Philadelphia Newswire (Page 7)

Philadelphia Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Philadelphia, PA. (Page 7)

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  1. Philly No Longer Leads in OD Deaths, But Epidemic PersistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | NBC Philadelphia

    It's a persistent scene in Philadelphia: Discarded needles, ambulance sirens and people overdosing on illicit drugs. But a new report shows Philly no longer leads the state in the rate drug-related deaths.

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  2. Philly Artist Chronicles Secret Lives of Sex WorkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | NBC Philadelphia

    A 24-year-old woman named Claudia smoked a cigarette while defiantly staring into the camera. She was not wearing a bra or a top, but she did not shy away from the lens.

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  3. The Big Eclipse is ComingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | NBC Philadelphia

    The longest total eclipse of the sun of this century triggered tourist fever in Asia as astronomy enthusiasts from home and abroad flocked to watch the event The eclipse was visible from within a narrow corridor that begins in India and crosses through Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar and China. I don't think I'll be around by the time we see a total solar eclipse in Philadelphia.

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  4. Life Among the Bullets: North Philly's Rising ViolenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | NBC Philadelphia

    NBC10 Investigators spent several days in Philadelphia's 22nd and 25th police districts, talking to families, experts and police. Here's the first of three packages on the escalating violence there.

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  5. Kelley Hodge to Serve as Philly's Interim DARead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | NBC Philadelphia

    Kelley Hodge has been selected to serve as Philadelphia's interim district attorney to replace Seth Williams who resigned following a guilty plea on one count related to bribery last month. Hodge is a former city prosecutor and will serve as district attorney for the next five months to carry out the remainder of Williams' term.

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  6. Felon Sentenced 33-100 Years For Shooting Delco OfficerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | NBC Philadelphia

    Donte Brooks Island has been sentenced to 33-100 years behind bars for shooting suburban Philadelphia police officer Christopher Dorman last June. Island pleaded guilty to two counts of attempted murder, two counts of assault on a law-enforcement officer and gun offenses in the shooting of Officer Dorman, who was shot seven times during a response in Delaware County for drug activity.

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  7. AG Sessions in Philly to Talk Sanctuary CitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | NBC Philadelphia

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions expressed confidence that he can run the Department of Justice. This comes a day after President Trump expressed regret about appointing Sessions.

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  8. Former Philly Mayor Joins Nation's Largest Law FirmRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | NBC Philadelphia

    Since completing his two terms as Philadelphia mayor in January 2017, Michael Nutter taken on more part-time jobs than Wawa has stores. His latest was announced Wednesday when the world's largest law firm, Dentons, said it was hiring Nutter and former Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake as senior advisers for its local government solutions practice.

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  9. 'Hands Up! Hands Up!': Shooting Captured on Police Body CamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | NBC Philadelphia

    The body camera of a SEPTA transit officer captured the moments leading up to a police-involved shooting in the Kensington section of Philadelphia, Thursday, July 19, 2017. The suspect allegedly shot his girlfriend just before officers arrived.

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  10. Temps Are Rising, Find Your Local Cooling ShelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | NBC Philadelphia

    With summer here, it's important to know the dangers of high temperatures. Heat stroke can be dangerous.

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  11. Philly Police Join Search on Bucks County Farm Where 4 DiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | NBC Philadelphia

    Philadelphia police assisted Bucks County authorities as they searched for more clues in the investigation into a man who authorities say confessed to killing four people on his family's Bucks County farm who allegedly claims to have killed two other people as well. Philly investigators joined the search of the Cosmo DiNardo's family farm in Solebury Township as part of the continuing investigation, Philly police said.

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  12. Woman, 65, Steals Taxi, Picks Up Mother & 10-Month-Old: PDRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2017 | NBC Philadelphia

    A woman with a limp who asked to be taken to a Philadelphia casino turned from taxi passenger to cabbie overnight in what investigators call "a bizarre story." "It's a pretty unusual job to steal a cab and then start picking up passengers like you're a cab driver," Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Scott Small said.

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  13. Instacart to Hire 100+ for Expansion Into Lehigh ValleyRead the original story

    Jul 19, 2017 | NBC Philadelphia

    Instacart is expanding into Lehigh Valley, and it's looking to on-board over 100 new shoppers, those who deliver items to customers' doors in one hour. The on-demand delivery service is also expanding its partnership with Wegmans to more stores in the Philadelphia region and South Jersey.

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  14. Delco Town Accuses Wells Fargo of Discriminatory PracticesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | NBC Philadelphia

    On the heels of a similar action filed by the city of Philadelphia, the tiny Delaware County borough of Sharon Hill has filed a lawsuit against Wells Fargo & Co., accusing the bank of engaging in discriminatory lending practices that have targeted minority borrowers. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Philadelphia on June 23, claims Wells Fargo has a "longstanding, unbroken policy and practice of intentionally steering minority borrowers in Sharon Hill into 'discriminatory' mortgage loans and engaging in facially neutral business policies and practices that created and artificial, arbitrary and unnecessary barrier to fair housing opportunities for minority home purchasers and owners."

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  15. DiNardo Claims He Killed Woman, Man in Philly: SourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | NBC Philadelphia

    Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross comments after recent developments, where sources say Cosmo DiNardo admitted to killing more people than the four men he confessed to killing. Cosmo DiNardo, who has confessed to a murder spree that left four young men dead and buried on his family's sprawling Bucks County, Pennsylvania, farm, says he previously killed a woman and man in Philadelphia, law enforcement sources tell NBC10.

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  16. Zip Over to Fairmount Park For A New Zipline, Adventure ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | NBC Philadelphia

    Treetop Quest will construct and run the zipline and ropes course in West Fairmount Park. The new "aerial adventure" park will include tarzan swings, tight ropes, treetops rope course and zip lines.

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  17. Drivers Strike Crashed Motorcyclist on I-95, Keep GoingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | NBC Philadelphia

    A motorcyclist died after losing control of his bike and being struck by at least two motorists who kept on driving along Interstate 95. Medics pronounced Christopher Cooper, of Philadelphia, dead along Interstate 95 east of Newark after he was thrown from his 2001 Suzuki GSX motorcycle around 9:50 p.m. Sunday night, Delaware State Police said. Cooper was in the left center lane of I-95 northbound where the highway goes under the State Route 1 flyover ramp when he for some reason lost control and laid his bike down, investigators said.

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  18. Dad Beats 2-Year-Old to Death, Claims Boy Fell: PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 | NBC Philadelphia

    Quadium Bass said he was playing video games in their home on the 1600 block of N 57th Street around 1:10 p.m. Friday when he heard a thump then realized his son, 2-year-old Bashir Mungin-Bass, had fallen down the steps, Philadelphia police said. On Monday, police charged Bass with murder of his son and child endangerment.

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  19. Man Says He Killed Neighbor, Neighbor's GF in Self-DefenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2017 | NBC Philadelphia

    The man claimed he shot his neighbor and his girlfriend because he felt threatened when they climbed his fence during an argument. A man who shot and killed his neighbor and his neighbor's girlfriend, as part of what residents say was a long running feud between the two men, claims he did so in self-defense.

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  20. Roaches Crawl Out of Manhole and Invade Philly StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2017 | NBC Philadelphia

    "When I tell you all the neighbors were spraying and stomping, it was a horror story that I couldn't believe I was living," one resident said. "And they were flying all over.

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