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Former #1 Overall Pick Called Up By The Phillies

No, its not Mickey Moniak. The Phillies are set to call up former #1 overall pick Mark Appel. This according to MLB.Com’s Todd Zolecki. Appel will step in for reliever Connor Brogdon who is heading on the Covid IL. Appel has been pitching for the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs...
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Thieves Target Walmarts in Pa., NJ, Del. in East Coast Crime Spree

Cashiers beware: authorities say thieves are targeting a major retailer on the East Coast, including in the Philadelphia area. Police told NBC10 the pair has targeted Walmart stores in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland. Recently, they've targeted Walmarts in the Philadelphia suburbs. Police say the men pretend to be...

One Dead, Two Hospitalized After Friday Morning Crash

Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred in the Wilmington area on Friday morning, according to Public Information Officer, Senior Corporal Leonard DeMalto. DeMalto said on June 24, 2022, at approximately 12:16 a.m., a silver 2008 Lincoln MKZ was traveling northbound on Interstate 495 approaching...

Philadelphia Phillies: Time for Cole Hamels to face reality

There was a time when Cole Hamels was a solid pitcher. The former Philadelphia Phillies All Star had moments when he appeared to be a future ace in his younger days, but ended up settling in as a solid middle of the rotation arm. He was a valuable part of a contending rotation through 2019 when the then 35 year old last took the ball for the Cubs.

Look: Danny Green Reacts To Being Traded

During the first round of the NBA Draft on Thursday night, the Philadelphia 76ers traded the No. 23 pick and Danny Green to the Memphis Grizzlies for De'Anthony Melton. Green, 35, suffered a torn ACL and LCL in the postseason. Prior to this injury, he was averaging 5.9 points and 2.5 rebounds per game.

Three wounded, two critically, in Wilmington shooting

A Friday afternoon shooting in Wilmington has left three people injured, two critically. Officers found 2 18-year-old men and a 12-year-old boy around 3:45 p.m., city police said. They'd been shot in the area of 24th and Tatnall Streets, and the 12-year-old and one of the 18-year-olds had critical injuries,...
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Nurse sentenced to prison for stealing drugs from Devon facility

WEST CHESTER — A Montgomery County woman was sentenced this week to 6 to12 months in Chester County Prison, plus two years of reporting probation for stealing Subutex in early 2020 from Recovery Centers of America in Devon where she worked as a nurse. Common Please Court Judge Ann...

Woman, 36, has face burned off in violent Philadelphia street attack

The mother of a 36-year-old Philadelphia woman who was hospitalised in a violent attack last week has spoken out about her daughter’s ordeal.Leah Ann Morales said her daughter’s face would be different forever, and in an interview with CBS3 on Thursday appealed for the suspect in the attack to come forward.“She’s going to live, but she’ll have permanent damage,” Ms Morales said of her daughter, who was found with severe burns on her body last Thursday.Police are treating the case as aggravated assault, and as WPVI-TV reported, suspect the women seen arguing with Alyssa as the person responsible.“She’s going to...

Delaware State Police Investigating Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision

Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal motor vehicle collision that occurred in the Wilmington area on Friday morning. On June 24, 2022 at approximately 12:16 a.m., a silver 2008 Lincoln MKZ was traveling northbound on Interstate 495 approaching the area of Exit 1 for US Business Route 13. For an unknown reason the operator of the Lincoln pulled onto the right shoulder and came to a stop. The operator then exited his vehicle and began standing on I-495. During this time, a blue 2017 Honda Accord was traveling northbound on I-495 approaching the Lincoln’s location. The Accord partially crossed over the white shoulder line, and as a result its front right corner struck the rear left corner of the stopped Lincoln MKZ. After the collision, the Lincoln was spun in a clockwise direction until it struck a guardrail on the east side of the roadway where it came to rest. The Honda subsequently flipped onto its roof and slid northbound until it came to rest on the interstate. The driver of the Lincoln was also struck at this time by one of the vehicles as he stood on the highway.
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Bryce Harper exits Phillies game with potentially serious hand injury

The Phillies can do nothing but hope for the best after watching Bryce Harper exit Saturday night's game in San Diego with a potentially serious hand injury. Harper was hit in the area of his left thumb by a 97 mph fastball from Padres lefty Blake Snell in his second plate appearance. He immediately fell to the ground, clutching his left thumb and writhing in pain. Visibly frustrated, Harper shouted back to Snell that he knew it was unintentional.