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Young man found dead inside Blue Honda Accord

Philadelphia (WPHL)- Philadelphia police are investigating a homicide in Kingsessing after a man was found dead inside a car Friday. The incident happened on the 1200 block of South 57th Street around 8:17 pm. According to police, a 19-year-old man was found with multiple gunshot wounds to the chest inside...

Sixers: 3 players who could get traded in offseason

The Sixers‘ second-round exit against Miami has once again left the franchise searching for answers. With the core trio of Joel Embiid, James Harden, and Tyrese Maxey set, it’s up to Daryl Morey and the front office to augment the roster around them. With very limited financial flexibility...

Enhanced Risk For Severe Weather Across Philadelphia Region Monday Afternoon

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Warm and humid conditions during Monday morning and early afternoon will set the stage for the development of organized and fast-moving thunderstorms later in the afternoon. There is a chance for damaging winds, a few downpours and brief intense lightning. There is an enhanced risk for severe weather in Philadelphia and all surrounding counties, the New Jersey suburbs close to the I-95 Corridor and northern Delaware. The threats to the region include damaging winds, large hail, intense lightning, localized flooding and tornadoes are possible. CBS3 meteorologist Tammie Souza says the severe weather could cause a rough afternoon commute with...
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Segregation By Design: How one architect is visualizing the legacy of America’s racist urbanism

Walking around the north side of Philadelphia’s University City neighborhood, it’s difficult to imagine what stood before the sprawling University of Pennsylvania medical campus, replete with scores of half-empty parking lots and franchise restaurants. But for Segregation By Design, a new initiative that seeks to unearth the legacy of racist planning in American cities, the visual history is clear. What stood before University City was Black Bottom, a thriving Black working-class community whose proximity to Philadelphia’s urban core made it a prime target for the 1950s slum clearance, freeway construction, and redevelopment projects that decimated hundreds of low-income neighborhoods across the country.

Man Seriously Injured In North Philadelphia Shooting

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A man is fighting for his life after a shooting in North Philadelphia. It happened around 2 a.m. Monday at 25th Street and Allegheny Avenue. Police say the victim, who is in his early 20s, was taken to the hospital in critical condition. There’s no word on a motive or suspects in the case.
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Phillies option Morales after eventful first week in the majors

The Phillies optioned reliever Francisco Morales to Triple A after Sunday's 5-4 loss to the Dodgers. Morales debuted in Seattle and appeared in two of the Phillies' five wins out west. He pitched two scoreless innings in his debut Monday and pitched his way into and out of a bases-loaded, no-out jam in the 10th inning Friday for his first career save.

Weather Authority: Overnight temperatures cool down in wake of strong storms

PHILADELPHIA - Cooler temperatures will follow in the wake of powerful thunderstorms that brought strong winds and heavy downpours to the region Monday. Forecasters warned of strong thunderstorms on Monday with wind gusts upwards of 70 MPH that some feared could spin up an isolated tornado. The National Weather Service issued a region-wide Severe Thunderstorm Watch that was upgraded to a warning in some areas of Pennsylvania.