Philadelphia News for May 20th 2013

13-Year-Old Killed In ATV Accident In Philadelphia << CBS Philly
Police say 13-year-old boy was killed in a ATV accident Saturday morning in Philadelphia.
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Match Day #12 Game Thread: Philadelphia Union vs. Chicago Fire
Last weekend, the Philadelphia Union struggled to do much of anything against the Fire. They, however, were saved by Zac MacMath and a moment of magic between Sebastien Le Toux and Jack McInerney. Here's hoping the Union fare
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Philadelphia Coffee Shop Employee Credited With Recognizing Hatchet
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — Two cups of coffee ended life on the run for an Internet sensation known as Kai the hatchet-wielding hitchhiker. An employee at a Starbucks in Philadelphia is credited with recognizing 24-year-old Caleb “Kai” McGillvary, whose More…

Philadelphia 76ers Should Draft Kelly Olynyk
COMMENTARY | There is one simple question that can be easily answered by the Philadelphia 76ers after a dismal 2012-13 season: Does the team need a center? The answer is clearer than mud: Yes! And if you ask around or read the experts' opinions, More…

Carlos Ruiz, Aaron Howard set for MRIs
PHILADELPHIA — Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz and first baseman Ryan Howard will have MRI exams Monday. Ruiz will miss Monday's game at the Miami Marlins after straining his right hamstring Sunday in a 3-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. Ruiz, who More…

Galleries: Four Philadelphia shows feature artworks by Charles Searles
Two Philadelphia artists who created entirely different bodies of work in their careers but whose art displayed a similarly strong desire for personal expression are being remembered in memorial exhibitions this month and next. Charles Searles (1937 More…

Hero cop, who sat next to the first lady, charged with rape
The women called authorities and said once they arrived at a second, undisclosed location, the retired officer pulled a gun on them, the Philadelphia Police Department said in a statement. He allegedly forced them "to engage in the use of narcotics and More…

SEPTA Undergoes Emergency Drill | NBC 10 Philadelphia
It was a chaotic scene at the SEPTA Fairmount Station Sunday morning. But don't worry, it was only a drill.
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Recap: Philadelphia vs. Cincinnati
Erik Kratz and Freddy Galvis each homered off of Aroldis Chapman in the bottom of the ninth inning to rally the Philadelphia Phillies to a 3-2 win over the Cincinnati Reds at Citizens Bank Park. Homer Bailey baffled Philadelphia hitters with seven More…

CAL THOMAS: Philadelphia abortion doctor made sacrifice to 'god' of self-interest
It was the pictures and riveting testimony that convinced a Philadelphia jury that abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell was guilty of murdering three infants born alive following botched late-term abortions and also guilty of the involuntary manslaughter of More…

Philadelphia jury to consider death penalty for convicted killer
PHILADELPHIA — Jurors return to federal court in Philadelphia on Tuesday to hear arguments and evidence on whether a drug dealer convicted in the deaths of a dozen people should be sentenced to death or to life in prison without possibility of parole. More…

Philadelphia Orchestra and Simon Rattle at Carnegie Hall
Ten or 15 years ago, it was no secret that the Philadelphia Orchestra longed for the British conductor Simon Rattle; he eventually chose to lead the Berlin Philharmonic. The Philadelphians moved on, and this year, emerging from financial troubles, they More…

Eagles QB Vick calls critics 'ignorant'
"I'm really tempted right now to just say no comment to that because like I said a second ago, you don't last 12 years in the NFL not being able to read the defense," Vick told radio station 97.5 FM in Philadelphia recently via PhillyMag.com. "Those More…

Philadelphia Phillies – TeamReport
First baseman Ryan Howard was already held out of Sunday's lineup by manager Charlie Manuel due to soreness in his left knee. It was later announced that Howard would undergo an MRI on his knee on Monday in Philadelphia before meeting up with the More…

For Philadelphia Futures director, this college success story was personal
For the last 13 years, Joan Mazzotti has made a public career of helping low-income, first-generation students from Philadelphia’s public high schools get into and through college. Quietly, she and her husband, Michael Kelly, also have made it a … More…

What to Watch for at OTAs for Eagles
Organized team activities (OTAs) will offer fans and the media the first glimpse at Chip Kelly’s new Philadelphia Eagles. Kelly has already made his mark known, adding elements such as loud music throughout practice while eliminating Taco Tuesday and … More…

Philadelphia Eagles experimenting with WR Jason Avant on defense
Last week we reported that TE Clay Harbor was taking some practice snaps at linebacker. It turns out, he's not alone. WR Jason Avant has been taking snaps with the secondary.
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3 Men, Woman Shot In Southwest Philadelphia << CBS Philly
The incident happened at about 9:20 p.m. on the 2600 block of South Daggett Street. More…

Union's early score enough in 1-0 win over Fire
The Fire (2-7-1, 7 points) had quite a few prime scoring opportunities, especially early on. Philadelphia goalie Zac MacMath saved six shots to preserve his second shutout of the season, including a fantastic diving stop on a Chris Rolfe shot from just More…

Cincinnati Reds (26-17) at Philadelphia Phillies (20-23), 1:35 pm (ET)
Homer Bailey was masterful in his most recent outing and had one of the best performances of his career last month against the Philadelphia Phillies. On Sunday, the right-hander takes aim at winning back-to-back starts for the first time since last More…

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