Michael Palin: “I am glad to be alive each morning, you get an easier ride after 75”

“With Graham, that was a terrific loss as Graham was only 48 and, dear old Gray, worked himself quite hard and drank and smoked a lot. He had given all that up and was just approaching middle age, when he was wise and loving and funny, and then it sudd­enly catches up with him, the […]

Should police be in schools? How arrests in Philadelphia’s school district dropped by 84% in 5 years

Asked how identifying those issues at home changes the end result, Bethel said, “I’ve been in this space, in law enforcement, 35 years, … and I can’t tell you how rewarding it has been in my life, to be — for the first time — really feel like I’m giving service.”

Indoor dining begins limited re-opening in Philadelphia

Criminal trials are also expected to make their first move toward re-starting Tuesday in Philadelphia as potential jurors report for screening. Court officials have said those jurors will undergo temperature checks and be screened via questionnaires before being allowed to enter, and the jury pool will be much smaller to enable social distancing.

Sidney Jones, Rasul Douglas Among Philadelphia Eagles’ Cuts To Reach 53-Man-Roster

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Cornerbacks Sidney Jones and Rasul Douglas, second- and-third-round picks in 2017, respectively, did not make the Philadelphia Eagles’ initial 53-man roster for the 2020 season. The Birds announced their roster on Saturday with Jones and Douglas being the most notable cuts.

Philadelphia Flyers Shut Out By Thomas Greiss, East Finals-Bound New York Islanders In Game 7

A poor clearing attempt, picked off by Nelson, led to Greene scoring less than four minutes later. Derick Brassard drove the right post, drawing the Flyers attention, and fed a pass through the middle to Greene in the left circle, from where he snapped the shot into open side. Hart wasn’t anticipating the pass, and […]

Smoky Mountains Releases Map Predicting When Fall Foliage Will Peak In Philadelphia Area

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Smoky Mountains has released its annual Fall Foliage Map breaking down when it will be the best time to see leaves change colors across the country. The map predicts that mid-October is when fall foliage will begin to peak in the Greater Philadelphia area.

Movie Theaters In Philadelphia Reopen With New Social Distance Procedures In Place

“The prospect of getting back into the movie theaters safely — it’s meant to be experienced in Imax, it’s meant to be experienced in a movie theater, so just to enjoy the ride and all the twist and turns and the high-octane pace that it’s on, I think that’s what you try to enjoy, then […]

VIDEO: Philadelphia Mechanic Attacked With Bat After Receiving Call For Broken Down Car, Police Say

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — What started as a routine call for a broken down car ended with an auto mechanic severely beaten. Now Philadelphia police want to identify two men who were captured on camera punching and striking the mechanic with a bat.

Philadelphia Homeless Encampment Dwellers ‘Not Going Nowhere’ With Deadline Looming To Vacate 2 Sites

In a statement, City Councilmembers Jamie Gauthier and Kendra Brooks said: “The fact that an agreement remains unattainable is a reflection of just how difficult it is to secure safe, permanent housing for all Philadelphians, but it still does not justify clearing the encampments during a global pandemic.”

Police Searching For Driver That Fled Fatal Accident Involving Bicyclist In North Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police are searching for the driver that fled the scene of a fatal accident involving a bicyclist in North Philadelphia over the summer. Thirty-two-year-old Will Lindsay, of Havertown, was cycling north on the 3800 block of Ridge Avenue on July 12 just after 8:30 p.m. when he was struck by a white […]