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15-Year-Old Boy Found Dead Inside Stranger’s Home In South Philadelphia, Police Say

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police are investigating after a 15-year-old boy was found dead inside a stranger’s home Wednesday night in South Philadelphia. This case is a real head-scratcher for even experienced investigators. The teenager was found dead but police aren’t sure if his death is an accident or if it was murder. “All I’ve seen was police out here, crime scene,” a neighbor said. Neighbors watched in disbelief as police rushed to the 2300 block of Bailey Terrace in South Philadelphia just before 8 o’clock Wednesday night, after a woman found the boy’s body inside her home laying on the floor. “It’s just heartbreaking...
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NBA World Reacts To The Joel Embiid Speculation

All-Star center Joel Embiid had the NBA world buzzing on Wednesday night because of his tweet about an Eastern Conference rival. While watching Game 5 between the Celtics and Heat, Embiid tweeted, "Miami needs another star." As you'd expect, fans started questioning if this is Embiid's way of saying he...
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Philadelphia Weather: Southeastern Pennsylvania, South Jersey, Delaware Under Slight Risk For Severe Weather As Memorial Day Weekend Begins

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Memorial Day Weekend has arrived, but one thing that could throw a wrench in those plans is the threat for scattered severe storms on Friday afternoon. Southeastern Pennsylvania, South Jersey, and Delaware are under a slight risk for severe weather to start the holiday weekend. The system will lift through the region on Friday, ushering in an antecedent south wind. This warmer flow will destabilize the atmosphere ahead of a line of storms that will progress through central Pennsylvania during the midday hours and reach our area by mid to late afternoon. The timing of the line of storms looks...
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Joel Embiid's tweets about Celtics-Heat Game 5 caused quite a stir

Like many NBA fans, Joel Embiid had some opinions about Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals and decided to tweet them. Unlike many NBA fans, Embiid has two million Twitter followers. So, when the Philadelphia 76ers star tweeted the following as the Boston Celtics raced to a double-digit second-half...

Marlins, Giants Have Agreed To Infielder Trade

The Miami Marlins acquired third baseman Luke Williams from the San Francisco Giants in exchange for prospect Hayden Cantrelle. Williams went 3-for-12 with no walks in eight games with the Giants earlier this season before getting demoted. The 25-year-old fared much better in Triple-A, batting .378/.415/.486 with four stolen bases in 41 plate appearances.

4 People On Way To Prom Party Injured In West Philadelphia Shooting, Police Say

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A night for fun turns to terror in West Philadelphia. Police say four people were shot Wednesday night on their way to a prom party and the suspect is still on the loose. Police described the scene before the shooting to be pretty festive. They described the event as a prom–send-off party. Then, out of nowhere, a man riding a mountain bike pulled up to the party and started firing shots.  Now, police are looking for the shooter.   Police tell CBS3 the shooting happened just after 7 p.m. on the 3500 block of Fairmount Avenue.   The target, a 19-year-old boy, was...

The latest sign Joe Girardi is going to be fired by Phillies very soon

The Phillies lost again on Wednesday night. Their bullpen imploded again in an 8-4 loss to the Braves in Atlanta. They’re now four games under .500 at 20-24. And they’re seven games back of the National League East-leading Mets in the loss column. All while having a top-5 payroll after an offseason spending spree.

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.

Young man shot multiple times in broad daylight on Erie Avenue

Philadelphia (WPHL)- A man was shot and killed in Philadelphia’s Nicetown-Tioga neighborhood Wednesday. The incident happened on the 1600 block of West Erie Avenue around 2:01 pm. According to police, a 20-year-old man was shot multiple times through out his body. Medics pronounced him dead at the scene at...

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.

Police: Video captures man shooting 4 walking to prom party

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Four people were shot Wednesday night as they walked to a prom party in the Mantua neighborhood, according to Philadelphia police. WPVI-TV reports that just after 7 p.m. surveillance video captured a gunman who was reportedly on a bike when he fired the gunshots. The suspect is described as wearing all black clothing and […]

SEEN HIM? Man Wanted For Felony Aggravated Assault Near Lehigh Valley Dollar Store

Police are seeking the public’s help locating a man wanted for a felony aggravated assault near a Lehigh Valley dollar store. A warrant has been issued for the arrest with full extradition of Luis Bryan Jimenez-Rivera, 29, with charges for felony aggravated assault, simple assault, and two misdemeanor counts of reckless endangerment, Palmer Township Police said in a release on Thursday, May 26.

Four people killed, seven injured in Philadelphia shootings

PHILADELPHIA — At least four people are dead and seven others wounded after multiple shootings in Philadelphia on Wednesday. It's unclear if any arrests have been made in the seven separate shootings, but police are investigating. At least one teenager was killed. So far this year, Philadelphia has had...