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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

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

No death penalty for inmate who killed his son was 'slap in face,' guard's father says

Donald Williams, whose prison guard son Eric was murdered by an inmate, speaks in favor of proposed legislation that would allow a second jury to be impaneled if the first one was deadlocked on the death penalty in federal homicide trials. From the left of Williams is Pike County First Assistant Dis

PENNLIVE.COM - 2018-03-23 22:06:44

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

More bodies found at scene of fatal fire on Tuesday in North Philly

Action News has learned Friday night that more bodies were discovered in a house fire that occurred on early Wednesday morning in North Philadelphia. Fire Commissioner Adam Thiel is at the scene and will hold a news conference. Stay with Action News and 6abc.com as more information becomes available

6ABC.COM - 2018-03-24 00:31:52

Police identify suspect in Chestnut Hill Estates slaying, seek public's help locating him

Police have identified a suspect in the homicide of a man in Chestnut Hill Estates earlier this month and are asking the public's help locating him. Kalif Reeves, 20, is wanted on murder charges, according to Master Cpl. Heather Carter, a spokeswoman for the New Castle County Police Department. The

NEWARK POST - 2018-03-24 02:39:00

Celebrate National Cheesesteak Day with great deals from Philly favorites

How do you plan on celebrating the Nova win? How about with a big cheesesteak? Today is National Cheesesteak Day! The cheesesteak is an icon of the city of Philadelphia. And some local favorites have some great deals on cheesesteaks -- today only. So whether you favor Genos, Pats, Tony Lukes or one

6ABC.COM - 2018-03-24 12:56:21

Fallen Philadelphia police officer's family seeks justice

PHILADELPHIA (WTXF) - A fallen Philadelphia police officer's family is seeking justice. FOX 29's Shawnette Wilson spoke with the family. "How fair is that? My child is dead. He protected and served," said Constance Wilson. She wants justice for her grandson Sergeant Robert Wilson III gunned down dur

FOX29.COM - 2018-03-24 05:26:00

Violent drug trafficking ring busted, Berks County officials say

A violent drug trafficking ring was busted in Berks County, according to the district attorney. Fifteen people were arrested Wednesday as part of "Operation Shattered," including Jesus Feliciano-Trinidad, 29, the man accused of leading the organization. Police are still looking for five other people


7-Acre Collegeville Estate Has Stone Home, Meadows, Wood Barns

Address: 3460 Ridge Pike, Collegeville, PennsylvaniaPrice: $1,900,000Square Feet: 4800Bedrooms: 5Bathrooms: 3 Full and 2 Half BathsBuilt: 1930Features: This beautiful, tree lined, completely renovated classic stone manor house is a true Masterpiece. Enjoy the modern aspects of new construction and t

PATCH - 2018-03-23 18:03:42

Philly parents, don't leave the city when your kids reach school age | Opinion

Clem Murray / StaffStacy Dougherty, a kindergarten teacher at Clara Barton ES, leads a class of fellow elementary school teachers in how to Read Aloud and Shared Reading During the Literacy Block during a Philadelphia School District training program for K-3 teachers on early literacy instruction.

PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - 2018-03-23 12:12:00

Chilly Weekend Ahead For Phoenixville

Today, partly cloudy starting this afternoon, continuing until this evening. Saturday March 24 Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon. High 46, low 27. Chance of precipitation: 7%. Wind 7 mph from the NNWSunday March 25 Partly cloudy throughout the day. High 44, low 27. Chance of precipitation: 20

PATCH - 2018-03-23 14:13:53

Dump truck bursts into flames on Pa. Turnpike near Willow Grove, traffic snarled

WILLOW GROVE, Pa. (WTXF) - Emergency crews responded to the scene of a fiery crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike Friday morning. The crash occurred in the westbound lanes around 5:30 a.m. near Willow Grove. FOX 29's Bob Kelly reports a dump truck was involved in an accident and then burst into flames

FOX29.COM - 2018-03-23 14:05:00

3rd Degree Murder Charges Filed In Hatfield Man's Overdose Death

The victim, who had just returned from a family camping trip, died hours after making the purchase of meth and fentanyl in Lansdale. HATFIELD, PA - An Abington man faces third degree murder charges after he sold a Hatfield man drugs in downtown Lansdale last summer, leading to his overdose death. R


Detectives: Abington man sold drugs that killed Hatfield man

Ronald Solomon's death in August was caused by a mix of methamphetamine and fentanyl sold to him by Ronald Brauning, investigators say. An Abington man is behind bars for allegedly supplying the drugs that led to the death of a Hatfield man last year. Ronald Brauning, 40, faces charges including dru


Phoenixville Police respond to 90 calls in a week

Phoenixville >> Phoenixville Police responded to 90 calls for service, including eight traffic accidents, between March 12 and March 18. The following is a list of notable incidents as reported by police: On March 12 at 10:35 a.m., a resident in the unit block of East Grant Street reported that a pi


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

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


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


Here's How Much You Need To Earn To Live In Chester County

Chester County is one of the priciest places to live in Pennsylvania, according to the Economic Policy Institute. The organization recently released its 2018 family budget calculator that estimates how costly it is to live in each of America's 3,142 counties and 611 metro areas. The group estimates