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Police officer injured in Tacony

TACONY (WPVI) --Medics are on the scene of a reported incident involving a police officer in the Tacony section of the city.It happened around 4 p.m. at the intersection of Princeton Avenue and Hegerman Street.Details are still developing, but officials say an officer was injured in an automobile ve

6ABC.COM - 2018-08-20 20:21:13

Free Soft Pretzels At Philly Pretzel Factory Monday

Monday, Aug. 20 is the Philly Pretzel Factory's 20th birthday. And instead of you getting a gift for the business, it is gifting you free soft pretzels.

PATCH - 2018-08-20 15:14:12

Montco Grandma Goes Missing After Family Birthday Party

SKIPPACK TOWNSHIP, PA — A Montgomery County mother and grandmother has gone missing on the way home from her niece and nephew's birthday party, according to authorities and her family.

PATCH - 2018-08-20 13:00:52

Bensalem Police Warn Of Trend Of Children On Bikes Blocking Road, Cursing At Drivers

BENSALEM, Pa. (CBS)– Bensalem Police are warning parents of a new trend where children on bikes block the road so vehicles are unable to pass, then proceed to yell profanities at drivers.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-08-20 16:34:04

Man struck, killed crossing Route 130 in Burlington County

Campbell, who police said was homeless, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver stopped a short distance away and has not been charged.

NJ.COM - 2018-08-20 12:43:00

Body Found In Neshaminy Creek - LevittownNow.com

The Neshaminy Creek in Bristol Township last week.Credit: Tom Sofield/LevittownNow.comDetectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding the body of a man located in the Neshaminy Creek.Fireighters and Bucks County Rangers pulled the man’s body from the creek Sunday morning.Rangers were call

LEVITTOWNNOW.COM - 2018-08-19 23:19:17

Police: Montgomery County Woman Who Went Missing Over Weekend Found

Gross, who suffers from dementia, was last seen at the Wawa on the 4200 block of Skippack Pike around 5:30 p.m. on Saturday.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-08-20 14:24:42

Large Junkyard fire impacts SEPTA and Amtrak lines

NORTHEAST PHILADELPHIA (WTXF)- Officials have responded to a large junkyard fire impacting SEPTA and Amtrak lines.SEPTA's Trenton line and Amtrak's service through Philadelphia has been temporarily suspended.SEPTA's Chestnut Hill West line was previously suspended but has now resumed with residual d

FOX29.COM - 2018-08-20 01:16:00

14-Year-Old Boy Left Fighting For Life After Shooting In North Philadelphia

Follow CBSPHILLYPHILADELPHIA (CBS)– Police are investigating a double shooting in North Philadelphia that has left a 14-year-old boy fighting for his life.The gunfire broke out overnight on the 3100 block of Park Avenue, near Temple’s Health Sciences Center Campus.TUalert: Shooting reported at 3100

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-08-20 06:24:00

Mom pleads for son to surrender in Camden police shooting; 2 suspects at large

"You're innocent until proven guilty, Alex," said Maribel Torres. "Please listen to me, I'm your mother. I've always been there for you."

FOX29.COM - 2018-08-19 18:01:00

Electric scooters have brought chaos and outrage in cities across the country. Is Philly next?

Courtesy of LimeAn electric scooter from Lime, one of several companies crowding into cities around the country, often without permission.

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2018-08-20 12:54:00

Man, 14-year-old boy critical after shooting in North Philadelphia

Police say a 14-year-old boy was shot in the face and is in extremely critical condition at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. A 25-year-old man was shot at least eight times, according to police, and is in critical condition at Temple University Hospital.

FOX29.COM - 2018-08-20 11:49:00

Blackwood Man Accused Of Killing 3-Year-Old To Stay In Jail

GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, NJ — A Gloucester Township man who has been charged with murder in the death of a 3-year-old girl will be held pending trial. Travis Graham, 22, of the Blackwood section of the township, is accused of killing his live-in girlfriend's 3-year-old daughter after he hit her across t

PATCH - 2018-08-20 13:55:12

Police Search for Missing Montco Mom Last Seen at Wawa

What to KnowJanice Gross, 69, of Collegeville, Pennsylvania, was last seen at a Wawa in Skippack Township Saturday at 5:30 p.m.Family members say she was driving a gray Toyota Highlander with the license plate #HNF-4133.If you have any information on her whereabouts, please call 911, 610-584-1250, 2

NBC PHILADELPHIA - 2018-08-19 20:15:05

The 1792 Gold Piece that Might Have Once Jingled in George Washington’s Pocket Sold for $1.74 Million in Philadelphia | My Social Good News

Press Release – PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania (Aug. 17, 2018)– Aone-of-a-kind 1792 gold coin believed by its previous owner to have once been a cherished memento of U.S. President George Washingtonsold for $1,740,000 Thursday, Aug. 16, in Philadelphia by Heritage Auctions. This is the first time the 17

MYSOCIALGOODNEWS.COM - 2018-08-20 13:39:45

Phillies Finish a Unique Day With Another Ugly Loss to Mets in Little League Classic

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - The Phillies wasted a chance to move into first place in the National League East on Sunday night. The Phils lost to the New York Mets, 8-2, in the Little League Classic at historic Bowman Field.

NBC PHILADELPHIA - 2018-08-20 02:41:02

1 of 3 sought in ambush police officer shooting

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — One of three men sought in connection with an ambush shooting of two New Jersey police detectives earlier this month has been arrested, police said.

HERALDCOURIER.COM - 2018-08-19 18:52:19

Police take $500k of meth off U.D. streets; Chitwood warns meth is ‘the new heroin’

“We were taken aback by the amount, even though we knew there has been an increase in meth, and we’ve been told it is making its way to the area,” said Chitwood of the bust.

DELAWARE COUNTY DAILY TIMES - 2018-08-19 22:02:14

A senseless murder in Philly is latest sign that toxic masculinity is killing us | Will Bunch

They are two violent incidents that happened more than 1,000 miles apart, with seemingly little in common other than the senseless bloodshed.

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2018-08-19 13:29:00

AP News - 1 of 3 sought in ambush police officer shooting

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Police say one of three men sought in connection with an ambush shooting of two New Jersey police detectives earlier this month has been arrested.Camden police said in a Twitter post Saturday that 20-year-old Juan Figueroa had been captured. He and the others are charged with att

TOWNHALL - 2018-08-19 13:01:00