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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.
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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.

Pete Alonso homers, drives in 4, Mets hold off Phillies

NEW YORK -- Pete Alonso homered, doubled and drove in four runs, taking over the major league RBIs lead and powering the New York Mets past the Philadelphia Phillies 8-6 Friday night.Down 7-0 to Carlos Carrasco, the Phillies made it close by scoring six times in the sixth inning, capped by Garrett Stubbs' three-run homer.Mets relievers Drew Smith, Joely Rodríguez, Seth Lugo and Edwin Díaz held on, helping the NL East leaders beat Philadelphia for the seventh time in 10 games this season. Díaz got his 11th save in 14 chances.Alonso has 45 RBIs this season and has especially battered...

Eagles Chairman Jeffrey Lurie issues statement in regards to colossal news

Well, this gives new meaning to those ‘Philadelphia Eagles Everywhere’ hashtags that we see on game day, especially when the Birds take over another team’s stadium on the road (the Atlanta Falcons, Carolina Panthers, and Washington Commanders still haven’t recovered from last season). This is different though. We’re discussing fanhood on an international level as it relates to our game, America’s Game.

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...

Body Found At Delco Auto Body Shop Owned By Missing Man: Police

A body was discovered Wednesday, May 25 at a Delaware County auto body shop owned by a man who has been missing for more than a week, authorities said. Marple Township police have yet to confirm the identity of the male body found at Broomall Auto Body on Media Line Road, but say the clothing closely resembles that of George Hughes Jr. at the time of his disappearance.

Male Suffers heart Attack Before Roosevelt Boulevard Crash

Several emergency workers descended on the Lukoil parking lot today, on the Roosevelt Boulevard at Grant s Ave. The were originally dispatched for an accident. When they got there, it was more than they thought. A driver on Grant Avenue had a heart attack and plowed his car into the...

The Crossing Unveils 2022-23 Season Featuring Collaborations with Philadelphia Orchestra, NY Philharmonic

The Crossing has unveiled its 2022-23 season, entitled “Cultivate / Curate.”. The season will include a number of high-profile collaborations and premieres. “The Crossing has commissioned a number of works addressing our relationship to the earth, our care and absence of care in curating and managing responsibilities that have fallen to us as the planet’s most innovative and deadly species,” said The Crossing conductor Donald Nally in an official press statement released by the company. “This season brings those themes together in a joyful, thoughtful, and explorative way, through two concerts in the open fields of a Bucks County farm and new works from Ted Hearne, Caroline Shaw, George Lewis, Jennifer Higdon, John Luther Adams, and Julia Wolfe – all focused on the earth, its creatures, and its health.”

'Jeopardy!': Ryan Long's Financial Struggles Revealed

Reigning Jeopardy! champion Ryan Long has already won over $100,000 on the show. Before competing on Jeopardy!, the 39-year-old Long was an Uber and Lyft driver in Philadelphia and lived paycheck-to-paycheck. He needed financial help just to afford the plane tickets to Burbank, California, where Jeopardy! is filmed. Long was...

2 Men Shot During Robbery Inside Store In South Philadelphia’s Italian Market: Police

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Two men were shot during a robbery in South Philadelphia’s Italian Market. The shooting happened just after 11 p.m. inside a store that was packed with late-night customers on 9th Street and Washington Avenue. The business was closed through the night but when officers first got to the scene they found two victims suffering from gunshot wounds. One was shot in the arm and the other was shot in the leg. @PhillyPolice say the entire incident was caught on surveillance cameras inside and outside the store. Victims were taken to Jefferson Hospital in stable condition. Suspected robbers/shooter are still...