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Veteran Philadelphia police officer facing child porn charges

11 minutes ago   |   ABC

Williams Watts, Sr. was taken into custody Thursday after the FBI executed a federal search warrant at his home. He was a 32-year veteran of the force.
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Philadelphia shootings leave 2 dead, 5 hurt, including teen Thursday night

2 hours ago   |   ABC

Two people are dead and five others are injured, including a young child, following multiple shootings in Philadelphia on Thursday night.
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Narrative of SEPTA riders filming train rape and not doing anything to help woman is false, prosecutor says

2 hours ago   |   The Morning Call

SEPTA passengers did not simply watch a man rape a woman on a train in suburban Philadelphia without doing anything, the prosecutor handling the case said Thursday. He said...
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76ers 'stupid' for suspending Ben Simmons for only 1 game, Charles Barkley says

3 hours ago   |   ABC

"Those fans are not gonna forgive him. It's time for Ben Simmons to move on," said Charles Barkley.
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Kenyan Drake provides dual-threat opportunities for Raiders

Kenyan Drake provides dual-threat opportunities for Raiders

3 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

HENDERSON, Nev. - Philadelphia coach Nick Sirianni is very fond of Raiders running back Kenyan Drake.
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Prosecutor Casts Doubt on Account of Train Passengers Not Intervening in Rape

4 hours ago   |   NY Times

A local prosecutor disputed accounts, put forth by other authorities, that passengers on the train near Philadelphia had watched the assault happen and done nothing in response.
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Morey on Simmons: “People should buckle in, this is going to go a long time”

4 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

"This is a very good player, and to give ourselves the best chance to win the title, you need difference makers, you don't need role players."
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76ers' Daryl Morey won't give Ben Simmons away: ‘Buckle in'

76ers' Daryl Morey won't give Ben Simmons away: ‘Buckle in'

4 hours ago   |   New York Post   |   2 articles

It's officially a standoff between Ben Simmons and the 76ers - and Philadelphia isn't getting ready to buckle.
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Philly sports mascots scale down Center City building for good cause

4 hours ago   |   ABC

Chopper 6 was overhead as some of Philadelphia's favorite sports mascots scaled down a Center City skyscraper.
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Will Ben Simmons play vs. Nets? 76ers star's reported back injury only adds to drama in Philadelphia

Will Ben Simmons play vs. Nets? 76ers star's reported back injury only adds to drama in Philadelphia

5 hours ago   |   Sporting News   |   3 articles

Simmons is reportedly dealing with a back issue, though there are questions about the nature of his injury.
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