Goodell Honors Member Of 1960 Title Team

Goodell’s act of kindness surprises Jamestown pub owner – — Greg Aiello (@gregaiello) May 5, 2015 Jim McCusker (No, 75 in the picture above) was a starting tackle for the Eagles’ 1960 NFL Championship team. He passed away earlier this year at the age of 78. McCusker spent four seasons with the Eagles from 1959-62 […]

Firefighters Battle House Blaze In Northeast Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Crews are battling a house fire in Northeast Philadelphia. Chopper 3 was over the scene Tuesday evening at the 4500 block of Bleigh Avenue. There is no word on injuries at this time. The cause of the fire is unclear. Stay with for the latest on this developing story. Article source: […]

SEPTA Bus Ends Up On Tracks In South Philadelphia; 3 Injured

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Chopper 3 was over the scene after a SEPTA bus apparently ended up on train tracks in South Philadelphia. A SEPTA spokesperson tells CBS 3 Eyewitness News at about 6:05 p.m. Tuesday, a Route 29 bus was on Columbus Boulevard. The spokesperson says the bus usually travels from Pier 70 to 33rd […]

Festival Marks Cinco De Mayo In Philadelphia

By Marcy Norton PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Revelers in Center City gathered at a street festival to mark Cinco de Mayo, a Mexican holiday marking a military victory over the French in the city of Puebla, in 1862. Philadelphia restaurant El Rey celebrated their fifth anniversary by hosting a festival on Ranstead Street between 20th and […]

Notes from the news, May 5

By the Notebook on May 5, 2015 09:20 AM A student’s turnaround gets him to Penn, despite painful new challenges. Notebook Candidates talk schools, police brutality at youth mayoral forum. NewsWorks Real estate tax drops for 2d year; schools face $25MM deficit. Inquirer Real estate tax revenues lagging in Philadelphia. NewsWorks Elementary students grill mayoral candidates. […]

Welcome To Jerami Grant's Poster

by Doug Ammon Anyone outside the city of Philadelphia that tuned into SportsCenter on the evening of January 26 learned the name Jerami Grant very quickly.   It was a Monday night, and the Sixers were playing the Pelicans in the Big Easy. It was a game in which the athleticism of budding superstar, and […]

Don't Let His Smile Fool You…

by Doug Ammon It’s not how you start, it’s how you finish.   This time-tested adage may be painfully clichéd, but it is truly the best way define JaKarr Sampson’s first season in the NBA.  An alumnus of LeBron James’s high school alma mater, St. Vincent-St. Mary’s, the Akron, Ohio native moved to New Hampshire […]


Philadelphia, May 4, 2015 – President Barack Obama appointed Mayor Michael A. Nutter to the My Brother’s Keeper Alliance (MBK Alliance) Advisory Council during a ceremony in New York City.  MBK Alliance is an independent, nonprofit organization created to engage corporations and businesses in President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper Initiative, established in 2014 to eliminate […]