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1555 Hamilton St
Philadelphia, PA 19130   Directions

(215) 977-5300

Simmons, Embiid Lead 76ers Past Cavs In Butler’s Return
12/16/2018 7:32pm

Jimmy Butlers return brought out the best in his Philadelphia teammates.

Officials Charge Man In Alaska With Threatening To Attack Lafayette College Last May
12/16/2018 7:02pm

In May, someone wrote on Twitter that they had set up several bombs around the Easton campus.

Police: Manhunt Continues For Suspect In Murder Of Young Mother
12/16/2018 4:51pm

Tyrese Lynch is wanted for the murder of 24-year-old Isis Williams.

Police Warn Of Scammers Posing As Netflix To Gain Personal Information
12/16/2018 1:22pm

Watch out for this new scam involving Netflix.

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Philadelphia, PA 19107   Directions

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Man Accused of Killing Girlfriend Near Their Newborn
12/16/2018 4:05pm

Police are searching for a man accused of shooting his girlfriend who was found dead near their newborn daughter inside a home in Philadelphias East Germantown neighborhood.Police responded to a report of a person with a gun at a home on the 6300 block of North Woodstock Street around 4 a.m. Friday. 4 Shot When Gunman Fires 22 Shots in Barbershop When they arrived they found Isis Williams, 24, of Upper Darby, suffering from a gunshot wound to the left side of the head in a second floor bedroom. Her five-day-old daughter was only a few feet away from her. The baby was not harmed but Williams was pronounced dead at the scene.Bruce Thomas, Williams neighbor, told NBC10 he heard shots being fired inside the home. Scoop-and-Run: In Philly, Cop Cars Double as Ambulances It just sounded like a nail gun, Thomas said. Like someone was doing work.Police found a bullet hole that pierced the front left window of the home. They later identified Tyrese Lynch, 33, as the suspect in Williams death. Lynch was Williams boyfriend and the father of her baby. He lived with Williams but wasnt inside the home when police arrived, investigators said.Melvina Hall, a neighbor, told NBC10 Williams and Lynch had moved into the home recently. She said she heard the two arguing inside the house a few days ago.It sounded like he was cursing her out, Hall said.Lynch is considered armed and dangerous. If you have any information on his whereabouts, please call Philadelphia Police. This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

Suspect Pins Philly Officer Between U-Haul and Patrol Car
12/16/2018 1:49pm

A man behind the wheel of a stolen rental truck pinned a Philadelphia police officer between the vehicle and a patrol car in an attempt to flee police custody Saturday night.The violent confrontation happened around 7:30 p.m. at Sedgely and Ridge avenues in Philadelphias Strawberry Mansion neighborhood.Police at the scene said a female officer and her partner were investigating a U-Haul truck that was reported stolen. When the officers approached the truck and asked the driver to roll down the window, police say he gunned the engine and pinned one officer against the police cruiser.The man then jumped out of the truck and ran away. Despite being pinned, the officer was able to tell back-up officers the direction where the suspect had run off to.The pinned officers partner got into the truck and was able to reverse the vehicle so she could be freed.Additional officers were able to track down the suspect, who was hiding under a bridge at 2800 Ridge Street. He was taken into custody.The injured officer was loaded into an ambulance and rushed to Temple University Hospital. She was alert and talking. Police said she is listed in stable condition and is expected to be OK.She was treated for pain in her pelvic area, right thigh and right knee.Police continue to investigate the incident, which happened right outside the Sedgely Plaza shopping center.They say the suspect is a 24-year-old man.502861431, CThis is a developing story. Check back for updates.Photo Credit: NBC10/Brandon Hudson This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

How Trump Tax Plan Might Impact You
12/16/2018 1:51pm

Most of President Donald Trumps tax plan goes into effect Jan 1, 2019. Under the plan, corporations did well, but for individuals, results will be mixed. People who are filing taxes under the standard deduction will likely be winners, but others, including people in New Jersey, get the short end of the stick.

How to Talk to Children About Dangerous 'Momo Challenge'
12/16/2018 2:27pm

Professionals are warning parents that they should talk to their kids as a new viral challenge spreads across social media and puts children in potential danger.The Momo Challenge is an online cyberbullying game targeting young kids and teenagers through Facebook and WhatsApp. It threatens children with violence if they dont commit potentially dangerous activities.Children who participate in the challenge are first sent a message with a photo of a woman with bulging eyes, an elongated face and a large, contorted smile.Accompanying the photo is a message that directs children to commit various acts - some simple, some more violent - and show photographic proof of those acts or risk being harmed.NBC10 spoke to one young New Jersey boy who was sent the photo by a classmate.Momo stabs you with a knife when youre sleeping at night, said the boy, who is not being identified by NBC10 because of his age.The game has reportedly been linked to suicides in other countries but authorities have not offered proof of that connection.In New Jersey, the Cape May Police Department posted a Facebook message to parents warning that, This game is believed to be a way for people to hack accounts and is psychologically manipulative towards kids and teens.Meghan Walls, a pediatric psychologist, says parents should take preemptive action and gently ask their younger children if they know about the challenge.Say something like, Theres some scary things that pop up on phones and tablets, and if you ever see something like that, come get me, Walls said.When it comes to older kids, Walls said its not realistic for parents to threaten to take their phones away, but they should have an open dialogue with their children.Parents should let those older kids know that the challenge is cyberbullying, its potentially dangerous and that theyre trusting their kids to let them know whats going on.Especially as kids get older and theyre teenagers, they want some of that autonomy and they deserve some of that autonomy as long as they can show you theyre responsible enough, Wells said.

Confronting Hair Loss in Women
12/16/2018 1:53pm

Hair loss is an issue often associated with men, but baldness affects women as well. Causes of hair loss vary and largely involve genetics, but there are now many new procedures that can help without making people go under the knife.



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Philadelphia, PA 19131   Directions

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AccuWeather: Drying Overnight
12/16/2018 6:20pm

Meteorologist Melissa Magee says we dry out next week, but by Tuesday, colder air returns.

Fight erupts at Philly Hip Hop Awards
12/16/2018 5:52pm

A video of a melee at the Trocadero Saturday night during the Philly Hip Hop Awards has gone viral.

Manhunt continues for suspect in murder of mother in front of newborn
12/16/2018 5:49pm

Police believe Tyrese Lynch shot Isis Williams in the head with her five-day-old daughter in a crib just steps away early Friday morning.

More than 1,000 Santas hit the streets in Kosovo for charity race
12/16/2018 5:48pm

Runners donned red hats and jackets like those worn by Santa, with some even sporting long, white beards.

Police: Woman steals purse at Bucks County Starbucks, makes $2K in purchases
12/16/2018 4:28pm

Police in Bucks County have released surveillance images of a woman suspected of stealing a womans purse then using her credit cards to shop.



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Philadelphia, PA 19106   Directions

(215) 925-2929

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