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    Cherry Hill police are asking for the public's help in identifying the driver of a vehicle who struck and killed a pedestrian then fled the scene on Thanksgiving night. The female pedestrian was crossing the westbound lanes of Route 70 near the Garden State Park shopping center on Nov. 25 at 7:10 p.m. when police say she was struck by a dark-colored vehicle near the median of the highway.   The driver of the car didn’t stop and continued traveling west. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective K. Grimaldi #356 at (856)432-8835 or Officer E. Gibbs #387 at (856) 432-8860
    CHERRY HILL, N.J. (CBS) — Police need your help tracking down the driver who hit and killed a woman in Cherry Hill, New Jersey last week. The crash happened on Thanksgiving near the Garden State Park shopping complex off Route 70.  Police say the woman was crossing the street when a dark color vehicle hit her and kept going.  If you have any information call Cherry Hill police.
    CHERRY HILL, N.J. (CBS) — It’s not Black Friday yet, but some happy shoppers got their hands on the coveted PlayStation 5 on Thursday. There was a line of shoppers waiting when a Cherry Hill Gamestop opened its doors at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving. The store only had 21 PS5s in stock so some gamers weren’t taking any chances. They lined up early Thursday morning. Black friday shopping is underway at Gamestop in Cherry Hill. The first man in line got here at 5AM!! pic.twitter.com/MKP5pQ5aUJ — Kerri Corrado (@KerriCorrado) November 25, 2021 READ MORE: 15-Year-Old Girl Shot When Gunmen Fire At Least 40 Shots At Vehicle In South Philadelphia, Police SayEyewitness News talked to one woman who chose GameStop over Thanksgiving dinner. She says she lost her patience with online shopping when it comes to the popular PS5. READ MORE: Police: Man In Custody After Motorcyclist Struck, Killed In Northeast Philadelphia“I’ve been looking for so long and I’ve had so many missteps with it so the frustration of being online, being in queues for an hour, getting kicked off,...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Police are investigating after a woman was shot in South Baltimore Wednesday Night. Just after 7:30 p.m., officers responded to the 600 block of Cherry Hill Road to investigate a discharging. There, they found a 33-year-old woman suffering from a gunshot wound to the stomach. She was taken to an area hospital in stable condition. Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives at 410-396-2499. Those who wish to remain anonymous can utilize the Metro Crime Stoppers tip-line at 1-866-7LOCK-UP. You can also anonymously text a tip by visiting the MCS of Maryland website.
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A Baltimore man was arrested Monday in connection with a shooting near Cherry Hill Park. Charles Lee, 38, is charged with first-degree attempted murder in the shooting of a 37-year-old-man in October, according to the Baltimore Police Department. READ MORE: Maryland Dept. Of Health To Distribute 500K Home COVID-19 Testing KitsPolice said the man was shot around 3 a.m. on Cherryland Road on Oct. 30.  He was taken to an area hospital for treatment. READ MORE: Former Ravens WRs Anquan Boldin, Steve Smith Sr. Among Semifinalists For Pro Football HOFAfter conducting an investigation, detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Lee on Nov. 4. He was arrested on Nov. 22 outside his home. MORE NEWS: Maryland AG Sues Monsanto, Alleges Harm To Natural ResourcesLee is being held without bail while awaiting trial.
    CHERRY HILL, N.J. (CBS) — Authorities are investigating after a bicyclist was hit by a car on Route 70 in Cherry Hill. The incident happened after midnight Friday near Kings Highway. Police said the driver did stay at the scene. There is no word on the extent of the victim’s injuries.
