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Mayor Michael Nutter names Diane Schweizer the first female Fire Deputy Commissioner. She is Chief of EMS Operations. (credit: Syma Chowdhry/CBS3)

Diane Schweizer To Become Philadelphia’s First Female Deputy Fire Commissioner

A trailblazer makes her way up the Fire Department chain.

06/04/2014

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Students And Parents Feel Shock, Relief After Scary Situation At CCP

Reports of an armed man on campus sent shock waves throughout the student body.

05/28/2014

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Kensington Residents Say Missing Manhole Cover Causing Problems For Drivers, Pedestrians

A manhole cover is missing on the northbound lane of Kensington Avenue and D Street.

05/27/2014

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South Philly Home Turning Into Real ‘Treehouse’

Neighbors are stumped by a tree that is growing inside a vacant South Philadelphia home.

05/26/2014

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NJ Lawmakers Hope New Gun Control Bill Will Prevent Tragedies

Mass shootings , like Friday’s deadly rampage in Santa Barbara, California, bring to light the highly debated gun control issue.

05/26/2014

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Folks Enjoy Memorial Day Weekend Down Shore While Remembering What Holiday Is All About

It might not be summer just yet — but don’t tell the folks down the shore this weekend.

05/25/2014

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Yogis Stretch Out To Fight Breast Cancer At The Art Museum

Hundreds started their Sunday morning saying “Namaste” at the Art Museum.

05/18/2014

Meena Kapoor is battling Stage-Four breast cancer. (credit: CBS)

Studies Show Increase Of Breast Cancer Detection In Women Of Indian Descent

Doctors with the Cancer Treatment Centers of America say the number of breast cancer diagnoses among South Asian women in the United States has gone up.

05/11/2014

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Founder Of Local Charter School To Be Honored On Queen Latifah Show

Queen Latifah honored teachers on her daytime talk show that airs on CBS3.

05/06/2014

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Schuylkill River Flooding Damages Boathouse Row And Local Businesses

Cars under water, traffic signals giving direction to no one but fish, after Wednesday’s storm, the Schuylkill River rages on.

05/01/2014

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Local Parishioners React To Canonization Of Pope John Paul II Into Sainthood

Devout parishioners arrived at St. Aldalbert Roman Catholic Church in Port Richmond for mass as usual, but this was no ordinary Sunday.

04/27/2014

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Students At West Chester University On Alert After Hearing Of Several Sexual Assaults On Campus

Police say the incidents are not related and are considered isolated attacks, but that doesn’t ease concerns for some students.

04/21/2014

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Christians In Society Hill Celebrate Easter With Sunrise Service

Mother Bethel AME church in Society Hill offered a 6 a.m. service where more than one hundred members showed up for the early worship.

04/20/2014

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Sen. Coons Surprises A World War II Vet With 5 Medals

Strawbridge decided it was the perfect time to share the spotlight with his uncle, Francis Weaver, who was an Army technician during World War II.

04/17/2014

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Negotiations Resume Between SEPTA, Transport Workers As Deadline Looms

It’s back to the bargaining table for SEPTA and Transport Workers Union Local 234 Sunday morning.

04/06/2014

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