Officials To Give Update On Tentative Deal To Sell Chestnut Hill Hospital – CBS Philly

Officials To Give Update On Tentative Deal To Sell Chestnut Hill Hospital – CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — We are expecting to hear more about a tentative deal to sell Chestnut Hill Hospital on Tuesday afternoon. A virtual press conference is scheduled for 1 pm and will be streamed on CBS News Philadelphia. Local lawmakers Dwight Evans and Art Haywood are scheduled to provide details about the plan. What: Congressman … Read more

Philabundance Distributing More Food Than Ever Amid Skyrocketing Prices Caused By Inflation – CBS Philly

Philabundance Distributing More Food Than Ever Amid Skyrocketing Prices Caused By Inflation – CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — First came the coronavirus pandemic and now high inflation. Food banks are seeing a major increase in need. Philabundance, the area’s largest hunger relief organization, says it’s distributing more food than ever before amid skyrocketing prices. Across the country, charities say there is a rise in the number of people needing help. … Read more

Mother Of 6 Stabbed To Death In West Philly Had Protective Order Against Fiance Charged In Her Murder – CBS Philly

Mother Of 6 Stabbed To Death In West Philly Had Protective Order Against Fiance Charged In Her Murder – CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Six little girls will have to grow up without their mother. Ashley Lockhart was found stabbed to death inside a van in West Philadelphia. Her fiance, whom she had a restraining order against, has been charged with her murder. Lockhart’s six little girls must now grow up without their mother. READ MORE: … Read more

‘This Heat Is Like, Dangerous’ – CBS Philly

‘This Heat Is Like, Dangerous’ – CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Several days of very hot weather have led the Philadelphia Department of Public Health to declare a heat health emergency. People who Eyewitness News spoke with say they consider this to be one of the hottest summers yet. From empty spraygrounds to slow days behind the counter, Monday’s heat health emergency has … Read more

Sheriff’s Deputies Dismantle Protest Encampment Outside Of University City Townhomes – CBS Philly

Sheriff’s Deputies Dismantle Protest Encampment Outside Of University City Townhomes – CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Forced out. Tents have been taken down as people living in an encampment in University City are suddenly evicted. The tent city has been put up to protest the sale and redevelopment of University City Townhomes. READ MORE: Heat Health Emergency In Philadelphia Has Residents Running For Cover From Sun: ‘This Heat … Read more

Chestnut Hill Hospital To Be Renamed If Sale Goes Through – CBS Philly

Officials To Give Update On Tentative Deal To Sell Chestnut Hill Hospital – CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Chestnut Hill Hospital will soon be sold. Temple Health, Redeemer Health and the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine say they have struck a deal to purchase the hospital from Tower Health. Terms have not been disclosed at this time. If the deal goes through, the hospital will be renamed Temple Health Chestnut … Read more

Encampment Outside University City Townhomes Refuses To Budget, Despite Court Order Demanding Them To Move Out – CBS Philly

Encampment Outside University City Townhomes Refuses To Budget, Despite Court Order Demanding Them To Move Out – CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The encampment outside of University City townhomes in West Philadelphia is continuing to grow, despite a court order that demands they move out. The tents with human rights signs and other messages of hope and protest could soon become some residents’ new reality. “The symbolism of the tents for some person’s will … Read more

Several People Injured After Tree Falls During West Philadelphia High School Reunion Party At Fairmount Park – CBS Philly

Several People Injured After Tree Falls During West Philadelphia High School Reunion Party At Fairmount Park – CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A chaotic scene unfolded at a high school reunion after a tree fell on partygoers. The fallen tree at The Mann Center injured at least eight people. “All of a sudden, we heard this ‘Crack, crack, crack,’ a sound I never heard before,” Charles Miller, a West Philadelphia High School graduate, said. … Read more

Several People Injured After Tree Falls On Top Of Them In Fairmount Park Near Mann Center In West Philly – CBS Philly

Several People Injured After Tree Falls On Top Of Them In Fairmount Park Near Mann Center In West Philly – CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — At least eight people were injured after a tree fell on top of them in Fairmount Park in West Philadelphia. The Philadelphia Fire Department was called to an area behind The Mann Center on the 5300 block of North George’s Hill Drive at 12:20 pm Sunday. An old tree fell during a … Read more

Person Of Interest In Custody Following Stabbing That Left Woman Dead In West Philadelphia, Police Say – CBS Philly

Person Of Interest In Custody Following Stabbing That Left Woman Dead In West Philadelphia, Police Say – CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police say they have a person of interest in custody in connection with the stabbing that left a woman in her early 30s dead in West Philadelphia on Saturday. The person in custody is a 34-year-old man. Police say the woman was found at the 5300 block of Chestnut Street in the … Read more