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Volunteers are helping the Baltimore Tree Trust plant 100 trees in an empty space in the Cherry Hill neighborhood. “The Baltimore Tree Trust is really focused on increasing the tree canopy in Baltimore city,” MedStar Harbor Hospital Green Team member Joan Plisko said. READ MORE: Howard County Invites Nonprofits To Apply For $500K In Grant Funding For 'Innovative' IdeasThe trees are being planted near MedStar Harbor Hospital in an area that will be called MedStar Harbor Park West. Eventually, walkways and benches will be added too. “We really focus on highlighting neighborhoods that really aren’t accessing those resources or have access to those resources,” Baltimore Tree Trust Communications and Outreach Manager Ryan Alston said. READ MORE: Fall Foliage Report: Central Maryland Halfway To Peak ColorsThis project stemmed from another project at the hospital where trees were planted to help control stormwater runoff. The money to plant the trees came from a grant from the Arbor Day Foundation. The Foundation and UPS volunteered to help plant the trees. “Trees are good for the environment,” Plisko said. “They’re good...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A Baltimore man is charged with first-degree murder in a fatal Cherry Hill shooting that happened months ago, police said Tuesday. Officers responded midday on September 7 to the 600 block of Cherry Hill Road, where they found 31-year-old Seth Tunstall shot multiple times. He was pronounced dead on the scene. Homicide detectives developed the suspect as 35-year-old Maurice Timothy Jones. He was arrested and formally charged October 6. Jones is currently being held at Central Booking.
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Police are investigating after a man was fatally shot in Cherry Hill Tuesday. Officers responded to the 600 block of Cherry Hill Road for reports of gunfire. There, officers found a 31-year-old man suffering from gunshot wounds. The victim was pronounced dead on the scene. Homicide detectives are investigating this incident and haven’t determined a motive or identified a suspect. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call detectives at (410) 396-2100 or call Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7lockup.
    CHERRY HILL, N.J. (CBS) – There’s a major traffic backup on I-295 in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. An accident involving a vehicle fire has two left lanes blocked southbound near Route 70. It’s leading to 15 to 20 minutes in delays in that area. The northbound direction is slow-moving as well. Police are asking you use caution in that area.
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Enterprise Community Development, a Baltimore non-profit organization, is hosting a career fair in the Cherry Hill neighborhood of Baltimore Thursday. “We Got You: Recovery & Empowering Baltimore” aims to help residents combat the economic challenges many are facing after the pandemic. The organization said attendees will be able to participate in workshops ranging from mock interviews and resume reviews to personal brand building and style tips. READ MORE: Woman Leaves Annapolis Mercedes Dealership For Test Drive, Doesnt Come Back The fair will take place July 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at  Mayor Brandon Scott will also be in attendance. READ MORE: Maryland Weather: Hazy And Hot In Heatwave Day 2 The organizations said the following employers will be present for both corporate and trade job openings: Downtown Partnership Goode Companies Keys Development BCCC the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development NCIA Workforce Development Cherry Hill Strong United Way Neighborhood Zone New Psalmist Job Ready Program Habicorp (Habitat for Humanity) Enterprise The event is open and free of charge, but you still need to register...
    CHERRY HILL, N.J. (CBS) — Performers often say the show must go on, but COVID has made that next to impossible for some businesses. In this week’s Open For Business segment we head to Rick Saphire’s Magic Shop in Cherry Hill where the curtain closed on live performances, but that didn’t stop them from keeping people entertained. If you believe in magic and are a kid or a kid at heart prepare to be amazed at The Magic Shop in Cherry Hill. They’ve got trickery, jokes, pranks and plenty more up their sleeve to turn anyone into a magician. READ MORE: Sources: Several Water Rescues In Chester County As Flash Flooding Occurs Owner Rick Saphire has spent his whole life in show business, either backstage managing famous acts like comedian Jerry Lewis or front and center putting on shows himself. “They say I was born on the stage which was embarrassing. I couldn’t think of a good encore,” Saphire said. “It’s always a dream of a young magician to be behind the counter of a magic shop demonstrating the tricks.”...
    CHERRY HILL, N.J. (CBS) — The pandemic forced one Cherry Hill restaurant to stop offering indoor dining, but it never stopped them from serving their delicious Mediterranean foods. Thanks to determination along with their loyal customers, Norma’s has continued to thrive. If you want to fill your cup with culture, cuisine, and community come one, come all to Norma’s in Cherry Hill. READ MORE: Philadelphia March For Babies Event Being Held Virtually This Saturday We were at Norma’s about four years ago, savoring every mouthful of their mouth-watering Middle Eastern cuisine. When we returned recently to check in on chef and owner Norma, she shared that COVID has brought back similar feelings from when she left Lebanon for love during wartime years ago. READ MORE: Rutgers University Student Planning Medical Freedom Rally After College Requires COVID-19 Vaccination For Fall Thankfully, their family restaurant has been thriving during the pandemic — even without indoor dining because survival is in their blood and because their customers have kept them in their hearts. MORE NEWS: This Should Never Happen: Family Pleading For Justice...
