<![CDATA[NBC 10 Philadelphia - Top Stories]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC10_40x125.png NBC 10 Philadelphia http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com en-us Sat, 19 Apr 2014 05:43:42 -0400 Sat, 19 Apr 2014 05:43:42 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Boy Electrocuted in Pool Remembered]]> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 04:59:54 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/swimming3.jpg
A 7-year-old boy who died while swimming in a North Miami pool was laid to rest Friday. Police said the boy may have been electrocuted by a light that sent charges through the water. Calder Sloan died...]]>
<![CDATA[Armed Robbers Shoot at Cops in NJ]]> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:22:41 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/armed+robbery+scrap+metal+yard+nj.jpg
The owners of a scrap metal yard in New Jersey were tied up, beaten and threatened with guns when a group of armed robbers stormed the business looking for cash and valuable platinum, then fled while shooting at...]]>
<![CDATA[7-Alarm Fire Guts Jersey Shore Beach Homes]]> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:13:45 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Sea+Isle+fire+beach+panorama+crop%5B+Brian+Kelly.jpg
A fast-moving fire, fanned by strong winds, burned five homes to the ground in Sea Isle City, N.J. on Good Friday.

Photo Credit: Brian Kelly]]>
<![CDATA[Officer Faces 75 Charges for Alleged Stalking]]> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:02:00 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/STEPHEN+ROZNIAKOWSKI.JPG
A veteran Colwyn Police Officer is still on the job as he awaits the chance to fight charges for allegedly harassment and stalking his ex-fiance.]]>
<![CDATA[Man's Legs Severed by SEPTA Train]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 23:17:10 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/221*120/Mans+Legs+Severed+by+SEPTA+Train.JPG
A man had both of his legs severed after being run over by a SEPTA Regional Rail train.

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<![CDATA[Woman Died of OD at Coachella: ME]]> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 02:22:48 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/203*120/kimchi-Truong-coachella-death.gif
A 24-year-old woman hospitalized after attending the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival last weekend died of an apparent overdose of illicit drugs and alcohol, according to the Riverside County...]]>
<![CDATA[What to Know About the Pot Industry]]> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 03:59:31 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/97541776.jpg
April 20, once a counterculture holiday when potheads would gather to celebrate and smoke pot, is turning into a blockbuster event that has the potential to bring in millions in tax and tourism dollars...

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<![CDATA[NBC10 First Alert Weather: Warm Up for Easter]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 21:16:34 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000006786449_1200x675_230870083868.jpg
The temperatures will be rising for the weekend and Easter Sunday, but rain is on the way for next week.]]>
<![CDATA[Stunt Pilot Bails by Parachute Just Before Fiery Crash]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 21:27:58 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/1060158.jpg
A stunt pilot narrowly escaped by parachute Friday when his single-passenger plane crashed in a fireball onto a northern Vermont interstate, charring the ground beneath it. Dan Marcotte, an experienced aerobatic...

Photo Credit: Jack Thurston, NECN]]>
<![CDATA[Miley Cyrus Postpones Philly Show]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:49:28 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/470931133.jpg
Miley Cyrus has postponed her upcoming Philadelphia performance at the Wells Fargo Center on Monday due to an on-going illness.

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<![CDATA[Baby-Snatching Suspect in Custody]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:37:40 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/woman-baby-chelsea.JPG
Police say the woman suspecting of trying to abduct a baby in a stroller as the child's nanny was pushing it down a New York City street Thursday afternoon is in custody. TThe NYPD said Friday they were looking...]]>
<![CDATA[PHOTOS: Sea Isle City Homes on Fire]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 22:10:21 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/sea+isle+city+fire+justin+smith+2.jpg
April 18, 2014: Black smoke could be seen for miles as homes burned in Sea Isle City, New Jersey.

Photo Credit: Justin Smith]]>
<![CDATA["Thrones" Post Taken as Threat]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:48:57 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/game-of-thrones-shirt-professor.jpg
A New Jersey college professor was placed on unpaid leave after posting online a photo of his 7-year-old daughter wearing a shirt with a quote from "Game of Thrones" that administrators took as a

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<![CDATA[Getting Rid of a Juvi Record]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:45:28 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/reclaim+your+future+ad.jpg
Mayor Michael Nutter's Office of Reintegration Services for Ex-Offenders (R.I.S.E.) will host a informational clinic this weekend for ex-offenders looking to have their juvenile arrest records expunged.

