<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Local News]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC10_40x125.png NBC 10 Philadelphia http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com en-us Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:13:58 -0400 Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:13:58 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Ex of Chase Suspect Says He Terrorized Her ]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:56:01 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Robert+Ritter+NJ+Pa+Police+Pursuit+Van.jpg
The ex-girlfriend of the man accused of leading police on a wild two-hour chase through Philadelphia and New Jersey is speaking out for the first time, claiming the man stalked her and terrorized her for years.

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<![CDATA[Phils Close to Trading Hamels]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:02:13 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Mike_Rizzo_Cole_Hamels_Gutless_Bryce_Harper_Nationals_Phillies.jpg
After months of speculation and rumors, the Phillies are close to trading ace left-hander Cole Hamels to the Texas Rangers, according to CSN Philly's Jim Salisbury.

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<![CDATA[Man in Custody Following Barricade]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:06:51 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/SWAT-State-Police.jpg
A man was taken into custody following a barricade situation in Chester County.]]>
<![CDATA[Globetrotters' Star Makes 150-foot Shot Atop Ride]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 21:48:45 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/229*120/Screen+Shot+2015-07-29+at+9.41.27+PM.png
Adrenaline-lovers take on the AtmostFear ride in Wildwood, N.J. to experience the thrill of free fall. But a Harlem Globetrotter ascended 150-feet to the top of the amusement park ride for another reason. ]]>
<![CDATA[Vigil Held for Slain 5-Year-Old Girl ]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:10:19 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Iriana-Dejesus.jpg
A candlelight vigil was held Wednesday night in honor of a 5-year-old girl who was raped and murdered 15 years ago.
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<![CDATA[Jockey Shoots Trainer at Racetrack: Police]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 20:49:00 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/217*120/Delaware+Park+Shooting+Horse+Track.JPG
A Delaware jockey was arrested after he allegedly shot a trainer at a Delaware racetrack Wednesday morning.

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<![CDATA[SUV Crashes Into Condo, 3 People Hurt]]> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:13:04 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/SUV-Into-Yardley-Apartment.jpg
Three people were hurt after an SUV crashed into a condo in Yardley, Bucks County Wednesday night.

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<![CDATA[Homicide by Vehicle Charges in Hit-&-Run That Killed Boy, 4]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 21:17:13 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Latif+Wilson+Crash+57th+Street+Shanika+Mason+Thumb.jpg
More than three months after a hit-and-run driver ran down a young boy along a Philadelphia street, police charged a woman with homicide by vehicle charges.

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<![CDATA[Free Ways to Cool Off Amid Stifling Heat Wave]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 23:04:19 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Staying-Cool-in-the-Heat.jpg
The stifling heat hitting our region is especially hard on senior citizens. The city of Philadelphia is offering older residents some relief. NBC10's Doug Shimell reports from North Philadelphia with more...]]>
<![CDATA[Cyclist Hurt, 2 Cars Flee Scene]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:50:16 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/201*120/4th+Street+Tunnel+Coatesville+Bicyclist+Hurt.JPG
A medic found a bicyclist suffering from a serious head injury on the ground at a tunnel entrance in Chester County Tuesday evening.

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<![CDATA[Dozens Pay Tribute at NJ Police Officer Funeral]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 21:32:06 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000011356607_1200x675_493724227867.jpg
Dozens of police officers from around the area paid tribute to one of their own. Sergeant Martin Peary, a member of the Northfield Police Department for 18 years, died last week after a brief illness.]]>
<![CDATA[Police Arrest Married Business Owners Accused of Theft]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:28:03 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Eric-Portia-Martin.jpg
Police arrested a Montgomery County couple accused of swindling tens of thousands of dollars from unsuspecting victims, using their names and social security numbers.

