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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

Wilmington man who stabbed girlfriend to death, left body at top of Canby Park slide, gets life in prison

A Wilmington man will spend the rest of his life in prison after being convicted in Superior Court of stabbing his girlfriend to death at a Canby Park playground in 2015. According to the Delaware Department of Justice, 37-year-old Gary Perkins was sentenced to life in prison plus 36 years for the

WDEL 1150AM - 2018-03-23 19:34:00

Suspect in Chester hit-and-run that killed father of 2 surrenders

The suspect in a hit-and-run crash that killed a father of two in Chester back in December has surrendered to authorities. 46-year-old Tia Jones of New Castle, Delaware, arrived at the Pennsylvania State Police barracks in Media on Thursday morning. Jones faces multiple charges in the death of 46-ye

6ABC.COM - 2018-03-22 14:32:15

Delaware Woman Charged In Hit-And-Run That Left Chester Man Dead

MEDIA, Pa. (CBS) - Pennsylvania State Police have charged a New Castle, Delaware woman with a fatal hit-and-run on the Highland Avenue on-ramp to I-95 in Chester last December. Two citizen tips led investigators to 46-year-old Tia Jones, who told them she met 46-year-old Ronald Williams at a bar dur

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-03-22 18:01:37

My son can't afford Trump appointees who don't care about clean air

Meredith Hurst is a resident of Wilmington who works as a paralegal and advocates for clean air on behalf of her two children. In my bustling household with children spanning toddler to teenager, I measure the quality of our days by measuring the quality of our air. This is because my teenage son i

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2018-03-23 13:43:15

Man hospitalized in afternoon shooting

BALTIMORE (WMAR) - A man is hospitalized following an afternoon shooting. On Thursday, at 3 p.m., Baltimore Police responded to the 400 block of Dolphin Street, where they found a 23-year-old with a gunshot wound to the torso. The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment. Police ask

ABC2 NEWS - 2018-03-22 22:53:41

Art in Chester: Students display art contest entries

CHESTER >> Art on Avenue of the States brought together more than 200 students from the Chester Upland School District and surrounding districts for its sixth annual Student Art Show on Friday, March 16. Art work from the students is now on display through April 6 at the gallery, 504 Avenue of the S

DELAWARE COUNTY DAILY TIMES - 2018-03-23 04:00:00

Man shot this afternoon walks into area hospital

BALTIMORE (WMAR) - A man walked into an area hospital Wednesday, with a gunshot wound to the shoulder. Baltimore Police responded at 1:46 p.m, and located the 20-year-old victim. Detectives are working to determine where the incident occurred. The victim is uncooperative at this time. Anyone with in

ABC2 NEWS - 2018-03-21 22:23:51

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

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


All School District of Philadelphia schools to open Thursday on two-hour delay

All School District of Philadelphia schools will open tomorrow, Thursday, March 22 on a two-hour delay. All buses will operate on a delayed schedule pushing morning pick up times back by two hours. The district asks that parents and caregivers be patient as certain yellow bus routes may experience m

6ABC.COM - 2018-03-21 22:31:07

Driver killed in Route 273 crash, second in two days

RISING SUN - A driver was killed in a Tuesday evening crash on Route 273, the second fatal accident to strike that highway in two days. Just before 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, troopers from the Maryland State Police North East Barrack responded to the area of the 1000 block of Telegraph Road in Rising Sun fo


Arson attempt at Mexican restaurant in Wilmington, Delaware

Police say someone tried to torch a Mexican restaurant in Wilmington, Delaware. Officers found the shattered remnants of a Molotov cocktail outside the San Marcos Restaurant on Kirkwood Highway around 12 a.m. Wednesday. They say someone threw a bottle filled with some kind of accelerant at the front


2 men fatally shot in car in North Philadelphia identified

Police have identified two men found mortally wounded in a car in North Philadelphia. 39-year-old Bryant McCoy and 25-year-old Charles Williams, both from the 2900 block of Allegheny Avenue, were found after 4 p.m. Monday inside a silver Mazda 6 in the 2900 block of Wishart Street. Both had been sho


Philadelphia DA Larry Krasner Helps Turn Meek Mill & Others' Nightmares Into Dreams, Cleans Up Philly's Dirty Image

Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner could become the key reason Meek Mill is a free man sooner than we all think. The recently elected DA has wasted little time leaving his stamp on a slew of local criminal justice policies including a decision not to oppose everyone's favorite Dreamchaser


PA Snowfall Totals So Far For March 21 Storm

Here are the latest snowfall totals from the March 21 storm, according to the National Weather Service as of 3 p.m. Wednesday: Bucks County West Rockhill Twp 8.0 inches, 203 PM Quakertown 7.0, 1210 PM Springtown 6.9, 1220 PM Kintnersville 6.0, 1200 PM Perkasie 6.0, 149 PM Silverdale 5.0. 1


All Archdiocesan schools in Philadelphia to open Thursday on two-hour delay

Archdiocesan high schools and parochial elementary schools in the City of Philadelphia will open on a two-hour delay tomorrow, Thursday, March 22, 2018. Archdiocesan high schools and parochial elementary schools in the suburban counties normally follow the decision of their corresponding local publi

6ABC.COM - 2018-03-21 23:06:21

Maryland Avenue second-story fire leaves Wilmington home uninhabitable

Subscribed, but don't have a login? A Maryland Avenue home in Wilmington was left uninhabitable after a fire on Wednesday afternoon. When firefighters arrived on scene at 2:10 p.m., they found fire rising from the second-story floor of a two-story, semi-detached home, said Battalion Chief John Loon


Philadelphia man charged with killing prenant Cheltenham woman, baby

NORRISTOWN - Prosecutors in Montgomery County have charged a Philadelphia man with killing a pregnant woman and her unborn child. Tristian Jones, 35, was arraigned Monday on two counts of first degree murder in the killings, according to court records. He remains held without bail. Police say Jones