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Police: Man Struck, Killed By Vehicle In Southwest Philadelphia

Police say it happened at 6:18 p.m. in the 2800 block of Island Avenue in Southwest Philadelphia.


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Two Teens Shot In Southwest Philadelphia

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


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Meek Mill Makes It A Great Holiday For Some Local Youngsters

Meek Mill delivered some awesome gifts to youngsters in Southwest Philadelphia.


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Paul ‘Earthquake’ Moore, Helping His Community All Year Long

Former boxer Paul “Earthquake” Moore, a Philadelphia native, spent his young days without, so he’s devoted his adult life to making sure others have more.


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EXCLUSIVE: Computers Donated By Philadelphia Native Kevin Hart Stolen From Recreation Center

Tonight CBS 3 has learned some of those computers have been stolen.



Violent Carjacking Leads To Chase, Gunfire In Southwest Philly

A carjacking in Philadelphia ended with a police chase and gunfire early Friday morning.


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71-Year-Old Man Tied Up In Southwest Philadelphia Home Invasion Robbery

Philadelphia Police are investigating after a 65-year-old man was tied up during a home invasion Wednesday night.


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Police: Man Abducted, Shot And Robbed In Philadelphia

A man is in critical condition after being abducted, shot and robbed while leaving a casino in Philadelphia.


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City Council Wrestling With Expanding Problem of Auto Shops in Residential Areas

Tracey Jordan of Southwest Philadelphia (left) says auto shops are popping up all over that section of the city — on residential blocks.


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Police: Suspect Wanted In String Of Southwest Philadelphia Armed Robberies

Police say the suspect hit five stores in the Cobbs Creek, Kingsessing and Haddington sections in two days.


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EXCLUSIVE: 67-Year-Old Victim Tied Up, Beaten During Home Invasion Robbery

A 67-year-old man is living in terror tonight after getting attacked at home.


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Police Chase Ends In Crash In Southwest Philadelphia

A police chase ended in a crash Tuesday night in Southwest Philadelphia.


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Police: Machete-Wielding Suspect Sought In Southwest Philadelphia Robbery

Philadelphia Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the the suspect who robbed a 37-year-old man and struck him with a machete.


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SUV Flips On Its Side In Accident Involving School Bus In Elmwood; 1 Injured

The accident was reported at about 3 p.m. at 65th and Buist.


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Building Partially Collapses In Southwest Philadelphia; No Injuries

The Fire Department was dispatched to the 500 block of Baltimore Avenue at approximately 1:30 p.m. for a reported partial building collapse.