s Stand with Philadelphia’s Afghan Community rally was a call for humanitarian and diplomatic support for the thousands seeking to flee Afghanistan after the Taliban forces gained power within recent days. Families separated during this conflict are calling for aid as quickly as possible including this scholar who came to the United States three years ago from Afghanistan with his wife and two children. He now worries the rest of his family may be in grave danger. READ MORE: Rhys Hoskins Hits 2 HRs In Return, Phillies Beat Slumping Padres 7-4 “My parents, my brothers and sisters, my uncles and cousins are all there right now in Kabul, Afghanistan and seeing the situation right now it really broke our heart and really is a humanitarian crisis,” one man said. READ MORE: New Jersey To Welcome Afghan Refugees, Gov. Phil Murphy Says Credit: CBS3 In an interview last week, President Biden estimated there are up to...
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — An 18-year-old male is in critical condition after he was shot one time in the upper left chest on Saturday in the Mayfair section of Northeast Philadelphia, police say. The shooting happened at 4300 Unruh Avenue just after 8 p.m., according to officials. The victim was transported by a private vehicle to Jefferson-Frankford hospital, but he’s being brought to Jefferson-Torresdale Hospital by a private ambulance for further treatment. Police say an arrest has been made and a weapon has been recovered. For a list of gun violence resources in Philadelphia, click here.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police say an 80-year-old woman was struck and killed by a PECO truck in Northeast Philadelphia Thursday afternoon. It happened at Academy Road and Morrell Avenue around 2:30 p.m. READ MORE: Lottery Ticket Worth More Than $850,000 Sold In Montgomery County The victim has been identified as Archbishop Ryan High School’s Sister Frances Antoinette. She taught theology to many students throughout the years. READ MORE: University Of Pennsylvania Will Require Students, Staff To Wear Masks Indoors With Some Exceptions Police say she was crossing the road when she was struck by the PECO truck traveling southbound on Academy Road. She was transported to Jefferson Torresdale Hospital and was pronounced dead. MORE NEWS: Resuming A National Tour? Oh, Hall & Oates Can Go For That An investigation continues. No arrests have been made, according to police.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Sources tell CBS3 the Medical Examiner’s Office has positively identified a body found Sunday in Northeast Philadelphia as Casey Johnston. Johnston, 26, went missing on July 10. BREAKiNG: Sources confirm @PhiladelphiaGov’s Medical Examiner has positively identified the body found Sunday in Northeast Philadelphia as Casey Johnston. @CBSPhilly #bringcaseyhome READ MORE: Low-Interest Loans Available For Victims Impacted By Recent Flooding Throughout Area — Alicia Roberts (@ARobertsCBS) August 2, 2021 More than three weeks since anyone last saw Johnston, police found her body Sunday. “During the search this afternoon, members of the Philadelphia Police Marine Unit located the body on the 1200 block of Townsend Road in Philadelphia,” Lower Southampton Chief of Police Ted Krimmel said. Krimmel says the body was about half a mile from Johnston’s car’s location. Officials taped off a wooded area, near the intersection of Townsend and Southampton Roads, after a body was located on Sunday afternoon. A preliminary investigation shows Johnston, while driving on Woodhaven Road, crashed the car. “It appears she didn’t negotiate the curve properly,” Chief Krimmel says, adding, “She went...
