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Man found dead under car in Hamilton Township

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP — A 69-year-old man was found dead Thursday after being trapped underneath a car, Detective Michael Tantum said. Police responded to the 300 block of Penny Lane and found the man, Peter Lawrence Stone, under the vehicle, Tantum said Friday. He was pronounced dead at the scene, Tantum...
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Trenton Man Arrested at Airport for Murder at Ewing Storage Facility

A Trenton man was arrested while trying to board a flight heading to North Caroline on Thursday for the murder of a man outside of Public Storage in Ewing. On Monday night, a shooting was reported outside a Public Storage on Parkside Avenue. Arriving officers found the body of Cedric Hennessee Flippin, 29, who was believed to be shot and killed. A bullet casing was found near his body, according to a statement from the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office.
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Philadelphia hits record homicides as rates rise across U.S.

There has been a spike in violence across the U.S., and Philadelphia has been particularly impacted. The city has reached a record high number of homicides in 2021, totaling over 500. Zinhle Essamuah reports on the surge in violence, which is predominantly affecting the Black community.Dec. 3, 2021.

Loved Ones Of Mother Of Six Tyra Gould Gunned Down In North Philadelphia Demanding Killer To Turn Themself In

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The family of a 40-year-old mother who was shot and killed in North Philadelphia Wednesday is calling for the shooter to turn himself in. Loved ones of Tyra Gould say the mother of six was taken from her family too soon. Tyra Gould “Here’s six kids that have to bury their mother now and we don’t have no answers why and we need to get answers and answers today,” said Troy Baylor, a friend of Gould. Philadelphia police say officers initially rushed to 24th and Diamond Streets in North Philadelphia around 1 p.m. Wednesday afternoon for a report of an assault. Then,...

First Case Of COVID-19 Omicron Variant Confirmed In Pennsylvania

PHILADELPHIA (KDKA) – The first case of the COVID-19 Omicron variant has been detected in Pennsylvania. A man in his 30s tested positive for the variant, the Philadelphia Department of Public Health announced Friday. Details were limited, but the department said it’s working to get more information on his case and coordinating with the state and CDC. Cases have now been identified in California, Colorado, Hawaii, Minnesota and New York, but the Philadelphia Department of Health said so far all reported symptoms have been mild. The new variant hasn’t been reported in the Pittsburgh area yet, but Allegheny County health officials have said...

Mother Of Ahmir Jones, Teen Killed Protecting Girlfriend During Robbery Near Temple University, Speaks Out

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The mother of the young man shot and killed while protecting his girlfriend during a robbery near Temple University, is speaking out. While a viewing is being held Friday night for Temple student Samuel Collington, who was murdered just off campus earlier this week, the mother of 18-year-old Ahmir Jones, who was shot to death last month near the university, is preparing to bury her son. Police are still investigating Jones’ murder. The victim’s mother says she’s not ready to bury her son. “I would never in a million years expect that my son is gone and I’m never gonna...
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Man Dies in Apparent Road Rage Shooting After Route 1 Fender Bender

Philadelphia police say a man died after being shot following a fender bender on the Roosevelt Boulevard Extension in Philadelphia's East Falls neighborhood Thursday night. Eddie Rodriguez was riding as a passenger in his brother's car when they were struck, pulled over and then one of four masked men in the other car opened fire, police say.

A woman was shot in her neck while staying in a rooming house

Philadelphia (WPHL) — Philadelphia Police are trying to find the person who shot a woman who was in a rooming house in Philadelphia’s Nicetown section Thursday night. The incident happened on the second floor of a rooming house located on the 3600 block of N. 21st Street shortly after 7:00 p.m.
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2 Men Found Dead in Stairwell to Apartment Basement in Philly

Two men were found shot dead in a stairwell leading to the basement of an apartment in Philadelphia’s Mayfair neighborhood Friday morning. Police said the men, who appeared to be between 20 and 30 years old, sustained multiple gunshots. Various officers and homicide investigators could be seen in the daylight surrounding the stairwell of the apartment on the 4000 block of Passmore Street.

2 men shot and killed outside basement apartment in Mayfair

MAYFAIR - Authorities say two men were shot and killed early Friday morning outside an apartment building in Mayfair. Officers from the Philadelphia Police Department were called to the 4000 block of Passmore Street just before 5 am. for reports of gunfire. Investigators say two men in their 20s were...

Samir Jefferson’s Mother Speaks Out After 14-Year-Old Shot 18 Times, Killed In Feltonville

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Family and friends came together Thursday evening to remember a 14-year-old shot to death in Feltonville. Samir Jefferson was shot 18 times on Wyoming Avenue while waiting for the bus after school. It’s been an emotional week for Samir’s family. A vigil and balloon release was held Thursday night for a life cut short. “Everybody screaming, crying, it’s devastating,” Desiree Goodson, Samir’s mother, said. Family members say Samir loved music, playing basketball, eating chicken alfredo and was always smiling. “Samir is a beautiful kid. He’s never angry,” Goodson said. Samir, a freshman at Thomas Edison High School, was waiting for the bus...

Road rage video shows man assaulting woman in Newtown Township parking lot

Authorities in Bucks County are searching for a man who shoved a woman to the ground during a parking lot dispute last month outside a PetSmart store in Newtown Township. The incident happened around 9:30 a.m. on Nov. 21 in the parking lot at 2600 S. Eagle Road. On Friday, investigators released security camera footage that shows how the incident unfolded.