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Pennsylvania firefighter dead, first responders injured after driver plows into crash site: officials

A Pennsylvania firefighter died and other first responders were injured Saturday morning after a driver plowed into another crash site on the interstate, officials said. Members of the Belmont Hills Fire Company and Gladwyne Fire Company responded to an accident on Interstate 76 at around 3:00 a.m. along with Pennsylvania State Police. All lanes were closed following the crash.
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CHOP Announces Healthier Together Grant Winners

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia recently announced its first winners of Healthier Together Grants, which will fund local programs that address family food insecurity. “We know that a child’s health is greatly influenced by factors that go beyond the medical care we can provide in our hospital or in our...
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Construction on Roosevelt Avenue in York County beginning Monday

YORK, Pa. (WHTM) — The City of York and PennDOT announced they’ll start road repairs on Roosevelt Avenue on Monday, July 26. The road will be undergoing base repairs to improve the heavily traveled surface. Work begins Monday on the section of road between Conewago Avenue and Parkway Boulevard. The...
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10 Philly filmmakers pitch docs about Philly’s trash problem, a garden-grown solution, and more

Can documentaries change a city? A group of Philadelphia media-makers believes so, and they have the pitches to prove it. PhillyCAM and Doc Society are teaming up with six local media-makers and four community organizers Tuesday for Good Pitch Local Philadelphia, a virtual event that aims to matchmake media-makers with the partners they need to get their projects made.
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Barricade Situation Cleared In West Philadelphia After Home Invasion, Police Say

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A barricade situation has been cleared after a home invasion in West Philadelphia. Officials say a man wearing a ski mask entered a home on the 6300 block of Kingsessing Avenue through the basement Monday morning just before 11 a.m. The home was reportedly occupied by a 32-year-old woman and her two children, both boys ages 10 and 1. The suspect fired five shots in the house and took a purse, laptop and TV before fleeing out the rear door and then entered the 6310 of Regent Street. A barricade was declared and cleared just before 1 p.m. No injuries have been reported at this time. No arrests have been made. Stay with CBSPhilly.com for updates to this developing story.