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A large police response has converged in an area in Northeast Philadelphia. Multiple sources tell Eyewitness News that investigators have located the car owned by missing woman Casey Johnston along Woodhaven Road. Johnston is the 26-year-old from Lower Southampton, Bucks County who was last seen three weeks ago in Philadelphia’s Chinatown section, where her cellphone was recovered. READ MORE: 4 People Killed In Car Crash In Westville, New Jersey Sources told Eyewitness News the car located is her daughter’s 2016 Ford Focus. READ MORE: Police Investigating Deadly Shooting In Trenton Investigators, including a private detective, were conducting an aerial search earlier Saturday when the car was spotted. MORE NEWS: 1 Day, 8 Tornadoes: A Look At This Weeks Severe Weather Across The Tri-State Area There has still been no sign of Johnston.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A 14-year-old boy is fighting for his life and another teen is hurt after being shot in what police call a targeted attack in Northeast Philadelphia Friday night. Police say two gunmen were seen walking down a driveway, approaching a black car and firing at it, hitting a 13-year-old boy and 14-year-old boy, and rattling neighbors. READ MORE: Yall Took My Only Son From Me: Tommie Fraziers Loved Ones Mourn Teen Killed In West Philly Shooting “It was a boom, boom, boom,” a little girl said. The small girl remembers the horrifying moments when gunfire erupted on the 1100 block of Knorr Street in the city’s Oxford Circle neighborhood just before 8 o’clock. “I got scared,” she said. Police say a 13-year-old boy was shot in the elbow. He’s in stable condition. A 14-year-old boy was shot in the stomach, right arm and hand, and is in critical condition. READ MORE: Expert: New Jersey Native Samantha Josephsons DNA Found Under Suspects Nails “Since they were both sitting in the car and we don’t believe this was a...
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Philadelphia Police Department says two teenaged boys have been shot in Northeast Philadelphia, with one of them in critical condition. According to the department, the shooting happened in the 1100 block of Knorr Street around 7:45 p.m. A 14-year-old boy was shot three times, while the 13-year-old was shot once. READ MORE: Stella The Pit Bull, Gloucester County Animal Shelters Longest Resident, Adopted Emergency personnel took the 14-year-old to the hospital, where he is in critical condition. The other teen is in stable condition after taking a private vehicle to the hospital. READ MORE: This Is Do Or Die: Congressman Dwight Evans Urgent Message For President Biden, Philadelphia Mayor Kenney On Gun Violence The shooting is still under investigation. MORE NEWS: Candidate For Pennsylvania Governor Says He Did Not Cause Fatal Accident For a list of gun violence resources in Philadelphia, click here.
BRISTOL, Pa. (CBS) – Gov. Tom Wolf will be spending his Friday afternoon in the Philadelphia region. He will get a look at the damage left behind, by Monday’s devastating flooding in Bucks County. This as the cleanup continues in some of the hardest-hit areas. Wolf will be in Bristol to talk about CHIRP funding, that’s the state’s COVID recovery program for restaurants. READ MORE: SWAT Officer Fires Shot At Man While Serving Search Warrant In Ogontz, Philadelphia Police Say He’ll then survey damage caused by Monday’s flood in Bristol and Andalusia. There’s been severe damage to homes and vehicles all across Bucks County and Northeast Philly. READ MORE: 14-Year-Old Girl Injured By Stray Bullet, Man Killed In Triple Shooting In North Philadelphia Bucks County commissioners signed a declaration of disaster emergency on Thursday, while state Representative Martina White penned a letter to Gov. Wolf and Mayor Jim Kenney, asking for an emergency declaration in Northeast Philly. Hundreds of families have turned to the Red Cross and Office of Emergency Management for assistance. MORE NEWS: School District Of Philadelphia Says...
