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Feltonville Corner Store Owner Shoots Suspect During Attempted Robbery, Police Say

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police say a corner store owner shot a would-be robber in Philadelphia’s Feltonville neighborhood Monday afternoon. The shooting happened inside a store on the 4500 block of D Street around 1:30 p.m. Police say the 20-year-old male suspect was shot once in the left shoulder by the store owner when he attempted to rob the store. The suspect is currently in stable condition at Einstein Medical Center and is being held as a prisoner, according to police. For a list of gun violence resources in Philadelphia, click here.
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Store owner shoots attempted robber in Feltonville, police say

PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia police say a store owner in Feltonville shot an attempted robber. It happened on the 4500 block of D Street inside a corner store Monday around 1:30 p.m. According to police, the 20-year-old suspect was shot one time in the shoulder. He was taken to Albert Einstein...
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Christopher Gillie Charged With Arson In Fire That Killed Elderly Man In Buckingham Township

BUCKINGHAM TOWNSHIP, Pa. (CBS) — A northeastern Pennsylvania man is charged with arson in a fire that killed an elderly man in Buckingham Township. Investigators ruled the early Sunday morning fire arson. Police say they were able to find and charge a suspect within hours of the crime. “I’m here to announce criminal charges and the arrest of Christopher George Gillie,” Bucks County District Attorney Matthew Weintraub said. Sixty-one-year-old Christopher Gillie, of Dunmore, Lackawanna County, faces murder, attempted murder and arson. He’s accused of setting fire to a Buckingham Township home early Sunday morning while an elderly couple was asleep inside. From above...
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Kathy Wolper’s pro tips for baking cookies just a mouse click away

NORRISTOWN — Thinking about baking cookies for the holidays?. Sign up for professional baker Kathy Wolper’s virtual cookie class on Dec. 11 from 2 to 4 p.m., and your $20 registration fee will go toward St. Patrick Church’s effort to repair and restore its historic Norristown house of worship. The...

Syracuse Basketball: Next foe, Villanova, is lethal from deep – problematic

Over the weekend, Syracuse basketball certainly looked better on defense at Florida State than the Orange has in other recent games, which is encouraging. In fact, the ‘Cuse zone defense, which made a slight yet effective adjustment in the second half, is what enabled Syracuse basketball to prevail over the Seminoles down in Tallahassee, Fla., on Saturday.
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PECO unveils Small Business Gas Grant Program

PHILADELPHIA — A new program launched by PECO will provide grants to 900 area small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, to help with their PECO gas bill. Qualifying small business customers enduring financial hardship can apply for the one-time, $500 grant through the newly created Small Business Gas Grant Program. The grant will be applied directly to the customer’s existing PECO natural gas account as a credit toward payment due or to offset future gas bills.

Eagles V Jets | WK13 NFL 2021

Another week of the Eagles playing to their highest potential. It's just unfortunate they cant do it on a weekly basis. The matchup was good for the Jets considering their one of the lower tier teams. Zach Wilson performed well a times throughout the game but the Jets will need to continue building around him and help him offensively if they want long term success and don't want another repeat of Sam Darnold's short stint in New York. Twitch: Hallonmars1

Holiday Joy in Philadelphia: Winter in Franklin Square featuring the Electrical Spectacle Light Show now open

Winter in Franklin Square presented by Citizens featuring the Electrical Spectacle Light Show presented by PECO will sparkle until February 27, 2022. Historic Philadelphia, Inc., (HPI) the non-profit organization that manages and operates award-winning Franklin Square, announces new additions to the sparkling lights and winter magic from November through February in this beautiful public space.

Tree Removal to Cause Partial Road Closure in Barrington Next Week

(Barrington, NJ) – The Barrington Public Works Department will be removing three trees on Clements Bridge Road on Tuesday. There will be a partial road closure Eastbound on Clements Bridge Road between Moore Avenue and Lawrence Avenue for the duration of the work period. “This work may cause some delays...

Philly city gov't gets F in diversity, A in racial disrespect

This is volume eight of my monthly column entitled Black Dollars Matter. As I point out each month, this column is generally designed to compel white businesses/entities in Philadelphia and white employers in Philadelphia to treat Black consumers and Black applicants/employees/firms with respect. But, more important, it is also designed to convince Black people in Philadelphia to “do for self” economically as well as politically because, in a capitalist democracy, money and politics talk- meaning persuade- and BS walks- meaning leaves empty-handed.

DA Larry Krasner Says Tourists Shouldn’t Fear Coming To Philadelphia For Holidays: ‘We Don’t Have A Crisis Of Crime’

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — There is no crisis of crime and residents and tourists should feel safe in Philadelphia. That’s what District Attorney Larry Krasner said Monday to help calm any concerns about the rising gun violence and a recent attack inside the Fashion District Philadelphia. Eyewitness News was waiting for the mayor to light the Rittenhouse Square Christmas tree Monday night. It’s another tourist draw in Center City for the holidays, but are lights alone enough to quell some concerns over rising violence in Center City? The holiday cheer is here. “We’re here to see some Christmas stuff and get in the spirit...