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April 22, 2018


City scrambles to garner support for soda tax

By Alex Lloyd Gross It’s been almost a year and half since the “Sweetened Beverage Tax” was launched and the city is still making attempts to laud it’s effectiveness. In some areas, such as center city, the tax is paid and sales have not dropped off . That’s due to the amount of tourists that

Charges filed in fatal accident in Philly

By  Alex Lloyd Gross Philadelphia Police announced that charges of DUI related charges against Zamir Allen, 24 of the 2100 block of Ryan Street, stemming from the fatal crash on April  8 2018 at Tyson Avenue and Roosevelt Blvd.  Allen was the driver cops said was responsibvle for hitting a vehicle occupied by Diana Como

Truck flips off exit ramp onto Interstate 95.

By Alex Lloyd Gross Bensalem Pa. April 10, 2018 Two injuries were reported today, when a tractor trailer  traveling south on I-95 exited the road onto the ramp for the Park and Ride.  The truck then mounted the retaining wall and flipped over, dropping about 30 feet, onto the Interstate below, hitting a passenger car.

One killed and four hurt in Roosevelt Blvd. crash

By Alex Lloyd Gross Philadelphia Police are investigating a serious accident at Tyson Ave. and Roosevelt Blvd, today April 8, 2018. It happened at 6:45 AM.  One person was killed when a passenger car rear ended another car at high speed. One person in the car that was rear ended was killed in the crash.

Multiple people hurt in Southampton crash

By Alex Lloyd Gross Multiple people, including a juvenile passenger in the one of the vehicles sustain serious injuries from  a near head on crash on the 300 block of W. Street Road in Upper Southampton Pa. The crash happened just before 9:30 PM April 7, 2018. Police are looking to chat with any witnesses

“Rocky” visits his statue in Philly.

By Alex Lloyd Gross Sylvester Stallone was in Philadelphia today, April 6 2018 and he paid a visit to his likeness,  by way of the Rocky statue. This was supposed to be kept quiet and was not listed on the official schedule of the mayor.  Stallone was going to  show up, talk with Mayor Kenney

Wildcats Parade Through Philly

By Alex Lloyd Gross The Villanova Wildcats rode down Market Street like champions today, April 5 2018. They are champions and they earned this parade.  About 60,000 people lined the parade route which went from 20th and Market Streets to city hall.  There were about 35 vehicles in the parade, ranging from fire trucks to

Fire destroys industrial building in Bensalem

By Alex Lloyd Gross A stubborn fire in Bensalem left a huge warehouse off of Woodhaven Drive damaged just after 8:15 PM yesterday, April 4, 2018. No injuries were reported.  As  fire companies  from Bensalem arrived, they had smoke emanating from the building. It took a bit for firefighters to find the source of the

City to host Villanova Wildcats Parade..Again

By Alex Lloyd Gross The Villanova Wildcats won the NCAA championship.  It’s a big deal for sports fans and especially for those that follow college basketball.  The city is going to throw a parade and it’s going to happen at 11:00 AM April 5, 2018. It will be much smaller than the Eagles Parade but

Croydon assault is now a homicide

By Alex Lloyd Gross A 14 year old girls who was shot and stabbed inside her Croydon home  Friday evening, March 29, 2018 has died.  police said that she passed away just after 10:00 AM today, April 2, 2018. Her 20 year old cousin is a person of interest.  He was found on State Road

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