    Beth Mazgajewski is fully healed from the crash that nearly took her life 20 years ago in every way except for one. She hasn't been able to stop thinking about the Cherry Hill EMT who saved her life. Mazgajewski recently took to Facebook to seek out the off-duty responder, calling the attempt to find him a "long shot." Mazgajewski says she was broadsided while trying to make a left turn on Haddonfield-Berlin Road exiting the TD Bank parking lot next to Vito’s pizza on Sept. 22, 2001. Well, I did not expect this post to get the attention it did but getting more eyes on it can’t hurt.Posted by Beth Mazgajewski on Monday, April 26, 2021Her Mazda Protege was totaled, and Mazgajewski suffered 37 fractures, a collapsed lung and lots of internal bleeding, she said. A man who told her he was an off duty EMT was able to pry her door open and hold her in a place to stop her from moving around. "Because of the severity of my injuries, I actually think this man saved my life," she said....
    Authorities are investigating separate shootings in Camden County on Sunday evening that sent two people to the hospital with gunshot wounds. At 6:07 p.m., a 34-year-old man was shot in the chest at the Express Inn Motel on Route 38 in Cherry Hill, according to Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Cherry Hill Police Chief William “Bud” Monaghan. If you have any information that could assist the investigation, please contact CCPO Det. Mike Batista at 856-676-8175 or Cherry Hill Police Det. Kristina Grimaldi at 856-432-8835. You can also send a confidential tip to ccpotips@ccprosecutor.org A second shooting was reported about 7:30 p.m. on Merrimac Road in the City of Camden. Police found a man suffering a bullet wound to his face, reports said. Police took the victim to Cooper Medical Center for treatment. No arrests had been made in either shooting.
    CHERRY HILL, N.J. (CBS) – A suspect in a murder in Cherry Hill is under arrest. Camden County prosecutors say 26-year-old Tymere Brown shot Leopold Mckoy of Bear, Delaware, early Sunday morning at an apartment complex. Neighbors say a series of gunshots echoed inside the usually quiet Sergi Farm Apartments along Abbey Road shortly after 4 a.m. READ MORE: $3 Million Winning Scratch-Off Ticket Sold In Willow Grove “I was shocked,” Empress Gibson said. “I came to the window, I just see him laying on the ground.” Police say they found 64-year-old McKoy lying in the parking lot. He had been shot multiple times. READ MORE: Please Touch Museum Reopens Thursday To Members Only Mckoy died at the scene. Police say multiple witnesses identified Brown as the shooter. Brown was located at an apartment in Wilmington, Delaware on April 7 and arrested around 6:30 p.m. MORE NEWS: Fire Reignites At Johns Manville Plant In Winslow Township Less Than 24 Hours After 4-Alarm Blaze The motive for the shooting remains unclear.
    CHERRY HILL, N.J. (CBS) – A suspect in a murder in Cherry Hill is under arrest. Camden County prosecutors say Tymere Brown shot Leopold Mckoy of Bear, Delaware, early Sunday morning at an apartment complex on Abbey Road. Mckoy died at the scene. The motive remains unclear.
    CHERRY HILL, N.J. (CBS) – Police in New Jersey are investigating a pedestrian accident in Cherry Hill. It happened just before 10 p.m. Sunday on Route 38, near Longwood Avenue. READ MORE: Philadelphia Expands COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility On Monday To Include More Essential Workers Eyewitness News at the scene as police closed the roads in the area to investigate. READ MORE: 22 Additional Schools In Philadelphia School District Set To Reopen For In-Person Learning Monday The roads have since reopened. MORE NEWS: New Jersey COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility Expands To Include Those 55+, More Essential Workers On Monday There’s no word on the victim’s condition or if any charges were filed.
