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Recent articles by Jeff:

Family members find dogs eating owner's body inside West Philadelphia home

A death investigation is underway after officers and family members found dogs eating a man's body inside a West Philadelphia home. → Read More

Bristol hockey club donates to Gift of Life in memory of teammates

The Grundy Senators Youth Ice Hockey Club donated $10,000 to the Gift of Life Donor Program in memory of two teammates whose organs were donated after their deaths. → Read More

Upper Southampton soldier who lost legs in Afghanistan wins 'Most Courageous' award

At its annual fundraiser gala in Cherry Hill Monday night, the Philadelphia Sports Writers Association presented it's most courageous athlete award to Army Cpl. Kevin McCloksey, 32, of Upper Southampton, Pa. → Read More

Rock salt, Girl Scout Cookies, Ellio's Pizza: Philly area prepares for snow

On a frigid Friday night in Manayunk, the few who ventured out, bundled up. → Read More

Work zone speed cameras launched on Pennsylvania highways

Mobile speed camera systems were put into operation at seven work zone locations across Pennsylvania Monday. → Read More

Students eat marijuana-laced treats at West Oak Lane Charter School: Philadelphia Police

Philadelphia police were notified after, investigators say, 15 students ate marijuana-laced treats at West Oak Lane Charter School. → Read More

Police investigating report cat was beaten to death by children in Darby, Pa.

Jamie Walls held back tears as she recalled the final moments of life for her family's beloved cat who she said was beaten to death by children in the neighborhood. → Read More

Senior citizens receive free fans in the midst of heatwave

There were grateful seniors at city councilmember's Cherelle Parker's office in Cedarbrook Tuesday morning picking up a heatwave essential - free box fans donated by a major retailer. → Read More

Raptors send seagulls fleeing from Ocean City

Ozzy the Eurasian Eagle Owl doesn't even have to flap his wings to send hoards of sea gulls into a panic. Perched on his handler's arm, the seven-year-old bird and his cohort of raptors are the heroes of the summer in Ocean City, New Jersey. → Read More

Pottsgrove, Pa. teenager wins $3 million as Fortnite world champion

Kyle 'Bugha' Giersdorf, 16, of Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania won $3 million after becoming the Fortnite world champion. → Read More

Witness: Car crash may have led to fatal shooting in Kensington section

Police said a witness called 911 and said the shooting might have been the result of an argument that happened after a car crash. → Read More

800-pound shark continues trip up New Jersey coast

Miss May, the 10-foot, 800-pound shark that was tracked off the coast of Cape May, New Jersey on Tuesday has continued her journey northward. → Read More

Families getting a jump on July 4th holiday at Jersey shore

Families flocked to the Jersey shore Friday for what many call a beloved summer family tradition. → Read More

Fans cheer on USA women in World Cup

Hundreds of fans packed The Field House in Center City Friday afternoon to cheer on the United States women's national soccer team in the quarterfinal matchup against France. → Read More

How will closing of Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery affect gas prices?

The announced closure of the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refining complex will lead to higher gas prices for motorists, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic's Jana Tidwell. → Read More

Fearless great-grandma kills venomous snake with shovel in her Bucks County yard

A great-grandmother found a cobra on her patio but wasn't going to wait around and do nothing until animal control arrived. → Read More

Fearless great-grandmother kills venomous cobra with shovel in her yard in Falls Township, Pennsylvania

A fearless great-grandmother killed a venomous cobra with a shovel in her yard in Falls Township, Pennsylvania. → Read More

Missing pet turkey 'Brady' found badly injured in New Jersey

A missing pet turkey has been found badly injured in New Jersey. → Read More

'Is that red? Video shows emotional moment color blind high school grad sees through glasses

"You don't know what you're missing until you see it. I didn't know I was going to be overwhelmed by it until I saw everything I was missing," said Goshuami Valoy. → Read More

Toads cross a Philadelphia road safely thanks to volunteers

It can be tough for any of us to cross Philly streets so imagine what it's like if you're the size of a pebble. → Read More