NBC10’s Top 15 Moments in 2015

From Mayor Michael Nutter calling out presidential hopeful Donald Trump to tracking a great white shark, here's a look at NBC10's Top 15 moments in 2015.

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From saying hello to the pope to saying goodbye to Shady McCoy, here's NBC10's Top 15 moments of 2015.
Pope Francis' Historic Visit to Philly
nPope Francis visited the US for the first time, making a stop in the City of Brotherly Love in late September and addressing thousands of Pilgrims at the World Meeting of Families.
Gov. Wolf Takes Office
Tom Wolf became the 47th governor of Pennsylvania in January, calling himself an "unconventional leader." The Democrat's first year in office would be marked by a dragged out budget battle with Republican lawmakers.
Christie Announces Presidential Run
nRepublican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced his presidential run, declaring he is "out to change the world."
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Donald Trump Calls Philadelphia Mayor a 'Low Life'
nPresidential candidate Donald Trump called Mayor Nutter a "low life" a day after Nutter called Trump an expletive in a news conference.
Eagles Trade Away Shady McCoy
The Eagles traded star running back LeSean McCoy to Buffalo for linebacker Kiko Alonso, shocking Philadelphia fans and putting a spotlight on the Eagles coach Chip Kelly's handling of his players.
Thousands of Pets Find Homes During Adoption Drive
More than 400 animal shelters partnered with NBC stations across the country for a pet adoption drive, resulting in the adoption of nearly 20,000 pets including hundreds of pets in the Philadelphia region finding new homes.
Karen Araiza
Thousands of Runners Dash Down Broad Street
The 36th annual Blue Cross Broad Street Run held in early May and was broadcast live on NBC10 for the first time.
Philly's New Mayor
nJim Kenny was elected as mayor of Philadelphia, defeating Republican Melissa Murray Bailey in November's election.
Mary Lee, the Great White Shark, Spotted Along Jersey Shore
A well known great white shark, known as Mary Lee, was tracked near the Jersey Shore in May and it wasn't the only time she popped up near the Garden State.
Couple Completes Bucket List for Baby Not Expected to Survive
nAn expecting couple completed a bucket list after receiving heartbreaking news that their unborn son was not expected to survive. Using the hashtag #shanesbucketlist, the couple made trips all over the region to make the most of their time with their unborn son.
Center City Pizzeria Featured on 'Ellen Show'
nMason Wartman, owner of Rosa's Fresh Pizza, was featured on 'Ellen Show' after trying to help Philly's homeless one $1 slice at a time.
Philly Jesus Baptizes Man in LOVE Park
nPhilly Jesus, a religious icon in Center City, baptized a man in the fountain at LOVE Park regardless of it being illegal to go into the water.
Linda Barson Kiehner
Snowstorm Hits Region
nA snowstorm hit the region late January with varying severity in different locations.
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Winterfest at Waterfront RiverRink
nThe Blue Cross RiverRink brought ice skating, drinks and more to Penn's Landing.
Beloved Main Line Chinese Restaurant Reopens After Infestation
nYang Ming, once named the best Chinese restaurant in America, reopened in October after being shut down due to a roach infestation that led to thousands of dollars in repairs.
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