Cobbs Creek

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DUI Driver Strikes Bicyclist, Parked Car While Fleeing Police In West Philadelphia

A suspected DUI driver is under arrest after he hit a bicyclist and then struck a parked car overnight while trying to evade police in West Philadelphia.

09/27/2014

File photo (credit: Paul Gluck)

One Dead, One Critical In Cobbs Creek Shooting

One man is dead and another was seriously injured in what police suspect was a drug deal gone bad in West Philadelphia.

09/07/2014

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Philadelphia Police Searching For Man Accused Of Sexual Assault, Stealing Kitchen Appliances

Police are searching for a suspect wanted in connection with an alleged sexual assault, and they say that suspect also stole kitchen appliances from the victim.

08/27/2014

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Woman Rescued After Vehicle Goes Into Water In Southwest Philadelphia

It happened around 3:15 p.m. Tuesday near Cobbs Creek Parkway and Greenway Aevnue.

08/19/2014

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Cab Driver Dead After Crashing Taxi In Cobbs Creek

Police say the driver of a cab is dead after he lost control of his taxi and crashed Friday morning in the Cobbs Creek section of Philadelphia.

08/08/2014

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Man Shot Twice In Cobbs Creek

A 19-year-old was shot twice early Thursday morning in the Cobbs Creek section of Philadelphia.

08/07/2014

Ron Blount, president of the Taxi Workers Alliance of Pennsylvania, at right, testifies.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

All Philadelphia Taxicabs Will Get Security Cameras

“If people know that their face is going to be shown on KYW or CBS, they’re less likely to assault these drivers,” said the president of the Taxi Workers Alliance.

07/24/2014

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91-Year-Old Woman Fights Back During Burglary In Cobbs Creek

The 91-year-old who took on her attackers spoke to Eyewitness News and explained why she says she feels sorry for them.

07/09/2014

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Warning Signs That A House Is In Danger Of Collapsing

Given the recent collapse of several row homes in the City’s Cobbs Creek neighborhood, local experts want to make sure homeowners know what to look for before a collapse happens.

07/08/2014

(credit: Steve Patterson/CBS 3)

2 Houses Collapse In Cobbs Creek

Emergency crews are at the scene of the collapse of several row homes in West Philadelphia Monday.

07/07/2014

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20 Students Taken To Hospital After First Grader Brings Heroin To Cobbs Creek School

Police say a seven-year-old student brought ten packs of heroin into a classroom at Commodore John Barry Elementary School at 59th and Race Streets.

06/10/2014

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Man Found Shot Dead In Cobbs Creek

Police are investigating the shooting death of a man in West Philadelphia overnight.

05/31/2014

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Police Investigate Deadly Shooting In West Philadelphia

It happened around 3 a.m. in the 100 block of South 62nd Street in the city’s Cobbs Creek section.

05/24/2014

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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

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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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