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A Vast Refinery Site in Philadelphia Is Being Redeveloped and Called ‘The Bellwether District.’ But for Black Residents Nearby, Justice Awaits

One minute, the 3-year-old was playing tag in the grass—her braided hair bouncing with each step—while the hulking remains of a 150-year-old oil refinery loomed nearby. Then, suddenly, she couldn’t breathe. Many residents here in the Grays Ferry section of Philadelphia live with asthma and other chronic...
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Philadelphia Police Searching For Missing Mother, 6-Year-Old Daughter

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia police are asking for the public’s help locating a missing mother and daughter. Police say 35-year-old Tiffany Ware and 6-year-old Kiara Vargas were last seen on June 26 leaving their residence on the 1900 block of Auth Street at 8 p.m. Tiffany Ware is about 135 pounds, medium build, with blonde, wavy hair and blue eyes. She was last seen wearing a green Phillies T-shirt and black leggings. Kiara is approximately 3’8″ inches tall, 40 pounds with dirty blonde hair and blue eyes. She was last seen wearing pink pajamas. Anyone with information on the whereabouts of these two individuals is asked to call Northeast Detectives at 215-686-3153 or dial 911.  

Philadelphia Weather: Fabulous Fourth Of July Forecast

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Fourth of July looks sunny and hot with an increase in humidity.  Expect highs near 80 at the shore, mid-80s in the mountains, and closer to 90 in the city. Skies look mostly clear for any firework displays in the evening. Meteorologist Tammie Souza contributed to this report. 
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Steal of the draft ends up on list of most important Eagles

Over the next few weeks leading up to training camp, we’ll be counting down the top 25 most important Eagles for the 2022 season. If the Eagles had used their second-round pick (No. 51) on Nakobe Dean, everyone would have called it a steal. The Eagles would have gotten a first-round talent well into the second round.

GUIDE: Where To Watch Fourth Of July Fireworks In Philadelphia Region

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — With Fourth of July approaching, many in the Philadelphia region are preparing to spend time with their friends, family and loved ones to celebrate the holiday. People will get together for barbecues and play backyard games across the country. They’ll also get together for fireworks on the night of the Fourth of July or leading up to the holiday. Here’s where to watch fireworks in the Tri-State region for the Fourth of July: Pennsylvania Upper Darby fireworks Where: Upper Darby High School baseball field. The rain date for the event is July 8. When: July 1, 9:30 p.m. Xfinity Fireworks Shows Where: Citizens Bank...

Report: Nets' Plan For Ben Simmons Has Been Revealed

The dream duo of Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving lasted just a few seasons for the Brooklyn Nets. According to a report from ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Nets general manager Sean Marks "is working with Kevin Durant and his business manager Rich Kleiman on finding a trade for the franchise star." Just days after learning Irving opted into his deal, Durant wants out.

Darby Man Charged With First-Degree Murder In Connection To Springfield Road Rage Shooting

SPRINGFIELD, Pa. (CBS) — Springfield Police have arrested a Darby man in connection to a road rage shooting that left a 54-year-old man dead earlier this week. Saddiq Washington, 22, is being charged with several offenses, including first-degree murder, third-degree murder, and recklessly endangering another person for killing King Hua.  “This is a senseless, brutal act,” Delaware County District Attorney Jack Stollesteimer said. Hua was killed for simply driving too slowly, according to police. The murder has neighbors in Springfield on edge. Police say the key to catching the suspect was surveillance video from an auto body shop in Drexel Hill. Washington was...

Could the Yankees reunite with familiar shortstop to smooth over woes?

When the New York Yankees acquired Isiah Kiner-Falefa from the Minnesota Twins in a multiplayer trade, general manager Brian Cashman was hoping he could lock down the shortstop position for the next year or two. IKF has struggled defensively this season after posting a .972 fielding percentage over 1,360 innings with Texas at shortstop in 2021. This year, he’s earned a .965 percentage with eight errors over 594 innings.

Woman found shot to death on living room floor in Frankford, police say

PHILADELPHIA - Investigators with the Philadelphia Police Department are working to learn more after a woman was found shot to death in Frankford. Police say the incident happened on Sunday night when officers received reports of a shooting inside an apartment building on the 1300 block of Arrott Street. Officers...
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Over 70 Bullets Fired, 3 Wounded in Philly Shootout, Police Say

Three men were wounded when two groups fired more than 70 bullets at one another, including some shot from a rifle, in Philadelphia’s Frankford neighborhood Thursday night, police said. One of the wounded, a 30-year-old man, was being held as a suspect after surveillance cameras captured him firing from...

Fourth of July weekend to test the ‘new normal’ for Philly tourism

More than two years after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s Fourth of July holiday weekend will be closely monitored by those in the Hospitality and Tourism industry in Philadelphia. The question is whether or not people in the region and from around the country will come back to Philadelphia as the Welcome America festival is back to a pre-covid normal with fireworks and concerts.

Pa. High School Football Report podcast: Talking football with former Old Dominion, Bishop McDevitt standout Joe Joe Headen

Joe Joe Headen just wrapped up a nice college football career with Old Dominion, but the former Bishop McDevitt standout is hoping he is not done yet. Headen did not get a call back in April during the NFL Draft, but he is still hoping to latch on with one of the several other professional leagues that exist today. He stopped in to talk with PennLive’s Brian Linder and Nebiy Esayas about the process and much more in this week’s Pa. High School Football Report podcast.

Rose Valley Capital Obtains $74M for Philadelphia Buy

Natixis provided the financing for the 276-unit property. Rose Valley Capital, an affiliate of Hampshire Properties, secured $73.6 million in financing for the acquisition of Mansion at Bala, a 276-unit community in Philadelphia. According to Yardi Matrix data, the seller was Winther Investments. Natixis Corporate & Investment Banking provided the...