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A water main break in Northeast Philadelphia is affecting dozens of properties Friday morning. Chopper 3 was over the broken water main at Puritan and Fordham Roads. Crews from the Philadelphia Water Department rushed to the scene. The water main break is reportedly affecting 35 to 40 properties in the neighborhood.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Chopper 3 was over huge flames that engulf a home in Northeast Philadelphia Thursday. About 60 firefighters responded to the “all hands on deck” blaze on the 3100 block of Holly Road around 12 p.m. Officials say an occupant and three firefighters were injured and taken to the hospital for treatment. The fire damaged two homes and took 45 minutes to get under control. The fire marshal’s office is investigating.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Department of Treasury building in Northeast Philadelphia was evacuated after a package containing apparent grenades was found. Officials say the Bureau of Fiscal Services, located on the 12800 block of Townsend Road, received a package via UPS on Thursday morning. The package was run through an X-ray machine and appeared to contain six to eight grenades. The building has been evacuated, but the package remained in the mailroom. Officials deemed the grenades inert and the incident was cleared at 11:45 a.m. Stay with CBSPhilly.com for updates.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Two people were injured in a Northeast Philadelphia home explosion. Philadelphia fire crews responded to an explosion on the 6300 block of Algard Street just before 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. They arrived to find fire coming from the home with the front of the home collapsed onto the front yard. READ MORE: All Philadelphians 16 And Older Eligible For COVID-19 Vaccine Beginning April 19 Medics transported a 61-year-old man to an area hospital. His condition is unknown at this time. Dozens of PFD members are responding on the 6300 block of Algard Street. Commissioner @ThielAdam will provide a briefing to media at the scene. pic.twitter.com/o6Cp2uGJhW — Philadelphia Fire (@PhillyFireDept) April 6, 2021 READ MORE: Parkview At Collingswood Apartments Evacuated Following Fire A second man was treated on the scene for smoke inhalation. The cause of the explosion is unknown at this time. The fire was placed under control at 2:05 p.m. Philadelphia Gas Works is on the scene. MORE NEWS: Several Italian-American Organizations File Lawsuit Against City Of Philadelphia, Mayor Kenney Over Removal Of Christopher Columbus, Rizzo...
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Two brothers — one a Philadelphia Police inspector and the other a former detective — are facing charges. The charges stem from the assault of a man with Asperger syndrome, a form of autism. The incident took place last August. READ MORE: Car Overturns In South Philadelphia, Damaging Several Parked Cars Insp. James Smith and former Detective Patrick Smith are facing criminal charges for their alleged role in the vehicular pursuit and assault of a 27-year-old man with Asperger syndrome. The district attorney says shortly after midnight on Aug. 19, the victim, who was on foot, was chased by the two off-duty officers in a car into a shopping center at Fairdale Road and Knights Road in Northeast Philadelphia. Both officers are alleged to have identified themselves as town watch before the incident allegedly turned violent. “They are further alleged to have chased the victim on foot, grabbed him, pushed and slammed him into a wall and forced him to the ground. This activity caused a black eye and abrasions on the back of the victim’s head,...
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner announced criminal charges against two Philadelphia Police Department officials for their roles in an off-duty vehicle pursuit and assault of a 27-year-old man with Asperger syndrome, a form of autism, last summer. Philadelphia Police Department Inspector James Smith, 52, and former Detective Patrick Smith, 53, were both charged with simple assault, conspiracy, and recklessly endangering another person. Detective Smith retired from the department on Sept. 3. The defendants are brothers. READ MORE: Phillies Opening Day 2021: Fans Return To Citizens Bank Park For Phillies Home Opener Officials say the victim was chased on foot by two men in a car before stopping in a shopping center parking lot at Fairdale Road and Knights Road just after midnight on August 19, 2020 in Northeast Philadelphia. Inspector Smith and former Detective Smith, who were both off duty at the time, reportedly identified themselves as “Town Watch.” They also allegedly charged the victim on foot, grabbed him, pushed him and slammed him into a wall forcing him to the ground which caused injuries including a black...
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A 55-year-old man working on an anti-gun violence video is dead after a shooting in North Philadelphia. It happened around 8 p.m. Monday along the 1900 block of Page Street. Police say the man worked for a production company. He had been inside of a home interviewing a family who are victims of gun violence. READ MORE: Driver Seriously Injured After Crash In Northeast Philadelphia At one point, the man went outside to get some more equipment from his work van. That’s when police say he was shot multiple times. READ MORE: Driver Slams Into Georgetown Manor Apartments In New Castle, Delaware He was rushed to Temple University Hospital where he was pronounced a short time later. No arrests have been made and the motive remains unclear. MORE NEWS: Man Shot, Killed Inside Philadelphia Mills Mall In Northeast Philadelphia, Police Say For a list of gun violence resources in Philadelphia, click here.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police say a 21-year-old man was shot and killed inside the Philadelphia Mills mall in Northeast Philadelphia Monday. Gunfire erupted inside the food court at the orange entrance around 5:05 p.m. A 21-year-old man was shot multiple times in the chest, according to police. He was pronounced dead at the scene. READ MORE: Driver Seriously Injured After Crash In Northeast Philadelphia No arrests have been made. A woman described being in the mall when she heard gunfire ring out. “We just heard gunshot fires and we took off. They said, ‘Get out of the mall, get out of the mall,’ and we ran through Marshalls and ran out that back door. They was pushing us out the door,” the witness said. It was a terrifying scene inside the Philadelphia Mills mall after gunfire erupted in the food court. “Suddenly I heard multiple shots, maybe five or six shots. Real loud. Boom, boom, boom, boom, boom, boom,” a man said. Shoppers inside at the time say it was a frightening ordeal. “My daughter was someplace else. He was...
