The attorney who represents the family of 62-year-old Linda Cerritelli, killed in a massive gas explosion that injured seven others and damaged or destroyed 55 homes, is speaking out for the first time.
Hanging upside down, stuck in her seat belt, Murphy told CBS 3’s Walt Hunter, in an exclusive interview, she feared at any moment her SUV might burst into flames or be pushed into a ravine along the road by another vehicle skidding in the darkness.
EXCLUSIVE: Firefighter’s Widow, Union Ask DA To Reconsider Decision To Not Criminally Charge Building Owners In Deadly Warehouse Blaze
Diane Neary, widow of Philadelphia Fire Lieutenant Robert Neary, expressed her concern about a decision announced Monday by District Attorney Seth Williams, not to file criminal charges against the owners of a vacant, dilapidated Kensington warehouse that burned and collapsed killing Neary and fellow firefighter Daniel Sweeney.
One moment she was driving to work in the busy eastbound lanes of Route 422, the next she was spinning out of control, after a pick-up truck struck her car three times then took off.
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.
Alice Quay turned 100-years-young Sunday and celebrated with her family and friends.
Philadelphia Firefighters Union President Joe Schulle says pictures from several firehouses around the city show firefighters and medics are facing health risks from deteriorating conditions.
Standing close to six-feet, three-inches tall, former Philadelphia First Deputy Police Commissioner James Clark was a big man in many ways, his friends and colleagues say.
As the first anniversary of Officer Brad Fox’s murder draws near, his widow along with his mother and father share their story of pain, courage and triumph in an exclusive one-on-one interview with CBS 3′s Walt Hunter.
Speaking out for the first time, on the second anniversary of Hurricane Irene, the mother of a 20-year-old who drowned that stormy night says it was human error, not the hurricane that caused her tragic death.
The family of 50-year-old Sharolyn Jackson was overjoyed to learn that,13 days after they held a funeral and burial, Jackson is, in fact, alive.
A Philadelphia police officer is in critical condition after being shot in the stomach during a struggle with a suspect inside a corner store Tuesday.
City officials say final results are expected Thursday on tests for possible asbestos contamination at Philadelphia Police Accident Investigation Headquarters at 26th and Master Streets in North Philadelphia.
Pulled from the rubble of the collapsed building where six others had already been found dead, 52-year-old Mariya Plekan told her attorney she was amazed that she had survived.
“It wasn’t my fault.” City officials say those are the words, unmistakable, clearly audible, left on a video message by the L&I inspector, who had inspect the site of a deadly building collapse.