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<![CDATA[Minimum Wagers Can't Afford to Live in Philly]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:30:15 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/paycheck200.jpg
A new report from the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) finds that the average worker earning minimum wage would have to work two to three full-time jobs to be able to afford a two bedroom residence...]]>
<![CDATA[WATCH: Golfer Flees Hornet Attack on Course]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:45:43 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/Larrazabal.jpg
A Spanish golfer jumped into a nearby lake to escape a swarm of hornets then continued on despite his stinging injuries.

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<![CDATA[Your #PhillyGram Photos]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:51:12 -0400 We're showcasing your best #PhillyGram pictures online at nbc10.com. Be sure to tag your favorite Instagram photos with #PhillyGram. Send us photos that illustrate why we love the Philly area and what makes it so great.]]> We're showcasing your best #PhillyGram pictures online at nbc10.com. Be sure to tag your favorite Instagram photos with #PhillyGram. Send us photos that illustrate why we love the Philly area and what makes it so great.]]> http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*160/10246103283358058508130491112062n.jpg
We're showcasing your best #PhillyGram pictures online at nbc10.com. Be sure to tag your favorite Instagram photos with #PhillyGram. Send us photos that illustrate why we love the Philly area and what makes...

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<![CDATA[Your Flyered Up Photos]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:17:38 -0400 click here for more information on the contest. ]]> click here for more information on the contest. ]]> http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/FlyeredUp+akkodha.jpg
Fans throughout the region are showing their Flyers spirit on Twitter, sending NBC10 their "FlyeredUp" photos. The winner of the contest will win two tickets to the first 2014 Flyers playoff game on April

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<![CDATA[City Chocolate Factory Reopens]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:09:23 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/WCAU_000000006782164_1200x675_230507587868.jpg
Blasius Chocolate Factory reopens after being closed for unpaid taxes. Mayor Nutter's office said they were warned about their unpaid taxes before they were closed.]]>
<![CDATA[First Alert Weather: Easter Weekend Forecast]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:34:38 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/200*120/Easter+Bill.JPG
Get outside this weekend and enjoy your holiday full of warmth and sunshine!]]>
<![CDATA[Floating Pop-Up Park Coming to the Delaware]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:33:05 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/164*120/Penns+Landing+Spruce+Street+Harbor+Park+Popup.jpg
A river is a strange place for a pop-up park but a temporary park featuring a beach, fountains, lily pads and more is going to soon be a reality in Philadelphia.

Photo Credit: Delaware River Waterfront Corp. ]]>
MELISSA S. TREACY | THE ALTERNATIVE PRESS OF LOWER PROVIDENCE]]> <![CDATA[High Schoolers Launch 'Kits for Kids']]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:14:58 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/160*120/carousel_image_3e4a1ec02727ce5c6555_Screen_shot_2014-04-17_at_9.46.52_PM.png
What began as a family trip has grown into an effort to change the world, one backpack at a time.

Photo Credit: Melissa S. Treacy | The Alternative Press of Lower Providence]]>
MELISSA S. TREACY | THE ALTERNATIVE PRESS OF LOWER PROVIDENCE]]> <![CDATA[Local Woman Earns Scholar Award for Ph.D. Work]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:39:09 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/215*120/best_0c05dcb1846487c1a322_Screen_shot_2014-04-17_at_10.03.07_PM.png
She was one of just 85 doctoral students nationwide to be selected for a $15,000 Scholar Award from the P.E.O. Sisterhood.

Photo Credit: Alvernia University]]>
<![CDATA[In Case You Missed It: Yesterday's Top Stories]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:12:17 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/214*120/Mom+Drives+into+River+Joann+Smith.jpg
Take a look at some of yesterday's most interesting local stories.

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<![CDATA[This Week's Wednesday's Child]]> Wed, 12 Dec 2012 18:34:19 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/meaganvai.jpg
NBC10's Vai Sikahema introduces you to some of the area's amazing young people who dream of being connect to a loving forever family. Visit the Wednesday's Child Home Page on NBC10.com

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<![CDATA[Philly-Made Cupcake Best in America: The Daily Meal]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:37:30 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/205*120/CUpcake6.JPG
How sweet? Philly Bakeshop snags sweet spot on America's Best Cupcake List.

Photo Credit: Whipped Bakeshop]]>
<![CDATA[Secret Service Threatened to Shoot Mr. Met: Book]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:11:15 -0400 http://media.nbcphiladelphia.com/images/213*120/mr-met-cohen.jpg
A secret service agent once threatened to shoot Mr. Met if he approached the president during a baseball game at Shea Stadium, according to the man who once portrayed the baseball-headed mascot. AJ Mass, who...

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