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PennDOT Prepares To Suspend Work On Major Projects For Pope’s Visit

PennDOT’s Gene Blaum concedes it has been a busy summer for road crews in the region, but that’s about to change.

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Fringe Festival Returns To Philadelphia

Hodge’s company will perform ‘The Captive’, which is a scandalous play from the 1920’s, and takes place inside the Physick House in Old City.

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Fire Breaks Out At A Vacant Building In Kensington

It happened at the 3000 block of Arbor Street around 3:45 am.

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US rapper O'Shea Jackson Jr. (L) and US actor Jason Mitchell, pose for a photograph on the red carpet as they arrive for the gala screening of the film Straight Outta Compton, at the Picturehouse Central cinema in central London, on August 20, 2015.   AFP PHOTO / LEON NEAL        (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)

Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Streak

The gangsta rap drama earned an estimated $13-million for its third consecutive first-place finish on a slow-slower-slowest August box-office weekend at multiplexes.

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Ten Of The World’s Largest Car Makers Face Major Lawsuit

The suit claims the deaths of the 13 people that happened as a result of the poisoning that could have been prevented if an inexpensive feature was added to the cars that would turn off unattended engines.

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State Lawmakers Propose New Legislation Aimed At Protecting Pets In Hot, Unattended Vehicles

The legislation is called the “Motor Vehicle Extreme Heat Protection Act.”

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Pa. Ending Second Month With No Budget In Sight

On Tuesday, state House majority Republicans – for lack of Democratic votes – tried and failed on a piecemeal basis to partially override Governor Wolf’s June 30th veto of the budget.

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Police Investigate West Philadelphia Shooting

Shots rang out around 11:45 p.m. Sunday night at 52nd Street and Hazel Avenue.

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Local Artist Known As ‘The Painter Of Presidents’ Has Died

Shanks widow Leona said her husband loved helping and inspiring artists at his Philadelphia school Studio Incamminati.

08/30/2015

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Vietnam War Fighter Jet Now On Display In Montgomery County

The F-8 Crusader had the speed and firepower said Tom Doerr with the Wings of Freedom Aviation Museum in Horsham.

08/30/2015

PHILADELPHIA, PA - AUGUST 30: Alec Asher #49 of Philadelphia Phillies walks back to the mound after a two run home run by Matt Kemp #27 of the San Diego Padres in the top of the first inning on August 30, 2015 at the Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Shields Leads Padres Past Phillies 9-4

Shields allowed one run and six hits with eight strikeouts and one walk. The right-hander was 0-4 with a 5.63 ERA in his previous eight road starts since his last win away from Petco Park on May 24.

08/30/2015

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Charges Pending After Off-Duty Officer Killed In Hit-And-Run

Authorities say it was around 4 p.m. Sunday when 12th district officer Lamar Poole was hit.

08/30/2015

11-year-old Ryan Tarapchak is trying to raise money for six-year-old Isabella O'Brien (Credit: Kristen Johanson)

Local Boy Chases Donations For Friend’s Sister With Cancer

11-year-old Ryan Tarapchak runs three to eight miles every day for six-year-old Isabella O’Brien, who was diagnosed with Stage 4 cancer.

08/30/2015

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West Philly Man Shot Multiple Times After Answering Knock On Door

When the door opened, one of the three gunmen opened fire, hitting the man four times.

08/30/2015

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Authorities: Man Robbed 3 Banks In 3 Days In NJ Town

Authorities say the robber has been captured.

08/30/2015

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Girls On The Run 5K At The Philadelphia Zoo. (credit: Randall E. Scott)

Girls On The Run 5K At The Philadelphia Zoo

Photos from the Girls On The Run 5K at The Philadelphia Zoo.

Deadly train derailment in Philadelphia on May 12, 2015. (credit: CBS)

Crews Respond To Amtrak Train Derailment In Philadelphia

Emergency crews respond to a train derailment in Philadelphia’s Port Richmond neighborhood

2015 Philadelphia St. Patrick's Day Parade. (credit: Jan Carabeo/CBS3)

2015 Philadelphia St. Patrick’s Day Parade

See the best pictures from the 2015 Philadelphia St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

2015 Philadelphia Home Show - Pennsylvania Convention Center (credit: Randall Scott/CBS)

2015 Philadelphia Home Show

Images from the 2015 Philadelphia Home Show held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

Demonstrators in Philadelphia react to the decision in Ferguson. (credit: Will Kenworthy/CBS3)

Philadelphia Reacts To Ferguson Decision

Demonstrators in Philadelphia react to the grand jury decision to not indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson.

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