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November 19, 2018

Philadelphia roads closed for marathon November 17 and 18

Runners gather at Pennsylvania Convention Center to get bibs and supplies for the race. The fitness expo is free and open to the public at the convention center. Once inside, people can see what other races are available in different towns. You can also get promotional items. One such race, Philly Love Marathon failed miserably

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Thief steals from Red Paw animal rescue group

By Alex Lloyd Gross A thief or thieves stole a new cargo unit that was on top of the Red Paw response vehicle. This happened  within the last two days, when the car was parked unattended near a firehouse at Comly and Academy Roads.  Inside the cargo hold were brand new oxygen masks specifically designed

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There is wrong on both sides of the Trump- Acosta issue

By Alex Lloyd Gross Jim Acosta and President Donald Trump do not like each other.  At all. Acosta has been asking challenging, tough and sometimes questions that have been critical of the Trump administration since he started covering Trump.   During a press conference after the mid-term elections,  Trump and Acosta  got into a heated argument. 

Crime

Males wanted for robbery in North Philly.

The following is a news release from Philadelphia Police  who are looking for juvenile males who think it’s okay to beat and rob someone. Look at the photos and click the video link. If you know who the thieves are,  contact Philly Police. They will be happy to speak with you: Male, was walking on

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Stan Lee was no stranger to Philly area

By Alex Lloyd Gross Stan Lee, the marvel who developed characters for Marvel and DC Comics  died yesterday, November 12, 2018  from an undisclosed  illness.  He was taken from home to Cedar Sinai Medical Center. While he lived in California, Lee traveled to Philadelphia, well into his 90,s, making two convention appearances at Wizard World

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K-Mart closing Roosevelt Boulevard store

By Alex Lloyd Gross K-Mart is a struggling retail outlet that partnered with Sears to save both companies.  They were competitors at one time.  They were both a formidable force to be reckoned with in the world of retail. Now both brand names are in a fight for survival  as Amazon and Wal-Mart have taken

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Cops look for two cars in pedestrian death in Mayfair

By Alex Lloyd Gross Philadelphia Police are looking for two vehicles that hit and ran over a pedestrian, who was trying to cross the street. The accident happened last night, November 9, 2018.  The location was the intersection of Cottman and Torresdale Avenues.  Police said it happened about 8:25 PM. A medic unit was close

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Police investigate pedestrian accident in Tullytown

By Alex Lloyd Gross Police were called to the scene of a pedestrian accident in Tullytown last night, November 6, 2018. The accident happened just before 6:00 PM  on the 300 block of Main Street, which is just after the bridge that brings motorists into town.  Not much information is known, but at the scene,

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Bike thief sought by Philly cops

On October 6, 2018, at 1:00 pm, the victim, a 26 year-old female, locked her bike, a Trek FX Grey and black in color, to a pole in the 1500 block of Locust Street. When she returned later that day the bike was gone. Surveillance video was recovered which depicts an unknown black male taking

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Governor Wolf visits area to stump for local candidates

by Alex Lloyd Gross Election Day is tomorrow.  Lots of positions across Pennsylvania are up for grabs.  Such as governor and state senate. Members of congress are fighting as well to stay on the job, while challengers are trying to win their  seats in the house.  Governor Tom Wolf spent about an hour in Middletown

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City 911 call center is down in parts of Philly

By Alex Lloyd Gross Residents that need emergency city services are being asked to use a cell phone and not a landline to call 911. There is a switching issue with Verizon, which takes care of the phone service coming into the city call centers. The technicians are being called in to help fix the

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