UPDATE: (Photos + Video) Amtrak Train Derails In Philly On It’s Way To NYC

UPDATE: 5/13/2015 at 2:59 p.m. The Amtrak Northeast Regional Train 188 is said to have been going at a significantly faster speed then it should have been; 107 mph. Twice the 50 mph speed limit for the curve it was on at the time of derailment. National Transportation Safety Board official John Goglia said that a “black box” found could confirm or not confirm if speeding was the problem, which was possibly caused by the engineer or a mechanical issue. The train’s conductor was injured in the crash, however, he did conductor receive medical treatment and then was said to have been giving a statement to Philadelphia police. The death toll has now gone up to seven, and according to the news from Mayor Nutter, it may continue to rise spoke even more, because there are still some passengers not accounted for. One passenger includes, Rachel Jacobs, the CEO of the Philadelphia-based technology instructional company ApprenNet. According to CNN, Karl Okamoto, a friend and company co-founder, said that “Rachel left a meeting with the intent to board the train. As of (9:30 a.m.), no one has heard from her.” For more details hit the jump.

(Video) The Roots, Erykah Badu, A$AP Rocky Headline The Roots Picnic Festival

More outdoor concert news as The Roots, Erykah Badu, A$AP Rocky Headline The Roots Picnic Festival in Philly this spring! And you won’t believe who else is in that line-up!!!

(Photos) Philadelphia 15-Year-Olds Face Murder Charges After Killing A Married Father In Failed Robbery!

Two 15-year-old boys named Brandon Smith and Tyfine Hamilton, from Philadelphia, murdered a married father who was walking his dog in a failed robbery. The young boys are now facing murder charges. Check out the photos of them in the gallery and read more on the story after the jump!

(Photos) College Freshman Falls 8 Stories To Her Death While Taking Selfies Out Of Dorm Window!

A college freshman falls 8 stories to her death while taking selfies out of dorm window. The freshman even struck a passing Philadelphia pedestrian while falling. Read more on the crazy story after the jump!

(Video) Philly Rapper Cool C Granted 2nd Stay of Execution

Philly Rapper Cool C Granted 2nd Stay of Execution as Judge L. Felipe Restrepo has allowed the now 45 year old ‘Golden Age’ Hip Hop artist to avoid lethal injection and live another day. He now has 2 execution warrants under his belt for the murder of a police officer.

Man Taken In For Questioning After Being Connected To Beanie Sigel Shooting!

There’s a man now being questioned in connection to the Beanie Sigel shooting. Read more after the jump…

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