    CHERRY HILL, N.J. (CBS) -Detectives are investigating a deadly shooting in Cherry Hill. Police say it happened around 4:30 a.m. Saturday on Abbey Road, off Marlkress Road. When officers got there, they found a man in the parking lot of the Sergi Farms apartment complex. He had been shot a number of times. Police say the victim is 64-year-old Leopold McKoy from Bear, Delaware. No word yet on any arrests.
    A 64-year-old man was killed in a Cherry Hill shooting overnight, authorities said. Officers responding to the 1700 block of Abbey Rod found a man in the parking lot of an apartment complex suffering several gunshot wounds around 4:30 a.m. April 4, Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer and Cherry Hill Police Chief William “Bud” Monaghan said. Leopold McKoy, 64, of Bear, D.E., was identified as the victim and pronounced dead at the scene. Detectives continue to investigate the events leading up to the shooting. Anyone with information that could help police is asked to call CCPO Det. Andy McNeil at 856-225-8407 or Cherry Hill Police Det. Rene Lobanov at 856-432-8823. Tips can also be emailed to ccpotips@ccprosecutor.org.
    CHERRY HILL, N.J. (CBS) – Cherry Hill welcomed back students to full capacity Tuesday morning for the first time since last March. Cherry Hill schools are now operating on a four-day hybrid model. Parents couldn’t wait to get their kids back into their classrooms. READ MORE: Car Becomes Wedged Under Tractor-Trailer Following Crash On Lincoln Drive “Four days a week! Are we going to miss them? No! Not at all,” parent Rick Short jokingly said. In-person learning now applies to all grade levels Tuesday through Friday. Monday will be all-virtual for all students. The district’s superintendent released a video on the change on Monday night. READ MORE: Eastern State Penitentiary To Reopen To Public On Friday “This will work out really well as long as we continue to collaborate and move forward in the same direction,” Cherry Hill School District Superintendent Joseph Meloche said. The district has over 11,000 students in 19 schools. The district says desks were spaced out accordingly to allow for social distancing. In areas where that cannot happen, they’re ordering plastic shields. They were supposed to...
    Authorities have identified the motorcyclist killed in a collision on Route 70 in Camden County. Richard Sims, 54, of Cherry Hill, collided with a Chrysler PT Cruiser about 4 p.m. on Thursday and was ejected, police said. Sims was pronounced dead shortly after the crash. The fatal came occurred in the eastbound lanes of state Route 70 near South Harvard Avenue in Cherry Hill, according to initial reports. 
    CHERRY HILL, New Jersey -- Police say three people suffered minor injuries when a car crashed into a Cherry Hill, New Jersey Target on Thursday morning.It happened in the Hillview Shopping Center on Route 38.Police say the driver, 76, had a medical episode just after 10:00 a.m., which caused him to crash his Hyundai Sonata through the glass into the storage area of the store's Starbucks.EMBED More News Videos Chopper 6 was over the scene after a car crashed into a Target store in Cherry Hill, New jersey on Thursday morning. The driver, his 58-year-old passenger and an employee, all suffered minor injuries and were taken to the hospital to be checked out."It is a busy foot traffic area," said Lt. John Ostermueller of the Cherry Hill Police Department. "We're fortunate no one was hit in the parking lot. We're fortunate that at that time that employee area of the store was relatively unoccupied."The car was pulled from the store around 11:15 a.m. leaving a gaping hole and lots of debris repairs began quickly.The store remained closed for several hours...
    More On: new jersey Donald Trump Jr. blasts Springsteen’s dropped DWI charge as ‘liberal privilege’ Substitute teacher, young son found dead in New Jersey pond The Boss is back: Jeep reinstates Springsteen Super Bowl ad after DWI charge dropped Prosecutors drop DWI, reckless driving charges against Bruce Springsteen A New Jersey school district voted this week to become the first in the state to require an African-American history course for graduation. The Cherry Hill school board voted 8-0 — with one abstention — to mandate the class for their roughly 11,000 students, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer. Momentum for the move accelerated after the police killing of George Floyd and was led by students, according to the report. “We felt it was really essential that it was mandatory,” said Joy Thomas, 17, a senior at Cherry Hill High School East. “We think everyone should be more culturally aware and aware as a nation.” The district’s curriculum director, Farrah Mahan, argued that the policy change would help to combat implicit bias on the part of students and teachers. “Think about...
