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Why Ida’s Remnants Left the Vine Street Expressway Under Water

Last September, a major thoroughfare that connects I-95 and the Schuylkill Expressway in Center City Philadelphia filled up like a bathtub. It was one of the most striking impacts of the remnants of Hurricane Ida. A year later, state transportation officials have a pretty good sense of what went wrong...
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As Philadelphia's homicide numbers rise, roughly 50% of cases don't get solved

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- At least 393 people have been killed in the city of Philadelphia in 2022. For many families left to deal with the grief, they must also live with the reality that their loved one's killer remains on the run. For every person killed in Philly, there's about a 50/50 chance their case will be solved. "Unfortunately he is not with us to share his 31st birthday," Temeka Murray said.  Dominique Johnson Murray would have celebrated his 31st birthday Sunday. Instead, his mother Temeka Murray marked the day with a balloon release to honor her son's life cut short in...
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1 dead, 1 injured after shooting in West Philadelphia, police say

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – One person is dead and another is injured after an overnight shooting in West Philadelphia. The shooting happened near the intersection of Pemberton and South 55th Streets around 12 a.m.Police say two men were shot. One of them was rushed to Presbyterian Hospital and was pronounced dead a short time later.The other man walked into Mercy Hospital and was later transferred to Presbyterian Hospital in stable condition.There are no arrests.
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First Alert Canceled; Gusty Storms, Showers Possible Into Evening

Partly sunny skies and early-autumn temperatures didn't last too long on Sunday afternoon, but the storms and showers that moved through our area didn't stay, either. The NBC10 First Alert Weather Team has canceled the First Alert initially issued for severe storms through the entire Philadelphia region until 10 p.m. Sunday.
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