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‘Angel’ Gets Second Chance After Harrowing Ordeal

By Syma Chowdhry PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Angel is hoping for a miracle. She is trying to get back on her feet after being thrown from a moving car in Philadelphia. Ann-Marie Petitto-Thomas is a volunteer […]

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Mayors To Talk Government And Families Ahead Of Papal Visit

The mayors of Rome, New Orleans and Puebla, Mexico are headed to Philadelphia for an event tied to Pope Francis’ visit that’ll focus on the role of local governments in strengthening and sustaining families.

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Pilot Program Aiming To Get Long-Term Unemployed Back To Work Launches In Chester County

A unique pilot program in Chester county that’s aimed at getting long-term unemployed workers lined up with potential employers kicked off on Tuesday.

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Family Of Murdered Temple Student Vying For Meeting With Pope Francis

The family of a Temple student murdered outside of a nightclub has spent months writing the Vatican with the hope of getting an audience with the Holy Father, and they are still praying for a miracle.

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Daycare Employees Face Charges For Running ‘Fight Club’ For Kids

Two former New Jersey day care workers are accused of instigating fights among children in their care.

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Company With Presence In Region Offers Private Flights To Cuba

A New York based firm is offering private charter flights to Cuba, and the move could mean more business for a troubled local airport.

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Organizers of the Million Father March in the City Council Caucus Room. (credit: Steve Tawa)

‘Million Father March’ Set For First Day Of School In Philadelphia

Organizers of the annual “Million Father March” are getting set for the first day of school next Tuesday in the Philadelphia School District.

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Focus On SW Philly Neighborhood In ‘No More Fire Deaths’ Campaign

Small teams of Fire Department and Red Cross volunteers fanned out in Kingsessing, knocking on doors and offering residents free lithium powered smoke detectors.

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Employee Suffers Minor Injuries After Being Cut In Neck During Workplace Dispute

Police say a victim is recovering after being cut in the neck during a workplace dispute.

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Philadelphia Welcomes Pope Francis With Four Unique Billboards

Four billboards will appear in our area welcoming Pope Francis and pilgrims to Philadelphia.

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LIVINGSTON TWP., NJ - JUNE 30:   New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announces his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination at Livingston High School on June 30, 2015 in Livingston Twp., New Jersey. Christie made the announcement in the gymnasium of his alma mater, becoming the 14th candidate to join the Republican field.  (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Atlantic City Casinos To Governor Christie: Sign The Bills

Bills aimed at helping Atlantic City have sat on Governor Chris Christie’s desk for most of the summer without action.

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Pa. Auditor General To Determine Cost Of Budget Battle On Schools

Pennsylvania’s auditor general says the state’s budget impasse, now entering its third month, is costing state school districts money and he will attempt to put a price tag on how much.

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Gas Leak Prompts Temporary Evacuations In Hamilton Township

Police, fire, rescue and gas company units all responded, police say.

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3 Marines Honoring A Pair Of Fallen Brothers-In-Arms With ‘The Long Walk’

Sergeants Devon Richio, Steven Walls, and Andrew Einstein all departed from the Liberty Bell headed to Ground Zero in New York with backpacks and service dogs in toe.

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School Zone Speed Limits Back In Session

The flashing lights warning of the 15 mile per hour speed limit is now active again on Hulmeville Road in Bensalem.

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Girls On The Run 5K At The Philadelphia Zoo. (credit: Randall E. Scott)

Girls On The Run 5K At The Philadelphia Zoo

Photos from the Girls On The Run 5K at The Philadelphia Zoo.

Deadly train derailment in Philadelphia on May 12, 2015. (credit: CBS)

Crews Respond To Amtrak Train Derailment In Philadelphia

Emergency crews respond to a train derailment in Philadelphia’s Port Richmond neighborhood

2015 Philadelphia St. Patrick's Day Parade. (credit: Jan Carabeo/CBS3)

2015 Philadelphia St. Patrick’s Day Parade

See the best pictures from the 2015 Philadelphia St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

2015 Philadelphia Home Show - Pennsylvania Convention Center (credit: Randall Scott/CBS)

2015 Philadelphia Home Show

Images from the 2015 Philadelphia Home Show held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

Demonstrators in Philadelphia react to the decision in Ferguson. (credit: Will Kenworthy/CBS3)

Philadelphia Reacts To Ferguson Decision

Demonstrators in Philadelphia react to the grand jury decision to not indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson.

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