    First responders were called on a report of a possible fatal crash in Camden County, authorities said. The call came in about 4 p.m. regarding a major crash at state Route 70 and South Harvard Avenue in Cherry Hill, according to initial reports.  One person was reported dead at the scene of the crash, according to an unconfirmed report.  Cherry Hill police had closed down the roadways for investigators. This is a developing news story. CHECK BACK FOR UPDATES
    CHERRY HILL, N.J. (CBS) — The Cherry Hill School District is now the first in New Jersey to require students to take African American history in order to graduate. The school board approved the move Tuesday night. Students had lobbied for the course to become mandatory. The charge was led by seventh-grader Ebele Azikiwe, of Beck Middle School. READ MORE: FDA Says Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Meets Requirements For Emergency Use Authorization Ebele penned a letter last summer to the school district, asking for a more comprehensive and accurate curriculum on African American history. “Part of what we learn today is important, yes, but it’s hardly anything compared to what we could and should learn,” Ebele said. READ MORE: Underground Transformer Fire At SEPTAs Walnut-Locust Station In Center City Caused Power, Traffic Issues “They’ve asked for a mandatory African American history class as a requirement to graduate from high school and that’s something we are moving forward with,” Cherry Hill Superintendent Dr. Joseph Meloche said in October. Until now, the district offered an African American studies course as an...
    A missing 6-year-old and his father last seen Sunday afternoon in Montgomery County have been located in South Jersey, authorities said. Issac Hwang was found safe in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, Monday afternoon, along with Jaemyung Hwang, 35, and a third man who police are not identifying, Chetelham Township police said on Facebook. Detectives used GPS technology to track down the location of Hwang’s 2021 BMW X5. It was initially tracked to Edison, New Jersey, and then Cherry Hill, where Hwang was taken into custody without incident, Cheltenham Township Police Lt. Andy Snyder told CBSN Philly. Meanwhile, Cheltenham Towpolice and the fire marshal’s office are investigating  Meanwhile, an investigation has ensued for an arson fire that happened at Hwang’s Wyncote home on the 1400 block of Clements Road just after 5 a.m. Sunday, CBSN Philly reports. The pair were gone by the time first responders arrived. Hwang's mother reported her son missing Sunday afternoon after she arrived to pick him up per a custody agreement and found the pair gone, and discovered there had been a house fire, CBSN Philly reports. “The...
    A missing 6-year-old and his father last seen Sunday afternoon in Montgomery County have been located in South Jersey, authorities said. Issac Hwang was found safe in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, Monday afternoon, along with Jaemyung Hwang, 35, and a third man who police are not identifying, Chetelham Township police said on Facebook. Detectives used GPS technology to track down the location of Hwang’s 2021 BMW X5. It was initially tracked to Edison, New Jersey, and then Cherry Hill, where Hwang was taken into custody without incident, Cheltenham Township Police Lt. Andy Snyder told CBSN Philly. Meanwhile, Cheltenham Towpolice and the fire marshal’s office are investigating  Meanwhile, an investigation has ensued for an arson fire that happened at Hwang’s Wyncote home on the 1400 block of Clements Road just after 5 a.m. Sunday, CBSN Philly reports. The pair were gone by the time first responders arrived. Hwang's mother reported her son missing Sunday afternoon after she arrived to pick him up per a custody agreement and found the pair gone, and discovered there had been a house fire, CBSN Philly reports. “The...
