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Woman dies in Bronx from illegal butt injection, deemed homicide
A 48-year-old woman died in the Bronx from an illegal buttocks injection — and her death has been deemed a homicide, officials said Tuesday. Leslie Ayala visited the city from Philadelphia for the risky procedure. She went into cardiac arrest at the home of a friend she was staying with on Seward Av
Man surrenders in fatal shooting of new mother: Police
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police have located a man sought in the death of a woman who was shot in Philadelphia while her newborn daughter slept in a nearby crib. Authorities say the man, identified as Tyrese Lynch, surrendered to police around noon Monday.
4 budget-friendly events to check out in Philadelphia this week | Hoodline
Looking for something to do this week? From a workshop on improving community organizing skills to an evenihelping the homeless, here's a roundup of options to help you get off the couch and out into the world.
Woman critical after shooting in West Philadelphia; suspect sought
WEST PHILADELPHIA - Police are searching for a suspect wanted in connection with a shooting Tuesday morning in West Philadelphia. Authorities say that a 48-year-old woman was shot in the stomach during an attempted robbery on the 500 block of Hoopes Street. The victim was admitted to Pennsylvania Pr
Philadelphia records most homicides in over a decade
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia has seen more homicides this year than in any other in over a decade, as a particularly violent summer morphed into a deadly fall. Police data show that there have been 333 homicides in the city as of Sunday, an 11 percent increase over the same period last year.
Fight leads to stabbing inside North Philadelphia store
NORTH PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Philadelphia police are investigating a stabbing that started as a fight inside a corner store. It happened around midnight Tuesday on the 800 block of North 12th Street in North Philadelphia.
Philadelphia Woman Charged In 'Brazen' Bel Air Panera Theft
BEL AIR, MD — A Philadelphia woman has been charged in thefts from patrons of Panera in Abingdon and Bel Air. The Harford County Sheriff's Office released video earlier this year from the Aug. 23 theft in Bel Air describing the behavior in one of the pickpocketing cases as "brazen."
Philadelphia fires head coach Dave Hakstol 31 games into season
Philadelphia fires head coach Dave Hakstol 31 games into season originally appeared on nbcsportswashington.com. The Philadelphia Flyers have fired coach Dave Hakstol after losing four in a row and 11 of their last 14 games and named Scott Gordon as the interim replacement.
PATCO Offering Free Train Rides Between South Jersey And Philly On New Year’s Eve
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Planning your New Year’s Eve just got easier. PATCO is offering free train rides from South Jersey to Philadelphia — and back — on the holiday. The free rides are thanks to an advertising sponsorship with Heinenken.
Entrepreneur or hustler? A Chester man uses phone number of defunct N. Philly funeral home to broker services.
Leychawne Johns says people in Chester know him as “the funeral guy." "I was in embalming, making everybody look good,” he said. You didn’t win a TV. Philly car dealer’s ‘Money Carlo’ ad tricks consumers into thinking they win big prizes.
Man surrenders after fatal shooting of new mother
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Police have located a man sought in the death of a woman who was shot in Philadelphia while her newborn daughter slept in a nearby crib. Authorities say the man surrendered to police around noon Monday.
Two Philadelphia women arrested in connection with thefts from at least one Panera in Harford
One of two Philadelphia women who were arrested Friday for allegedly pick-pocketing at a Panera in Aberdeen is also charged in connection with similar thefts at Paneras elsewhere in Harford County, local law enforcement agencies said.
Attackers Dislocate Victim's Shoulder In Southwest Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA – Police in Philadelphia are looking for two men who assaulted a man inside a store in mid November. Police said at about 10:44 a.m. on Nov. 12, two men got into a verbal argument with another man inside the Lucky Star store located at 7329 Elmwood Ave.
Top theater events and deals in Philadelphia | Hoodline
Top theater events and deals in Philadelphia this week. If you're a theater fan, mark your calendars: there's plenty to do when it comes to stage performances in Philadelphia this week and beyond, from the classic tale of a spider and her best friend, a pig, to a drag show and burlesque.
Video Shows Rams’ Marcus Peters Going Into Stands To Confront Heckler
Marcus Peters lost his cool Sunday night. The Los Angeles Rams cornerback went into the stands at Lincoln Financial Field to confront a heckler during his team’s 30-23 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. And, unsurprisingly, a portion the scene was captured on video.
Woman killed near her newborn while on phone with her mother
Isis Williams was just a few feet away from her newborn daughter when she was shot and killed in Philadelphia. Police are now looking for her boyfriend, 33-year-old Tyrese Lynch, NBC 10 of Philadelphia is reporting.
Police in Delco looking for gunman who killed plumber
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Delaware County police are looking for the gunman who shot and killed a plumber in Colwyn on Sunday night. It happened on Francis Street as the victim, Frank Powell, was finishing up his work for the day. Police say Powell was going into the back of his work van, when
Is Nick Foles Better than Carson Wentz? Twitter Goes Wild after Super Bowl MVP Leads Eagles to Upset Win over Rams
There is something about Nick Foles playing at the Los Angeles Coliseum in December. For the second year running, the Philadelphia Eagles’ second-choice quarterback stepped in for Carson Wentz and led his team to an improbable win.
Flyers to fire Dave Hakstol, reports say
The Flyers gave it the good old college try. General manager Chuck Fletcher is firing Dave Hakstol and hiring Joel Quenneville as the team's next head coach, according to a report Sunday by Dave Isaac of the Courier Post. It comes just three weeks after the team relieved Hextall of his duties and re
Philadelphia police seek public's assistance locating missing teen
EAST MOUNT AIRY (WTXF) - Police in East Mount Airy are asking the public’s assistance in locating a missing teenage girl. Police say Michelle Anderson was last seen leaving her group home on Roumfort Road Saturday, about 4 p.m.