iradiophilly Philadelphia's Internet Radio Community

Streaming Radio for Philadelphia
More Music. Fewer Interruptions. Just what you want to hear.

 
FOLLOW: FREE MOBILE APPS:
facebooktwitter Apple AppStore Google Play Store
   
News
Talk about what's in the news
  Listen LiveListen Live - New FREE Internet Radio Stations - We Are Philadelphia!  
 
Listen Live Listen Live - New FREE Internet Radio Stations - We Are Philadelphia!
 
 
Advertise With Us
 
 
     

THE POST | News | Sports | Culture | Business | Free Forum

 
The Post  
 
Vigil Held For Murdered Teen; Squatter Bill In The Works; Philly Fire Department Receives Grant
 
  by: blogue40 - Phoenixville, PA
started: 09/29/17 12:39 am | updated: 09/29/17 12:39 am
 
A vigil was held on Thursday night for a teenager that was shot and killed in Germantown this past Tuesday. The shooting took place on Tuesday night at around 8:40 pm, killing 16-year-old Jai Custus and injuring three others. The victim's family stated that Custus began to run towards the gunshots to keep his younger cousins out of the way who were with him at the time of the shooting. A bullet then struck Custus in the back, later he was pronounced dead. Police have stated that they have arrested an 18-year-old who was involved in the shooting, but they believe more people could be involved.

City Council members in Philadelphia are now considering a bill that would crack down on "squatters" in Philadelphia. Council members describe squatters as "people who move into a property they have no claim to." Councilman David Oh stated that a local pastor who could not get a squatter to leave after she took up residence illegally inside of the church's parsonage contacted him. Council members say that the bill would define a squatter, lay out a procedure for police to deal with the situation and give a $300-a-day fine for the people who refuse to leave the premises.

The Philadelphia Fire Department has now received a $2.6 Million federal grant to better train firefighters on how to get themselves out of deadly situations. The PFD was given the grant after deficiencies were found in the department's training, especially after the death of Lt. Joyce Craig back in a 2014 fire. Fire Commissioner Adam Theil said the grant will go towards special equipment and training time. Theil stated that each firefighter will be equipped with a bail out rope and harness system. FEMA is now providing the cash for this initiative, Theil also stated that there are other grants in the works.

Sports

The Phillies play the Mets tonight at 7:05 pm.

Weather

Today, Clear and Sunny with a high of 73 degrees in Center City.

 
Listen Live! Everything from Bach to Rock, Philadelphia's Internet Radio Community
Choose from 20+ Internet Radio Stations today.
 
TOP STORIES
String Of Robberies In Fairmount; Man Stabbed/Killed In West Oak Lane; KOP SEPTA Proposal - 10/19 1:25 am

Radee Prince Captured After MD/DE Shootings; Racist Pumpkins in Coatesville; Schuylkill Trail Camera - 10/18 11:03 pm

Maryland/Wilmington Gunman On Loose; Sandusky New Trial Denied; Delco Liberian War Criminal Guilty - 10/18 3:49 pm

Teen Attacks Man In S. Phila; Vare Rec Center Closed; 15 Indicted In NJ Drug Bust - 10/18 1:19 am

Mother Confesses to Drowning Boys; 18 Charged DE Prison Riot; Albright Football Players Reinstated - 10/17 4:57 pm

 
(0) responses
 

THE POST | News | Sports | Culture | Business | Free Forum

 
 

Welcome to iradiophilly! Philadelphia's Internet Radio Community

Welcome! Start listening now for FREE!  The music is always on, so choose a radio station and click to listen. You can find fun Events around Philly and you can list yours on our Events page FREE.  We will also promote cool Philly shows, events and fundraisers on the air FREE. There are also great opportunities to become a sponsor or advertise. iRadioPhilly supports the Philadelphia music and arts scene. If you are a local musician or performer, send us your stuff.  We will play it on our BYO radio station, Philadelphia's Local Stage. We're designing the radio stations and iradiophilly to reflect Philadelphia's music tastes, so we'll want your input. We're glad you're here. Invite your friends.

 
   
   
    FOLLOW: facebook twitter instagram gplus rss rss youtube
HOME | ABOUT | ADVERTISE | CONTACT | EVENTS | PHOTOS | PODCASTS | STATIONS | CONTESTS | SPONSORS | BUSINESSES/ORGs | SCHEDULE | SITEMAP | THE POST   © 2010-17 Internet Radio Partners, LLC
    Site Design by Bananaland | Built by quadpain media