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DA: Eagles DE Michael Bennett pushed 66-year-old paraplegic woman

The Philadelphia Eagles' newly acquired defensive end, Michael Bennett, has been indicted by a grand jury in Texas for allegedly pushing a 66-year-old paraplegic woman following Super Bowl LI in February 2017. According to the Harris County district attorney's office, Bennett - who was a member of t

6ABC.COM - 2018-03-23 18:22:34

Search for students who rescued man from deadly fire in Camden, New Jersey

A fire claimed the life of a 90-year-old man in Camden, New Jersey, but the toll could have been higher if not for the actions of selfless heroes, believed to be Rutgers-Camden students. However, the identity of those heroes remains a mystery. The fire broke out around 12:15 a.m. Friday in a brownst

6ABC.COM - 2018-03-23 09:10:13

Authorities: No foul play in death of St. Joe's student in Bermuda

Authorities in Bermuda say there is no foul play in the death of a St. Joseph's University student. Mark Dombroski, 19, died after a fall, the medical examiner has ruled. His death was described as a "tragic accident." Dombroski's body was found at the base of a colonial-era fort in a park on the is

6ABC.COM - 2018-03-22 19:20:19

Sweat Fitness at One South Broad Street to Open "Early Next Week"

Photograph of Sweat Fitness' 1 South Broad Street location by Caroline Cunningham. Another day, another delay in the opening of Sweat Fitness at One South Broad Street. After closing their Arch Street location, Philadelphia gym chain Sweat Fitness announced in December 2016 that they'd open a new fl

PHILLYMAG.COM - 2018-03-23 20:16:51

One man killed, another rescued in Camden house fire

CAMDEN - A 63-year-old man was killed in a house fire shortly after midnight Friday in Camden, fire officials said, and his 90-year-old father was rescued by still-unidentified Good Samaritans. The three-story home in the city's historic Cooper Grant neighborhood, Deputy Fire Chief Ed Glassman said,

COURIER-POST - 2018-03-23 17:48:07

Rutgers-Camden students pull 2 people from fatal fire

Rutgers-Camden students rushed into a burning building across from a campus dorm early Friday and pulled two people from the flames, though authorities later said that a man in his 50s died in the blaze. The fire broke out around 12:15 a.m. in a three-story brownstone on the 200 block of Cooper Stre

NJ.COM - 2018-03-23 11:54:23

1 dead in house fire in Camden, N.J.

One person is dead following a house fire in Camden. The flames broke out at 12:15 a.m. Friday at a three-story brownstone in the 200 block of Cooper Street. Firefighters arrived to find flames shooting from the building. Action News is told students from Rutgers University Camden rushed in to help

6ABC.COM - 2018-03-23 09:10:13

Renting In Philadelphia: What Will $1,800 Get You?

Curious just how far your dollar goes in Philadelphia? We've rounded up the latest rental offerings via rental site Zumper to get a sense of what to expect when it comes to scoring housing in Philadelphia with a budget of $1,800 / month. (Note: prices and availability are subject to change.) Take a

6ABC.COM - 2018-03-23 19:36:01

Philly judge grants house arrest to man behind bars 11 years, facing retrial for 1st-degree murder

A Philadelphia judge on Thursday allowed a man who has been granted a new trial after more than a decade behind bars for a first-degree-murder conviction to be released on house arrest with electronic monitoring. Common Pleas Judge Kathryn Streeter Lewis approved the defense request after the Distri

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2018-03-22 17:35:00

Hour-long standoff ends in West Philadelphia

An hour-long standoff ended peacefully in West Philadelphia. SWAT teams surrounded a home on the 6200 block of Washington Avenue just before 3 a.m. Thursday. They responded to the report of a man with a gun. Police say that man is now in custody. There is no word if police recovered a weapon. An hou

6ABC.COM - 2018-03-22 12:50:46

Woman Robs, Burns Man In Wheelchair: Philadelphia Police

PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia Police are asking for the public's assistance in locating a woman suspected of robbing a man who uses a wheelchair and burning his legs in the process. Tanisha Woods, 35, is wanted for robbing a man on the 11000 block of Roosevelt Boulevard on Monday March 19, police said


Famous jockey dies in Philadelphia aged 56 after suffering horrific brain and spinal injuries when he was thrown from his horse mid-race

Published: 15:44 EDT, 22 March 2018 | Updated: 15:44 EDT, 22 March 2018 A renowned jockey has died just days after suffering horrific injuries in a racing accident. Jose Flores was pronounced dead at the Aria Frankford Torresdale Hospital in Philadelphia on Thursday at 12.42pm. The 56-year-old had

DAILY MAIL - 2018-03-22 19:44:08

12 events to get your South Jersey spring off to a fun start

Whether you love cheese, country music, South Jersey history or Easter Eggs, there is no shortage of fun for you: Antiques on the Avenue. Saturday, April 14 | 5-8 PM, Downtown Collingswood. Search the attic and gather your heirlooms! Collingswood will host an antique appraisal event as part of Secon


Sixers rout Magic for fifth straight win

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Joel Embiid had 17 points and nine rebounds in just 20 minutes and the surging Philadelphia 76ers moved closer to a playoff berth with a 118-98 victory over the Orlando Magic on Thursday night. Ersan Ilyasova scored 18 points, leading six Philadelphia players in double figures a


Toys R Us Founder Dies as Company Faces Liquidation

The liquidation sale of the company Lazarus founded was expected to begin Thursday after the company announced last week it was ceasing operationsPublished at 3:41 PM EDT on Mar 22, 2018 | Updated at 3:57 PM EDT on Mar 22, 2018 Toys R Us is closing stores across the country, including a few in the P

NBC PHILADELPHIA - 2018-03-22 19:41:35

Motive sought for drive-by shooting that killed 2 men in North Philly

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Authorities say a drive-by shooting in North Philadelphia has left two men dead. But a motive for the shootings remains unknown. Authorities say someone in an SUV opened fire on the victims shortly after 4 p.m. Monday on the 2900 block of Wishart Street. A 39-year-old man was sh


Man Murdered Woman, Their Unborn Child In Montgomery County: DA

Breaking: The married man was carrying on an affair with the victim which his wife did not know about, the DA said. ELKINS PARK, PA -- A man has been arrested for the murder of a mother and her unborn baby in Montgomery County last month. He had been carrying on an affair with the victim which his w


1 dead, 1 injured in shooting in Southwest Philadelphia

One person is dead and one hospitalized after gunfire erupted at a home in Southwest Philadelphia. It happened at 5:30 a.m. Tuesday in the 6500 block of Kingsessing Avenue. Officers arrived to find one person lying in the street, between two parked vehicles. That person was pronounced dead at the sc


More snow coming our way, Pa. congressional map upheld, body of St. Joe's student found | Morning Newsletter

Happy first day of spring, Philadelphia! The birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming, the sun is shining - oh wait, just kidding, we're getting another winter storm. More on that below. (Take a deep breath. It has to end some time, right?) Plus, Pennsylvania's new congressional map is officiall


Brothers ambushed, shot and killed outside their Southwest Philadelphia homes, police say

Police say two brothers are dead after being ambushed outside their homes in Southwest Philadelphia. It happened at 5:30 a.m. Tuesday in the 6500 block of Kingsessing Avenue. Officers arrived to find one brother lying in the street, between two parked vehicles. The 50-year-old man had been shot once