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Strong odor from truck in Gloucester County lingers to South Philadelphia

PAULSBORO, N.J. (CBS) -- The mystery of the strange, strong odor that overwhelmed parts of South Jersey on Wednesday afternoon has been solved. A hazmat situation was declared in Gloucester County after officials say a rotten egg smell was reported. Gloucester County officials say the odor came from a tractor-trailer at a truck stop in East Greenwich. They say a trailer containing about 7,000 gallons of a chemical called Lubrizol was venting and causing the smell. It is not a natural gas leak. Gloucester County hazmat and emergency operations were on the scene, as well as multiple fire departments. New Jersey environmental...
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Judge reinstates 3rd-degree murder charges against Jayana Webb

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- A judge has reinstated third-degree murder charges against Jayana Webb, the woman accused of striking and killing two Pennsylvania state troopers and a man who the troopers were trying to help on Interstate 95 earlier this year. The charges were dropped in June after Webb's defense attorney said the commonwealth failed to prove his client acted with malice. Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner released a statement following the reinstatement of the third-degree murder charges. Krasner believes the charges were "always appropriate." The charge of 3rd-degree murder was always appropriate for this defendant, whose actions we allege led to the violent deaths...
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Sixers Interested In Trading For Kevin Durant?! | KD Views Philly As A "Desired Landing Spot"

According to Ian Begley of SNY, there are high-ranking members of the Sixers who’ve felt strongly about engaging with Brooklyn on a Durant trade. Also, Begley states that KD reportedly views the 76ers and Celtics as desired landing spots. Could this have anything to do with Harden & KD hanging out recently? Today, we break it all down and give our thoughts on whether this is actually realistic. #Sixers #SixersNews #JamesHarden #KevinDurant #JoelEmbiid #BenSimmons #KyrieIrving #NBA #NBANews #NBARumors #Celtics #Nets
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Philadelphia police officer charged with threatening, assaulting mother of his four children

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- A Philadelphia police officer is charged with threatening and assaulting a former partner and the mother of their four children. The Philadelphia District Attorney's Office charged Officer Ramon Chaulisant, 33, with aggravated assault, terroristic threats, theft, possession of an instrument of crime, simple assault, reckless endangerment of another person and harassment. Officer Chaulisant had been placed on administrative duty and had his service weapon confiscated by PPD prior to his arrest while an investigation was underway. "I want to thank PPD Internal Affairs and my office's Special Investigations Unit for effectively intervening in a highly dangerous situation for a...
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Tractor trailer crashes into bridge on Route 420 in Prospect Park

PROSPECT PARK, Pa. (CBS) -- A bridge in Prospect Park has been a trouble spot for trucks for years. Now, another driver hit it on Wednesday.You can see the truck caused significant damage when it crashed into the Amtrak overpass.Right now, Route 420 is shut down between 11th and 12th Avenues until further notice.Repair work should begin around 9 p.m. Wednesday, officials say.Police tell Eyewitness News the truck driver will likely face citations.
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State Police: Second person dies following bus crash on N.J. Turnpike

NEW YORK -- There is new information on the fatal bus crash that happened on Tuesday night in New Jersey.State police told CBS2's Lisa Rozner a second person has died, three others have serious injuries, and 14 more have minor injuries.Police say when the Megabus struck a guard rail in Woodbridge and overturned, a passenger, 59-year-old Cheryl Johnson of the Bronx, was pronounced dead at the scene, and 66-year-old Cecilia Kiyanitza of Woodbury in South Jersey was airlifted to a hospital, where she later died.The trip started on 34th Street near 11th Avenue in Manhattan at around 6 p.m. and...
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Looting During Civil Unrest Leads to Prison Sentence

PHILADELPHIA, PA — United States Attorney Jacqueline C. Romero announced that Steven Pennycooke, 36, of Philadelphia, PA, was sentenced this week to four years and nine months in prison, three years of supervised release, and ordered to pay a $1,000 fine by United States District Court Judge John M. Gallagher for being a previously convicted felon illegally in possession of a firearm in connection with looting during a period of civil unrest and mandatory curfew in the City of Philadelphia in Spring 2020.
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Best Sandwiches Shops in Philadelphia

Is known as the home of the Cheesesteak and Hoagie. But, the Philly sandwich world is full of local eateries creating some of the "Best Philly Sandwiches," which sometimes are unlooked by even locals. Where to Find The Best Sandwiches Shops in Philadelphia. Whether you're looking for a quick lunch...
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North Wilmington Branch Library set for major upgrade

The North Wilmington Branch Library is set for a major renovation and expansion thanks to $6 million in Bond Bill funds allocated by the General Assembly.  The money will go toward site preparation and design, according to Rep. Nnamdi Chukwuocha, D-Wilmington, who supported the library’s Bond Bill request.  “This project will have a significant impact on residents, especially our young ... Read More
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Port of Wilmington gets first shipment of summer citrus

GT USA Wilmington recently received its first-ever shipment of summer fruit into the Port of Wilmington from the West Coast of South America. The citrus was delivered from Valparaiso, Chile to the Port by M/V Everest Bay, a refrigerated cargo ship. The 2,200 pallets were brought through the Port of...
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Bear-Glasgow a hot spot for credit unions with Del-One the latest to open branch

The Bear-Glasgow area has become a hotspot for member-owned credit unions. Del-One Federal Credit Union late last month, held an opening ceremony for its new Fox Run branch in the shopping center of the same name at Route 72 and Route 40 (Pulaski Highway). The branch is located at 100 Fox Hunt Drive in Bear.
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