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I-Team: Rogue Bikers’ Behavior Now Under Investigation

A CBS3 I-Team Investigation got answers about how scores of riders on dirt bikes and ATVs were able to race through city streets for nearly three hours Tuesday afternoon, ignoring traffic laws and putting pedestrians and other drivers in danger.

10/22/2014

File photo of Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter. (Photo by Mike Dunn)

Nutter Says Philadelphia Is ‘Geared Up’ For Any Ebola Occurrence Here

But at the same time, Nutter cautioned residents about becoming alarmed.

10/17/2014

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I-Team Exclusive: New Steps To Protect Philadelphia First Responders Against Patients Suspected Of Having Ebola

A Philadelphia Fire Department memo obtained by the CBS 3 I-team now reveals new steps being taken to protect medics and firefighters who might answer calls to help patients suspected of having the Ebola virus.

10/14/2014

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Montgomery County Mother Charged With Introducing Daughter To Heroin

Police say last April, Patricia Davenport took her 15-year-old daughter into the kitchen of the Harleysville apartment where they formerly lived, introducing her to the deadly drug heroin, which she snorted.

10/08/2014

(A line of police officers salute as the hearse carrying the body of Pa. state trooper David Kedra, accompanied by a motorcycle escort, passes by.  Photo by Kim Glovas)

Pa. State Trooper Killed in Gun Range Accident is Laid to Rest

Hundreds of police lined the street outside Christ the King Church, on Chesterfield Road, to pay their respects to Trooper Kedra.

10/06/2014

(Mayor Nutter discusses some of the recommendations of his blue ribbon panel report on the future of the Department of Licenses and Inspections in the wake of the fatal collapse of a building onto the Salvation Army Thrift Store at 22nd and Market Streets in July 2013.  Members of the panel stand with the mayor.  Photo by Mark Abrams)

Report Blames City For Failing To Heed Warnings Before Deadly Market St. Building Collapse

A report by the Mayor’s Special Independent Advisory Commission found the deadly June 5, 2013 building collapse that killed six and injured 14 was “a symptom of larger, long-standing problems” with the City’s Department of Licenses and Inspections.

09/25/2014

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Investigation Continues After Homeowner Opens Fire On Alleged Thief In Frankford

Police say it may be next week before a decision is made on whether a Frankford resident will be criminally charged for shooting a man he suspected of trying to break in to his pickup truck.

08/22/2014

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EXCLUSIVE: Father Wetzel, Priest To Police, Speaks On Shooting Of Officer Korpalski

During a “ride-a-along” with 15th District officers late Monday night, the Chaplain, who wears a stole with a Fraternal Order of Police emblem instead of a badge, suddenly found himself among the first on the scene.

08/20/2014

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EXCLUSIVE: Heroic Mother Of Children Who Perished In Gesner Street Fire Speaks To Eyewitness News

Dewen Bowah, her voice barely audible after a week of hospitalization for burns and other injuries, spoke exclusively to CBS 3’s Walt Hunter about the horrifying moments early on the morning of July 5th.

07/14/2014

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EXCLUSIVE: ‘Behind The Scenes’ Look At The Heart Of Security For 4th Of July Celebration

CBS 3 was granted rare access by the FBI to its Command Center, for an exclusive “behind the scenes” look at the Joint Operations Center which is at the heart of security for the 4th of July Celebration.

07/03/2014

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Caught On Tape: Alleged Drunk Driver Plows Into Cars, Police Cruiser At Busy Montgomery Township Intersection

Montgomery County officials say patrol car video from a DUI crash June 17th sends a warning to those who might consider driving while impaired by alcohol or drugs during the July 4th holiday weekend.

07/03/2014

Philadelphia Police crime scene unit - file photo. (Credit: CBS3)

EXCLUSIVE: Crime Down In City Of Brotherly Love

In an exclusive interview with CBS 3’s Walt Hunter, Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey revealed crime in every major category was down between January and June 30th.

07/01/2014

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Lifeguards Pull 5-Year-Old To Safety After Near-drowning At Flourtown Pool

Eyewitness Susan Keightly says the child was not submerged and was alert and talking as guards removed him from the pool.

06/25/2014

Philadelphia district attorney Seth Williams announces a grand jury probe of state legislators whose prosecution was previously dismissed by Pennsylvania attorney general Kathleen Kane.  Photo by CBS-3)

Philadelphia DA Picking Up Case Set Aside By Pa. Attorney General

In May, Pennsylvania attorney general Kathleen Kane said she was dropping her prosecution of the legislators because the case was hoplessly tainted. Now, Seth Williams is empaneling a grand jury.

06/18/2014

(A Septa Regional Rail train.  File photo by John Ostapkovich)

SEPTA Regional Rail Strike A ‘Virtual Certainty’ If No Settlement Reached

SEPTA officials are warning 120,000 daily riders on regional rail lines that the threat of a strike at 12:01 a.m. Saturday is a growing possibility.

06/12/2014

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