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A driver was critically injured in an accident in Northeast Philadelphia’s Bustleton neighborhood. Police say a Jeep crashed into a tree on Verree Road near Bloomfield Avenue, around 11:45 p.m. Monday. The impact left the Jeep’s engine sitting in front of the vehicle. Police are working to determine what caused the driver to crash.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia police are investigating after a 56-year-old man was fatally shot in Northeast Philadelphia. The shooting happened on the 1500 block of Riverside Drive just after 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. Police say a 56-year-old man was shot once in the chest. READ MORE: Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney Releases Video Message As City Reaches 1-Year Since Halting All Non-Essential Businesses Due To COVID-19 He was pronounced dead on the scene. READ MORE: Stimulus Check Update: What Other Benefits Does The Economic Relief Package Offer? An arrest was made and two weapons were recovered. MORE NEWS: Philadelphia To Lift Ban On Large Outdoor Events For a list of gun violence resources in Philadelphia, click here. Stay with CBSPhilly.com for updates to this developing story.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia police are asking for the public’s help identiying two suspects wanted in a Northeast Philadephia homicide. Police say two men went to a residence on the 4000 block of Creston Street just after 11:15 p.m. on Feb. 15. One of the suspects knocked on the door of the home and confronted the victim when he answered the door. The suspect shot the victim several times, killing him. READ MORE: Pennsylvania GOP Will Meet Again To Discuss Toomey, Vote Both suspects fled the scene in an unknown direction. READ MORE: Mass COVID-19 Vaccination Center Opens Thursday In Philadelphias Juniata Park Suspect No. 1 is described as a tall, thin man wearing a dark jacket and a dark face mask. The second suspect is described as a man wearing a dark jacket with large light color logos on the chest, back and arms. A $20,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction. MORE NEWS: WATCH: Philadelphia Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley Optimistic Some Fans Will Be Able To Attend Phillies Opening Day In...
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police say a man riding a bike was killed after he was struck by a SEPTA bus in Northeast Philadelphia. The incident happened just before 7:40 p.m. Wednesday night on the 9900 block of Frankford Avenue. Credit: CBS3 Police say the man, who is approximately 40 years old, was struck by the Route 66 bus. He was transported to Jefferson-Torresdale Hospital and was later pronounced dead.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police say a pedestrian was killed after he was struck by a SEPTA bus in Northeast Philadelphia. The incident happened just before 7:40 p.m. Wednesday night on the 9900 block of Frankford Avenue. Police say the man, who is approximately 40 years old, was struck by the Route 66 bus. He was transported to Jefferson-Torresdale Hospital and was later pronounced dead.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police say a pedestrian is fighting for his life after he was struck by a SEPTA bus in Northeast Philadelphia. The incident happened just before 7:40 p.m. Wednesday night on the 9900 block of Frankford Avenue. Police say the man, who is approximately 40 years old, was struck by the Route 66 bus. He is currently in critical condition at Jefferson-Torresdale Hospital.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia Police announced a $20,000 reward for information about a deadly hit-and-run that claimed the life of a Northeast Philadelphia woman. Saixiang Lin, a 61-year-old mother and grandmother, was killed during an early morning walk in November in her Castor Gardens neighborhood. Police say the striking vehicle was a 2005 to 2009 Chevrolet Uplander minivan that was white or silver. At a press conference Friday, police say they have asked the city to fund a reward in this particular case. READ MORE: Teen Charged In Double Murder Of Aspiring Rapper Rasheen Jones, Kwann Henderson In Chester: DA “A case like this where we have such good pictures and such a good description that the cash could be an incentive for someone to give up this driver,” Philadelphia Police Capt. Mark Overwise said. “We make a request from the city currently to do that.” READ MORE: Carson Wentz Pens Heartfelt Goodbye To Eagles Fans After Being Traded To Colts The suspect was captured on surveillance video parking nearby after the incident and walking away only to return about...
