Philadelphia fire Lt. Sean Williamson received a hero’s funeral Monday, a little more than a week after he was killed in the line of duty in a building collapse.
"Firefighters, and all first responders, lay down their lives for strangers. And that's what Lt. Sean Williamson did," said the Rev. James Casey.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia police say two attempted robbers were fatally shot during a home invasion in South Philadelphia. The shooting happened Monday on the 1600 block of South 10th Street just after 1:30 p.m. According to police, two men forced their way into the home and were then shot by two men who live there. Police say two occupants fired about 20 shots, hitting the two other men. A 33-year-old man was shot 15 times throughout his body and another man was shot five times throughout the body. Both men were transported to an area hospital where they succumbed to their injuries. According to police, the two shooters are cooperating with police. Police originally stated the shooter was a woman. There is no word on any charges at this time.
While New York City FC fought off an MLS Cup hangover and set its sights on an ultimately futile CONCACAF Champions League run, the Philadelphia Union established themselves as the team to beat in the Eastern Conference and a Supporters' Shield rival for LAFC. In the past two months, though, everything had changed. NYCFC grabbed the aspirin and a cup of coffee to rocket up the standings, while Philly won just one in its past ten.
The Philadelphia Stars will play the Birmingham Stallions in the USFL Championship Game. The title game will air live on FOX at 7:30 p.m. ET on Sunday from Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio. Here's everything you need to know about the odds for the championship game...
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The Brooklyn Nets appear to be on the verge of a total implosion. Just a few months after having a roster featuring a superstar trio of Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and James Harden, the Nets are facing the real possibility of losing all three. Harden was traded to the Philadelphia...
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