    CHERRY HILL, N.J. (CBS) — A missing boy and his father have been found in South Jersey after disappearing from Montgomery County. The father is now facing questioning by police. After more than 24 hours missing, 6-year-old Isaac Hwang was found safe and unharmed in Cherry Hill, Monday afternoon, along with his father, Jaemyung Hwang, and a third man that police are not identifying. “This is the second missing child case that we’ve worked on in the last couple of months here, and they’re probably the most stressful cases that we work. However, bringing these to a successful conclusion is always a huge relief to everybody involved,” said Cheltenham Township Police Lt. Andy Snyder. Snyder says detectives used GPS technology to track down the location of Hwang’s 2021 BMW X5. It was initially tracked to Edison, New Jersey, and then Cherry Hill, where Hwang was taken into custody without incident. “Vehicles that have position data, we’re able to, with proper legal process, reach out to the manufacturer and they can provide us with that information as to where the vehicle...
    CHERRY HILL, N.J. (CBS) — A popular South Jersey diner has reopened after it shut down when an employee contracted COVID-19. Ponzio’s Diner-Bakery-Bar closed down on Dec. 1 for deep cleaning and disinfecting. Owners say the Cherry Hill diner is safe for customers to return. All employees who may have been in contact with the affected worker were also tested for the coronavirus. The diner is open for takeout and indoor dining. The hours of operation have been adjusted. New outdoor coronavirus restrictions went into effect in the Garden State on Monday. MORE ON CBSPHILLY.COM Philadelphia Eagles Name Jalen Hurts Starting Quarterback Against New Orleans Saints Police Searching For Two Men Who Shot, Killed Pennsylvania Army National Guard Member Shaquira McCottry In North Philadelphia President Trump’s Campaign Joining Case Before Supreme Court Challenging Election Results In Pennsylvania, Other States
    ARDMORE, Pa. (AP) — Bail was set at $1 million for a man suspected of trying to abduct women on three occasions in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Police on Thursday arrested Kent Powe, 58, on attempted kidnapping, robbery and other charges stemming from an incident on Nov. 4 in Lower Merion Township, Pennsylvania. According to police, a man pressed an object into a woman’s back at the Royal Athena Apartment Complex and said, “You know what this is?” The woman escaped. Police believe Powe also is connected with two attempted kidnappings that occurred in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, last month. On Nov. 14 at the Plaza Grande Apartments in Cherry Hill, police said a suspect approached a woman in the garage and knocked her to the ground. Police said she screamed and the suspect ran off. At the same apartment complex on Nov. 20, police said the suspect ordered a woman at gunpoint to go to the parking garage where he popped the trunk of a car and threatened to shoot her. The woman broke free and fled. The women...
    LOWER MERION, Pa. (CBS) — A joint investigation between Lower Merion and Cherry Hill police has resulted in the arrest of a man wanted for two attempted abductions and an attempted robbery. Police say 58-year-old Kent William Powe was taken into custody without incident Thursday morning. Cherry Hill Police first released a sketch last week of a man after, detectives say, the suspect attempted to kidnap two women — first on Nov. 14, and most recently on Nov.20 at the Plaza Grande apartment complex. “The individual opened his trunk as he walked the victim toward his vehicle, which is concerning,” Cherry Hill Police Chief William Monaghan said. The women were able to get away. Police connected the attempted abductions to an attempted armed robbery in Bala Cynwyd just days before. It was on Nov. 4 when Lower Merion Police say a man was captured on camera at the Royal Athena Apartments, attempting to rob a woman. As the woman ran from the scene, cameras captured the suspect and his car. But, police say, the security camera did not catch...
    CHERRY HILL, N.J. (CBS) — Police believe a suspect could be connected to a series of crimes in both Montgomery and Camden Counties, including two attempted abductions in Cherry Hill last month. Cherry Hill detectives got a big break in those high-priority attempted abduction cases thanks to a police database. It’s used by law enforcement agencies all across the tri-state area. Now, officers need to identify the suspect and find him. “He needs to get caught,” Pennsauken resident Margarita Hernandez said. “This is supposedly a safe neighborhood. I’ve lived here over 50 years, and it’s scary,” Cherry Hill resident Shirley Whitten said. Cherry Hill Police have received some tips over the last few days but officers are still pleading with the public to help them figure out the identity of this man. “We want this individual off the street as quickly as possible,” Cherry Hill Police Chief William Monaghan said. Cherry Hill Police first released a sketch last week of a man after, detectives say, the suspect attempted to kidnap two women — first on Nov. 14, and most...
