Police: Homeless Man Allegedly Stabs 15-Year-Old Boy In Self-Defense In Center City

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia police say a homeless man stabbed a 15-year-old boy in the neck at 15th and JFK in Center City on Tuesday night. It happened just before 8 p.m. Police say the suspect told investigators a group of teenagers was throwing things at him and he stabbed the teen in self-defense. The … Read more

Philadelphia DA Calls On Pennsylvania District Attorneys To Vow To Protect Abortion Rights After Roe v. Wade Overturned

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner is calling on his counterparts across Pennsylvania to vow to protect and support abortion rights after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade on Friday. The Supreme Court’s decision ends the constitutional right to an abortion in the country and allows states to ban the medical … Read more

Police Identify 2 Men Killed In South Philadelphia Quadruple Shooting

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Two people are dead and two others are injured after a shootout in South Philadelphia Thursday night, police said. It happened around 8:30 p.m. on the 1200 block of South Bucknell Street. Police said two 36-year-old men died. Both were shot multiple times. Police identified the victims as Raheem Hargust and Vincent … Read more

Judge Lowers Bail For Suspect Charged In Connection To Deadly South Street Mass Shooting

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A judge lowered bail Thursday for one of the men charged in connection with the deadly South Street mass shooting. Prosecutors say 34-year-old Rashaan Vereen started a physical fight that ended in gunfire. Eleven people were injured and three people died, including one of the shooters. READ MORE: Thousands Protest Outside Philadelphia … Read more

South Philadelphia Quadruple Shooting Leaves 2 Men Dead, Police Say

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Two people are dead and two others are injured after a shootout in South Philadelphia Thursday night, police said. It happened around 8:30 p.m. on the 1200 block of South Bucknell Street. Police said two 36-year-old men died. Both were shot multiple times. READ MORE: CBS3 Mysteries: Robert Ucciferri’s 2002 Good Friday … Read more

Skippack Pharmacy Taking Unique Approach To Vaccinating Children 6 Months To 5 Years Old Against COVID-19

SCHWENKSVILLE, Pa. (CBS) — Another milestone in the pandemic response. Health workers on Tuesday began administering COVID-19 vaccinations to children 6 months to 5 years old. At one local pharmacy, a doctor is taking a rather unique approach when it comes to vaccinating this age group. Parents traveled from all over to get their children … Read more

Police searching for hit-and-run driver who killed woman in Germantown

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — Philadelphia police are searching for a hit-and-run driver who killed a woman in the city’s Germantown section Monday night. It happened just before 7 p.m. when the 21-year-old woman was trying to cross Germantown Avenue near West Coulter Street. Witnesses told police that the driver was traveling at a high rate of … Read more

Police: Man Shot In Head, Killed In Rhawnhurst

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A 54-year-old man was shot and killed in Philadelphia’s Rhawnhurst neighborhood, police said Friday night. It happened just after 9:45 p.m. outside of a diner on Roosevelt Boulevard. Police said the man was shot once in the head and was pronounced at the scene. No weapons were recovered and no arrests have … Read more

Philly First Home Helping Philadelphia Residents Turn Dreams Of Owning Home Into Reality

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — June is National Homeownership Month. It’s a time to celebrate the value of owning a home. But with the rising cost of rent amid the pandemic, it’s getting harder for folks to save up to buy a home. The Philly First Home program started in 2019 with about $24 million available for … Read more

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