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Chance Meeting Brings Together West Chester Woman and Downingtown Man Who Only Had Eyes for Each Other

Kelly Welch and Michael Regan.Image via the Philadelphia Inquirer. For Chester County natives Kelly Welch and Michael Regan, their love story was the right person, wrong time, but they managed to find their way back to each other to wed this past May at SS. Simon and Jude Parish in West Chester, writes Kellie Patrick Gates for the Philadelphia Inquirer.
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2 Suspects Fatally Shot During Home Invasion In South Philadelphia, Police Say

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — An apparent home invasion turned deadly in South Philadelphia. Police say two men who were trying to break into a home on the 1600 block of South 10th Street were shot and killed by two men inside the house. Officials were on the scene for hours as they worked to determine what exactly happened and why. A home invasion turned deadly Monday afternoon, turning this residential street into a crime scene. “At first, I thought it was a woman and there were two intruders that were going to rob her, but now, I have no idea what really happened,” a...
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Phillies make under-the-radar move to bolster struggling outfield

Phillies make solid addition to weak outfield by claiming Óscar Mercado. The Philadelphia Phillies are making moves to fill the gaping hole left by Bryce Harper’s injury. In addition to recalling Mickey Moniak from Triple-A Lehigh Valley, the Phillies announced on Monday that they claimed outfielder Óscar Mercado off waivers from the Cleveland Guardians, who designated him for assignment on June 21.

Man Killed In Apparent Road Rage Shooting In Springfield, Authorities Say

SPRINGFIELD, Pa. (CBS) — Authorities are investigating a deadly shooting on the roads of Delaware County. They believe this may have been a case of road rage. Police are searching for the person who pulled up to a vehicle and fatally shot another driver on a busy road in Springfield Township. A bullet hole is visible in the windshield of the victim’s car left on State Road/Route 1 near Meetinghouse Lane. A press conference is scheduled for 3 p.m. and will be streamed in the player above and on CBS News Philly. “It’s really unnerving and a little scary,” Jackie Washco, who heard...

GUIDE: Where To Watch Fourth Of July Fireworks In Philadelphia Region

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — With Fourth of July approaching, many in the Philadelphia region are preparing to spend time with their friends, family and loved ones to celebrate the holiday. People will get together for barbecues and play backyard games across the country. They’ll also get together for fireworks on the night of the Fourth of July or leading up to the holiday. Here’s where to watch fireworks in the Tri-State region for the Fourth of July: Pennsylvania Upper Darby fireworks Where: Upper Darby High School baseball field. The rain date for the event is July 8. When: July 1, 9:30 p.m. Xfinity Fireworks Shows Where: Citizens Bank...

Designated driver shot dead at Philadelphia bar by ejected customer

A young woman acting as a designated driver for her friends was fatally shot at a Philadelphia bar by a disgruntled man who was thrown out, police and relatives said Wednesday. The victim, Jailene Holton, 21, was shot in the head late Tuesday at Philly Bar and Restaurant in Northeast Philadelphia, where she went with friends, police said. Holton was pronounced dead at a hospital hours later. A suspect described only as a black male is being sought and no arrests have been made as of Wednesday afternoon, a police spokesman told The Post. Holton, who was the designated driver for her friends,...

Arrest in Lycoming County uncovers drug operation in Clinton County

Lock Haven, Pa. — A Philadelphia man was taken into custody after police discovered fentanyl and methamphetamine inside a home along McCloskey Lane in Lamar Township. The early evening raid resulted in the arrest and incarceration of Maurice Flipper Johnson, who police said delivered narcotics to a man in Lycoming County. According to a release from the Clinton County District Attorney’s Office, that man was identified as Matthew Slota, who was charged this week in Lycoming County. ...

Lottery ticket worth nearly $700,000 sold at Pennsylvania grocery store

If you recently purchased a lottery ticket from a Pennsylvania grocery store, you may be holding a ticket worth almost $700,000. Three tickets matched last Thursday's Pennsylvania lottery drawing for a jackpot prize of $2 million. That means the prize money will be split three ways. If you happen to have picked the winning numbers, your ticket would be worth $666,667.
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Doctor explains Harper injury, details return timeline

Bryce Harper's broken left thumb, suffered last week vs. the Padres, is threatening to put a serious halt to the Phillies' playoff push. Harper was in the middle of another MVP-level season with the Phils despite playing through an elbow injury, but he's expected to miss somewhere in the neighborhood of six weeks according to a report Tuesday from NBC Sports Philadelphia's Jim Salisbury.
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Report: Nets prepared to lose both Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant

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...

Blake Snell Reacts To The Bryce Harper Injury News

One of MLB's top stars will likely miss significant time. On Saturday night, San Diego Padres pitcher Blake Snell hit Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper on the hand with a 97.2-mph fastball. The 2021 NL MVP suffered a fractured left thumb that will sideline him indefinitely. Per's AJ Cassavell,...

Seth Joyner to leave 'Eagles Postgame Live' on NBC Sports Philadelphia

Eagles pregame and postgame analysis will have a very different look on NBC Sports Philadelphia for the upcoming NFL season, as Seth Joyner announced Monday he'll be leaving the network. Joyner, the former All-Pro linebacker for the Eagles, talked about his decision to leave during his own podcast. His departure...