    BALA CYNWYD, Pa. (CBS) — There’s a warning for women to be on alert in our area. Police say they’re looking for a man and his car after an attempted robbery in Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County. Detectives believe the masked man is connected to two attempted abductions in Cherry Hill, Camden County. Police are urging the community to stay vigilant. They’re reminding residents to keep their heads up and be aware of their surroundings as they can continue to search for this suspect. Police in two different states have joined forces to track down this man. “We’re definitely more alert and aware of our surroundings,” one woman said. According to Lower Merion police, the robbery attempt happened on Nov. 4, just before 7 p.m. Police say the suspect followed a woman into an elevator at the Royal Athena Apartment Complex in Bala Cynwyd and pressed a handgun into the victim’s back and said “you know what this is.” The victim was able to get away but so was the suspect in a black Nissan Altima. Police say...
    BALA CYNWYD, Pa. (CBS) — There’s a warning for women to be on alert in our area. Police say they’re looking for a man and his car after an attempted abduction in Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County. Detectives believe the masked man is connected to two other attempted abductions in Camden County. Police are urging the community to stay vigilant. They’re reminding residents to keep their heads up and be aware of their surroundings as they can continue to search for this suspect. Police in two different states have joined forces to track down this man. He’s accused of attempting to abduct women on three different occasions. “We’re definitely more alert and aware of our surroundings,” one woman said. According to Lower Merion police, the first attempt happened on Nov. 4, just before 7 p.m. Police say the suspect followed a woman into an elevator at the Royal Athena Apartment Complex in Bala Cynwyd and pressed a handgun into the victim’s back and said “you know what this is.” The victim was able to get away but so was...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – It’s Black Friday, and you know what that means, it’s time for some savings! Shoppers are trying to snag some deals and discounts. It’s a day many gamers have been dreaming of – an opportunity to snag a PlayStation 5 – but that’s proving to be more difficult than you’d think. Eyewitness News was in Cherry Hill Thursday night as customers lined up outside GameStop trying to snag the newest gaming console. Sony is reporting the bundle package of the system and a game, going for over $800, has been the most popular bundle they’ve ever offered. But for those waiting in line in Cherry Hill, it’s an opportunity to try and grab the latest and greatest in gaming that only comes around every couple of years. “The technology, if you really are into gaming, you can appreciate what this game is. But then also the demand. I mean this year, COVID-19 made everything a little bit more difficult” shopper Jason Yates of Willingboro, New Jersey said. “So we had to make a choice, either you’re...
    CHERRY HILL, N.J. (CBS) — Police in Cherry Hill are investigating an armed robbery and attempted abduction. Take a good look at a sketch of the suspect. On Friday, police say the suspect robbed a woman at gunpoint inside the elevator of her building at Plaza Grande Apartments. Police say the suspect then tried to force the woman into a sedan parked outside. The woman managed to break free and got away. Police say a similar incident occurred on Nov. 14 in the same complex, and that the suspect descriptions in both incidents are similar. MORE ON CBSPHILLY.COM President-Elect Joe Biden Appeals For Unity In Thanksgiving-Eve Address CDC Expected To Shorten COVID Quarantine Period As Health Officials Expect Post-Thanksgiving Surge Philadelphia International Airport Sees Boost In Travel During Thanksgiving Holiday Period
    CAMDEN COUNTY, N.J. (CBS) — A coronavirus outbreak will keep students from Cherry Hill Public Schools from returning to school for a few more weeks. That’s because there are almost three dozen new COVID-19 cases in several different schools. The district originally planned to resume in-person classes Tuesday, but now that’s been delayed until Nov. 30.
    CAMDEN COUNTY, N.J. (CBS) — A coronavirus outbreak will keep students from Cherry Hill Public Schools from returning to school for a few more weeks. That’s because there are almost three dozen new COVID-19 cases in several different schools. The district originally planned to resume in-person classes Tuesday, but now that’s been delayed until Nov. 30.
