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Two Teens Shot In Southwest Philadelphia

Police are investigating a double shooting in Southwest Philadelphia that left two teenagers wounded.

01/05/2014

15-year-old Russell Drzik is headed to the Eagles-Saints playoff game thanks to DT Fletcher Cox. (credit: Kevin Drzik)

Eagles’ Fletcher Cox Makes Dream Come True For Heart Patient

15-year-old Russell Drzik just had heart surgery CHOP. A successful surgery has also ended in a dream come true. He’ll be attending the Eagles-Saints playoff game tonight at the Linc thanks to Eagles defensive tackle Fletcher Cox.

01/04/2014

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Woody Wolfe, Minstering To Young Patients With Song

“Things that we let bend us out of shape, these kids just take in stride,” says Wolfe, 60, who founded Heart to Hand Ministries in 1992.

12/30/2013

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Family Sues Over Drowning Death of Son at West Phila. Rec Center

Seven-year-old Jabriel O’Connor died last summer after he was found at the bottom of a city pool in the Cobbs Creek section of the city.

12/12/2013

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Providing The Comfort of a Warm Blanket To Emotionally Fragile Kids

Janet Geissler (left) leads the Philadelphia chapter of Project Linus, and during her tenure they’ve donated 22,000 blankets for kids dealing with trauma.

11/04/2013

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3-Year-Old Boy Struck By Hit-Run Driver In West Philadelphia

Police say someone driving a black SUV struck a three-year-old boy at 53rd and Chestnut Streets Friday, then fled the scene.

11/02/2013

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Child Struck By Vehicle In Kingsessing

The incident was reported at about 7:10 p.m. at S. 52nd Street and Greenway Avenue.

10/09/2013

CBS Radio Senior VP Marc Rayfield poses for a picture with Charlie Manuel during 2013 spring training in Clearwater. (credit: Marc Rayfield)

Charlie Manuel More Than A Great Manager

If character was measured in wins and losses, Charlie Manuel would be in that Hall of Fame too.

08/17/2013

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Two Phila. Hospitals Collaborating On Lifelong Care For Those With Congenital Heart Defects

A unique collaboration is now underway between cardiologists at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

08/07/2013

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CHOP Study Finds Poverty As Factor That Determines Future Of Babies Exposed To Cocaine

A remarkable study, conducted by Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia physicians, takes a look at the lives of babies born addicted to crack and compares their progress to children from the same socioeconomic background that were not exposed to cocaine.

07/27/2013

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Penn, CHOP Study Finds Cities Safer Than Rural Areas

The doctors studied the prevalence of premature death due to injuries and found it is 20 percent lower in cities than in rural areas.

07/23/2013

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UPDATE: Boy On Life Support After Near Drowning Incident At Community Pool In Philadelphia

Police now say a six-year-old boy is on life support a day after a near drowning incident at a community pool in West Philadelphia.

07/19/2013

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Police Investigate Death Of 4-Year-Old Girl In Philadelphia

Authorities are investigating the death of a four-year-old girl in Philadelphia on Tuesday.

07/16/2013

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Police: Three Teens Shot In Hunting Park, Gunman Sought

Police are searching for the gunman who shot three teen boys late Friday night in Hunting Park.

07/06/2013

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Murnaghan Family: Sarah Makes Important Step Towards Recovery

The family of the 10-year-old Newtown Square girl who received two lung transplants in June shared some good news Thursday.

07/04/2013

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