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Philadelphia Finally Uncover the Name of The Boy in the Box

Philadelphia police have finally identified the name of the "Boy in the Box."Photo byScott Rodgerson/UnsplashonUnsplash. The murder mystery that gripped Philadelphia for 65 years has been solved. The infamous "The Boy in the Box," now has been identified. CBS 3 reports that decades ago, a child was found murdered, stuffed in a box, and abandoned in Philadelphia. Now the Philadelphia Police Department officially identified the boy's name. The city is happy to finally have a name on that stone. One local, Linda Tamburri, told CBS that she's happy to see the little boy's name on the stone.
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How Making Changes to Your Home Affects Your Mental State

Did you know that the environment in your home has a huge impact on your mental well-being? Well, your surroundings can have a significant effect on your mood, spirit, motivation, and interactions with those around you. In addition, your personal space can cause or even reduce feelings of stress, anxiety, and depression. That is why it is important to create a home that is not only visually appealing and inviting, but one that makes you feel comfortable, relaxed, and secure. So, how can you do this, and what changes can bring the best results? Read on to understand some of the changes that you can make to your home, and how they impact your mental health.

Family Fun Things to Do: Van Gogh, The Immersive Experience at the Tower Theatre

This post includes affiliate links. If you purchase anything through these affiliated links, we may earn a commission. The Tower Theatre in Philadelphia is currently hosting the Van Gogh Immersive Experience, a must-see for art lovers of all ages. The exhibit features more than 40 pieces by Vincent van Gogh, as well as interactive elements that allow visitors to explore the artist's life and work. This is a great opportunity to introduce your children to one of the world's most famous painters!

Pita Chip Celebrates Founder's 'Americaversary' with Free Falafel on Friday, December 9

Contemporary Middle Eastern quick-serve restaurant Pita Chip, which has locations at 3601 Market Street in University City, 1600 North Broad Street at Temple University, and 1623 Big Oak Road in the Oxford Oaks Shopping Center in Yardley, will be giving away free falafel wraps or bowls to the first 79 customers at each location when the stores open at 11 a.m. on Friday, December 9, in honor of the anniversary of co-founder Omar Alsaadi's emigration from Syria to the United States.

Philadelphia's Byberry Insane Asylum

Philadelphia’s State Hospital for Mental Diseases, more commonly known as Byberry Insane Asylum, has a reputation for inhumane treatment with inmates and other patients. The history of the asylum is not just horrible but also extremely heartbreaking. Many people were sent to the asylum for their betterment or so they wouldn’t harm others around them. Little did anyone know what pain would be inflicted upon them on the hospital’s premises.

The Case of Linda Ann Weston Part 1

Mugshot of Linda Ann Weston and the furnace where one of the victims was foundPhoto Linda Ann Weston, the ringleader in kidnapping and torturing mentally disabled individuals for her own personal gain, was charged, along with her associates, with 196 criminal charges by a federal grand jury in 2013. The victims were found by the police in the basement of a home in Philadelphia, now known as the Basement of Horror. According to police reports, when they entered the basement they found a mentally ill man chained to a furnace, and three other adults hiding under filthy blankets and rags. They also discovered eight children in Weston’s upstairs apartment. According to police reports, all of the victims were held against their will in order to make money for Weston and her associates. All of the victims showed signs of abuse and neglect at the hand of Weston and her associates.

White Dog Cafe to Host 34th Annual New Year's Day Pajama Brunch

Make your New Year's resolution for more pajamas, pups, and partying!. White Dog Cafe to Host 34th Annual New Year's Day PJ Brunch.Photo byWhite Dog Cafe. The New Year welcomes the 34th anniversary of White Dog Cafe and three decades plus of their annual New Year's Day Brunch that invites guests to come to brunch in what they wore to bed! Even the team members at the White Dog Cafe locations will be adorning pajamas as they serve you your first meal of the New Year. New Year's Day Brunch is offered at all four White Dog Cafe locations from 9 AM to 3 PM.

Green Bay Packers Trades, Rumors and News Ep 10 Packers vs Eagles

Jalen Hurts ran and ran and he ran so much that Green Bay couldn't catch him as he raced his way into Philadelphia's record book. Hurts outran the Packers and he eclipsed all the other fleet-footed Pro Bowl quarterbacks in Eagles' history. Better than Randall Cunningham, better than Donovan McNabb, better than even Michael Vick. "I have a ton of respect for them and their support," Hurts said about the QBs. "They don't even know how they've affected me, impacted me in my time here. It's an understatement to say how I appreciate them, because I do. They guided me in more ways than they even know."

Mother Discovers Daughter Alive Six Years After Thinking Her Baby Died in a Fire

In December of 1997, the Cuevas family was getting ready to celebrate Christmas in snowy Philadelphia. The excitement in the home was palpable, not only for the holidays, but the mother of the home, Luz, had just brought home from the hospital a baby girl named Delimar. This was Luz’s third child, but it was her first baby girl with her husband Pedro and the family was over the moon excited to finally have her home. She was just 10 days old, eating and sleeping a ton, cooing and snuggling with her parents and siblings.

Governor Abbott Sends the Third Set of Migrants to Philadelphia

Governor Abbott buses the third set of migrants to PhiladelphiaPhoto byTwitter. On Friday morning, Texas Governor Greg Abbott sent the third set of buses to the City of Brotherly Love, Philadelphia. This is the fourth city that Abbott has sent buses of migrants who have crossed the Texas-Mexican border. It is estimated that over 2 million people have crossed the border this year.