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.
Officer Matt White and his partner won’t ever forget the sound of the shot that came so close.
Chris discusses the guilty verdicts in the Kermit Gosnell trial and the latest developments in political scandals involving the IRS investigating conservative political groups and the Justice Department accessing phone records of Associated Press reporters. He talks to CBS 3’s Walt Hunter, Jennifer Stefano from Americans for Prosperity, Sam Rohrer from the PA Pastors Network, and former MTV VJ, Nina Blackwood.
A Philadelphia jury began weighing murder charges Tuesday against a doctor charged with killing five people, including four viable babies allegedly born alive in what authorities describe as illegal, late-term abortions routinely performed at his clinic.
It is the portrait of a hero, at once inspirational and heartbreaking.