PHILADELPHIA, PA. (THECOUNT) — Police are investigating after an officer was shot in Kensington area of Philadelphia, PA, Wednesday morning.
The incident happened around 11 a.m. on the 3100 block of Reach Street, Philadelphia, PA.
Officials have yet to identify the injured officer, who was reportedly shot in the leg and transported to Temple University Hospital. Continue reading
SOUTHWEST PHILADELPHIA, PA. (THECOUNT) — A woman visiting a Southwest Philadelphia Checkers restaurant, was burned after a drive-thru employee threw hot grease, used to prepare french fries and other cuisine, on her during an argument over an order.
The victim was rushed to the hospital after the Checkers employee allegedly threw hot grease on into a car following a dispute at the drive-thru in Southwest Philadelphia.
Authorities tell Action News that three girls, two of them sisters, ordered food at Checkers, located at, 5726-46 Baltimore Ave, Philadelphia, PA.
Before leaving, the girls brought up a problem with their order with a female worker at the drive-thru window. Investigators say the two sides started to argue, and that’s when the worker allegedly got the grease and threw it into the car. Continue reading
PHILADELPHIA, PA. (THECOUNT) — Joseph Thompson has been identified as the driver arrested for a fatal hit-and-run in Northeast Philadelphia Sunday.
Thompson, 52, has been charged with Involuntary Manslaughter, Homicide by Vehicle, Accident Involving Death and related offenses in the death of, Yvonne Cantz, of Derry Terrace, Philadelphia.
Police say, 64-year-old Cantz was struck and killed by a Ford F-150 pickup that was traveling at a high rate of speed before 4 p.m. in the 10900 block of Academy Road, Philadelphia, PA.
Thompson was later determined to be operating the offending vehicle.
Cantz was walking in the shoulder of the road at the time she was hit. Continue reading
FELTONVILLE, PA. (THECOUNT) — A body found in a Philly basement is that of missing Bronx mother, Vianela Tavera, Philadelphia police confirmed Tuesday. Her family announced yesterday that the body discovered was Tavera.
Tavera, 50, was last seen leaving her home on July 27. Her body was found badly decomposed in a Philadelphia basement.
Detectives were called to the neighborhood regarding a suspicious odor emitting from the Feltonville home. When officers entered the home, they found a badly decomposed female body.
Family members later confirmed to local news reporters that the body was that of 50-year-old Tavera.
On Monday, police in Virginia responded to a medical call for a man inside Tavera’s 2013 Acura MDX. Responding officers arrested 38-year-old Luis Negron-Martinez for the theft of Tavera’s car. Police found a handgun inside the Acura, but Tavera was not there. Family members say Negron-Martinez was Tavera’s long-distance boyfriend. Continue reading
Tyisha Timmons has been identified the woman shot and killed while driving a van Wednesday night in the city’s Fern Rock section, say Philadelphia police.
TheCount.com has obtained photos of the victim via a Facebook friend who posted his condolences.
Timmons, 23, lost control of her vehicle after being shot at around 8:30 p.m. as she was driving north in the 5700 block of Broad Street. Continue reading
Our poll results have Donald Trump winning the second presidential debate by a whopping over 80 percent, and the Drudge Report poll had the GOP candidate at about the same percentage of victory, but CNN declared Hillary Clinton the winner saying of the people they polled, 51 percent said the former First Lady pulled it out.
Here’s the excerpt:
Donald Trump exceeded expectations, but Hillary Clinton won the second presidential debate, according to a CNN / ORC poll of debate watchers. The results showed a clear victory for Clinton, with 57% saying Clinton won, as opposed to 34% for Trump. It’s a strong showing for Clinton, but not as good as her performance at the first presidential debate, when 62% of debate watchers said she won. h/t cnn
What do you think? Did Hillary do enough to win the debate? Or did Donald dominate? Vote below!
Hillary Clinton appeared to have an issue with the tracking of her eyes during a speech in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on Monday.
The Democratic presidential nominee seemed to be unable to move her eyes in sequence giving the appearance of being cross eyed.
Hillary’s eyes appeared not in-sync with one another, as the left eye looked to be cock-eyed and displaced, especially as she looked towards the left. A montage of Hillary’s eye-catching moments before a small group of Temple University students can be seen below. Continue reading
Investigative journalist, James O’Keefe from Project Veritas, went undercover as a Hillary Clinton supporter this week at the DNC Convention in Philadelphia and in the process he was assaulted.
O’Keefe was thrown to the ground by Bernie Sanders supporters as he posed as a Hillary fan.
From video: In this new video from Project Veritas Action, James O’Keefe goes undercover as a Hillary Clinton supporter with outraged Democrats at the DNC. Continue reading
Hillary Clinton may have owned the stage at the Democratic National Convention, but the internet crowned another Clinton, her 18-year-old nephew, Tyler.
Tyler Clinton took the stage at the conclusion of his Aunt Hillary’s speech, and in the process, sent the internet into an all out code-swoon.
Tyler is taking an interest in modeling, proof positive by the following shots taken by photographer Adina Doria.
A Delaware County, PA. woman was found dead, apparently murdered inside the bathtub of her apartment. The grisly discovery was made late afternoon at the New Orleans Park apartment complex in the 900 block of South Avenue in Secane, Pennsylvania.
The woman was located during a welfare check after failing to show up for work. Employees and friends discovered her dead in her bathtub, the shower running on top of her body.
“Apparently she works in a packaging company in Chester, Pennsylvania, and when she didn’t show up for work, some of the employees and friends got worried about her and they came here,” said Upper Darby Superintendent Michael Chitwood. Continue reading