Photo Credit: Upper Dublin Township Police Department ]]>
<![CDATA[What is El Nino & Why Should We Care About It?]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:32:55 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/El-Nino-Pic-1.jpg
El Nino is a huge area of extra warm water in the Tropical Pacific.
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<![CDATA[Fiery Tractor-Trailer Crash]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 15:37:57 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/tractor+fire+belmonte.jpg
A fiery tractor-trailer prompted extensive delays on the New Jersey side of the Lincoln Tunnel at the height of Wednesday's morning rush.

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<![CDATA[Summer Sizzle Continues]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 13:03:43 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000011352786_1200x675_493438019898.jpg
The humidity is already making temperatures in the 80s feel like the 90s as the Delaware Valley continues to deal with the heat wave. The pattern is expected to continue for Thursday with an added chance...]]>
<![CDATA[2 Dead, 31 Sick Amid 'Unusual' Legionnaires' Outbreak in NYC]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 22:36:25 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/legionnaires+outbreak.jpg
Nearly three dozen cases of Legionnaires' disease, a severe, often lethal, form of pneumonia spread through the air, have been reported in the Bronx over the last two weeks in what the Health Department...

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<![CDATA[Woman’s $600 iPhone Stolen on Philly Street in Broad Daylight]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:17:16 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/168*120/Cell+Phone+Theft.JPG
Philadelphia police are searching for two suspects who were caught on camera stealing a $600 cell phone from a female on a Philadelphia street in broad daylight.

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<![CDATA[WATCH: Man Uses Large Handgun to Rob 7-Eleven in Northeast Philly]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 12:10:37 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/220*120/7-Eleven+Robbery1.JPG
Philadelphia Police are searching for the suspect who robbed a 7-Eleven at gunpoint in Lawndale. Surveillance video captured clear images of the suspect's face and filmed the entire robbery.

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<![CDATA[Papal Visit Gear: T-Shirts, Shot Glasses and... Thongs?]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:51:54 -0400 etsy.]]> etsy.]]> http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*162/pope+bobblehead.jpg
Check out all of the unofficial Pope Francis gear you can buy to prepare for his visit in September.

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<![CDATA[Fire in NJ Destroys Luxury Cars]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 09:25:43 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/181*120/Toms+River+Fire.jpg
Two luxury cars were destroyed during an early morning fire in New Jersey Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Sedan Hits Parked Cars in Center City]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 08:30:03 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000011348472_1200x675_493194307757.jpg
The accident slowed the morning commute for anyone traveling on Callowhill St. Wednesday morning.]]>
<![CDATA[Seniors Finding Ways to Beat the Heat]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 08:27:32 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000011349594_1200x675_493224003769.jpg
Local senior centers provide a place for residents to cool down without having to use their own air conditioners.]]>
<![CDATA[4-Alarm Fire in Trenton]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 06:59:42 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/220*120/Trenton+House+Fire.JPG
A four-alarm fire ripped through several homes in New Jersey’s state capital Wednesday morning.

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<![CDATA[Fire Causes Partial Collapse in Kensington]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 07:20:18 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/199*120/Kensington+House+Fire1.JPG
An explosion and fire caused a partial building collapse in Philadelphia Wednesday morning.

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<![CDATA[Freak Incident Leads to Leg Amputation in NE Philly]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 08:57:03 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/194*120/Man+Trapped+Train.JPG
Medics were forced to amputate a man’s leg in order to free him after he became trapped underneath a train in Northeast Philadelphia Wednesday morning

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<![CDATA[Phillies Trade Jonathan Papelbon to Nationals ]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 09:40:23 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/ap-jonathan-papelbon-philli.jpg
Papelbon and cash considerations will be traded to the Washington Nationals in exchange for minor league right-hander Nick Pivetta.

Photo Credit: CSN Philly ]]>
<![CDATA[Man Accused of Carjacking Priest Arrested]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 06:18:00 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Donald-Hart.jpg
Police arrested a man accused of robbing a Rite Aid and then carjacking a priest in Haddonfield, New Jersey last month.]]>