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22nd and Cecil B. Moore -- the place where the Columbia Avenue riot began 50 years ago. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

50 Years Ago, False Rumor Ignites Chaos, Destruction In North Philly

Thursday marks the 50th anniversary of the Columbia Avenue riots.


(credit: Diana Rocco/CBS3)

UPDATE: SWAT Standoff Ends in Pitman

A SWAT standoff has ended in Pitman, Gloucester County after a man was barricaded inside of a home.


(Some of Cecil B. Moore's fellow civil rights freedom fighters speak at the rededication of the Cecil B. Moore subway stop in North Philadelphia.  Muralist Jonathan Mandell stands alongside his mosaic.  Credit: Jim Melwert)

Cecil B. Moore’s Life Gets Spotlight as North Philadelphia Subway Stop Is Rededicated

Cecil B. Moore’s military, legal, and political careers are depicted in a new mural at the Cecil B. Moore stop of Septa’s Broad Street line in North Philadelphia.


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Child Injured After Being Hit By Car In Philadelphia

The accident happened at 61st and Columbia Avenue around 5:35 p.m.


(Photo from Phila. PD)

West Phila. Man Who Called 911 Charged With Murdering Female Acquaintance

Brandon Timmons, who called 911 to report he had found a female friend dead in the hallway of her apartment building over the weekend, is now charged in her murder.


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Suspect Leads Police On Chase In Stolen Bakery Truck

A suspect is in custody after stealing a bakery truck and leading Philadelphia police on a chase early Wednesday morning.