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MLB World Reacts To The Bryce Harper Surgery News

Philadelphia Phillies slugger Bryce Harper will be out of the team's lineup for the foreseeable future. It was reported on Tuesday that he'll undergo surgery to stabilize his broken left thumb. It has not yet been announced when Harper will go under the knife. According to NBC Sports' Jim Salisbury,...
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Dodgers Rumors: Insider Says Trea Turner to Phillies in the Offseason, Correa in Play for LA

It’s never too early to start thinking about the hot stove this coming offseason. For Dodgers fans, there are some clear areas of need and of concern. One could be the team’s effort to re-sign Clayton Kershaw once again. The long-time Dodger ace inked a one-year deal to stay in LA last offseason but has made his desire to be closer to home in Texas known. The other big to-do item for the front office will involve years and big money.
CBS Sports

Five NBA free agency targets for 76ers as team tries to build around Joel Embiid, James Harden

Joel Embiid is the Philadelphia 76ers' north star. All the moves that they've made in recent years -- and all the moves they'll continue to make for the foreseeable future -- are about maximizing Embiid's unique and varied skill set. In addition to Embiid, Tyrese Maxey has established himself as a foundational piece, as has James Harden, who is widely expected to re-sign with the Sixers in free agency this summer. With those three serving as the team's core -- for next season at least -- the Sixers will want to complement them as best as possible this summer.
FOX Sports

James Harden declines $47M option with 76ers | FIRST THINGS FIRST

Nick Wright shares his thoughts on James Harden, who declined a $47M option with the Philadelphia 76ers in favor of becoming a free agent and keeping the possibility of negotiating a new deal with the team open. This leaves Philly free to spread the money into reshaping the Sixers' bench, and Nick applauds Harden's willingness to accept less money to give the team the best chance possible to get to a championship.

Arson Suspect Arrested In Connection To Fire, Building Collapse That Killed Philadelphia Fire Lt. Sean Williamson

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A building owner has been arrested and charged with arson in a fire and collapse that killed Philadelphia Fire Lt. Sean Williamson. The arrest of Al-Alshraf Khalil comes less than two weeks after the deadly collapse in North Philadelphia. Khalil is charged with arson and lying to federal investigators concerning his whereabouts at the time of the fire. Court documents allege Khalil told federal agents he wasn’t in the area of 3rd Street and Indiana Avenue despite surveillance video and other evidence placing him there. According to sources, the charges rising to homicide are still in play. “Arson killed Lieutenant...

Woman In Critical Condition After Struck By Police Vehicle In South Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police say an officer crashed into a pedestrian on Tuesday morning in South Philadelphia. The accident happened at 9th and South Streets in the city’s Bella Vista neighborhood. Police say a 55-year-old woman was walking when she was hit just after 9 a.m. She was taken to the hospital and is in critical condition. No further information is available at this time. 

Chance Meeting Brings Together West Chester Woman and Downingtown Man Who Only Had Eyes for Each Other

Kelly Welch and Michael Regan.Image via the Philadelphia Inquirer. For Chester County natives Kelly Welch and Michael Regan, their love story was the right person, wrong time, but they managed to find their way back to each other to wed this past May at SS. Simon and Jude Parish in West Chester, writes Kellie Patrick Gates for the Philadelphia Inquirer.

2 Suspects Fatally Shot During Home Invasion In South Philadelphia, Police Say

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — An apparent home invasion turned deadly in South Philadelphia. Police say two men who were trying to break into a home on the 1600 block of South 10th Street were shot and killed by two men inside the house. Officials were on the scene for hours as they worked to determine what exactly happened and why. A home invasion turned deadly Monday afternoon, turning this residential street into a crime scene. “At first, I thought it was a woman and there were two intruders that were going to rob her, but now, I have no idea what really happened,” a...
NBC Philadelphia

Caught on Video: ‘Massive' Shootout in South Philly Kills 2 Men

Video obtained by NBC10 shows the chaos on a South Philadelphia street after a deadly shootout sent neighbors running for cover last Thursday night. Philadelphia police said two men were killed and two others were injured in the gunfire on the 1200 block of South Bucknell Street. At least 30 shots were fired in what investigators are calling a "massive" shootout in the Grays Ferry neighborhood.

Murder charge refiled in Trooper case

The Bristol community won’t soon forget the fateful morning of March 21. Local Pennsylvania State Trooper Martin F. Mack III and Trooper Branden Sisca were trying to aid Reyes Rivera Oliveras as he walked along I-95, but all were fatally struck and killed by 21-year-old Jayana Tanae Webb, who was under the influence of alcohol.