‘We do not have a crisis with crime’ – CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – There are new concerns about holiday shopping, crime and guns. This happens after three teenagers brutally attacked a man inside the Fashion District Philadelphia. Eyewitness News was waiting for the mayor to light the Christmas tree in Rittenhouse Square on Monday night. It’s another tourist attraction in Center City for the holidays, … Read more

Man charged with setting fire to Bucks County’s house, killing roommate’s father

A Scranton man allegedly stole his roommate’s car, drove to her parents’ house in Bucks County and set a fire Sunday morning that killed her disabled father, prosecutors said. Christopher Gillie, 61, was charged with murder and related offenses following his arrest in Dunmore, Lackawanna County amid an ongoing investigation into the deadly incident in … Read more

NBA Trade Rumors: Damian Lillard is interested in Ben Simmons. Does CJ McCollum help the Sixers?

The Sixers and Trailblazers have been tied at the hip in the rumor mill in the back half of 2021, and there does not appear to be any end in sight. While Philadelphia continues to look for a solution to Ben Simmons’ riddle, Portland is working through their own problems. The latest word from Portland … Read more

Cases of myocarditis related to COVID vaccination remain rare, mild

Myocarditis is a rare but serious side effect of COVID-19 vaccines that most commonly occurs in people under 21 years of age. Recent research provides some assurance that most young people recover quickly from it. Myocarditis – inflammation of the heart muscle – can weaken the organ and disrupt its electrical system, which keeps the … Read more

Officials respond to Carver High School in northern Philadelphia after social media threat – CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Philadelphia police and Philadelphia School District security officers have responded to a threat at George Washington Carver High School of Engineering and Science in northern Philadelphia. A source shared the threat, which was posted on Instagram by “Carverkilla”, with Eyewitness News. The Instagram user threatened to “shoot” the school at 2pm on … Read more

Reports: Flyers brand head coach Alain Vigneault

The Flyers have fired head coach Alain Vigneault just 22 games inside his third season at the helm, according to several reports Monday morning. The news was first reported by former Flyers beat writer Frank Seravalli, now with the Daily Faceoff. Hearing #Flyere making a coach change. Alain Vigneault fired. – Frank Seravalli (@frank_seravalli) December … Read more

Man was beaten during gun attempt with robbery in Fashion District Philadelphia’s bathroom, police said

Philadelphia police are looking for three teenagers who investigators say hit a 70-year-old man in the face during a robbery attempt inside a bathroom in the Fashion District Philadelphia in Center City. The incident happened on Thursday afternoon inside a toilet on the ground floor of the shopping center, police said. Around 13.25, while the … Read more

Kevin Hart is set to star as Arnold Jackson in the live remake of ‘Diff’rent Strokes’

Kevin Hart will play the role of a well-known child character when he takes the stage this week as part of a live TV event. The actor is set to star as Arnold Jackson in a one-night re-enactment of the sitcom “Diff’rent Strokes,” which airs Tuesday at 9 p.m. 20 on ABC. The thesis will … Read more

Water Main Break floods several buildings in the community hill section, officials say – CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Aid crews are battling a major outage in the city’s Society Hill section, according to the Philadelphia Water Department. The breach happened at South 5th and Lombard Streets around 9 p.m. The break floods several buildings in the area. READ MORE: Philadelphia Trade Director Michael Rashid resigns after allegedly making anti-Semitic remarks … Read more