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West Philadelphia Man Sentenced in Hot Coffee Attack Case

By Tony Hanson

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A West Philadelphia man has been sentenced to prison for a devastating attack on a donut shop worker.

The prosecutor says 54-year-old David Timbers has been sentenced to 23 months in prison for throwing hot coffee that injured and scarred the young woman. 130 more words


Man Sentenced In Pizza Shop Attack

By Walt Hunter

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A suspect who viciously attacked a father, for no apparent reason, as he dined in a West Philadelphia pizza shop with his wife and five-year-old son, will now spend seven-and-a-half to 15 years behind bars for his crime. 199 more words


UPDATE: Arrests Made Following Robbery of Elderly Woman in West Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A couple accused of stealing $8,000 from an 80-year-old West Philadelphia woman is behind bars.

Philadelphia Police say 57-year-old Vickson Korlewala and 51-year-old Lorpu Korlewala were taken into custody on Wednesday. 315 more words


Police: 80-Year-Old Woman Abducted, Robbed In West Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Philadelphia Police are searching for a man and a woman they say allegedly forced an elderly woman into a car, drove her to a bank, and then robbed her. 415 more words


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SEPTA Bus Hit By Brick In West Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – SEPTA says one of its buses was hit by a brick on Wednesday.

Around 12:18 p.m., a route 30 bus traveling eastbound on Vine Street near 52nd Street was reportedly struck by a brick. 38 more words


Police: Suspect Sought in Series of Philadelphia Armed Robberies

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia police are searching for a suspect wanted in a series of armed robberies.

His face may be partially covered, but he is caught on surveillance cameras and the video is quite clear. 253 more words