21-Year-Old Dead, 2 Injured During Saturday Night Shootings Across Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia police are investigating two separate shootings that killed one man and injured two people. The shootings happened in the city’s Carroll Park and Kensington neighborhoods. The first shooting happened around 6:57 p.m. Saturday in the 6200 block of Lansdowne Avenue in Carroll Park. READ MORE: 6 Pedestrians Hit By Driver While … Read more

Report: Eagles quarterback Jalen Hurts out vs. Jets; Gardner Minshew to start

Philadelphia Eagles starting quarterback Jalen Hurts has been ruled out Sunday against the New York Jets, and Gardner Minshew will start in his place, according to a report from Derrick Gunn. Jalen Hurts is out for tomorrow .. Gardner Minshew is in. Boston Scott will be a game time decision . — Derrick Gunn (@RealDGunn) … Read more

Northwest Philly man becomes first in city to test positive for omicron variant of COVID-19 virus

The omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus has arrived in Philadelphia, city health officials said Friday afternoon. The resident who tested positive is a man in his 30s who lives in Northwest Philadelphia, Department of Public Health officials said. The health department is gathering more information about the case. The omicron variant making it to Philly … Read more

Philly Airport’s economy lot to be closed for good

Passengers flying out of Philly this holiday season may want to think twice about driving to the airport.  The Philadelphia International Airport’s roughly 7,000 spot economy lot, which has been shuttered since the beginning of the pandemic, will remain closed for good. Since the airport will be left with just 12,000 on-site parking spaces, officials are … Read more

New phone area code coming to Philly suburbs

A new telephone area code, 835, is coming to Philadelphia’s suburbs, as the region is running out of 610 and 484 numbers. The supply of 610 and 484 numbers — which are currently available to residents and businesses in Lehigh, Berks, Delaware, Chester and Northampton counties as well as parts of Montgomery County — will … Read more

Evil Genius Beer Company brings back seasonal beer, charity race as part of holiday lineup

Evil Genius Beer Company is hosting a slate of holiday events at The Lab this season. The Fishtown-based brewery is decorated in hundreds of twinkling lights, ornaments, decorations and a 20-foot Christmas tree. They have also released a line of seasonal cocktails and warm beverages. RELATED: Reading Terminal Market celebrates the holidays with weekly events … Read more

Jazz Sanctuary wraps up celebrations of 10th anniversary with two December performances

To wrap up its tenth anniversary year the Jazz Sanctuary, a non-profit focused on preserving and promoting the genre, will hold two live performances in the Philly suburbs this month. One performance featuring guitar, bass and drums will happen at the St. Agnes Church at 445 North Main Street as part of the Sellersville Borough … Read more

Jill Biden visits COVID-19 vaccination clinic at CHOP

Jill Biden visited the vaccination clinic at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia on Friday to encourage parents to get their young children inoculated against COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine was approved for 5-to 11-year-olds by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration last month. The shot is a lower dose administered with a smaller needle compared to the Pfizer vaccine given to … Read more

Mother Of Ahmir Jones, Teen Killed Protecting Girlfriend During Robbery Near Temple University, Speaks Out

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The mother of the young man shot and killed while protecting his girlfriend during a robbery near Temple University, is speaking out. While a viewing is being held Friday night for Temple student Samuel Collington, who was murdered just off campus earlier this week, the mother of 18-year-old Ahmir Jones, who was … Read more

The 12 Days of Netflix Christmas Movies: ‘Holidate’

Welcome to the most wonderful time of the year. No, not the time of year when you gather with friends and family and everyone you love to celebrate making it through another year by exchanging expensive gifts and drinking way too much. We’re talking about the time of year where it’s actually socially acceptable to … Read more