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Philadelphia Weather: Southeastern Pennsylvania, South Jersey, Delaware Under Slight Risk For Severe Weather As Memorial Day Weekend Begins

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Memorial Day Weekend has arrived, but one thing that could throw a wrench in those plans is the threat for scattered severe storms on Friday afternoon. Southeastern Pennsylvania, South Jersey, and Delaware are under a slight risk for severe weather to start the holiday weekend. The system will lift through the region on Friday, ushering in an antecedent south wind. This warmer flow will destabilize the atmosphere ahead of a line of storms that will progress through central Pennsylvania during the midday hours and reach our area by mid to late afternoon. The timing of the line of storms looks...
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Joel Embiid's tweets about Celtics-Heat Game 5 caused quite a stir

Like many NBA fans, Joel Embiid had some opinions about Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals and decided to tweet them. Unlike many NBA fans, Embiid has two million Twitter followers. So, when the Philadelphia 76ers star tweeted the following as the Boston Celtics raced to a double-digit second-half...

4 People On Way To Prom Party Injured In West Philadelphia Shooting, Police Say

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A night for fun turns to terror in West Philadelphia. Police say four people were shot Wednesday night on their way to a prom party and the suspect is still on the loose. Police described the scene before the shooting to be pretty festive. They described the event as a prom–send-off party. Then, out of nowhere, a man riding a mountain bike pulled up to the party and started firing shots.  Now, police are looking for the shooter.   Police tell CBS3 the shooting happened just after 7 p.m. on the 3500 block of Fairmount Avenue.   The target, a 19-year-old boy, was...

Body Found At Broomall Auto Body Shop Owned By Missing Man George Hughes, Police Say

MARPLE TOWNSHIP, Pa. (CBS) — Marple Township Police are investigating after a man’s body was found at the Broomall Auto Body on Wednesday morning. The auto body shop is owned by 57-year-old George Hughes, Jr. who has been missing since last week. Police have yet to confirm the identity of the deceased body. However, they say the clothing closely resembles the one worn by Hughes at the time of his disappearance. Hughes was last seen at the Edgmont Square Shopping Center in Newtown Square on May 16. “This is not characteristic of him, he has never taken off like this before and we don’t understand what has happened,” Debbie O’Connor, his sister, said. “He is normally a very jovial, fun-loving person. He’s been struggling lately, COVID has not helped anyone, but he has been somewhat down.” An autopsy will be conducted to confirm the male’s identity and cause of death.

Officer Involved In Fatal Shooting Of Walter Wallace Jr. Dies In Motorcycle Crash In South Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia police have identified an off-duty officer killed while riding a motorcycle in South Philadelphia. Police say 27-year-old Thomas Munz Jr. was riding a motorcycle head southbound on Broad Street when he came into contact with the rear driver’s side of a 2018 Gray Chevrolet Equinox just before 7 p.m. Tuesday. Munz Jr. was ejected from the motorcycle and landed on the roadway. He later died from his injuries. The driver of the Chevy Equinox did not sustain any injuries and remained on the scene. Munz Jr. was one of two officers involved in the 2020 fatal shooting of Walter Wallace Jr. in West Philadelphia. Munz was never criminally charged in Wallace’s death. Police say Munz Jr. had been with the police department for four years and was assigned to the 18th District.

North Philadelphia Crash Leaves Young Girl Dead; Sister, Mother Injured

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A deadly crash involving a family in North Philadelphia has left one of two sisters dead. Police say the mother behind the wheel lost control and crashed into a parked water ice truck. Two very different outcomes for those two young girls. According to police, the 7-year-old is in stable condition after suffering some bumps and bruises. Sadly, her 9-year-old sister was not so lucky. She suffered more severe injuries and was pronounced dead at the hospital just before midnight. Video from a bystander after the crash shows first responders working to get one of those young girls out of the...

Vineland Midget Football League president suspended after criminal charges in Philadelphia

VINELAND – The city’s Recreation Commission has suspended the president of the Vineland Midget Football League. Chris Wilson, who has led the VMFL since 2014, was charged with aggravated assault, terroristic threats, simple assault and reckless endangerment stemming from an incident in Philadelphia last August, court documents show. The 44-year-old was arraigned Feb. 7 and...

16-Year-Old Charged With Attempted Murder in Coatesville High School Stabbing

WEST CHESTER, PA — The Chester County District Attorney’s Office and Caln Township Police announced the arrest of 16-year-old Oddell Cannon of Coatesville for stabbing another student at Coatesville Area Senior High School (CASH) on May 24, 2022. Cannon was charged as an adult with attempted murder of the first degree, aggravated assault, terroristic threats, possession of a weapon on school property, possessing instruments of crime, and related charges. He is held at the Chester County Youth Center on $750,000 bail set by Judge John Bailey.

Ex-teammate has critical comments about James Harden

It is no state secret that James Harden failed to live up to expectations this season. But one of Harden’s former teammates is taking it up a notch. Speaking this week with VladTV, ex-NBA swingman Iman Shumpert offered some critical remarks about the Philadelphia 76ers star Harden, particularly over Harden’s passivity in big moments.

Robbery suspect apprehended by Cherry Hill Police following hold up at local bank

The following release is according to the Cherry Hill Police Department. On Monday May 23, 2022 at approximately 9:24 a.m. Cherry Hill Police Officers responded to the Citizens Bank, located at 2030 Route 70 West, for a bank robbery which had just occurred. Upon police arrival witnesses and bank officials reported a male suspect passed a demand note indicating he was armed with a handgun and asking for $30,000 in cash.

Pete Alonso sparks Mets’ big day on offense in win over Phillies

Throughout his young career, Pete Alonso has handled the NL East rival Phillies well. He has taken it to another level so far this year.  Friday night was yet another dominant performance. Alonso homered, drove in four runs and made a sparkling play in the field to save at least one run as the Mets continued their strong start against the Phillies with an 8-6 victory in front of 30,175 at Citi Field to begin a six-game homestand.  The Mets have now beaten the Phillies seven times in 10 meetings, and in those contests, Alonso has five home runs, 17 RBIs and...