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Phillies Release 2 Former All-Stars On Saturday

The Philadelphia Phillies made a pair of notable moves this Saturday, releasing outfielder Odubel Herrera and right-handed reliever Jeurys Familia. Herrera and Familia were designated for assignment earlier this week. Now that they've been released, they're free to sign with another team. In 62 games this season, Herrera was batting...
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Person Of Interest In Custody Following Stabbing That Left Woman Dead In West Philadelphia, Police Say

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police say they have a person of interest in custody in connection with the stabbing that left a woman in her early 30s dead in West Philadelphia on Saturday. The person is in custody is a 34-year-old man. Police say the woman was found at the 5300 block of Chestnut Street in the passenger seat of a golden Honda Odyssey with multiple stab wounds to her body, including one to her face. Medics pronounced the woman dead on scene at around 8:30 a.m. Her identity is not known at the time. Police also haven’t revealed the identity of the man in custody.
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Phillies release pair of veterans, outright pitcher to Triple-A

PHILADELPHIA - Outfielder Odubel Herrera and pitcher Jeurys Familia were handed their release by the Phillies on Saturday after no team claimed them on waivers. The veteran players - both who had struggled this season - were designated for assignment on Tuesday when the Phillies made a flurry of deadline deals, acquiring reliever David Robertson, starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard and outfielder Brandon Marsh.

Dover drug investigation leads to Wilmington man ramming police vehicles

DOVER, Del. – Dover Police arrested a Wilmington man on gun and drug charges early Friday morning. Police say the investigation began after learning that 28-year-old Zakeer Washington was planning to be in the parking lot of Bally’s Casino with drugs. Officers responded to Bally’s and tried to contact Washington inside of a vehicle.

Phillies Cut 2 Former All-Stars: Fans React

The Philadelphia Phillies were among the most active teams ahead of the trade deadline. They haven't stopped making roster moves since. This Saturday, the Phillies continued making notable roster decisions. The NL East ballclub has released outfielder Odubel Herrera and reliever Jeurys Familia. Both players were initially designated for assignment,...

Delaware Supreme Court Upholds Sentence of 19-Year-Old Daycare Worker Who Murdered a Child to ‘Release Her Anger’ and ‘Stress’ from Hearing Babies Cry

The Delaware Supreme Court on Friday affirmed the life sentence of a daycare worker who pleaded guilty to murdering a four-month-old child. As Law&Crime previously reported, DeJoynay Ferguson was arrested in September 2019 and pleaded guilty in April 2021. She appealed by arguing that her life sentence was unfair, according to the Delaware Supreme Court’s Friday decision.

A Philadelphia Phillies franchise milestone is coming soon

We love big, round numbers in sports, especially in baseball. 300 wins. 500 home runs. 3,000 hits. But those are just individual marks. Let’s not lose sight of the whole point of the thing: winning games. And the Philadelphia Phillies are mere days away from hitting a number that has gotten shockingly little discussion: 10,000 wins as a franchise.

Advocates say there’s ‘no place’ for unhoused people in Norristown, where it may soon be illegal to stay in parks past dusk

Each time Tony Morano and Anne Douglass find a new place to pitch their tents, they face the threat of being forced to pack up their homes — and leave. Recently, they say, a borough officer told them to get out of Riverfront Park, in Norristown, Montgomery County. When they moved to a spot along the Norristown bike path in late July, a park ranger ordered them to vacate.

GoFundMe scammer who used story of homeless vet gets 5 years

A New Jersey man who made up a story about a homeless veteran helping out his then-girlfriend and used the tale to solicit more than $400,000 in online donations was sentenced to five years in state prison on Friday. Mark D’Amico had pleaded guilty in December 2019 and admitted concocting the feel-good tale in late 2017 about Johnny Bobbitt Jr. giving his last $20 to help D’Amico's girlfriend, Katelyn McClure, when her car ran out of gas on Interstate 95 in Philadelphia. Prosecutors said at the time that the three had met previously and cooked up the scheme to make...

Exclusive: Philadelphia Couple’s Dream Wedding Nearly Derailed After $20,000 Check Stolen From Collection Box

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A Philadelphia couple’s dream wedding set for this weekend was nearly derailed after a $20,000 check meant for a caterer never made it to the business. The U.S. Postal Service is reminding people to be on the lookout for mail theft. Temple alums Cara Graeff and Conor Lyons are tying the knot at a big 240-person wedding in Philly on Saturday. “We’ve been together for eight years nearly so we’ve kind of waiting a while,” Graeff said. The most expensive check they wrote for their big day was about $20,000 to their catering company. “It was the biggest payment we had...