A man being pursued by Amtrak Police on the tracks near 30th Street Station allegedly jumped in the Schuylkill River to escape.
Only CBS 3 cameras were there as divers from the Philadelphia Police Marine Unit plunged into the freezing waters of the Schuylkill River, along Kelly Drive at mid-morning, training for ice rescue calls that may be coming as local rivers and waterways freeze over.
The extreme cold weather is once again causing ice jams in our area, as well as producing falling ice.
The incident was reported at about 10:15 p.m. at Industrial Highway and South Keim Street in Pottstown.
A cooperating co-defendant says her pimp admitted cutting up and disposing of the body of a man who died during a robbery attempt.
Thousands of the rowers are in town this weekend for the annual “Head of the Schuylkill Regatta.” On Saturday, colleges from across the country competed.
Boathouse Row is the place to be this weekend. The annual “Head of the Schuylkill” regatta gets underway Saturday morning.
Before settling into the 24-foot, eleven-passenger canoes, guides assured them than none had tipped over in 30 years of the program.
Philadelphia will celebrate the re-lighting of four bridges along the Schuylkill River Thursday night.
Investigators were at a Center City apartment looking for evidence connected to the gruesome discovery of a human torso found in the Schuylkill river Tuesday morning.
The mutilated torso was found floating in the river under the Grays Ferry Bridge.
Officials say the boat broke away during Tuesday’s storms and was found floating in the river.
Police: Driver Killed After Swerving To Avoid Oncoming Vehicle On Kelly Drive, Plunging Into Schuylkill
The crash happened just before 11 p.m. Police say the passenger was able to free himself from the vehicle, swim to shore and call for help.
Authorities say a car drove off the Kelly Drive and into the Schuykill River Sunday night.
FBI spokesperson Carrie Adamowski says the search is being conducted by the bureau’s Underwater Search and Evidence Team, also known as USERT.