Schuylkill River

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Police: Man Being Pursued Jumps Into Schuylkill River

A man being pursued by Amtrak Police on the tracks near 30th Street Station allegedly jumped in the Schuylkill River to escape.

03/05/2014

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EXCLUSIVE: CBS 3 Joins Philadelphia Police Marine Unit During Ice Rescue Training

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.

01/28/2014

The cold weather is causing ice jams in New Jersey. (Credit: CBS3)

Cold Weather Causing Problems All throughout Area

The extreme cold weather is once again causing ice jams in our area, as well as producing falling ice.

01/26/2014

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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Driver Rescued From Partially Submerged Vehicle In Pottstown

The incident was reported at about 10:15 p.m. at Industrial Highway and South Keim Street in Pottstown.

12/09/2013

(A search warrant was executed at an apartment building on South 11th Street during the investigation of Frank Zarzycki's murder.  File photo from CBS3)

Trial Ordered For Pair In Murder-Dismemberment of NE Phila. Man

A cooperating co-defendant says her pimp admitted cutting up and disposing of the body of a man who died during a robbery attempt.

11/06/2013

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43rd Annual ‘Head Of The Schuylkill Regatta’ Kicks Off At Boathouse Row

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.

10/26/2013

(Boathouse Row.  File photo by John Ostapkovich)

Thousands of Rowers Converge on Philadelphia For Annual Regatta

Boathouse Row is the place to be this weekend. The annual “Head of the Schuylkill” regatta gets underway Saturday morning.

10/25/2013

(Philadelphia schoolkids shove away from the dock of the East Park Canoe House, in Fairmount Park.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Philadelphia Schoolkids Get Hands-On Lessons in Boating and Nature

Before settling into the 24-foot, eleven-passenger canoes, guides assured them than none had tipped over in 30 years of the program.

10/09/2013

Market Street Bridge lit up. (Photo provided)

New Lights To Debut On Schuylkill River Bridges In Philadelphia

Philadelphia will celebrate the re-lighting of four bridges along the Schuylkill River Thursday night.

09/26/2013

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UPDATE: Body Found In Schuylkill River Identified

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.

09/04/2013

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‘Badly Mutilated’ Body Found In Schuylkill River

The mutilated torso was found floating in the river under the Grays Ferry Bridge.

09/03/2013

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UPDATE: Overturned Boat Found Broke Away From Dock During Storms

Officials say the boat broke away during Tuesday’s storms and was found floating in the river.

08/14/2013

The Schuylkill River, near Boathouse Row, where a car crashed into the water. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

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.

07/29/2013

Car Drives Off Kelly Drive, Into Schuykill

Authorities say a car drove off the Kelly Drive and into the Schuykill River Sunday night.

07/28/2013

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Feds Mum On Subject Of Schuylkill River Underwater Search

FBI spokesperson Carrie Adamowski says the search is being conducted by the bureau’s Underwater Search and Evidence Team, also known as USERT.

07/15/2013

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