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police are investigating after a 25-year-old man was fatally stabbed in Northeast Philadelphia. The stabbing happened on the 6700 block of Sylvester Street just before 4:40 a.m. Sunday. Credit: CBS3 Police say the victim was stabbed once in the chest by an unknown doer. He was pronounced dead on the scene. No arrests have been made at this time. Stay with CBSPhilly.com for updates to this developing story.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia police executed a search warrant Friday at a Northeast Philadelphia home, finding dozens of animals inside. It’s the same home officers responded to Thursday before discovering a dismembered body in a moving truck nearby. As Philadelphia Police searched inside a Somerton home for evidence Friday possibly connected to a dismembered person, authorities with ACCT Philly removed birdcage after birdcage, collecting more than 30 parrots, plus other animals found inside. RELATED: Bruce Castor Confuses Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger With Georgia Secretary Of State Brad Raffensperger During Trump Impeachment Trial “It’s just really unbelievable,” one neighbor said. Officers have still not identified the person found dismembered and stuffed in a trash bag in a U-Haul Thursday near the home. But an official with ACCT Philly tells Eyewitness News the home it removed all those birds from is of the individual found in the U-Haul truck. Neighbors identified the homeowner as Peter Gerold. His website shows he ran a pet therapy business from the home. RELATED: COVID In Pennsylvania: Health Officials Order Vaccine Providers To Speed Up After Weeks...
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A 49-year-old man is dead following a single-vehicle crash in Northeast Philadelphia. Police say William Camm, of Philadelphia, was traveling on Bustleton Avenue he struck the rear of a parked, unattended tractor-trailer near Penn Street just after 3 a.m. Sunday. The driver was transported to an area hospital with head trauma injuries. Officials say the man succumbed to his injuries just after 6:30 a.m. No other injuries were reported in the crash. The cause of the accident remains unclear that this time. An investigation is ongoing. MORE FROM CBSPHILLY.COM New Jersey Identifies Its First Two Cases Of COVID-19 UK Variant Blake Davis Charged After 9-Year-Old Daughter Shot In Head, Killed By 5-Year-Old In North Philly Stimulus Check Update: When Could The Third Payment Arrive?
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A portion of I-95 southbound was closed to traffic Saturday morning for a police investigation into a shooting. The investigation started after police say a 35-year-old suffered a gunshot wound to his stomach. Following the shooting, police say the victim drove himself to the hospital where he is listed in stable condition. Police diverted traffic at the Woodhaven Avenue exit for hours as officers investigated the scene. Lanes were reopened just before 11 a.m. Saturday. For a list of gun violence resources in Philadelphia, click here. MORE ON CBSPHILLY.COM Capitol Police Officer Who Died After Suffering Injuries During US Capitol Riot Was New Jersey Native When Can I Get The COVID-19 Vaccine In Pennsylvania, New Jersey Or Delaware? Lehigh University Board Of Trustees Rescind Honorary Degree Granted To President Donald Trump
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police are searching for a gunman after a 25-year-old was critically wounded in a Northeast Philadelphia shooting. Police say the shooting happened just after 2:15 p.m. on the 2800 block of Michael Road Sunday. A 25-year-old man was reportedly shot once in the right side and once in the left hand. He was transported to an area hospital and placed in critical condition. No arrests have been made at this time. MORE ON CBSPHILLY.COM Man Who Spent 28 Years In Prison For Murder He Didn’t Commit Settles With Philadelphia 83-Year-Old Man In ICU After Being Bound, Gagged, Robbed In North Philadelphia Home On New Year’s Eve Doctor Says Philadelphia ‘Actually Doing A Really Good Thing’ By Delaying Lifting Restrictions
