Presentation of 10 Eagles-Jets pre-season game awards

The Philadelphia Eagles hosted the New York Jets in preseason Game 1, and the important thing is that it’s over. The Eagles lost, for the record, 24-21. As always, whether you win, lose or tie, we’re giving out 10 rewards. 1) The ‘Perfection’ Award 📈: Jalen Hurts In the Eagles’ opener, Jalen Hurts went 6-for-6 … Read more

Gun violence in Philadelphia: at least 7 shots fired during violent Friday night

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Friday afternoon’s violence continued into the evening. Within hours, nearly 10 people were killed. Three are fighting for their lives. A septuagenarian, minding his business, was caught in the crossfire while driving. Detectives investigate scenes ranging from East Germantown to North Philly to Frankford. On a fine, damp summer Friday evening, shots … Read more

Live Updates/Open Wire: Eagles vs. Jets, Preseason Game 1

Philadelphia Eagles football is back (well, sort of), as the Birds take on the New York Jets in their preseason opener tonight at Lincoln Financial Field at 7:30 p.m. We’re all going to be watching, because that’s what we do, and there’s a lot to watch. During his press conference on Wednesday, Nick Sirianni said … Read more

Thieves use unmarked tow trucks to steal vehicles in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A warning from the Philadelphia police. They are seeing an increase in vehicle thefts involving unmarked tow trucks. Police say the robberies are happening across the city, but many are in the southwestern and western police divisions. In each case, the thieves say the vehicle is on the 311 list and they … Read more

Suspect in custody for stabbing dead woman in South Philadelphia: police

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police say they have a suspect in custody in connection with a knife attack that killed a 64-year-old woman in her South Philadelphia home on Friday. The incident happened on the 2300 block of South 20th Street just before 12:30 a.m. Friday. Police at the scene of the South Philadelphia home CBS … Read more

Five over/unders for the Eagles’ preseason game with the Jets

Football is back! Yes, it might just be preseason, an even more watered down version of preseason than it was a few years ago, but still. Football is football. The Jets come to town for a preseason game with the Eagles. It will be the city’s first look at the Birds since January’s playoff loss … Read more

Short films and poems inspired by Walt Whitman to play at the Venice Island Performing Arts Center

Poetry enthusiasts can celebrate the works of Walt Whitman later this month during an evening of food, short films and live performances at the Venice Island Performing Arts Center. “Whitman on the walls” will be screened at the Manayunk Theater on Saturday August 20. The traveling show from the production company Compagnia de’ Colombari is … Read more

Q&A with ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ stars ahead of his Philadelphia run

Two years after its arrival was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the critically acclaimed play “Dear Evan Hansen” is making its way to Philadelphia for the first time as part of its North American tour. . The musical, which debuted in 2016, follows a lonely teenager, Evan Hansen, who, based on a twist of … Read more