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January 21, 2018

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Woman hurt by DUI driver in NE Phila

By Alex Lloyd Gross A grinding two vehicle crash at the intersection of  Academy and Woodhaven Roads in northeast Philadelphia sent two people to local hospitals January 5 2018. One of the drivers was in police custody, for allegedly driving drunk. That driver was north on Academy Rd  driving a Chevy when  he allegedly ran

Dinosaurs invade Philadelphia

By Alex Lloyd Gross Dinosaurs were thought to be extinct for over 150 million years.  But they are back.  In Philadelphia at the Pennsylvania Convention Center  located on Broad Street, at Arch,  the Dinosaur Time Trek show is in town for this weekend. While the displays might not be alive, they do move around. In

Krasner sacks 31 prosecutors

By Alex Lloyd Gross On Tuesday Jan 2, 2018 Larry Krasner was sworn in as District Attorney of Philadelphia. He vowed to work with veteran prosecutors and wanted to work for a change in Philadelphia. Less than four days into his term, he fired 31 lawyers. Some were attached to the  homicide unit.  Jan 5,

Snow Emergency declared ahead of storm

PHILADELPHIA – With a storm approaching, Managing Director Michael DiBerardinis announced that a Snow Emergency will be declared for the City of Philadelphia beginning at 12:01 am on Thursday, January 4. For citizens, a Snow Emergency means all parked cars must be moved off Snow Emergency routes for plowing. When moving your car, park as far

Larry Krasner sworn in as District Attorney

By Alex Lloyd Gross Larry Krasner, the most controversial candidate in  the race for District Attorney was sworn in today, January 2, 2018 in Philadelphia, at the Kimmel Center.  Krasner, who aligned himself with Black Lives Matter  drew the ire of working class electorate and defeated Beth Grossman  for the job.  Krasner has some radical,

2018 Mummers march in frigid cold

By Alex Lloyd Gross The mummers are a New Years Day tradition.  A group of dedicated people get dressed up , march up ( or in this case, down) Broad Street and compete for prize money.  The parade went on this year,  amid freezing temperatures, and delays of over an hour, but it went on.  

Mummers Parade could be be postponed

By Alex Lloyd Gross It’s cold. Anyone with a kindergarten education would know that in December and January, the weather is cold. However, the forecast for January 1 2018 is frigid temperatures that would hover around 20 degrees at the warmest point. It will be windy as well.  The two elements combined make it not

Wanted for throwing a rock at a house window.

Philadelphia Police released a video today. December 22, 2017 of a male wanted for throwing a rock through a house window in South Philadelphia.  No one was hurt in the attack.  The police report lists the person as “unknown”,  but the video shows the male deliberately aiming for and  damaging a house. This means it

Multiple injuries reported in Levittown crash

By Alex Lloyd Gross Two vehicles collided and one vehicle, an SUV was reported to have rolled over several times, trapping two occupants.  Multiple Fire companies were called to the scene to remove the dash, and cut the roof, in order to free the driver and passenger.  The accident was right in the middle of

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