    CHERRY HILL, N.J. (CBS) — It all started with a letter in June that may go a long way to changing how African American history is taught in Cherry Hill schools. Seventh-grader Ebele Azikiwe, of Beck Middle School, penned a letter this summer to Cherry Hill School District, asking for a more comprehensive and accurate curriculum on African American history. Cherry Hill middle school student Ebele Azikiwe is speaking today to NJ Assembly Education Committee asking for a more comprehensive and honest African American History curriculum in schools. Inside her fight and how Cherry Hill School District is supporting her on @CBSPhilly pic.twitter.com/Ceq7qNi5SZ — Dan Koob (@DanKoob) October 22, 2020 “Part of what we learn today is important yes, but it’s hardly anything compared to what we could and should learn,” Ebele said. And Thursday, Ebele was a guest speaker during a New Jersey Assembly Education Committee meeting. “I come before you today asking and begging you that you help make a change in our schools. Black history needs to be taught year-round, not just over the month of...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — In a couple of years, there will be a new place for kids to play in Baltimore. Officials held a groundbreaking ceremony Monday morning on the Middle Branch Fitness and Wellness Center at Cherry Hill. The $23 million facility next to the state-of-the-art playing field at Reedbird Park will include three pools, a fitness studio, basketball court, indoor walking track and more. The facility is set to open in 2022.  
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — There will soon be a new place for kids to play in Baltimore City. Construction is underway on a new rec center. The Middle Branch Fitness and Wellness Center at Cherry Hill is right next to a state-of-the-art playing field at Reedbird Park. The $23 million facility will include three pools, a fitness studio, basketball court, indoor walking track and more. It’s scheduled to open in 2022. This is all part of a bigger “super” rec center project with a playground, fishing pier and dog park.
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Cherry Hill School District is announcing a fully remote opening to their school year. The school district will be using remote learning until at least Nov. 4. The decision signals a reverse to its original plan and comes in response to concerns expressed by groups from the teachers’ union in 19 schools. In a letter to parents, the school district superintendent says offering remote-only learning allows teachers more time to prepare for hybrid teaching. The superintendent also says the switch comes in part to an ever-increasing list of teachers who have requested leaves of absence.
    CHERRY HILL, N.J. (CBS) — Long-awaited news for people in Camden County — a new Trader Joe’s grocery store is set to open in Cherry Hill next week. The store will be located on the 700 block of Haddonfield Road in the shopping center near the former Garden State Park. The only other Trader Joe’s in South Jersey is located in Marlton. The Cherry Hill store will officially open next Thursday at 8 a.m.
    CHERRY HILL, N.J. (CBS) — A 29-year-old man has been charged after reportedly spitting in the face of a Cherry Hill police and Camden County Sheriff’s officers. Cherry Hill police say officers were assisting Camden County Sheriff’s officers with 29-year-old Lance Phillips Jr., of Pennsauken, who was in custody. When the officer entered the Cherry Hill Police Department’s prisoner processing area, Phillips became combative. Officials say during the struggle he spit in the officers’ faces and claimed he was infected with COVID-19. The officers were treated at a local hospital. Phillips Jr. was charged with throwing bodily fluid at law enforcement, criminal mischief, simple assault and a COVID-29 executive order violation. He was remanded to the Camden County Jail.
    CHERRY HILL, N.J. (CBS) — School resumes Sept. 8th in Cherry Hill, whether it’s in an actual classroom or a virtual one. On Tuesday, the school district released its reopening plan for the fall. As school districts across the nation prepare to reopen for the 2020-2021 school year, cleaning, testing and procedure changes are top priorities. That includes Cherry Hill Public Schools. On Tuesday night, district leaders unveiled their proposed plan. Download The New And Improved CBS Philly App! “Our custodians continue to work. Our buildings and grounds folks continue to work, the entire time that the buildings were closed,” one person said. At-home screening for any COVID-19 symptoms will be required, including keeping children at home with temperatures above 100.4 degrees. Hand sanitizer will be required in every classroom, entrances and large spaces. Visitors will not be allowed in the school and all school field trips off school property will cease to exist. But that decision will be re-evaluated after the new year. “It’s important to mention field trips that leave the building because there will be field trip...
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