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KYW-TV / CBS 3

KYW-TV / CBS 3

1555 Hamilton St
Philadelphia, PA 19130   Directions

(215) 977-5300


Simmons Triple-Double Leads 76ers Past Bulls 127-108
10/18/2018 9:56pm

Ben Simmons had a triple-double with 13 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists and Joel Embiid had 30 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Philadelphia 76ers past the Chicago Bulls 127-108 on Thursday night.

Justice Department Opens Investigation Into Clergy Sex Abuse Inside Pennsylvania Catholic Church
10/18/2018 9:50pm

The subpoenas follow a state grand jury report in August that detailed hundreds of allegations of children being sexually abused by 300 predator priests in dioceses across Pennsylvania.

Philadelphia Police: Woman Suffocates 1-Year-Old Girl, Buries Body In Park
10/18/2018 9:42pm

Philadelphia Police announced Thursday morning they had arrested and charged 33-year-old Nyishia Corbitt in connectionwith the death of 1-year-old Alina Barnes.

‘Nose Warmers’ Are All The Rage As Winter Approaches
10/18/2018 9:38pm

A company based in Sheffield, United Kingdomis selling the accessory to people that arent fans of having cold noses during the winter.

Wawa’s New Secret Halloween Menu Items Promise ‘Lots Of Treats, No Tricks’
10/18/2018 9:35pm

Wawa has added new Halloween-themed items to its secret menu.

The Philadelphia Inquirer

The Philadelphia Inquirer

801 Market St
Philadelphia, PA 19107   Directions

(215) 854-2000


WCAU

WCAU

10 Monument Rd
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004   Directions

(610) 668-5510


Grandmother Sought Custody of Baby Girl Before Her Murder
10/18/2018 10:41pm

A 33-year-old woman was charged Thursday in the death of a toddler whose body was found partially buried in an Olney park earlier this week, police said.Nyishia Corbitt is charged with murder, possessing an instrument of crime, falsifying reports, tampering with evidence, obstruction of justice and abuse of a corpse. Deputies Search for Wisconsin Girl Whose Parents Are Dead The baby, identified as 1-year-old Alina Diggs, was found buried in a shallow grave in Kemble Park. The park sits across from Central and Girls high schools.Diggs died from suffocation, according to Capt. John Ryan, head of the Philadelphia police homicide unit. Man Dies After Road Rage Incident at Montco Intersection Surveillance video from Oct. 9 showed Corbitt exiting an apartment building near 16th Street and Olney Avenue with Diggs. Police think the baby was already dead at the time, Ryan said. She took the young girl to a park across the street and then returned sometime later without her.Corbitt is the girlfriend of Diggs father, police said. They have two other children together. Corbitts mother is caring for those kids, Ryan said. Mom, 4 Adopted Kids Dead in Apparent Murder-Suicide in Tenn. Diggs father has not been charged.Diggsmother, Brooke Barnes, is currently jailed in a Montgomery County on retail theft charges, police said.The girls grandmother, Pamela Butler, said Thursday that she was working become the babys legal guardian and had a court hearing scheduled for next week.My only grandbaby has been taken, Butler told NBC10s Drew Smith. Its a hard pill to swallow.Philadelphia police said Corbitt told her ownmother that Barnes was missing. The older woman then told officers, who used cadaver dogs to find the childs body earlier Oct. 16.Officers found the babys head partially above ground when they searched the park, police said. She was also fully clothed, wearing a bright pink shirt.Its terrible to see a child meet this kind of end, Ryan said.Police sources said evidence was recovered in an Olney apartment and in another location several blocks away from the crime scene.Butler said she asked to see Diggs this weekend, but that the girls father was evasive saying that the baby was in New York with his parents. Police believe the girl was already dead when that conversation took place.Theres no way you dont see your daughter for an entire week and you dont ask any questions, Butler said.The familys pastor visited the Brooks, the babys mother, in jail and told her about the murder, Butler said.I miss walking through the front door and shes sliding down the steps at the speed of lightning and these are things that you cant get back, but I do have the memories to hold onto, the grandmother said.CORRECTION Oct. 18, 2018, 8:47 p.m. ET: Philadelphia police initially said the toddlers name was Alicia Barnes. This story has been updated to correct her name to Alina Diggs.Photo Credit: Pamela Butler This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story in your web browser.

Slow Start for Monarch Watching at Cape May Point
10/18/2018 8:27pm

A change in the winds appears to have diverted the migration patterns of monarch butterflies away from a popular viewing spot in Cape May County, according to researchers. But monarch lovers can now rejoice as some of the majestic insects have arrived to fuel up on nectar for their annual trip to Mexico.

Sixers Fans Hyped for Home Opener
10/18/2018 10:48pm

There was tons of fanfare at the Wells Fargo Center on Thursday as 76ers faithful welcomed the team back home for a new season.

Philadelphia Launches New Plan to Combat Opioid Crisis
10/18/2018 5:58pm

City leaders are putting forth a new plan to fight the ever-changing opioid epidemic thats tortured the Kensington neighborhood.

WPVI-TV

WPVI-TV

4100 City Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19131   Directions

(215) 878-9700


Man whose car plunged into Delaware River killing his girlfriend sentenced to 15 years
10/19/2018 3:16am

The man whose car plunged into the Delaware River in Burlington City, killing his girlfriend, was sentenced Thursday to 15 years behind bars.

1 dead after police-involved shooting in Vineland, New Jersey
10/19/2018 3:13am

Officials are investigating the circumstances behind a fatal police-involved shooting in Vineland, New Jersey on Thursday.

AccuWeather: Frost Advisories and Freeze Warnings Overnight
10/19/2018 3:10am

Meteorologist Cecily Tynan says a stronger cold front moves through this weekend, with even colder air.

Action News Troubleshooters: Booking a trip with a travel agent
10/18/2018 10:43pm

Before you put your trust in a so-called travel professional, there are a few things you should consider.

AP: Federal prosecutors open clergy abuse investigation in Pennsylvania
10/18/2018 10:42pm

The U.S. Justice Department has opened an investigation of child sexual abuse inside the Roman Catholic Church in Pennsylvania.

WTXF - FOX 29

WTXF - FOX 29

330 Market St
Philadelphia, PA 19106   Directions

(215) 925-2929


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