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police are investigating a single-car crash that killed one person in Northeast Philadelphia. The crash happened just before 1 a.m. Saturday on Woodhaven Road near Thornton Road. (credit: CBS3) So far, there is no word on the victim’s identity, or what may have caused the crash. MORE ON CBSPHILLY.COM Man Who Spent 28 Years In Prison For Murder He Didn’t Commit Settles With Philadelphia For $9.8 Million Police: 15-Year-Old Boy Shot Multiple Times, Killed In West Oak Lane COVID In Pennsylvania: Indoor Dining, Gyms Allowed To Reopen Monday As Several Lockdown Measures Will Be Lifted
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police are investigating a single-car crash that killed one person in Northeast Philadelphia. The crash happened just before 1 a.m. Saturday on Woodhaven Road near Thornton Road. (credit: CBS3) So far, there is no word on the driver’s identity, or what may have caused the crash. MORE ON CBSPHILLY.COM Man Who Spent 28 Years In Prison For Murder He Didn’t Commit Settles With Philadelphia For $9.8 Million Police: 15-Year-Old Boy Shot Multiple Times, Killed In West Oak Lane COVID In Pennsylvania: Indoor Dining, Gyms Allowed To Reopen Monday As Several Lockdown Measures Will Be Lifted
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A man is dead and two people are in critical condition after a car overturns near a restaurant in Northeast Philadelphia. The crash happened around 1:30 a.m. Sunday on the 700 block of Franklin Mills Circle. Investigators say the car hit a tree and flipped upside down. (credit: CBS3) There are reports of the car hitting the restaurant, but so far, there is no confirmation of any damage done. MORE ON CBSPHILLY.COM Staffing Shortages Leaving Packages Sitting At USPS Philly Facility Unable To Be Sorted Parents On Mission To Find PS5, Xbox Series X This Christmas ‘And Nobody Can Get Them’ Doctor Warns ‘Look No Further Than Your Local Hospital’ To See How Dire Pandemic Is
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police are investigating a deadly crash and car fire on Roosevelt Boulevard in Northeast Philadelphia. Police say two women died after their cars collided and caught fire shortly after 1 a.m. Sunday. The crash happened on the boulevard’s northbound lanes between Sanger and Bridge Streets. The northbound outer lanes of the boulevard are closed in the area as police continue their investigation. MORE ON CBSPHILLY.COM Gov. Murphy Says ‘We Are Now In Opening Scenes Of End Of This Pandemic’ FAQ: New Pennsylvania COVID-19 Restrictions Explained COVID In Pennsylvania: New Restrictions Take Effect To Help State Combat Surging Cases
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — This little piggy needs a new home. ACCT Philly says a good Samaritan found the pig on the loose in Northeast Philly with a rope embedded in him. Credit: ACCT Philly That person removed the rope and called the shelter for help. The pig, nicknamed Ramen, is now getting care until a rescue group can take him. Pigs can be pets, but not in Philadelphia, where it is illegal to have one. MORE ON CBSPHILLY.COM Philadelphia Police: Officer Shoots Man Armed With Knife In Feltonville Hunter Biden Facing Federal Investigation Over ‘Tax Affairs’ Police Searching For Two Men Who Shot, Killed Pennsylvania Army National Guard Member Shaquira McCottry In North Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A customer walked in on a robbery at a Northeast Philadelphia takeout restaurant and ended up killing the suspect, police say. The robbery and shooting happened around 1030 p.m. Sunday at the WingStop on the 2100 block of Cottman Avenue. The restaurant was open at the time of the robbery. Police say the 53-year-old robber walked into the restaurant and demanded employees give them all the money. That was when another customer walked in. When the robber pointed his gun at him, the customer fired his weapon and hit the robber once in the neck. When police arrived on scene, the robber was behind the counter and pronounced dead. The customer is only identified as a man in his late 20s. “The customer who was also a victim because he had the gun pointed at him remained on scene, did cooperate with police. We do have his weapon we know that just one shot was fired from that customer,” Philadelphia Police Chief Insp. Scott Small said.