October 2, 2015 |
Morgan Freeman's debut At 78, Morgan Freeman is ever ready to try new things: He makes his debut as a TV director with the season premiere of CBS's Madam Secretary . The show, which stars Téa Leoni and Keith Carradine, airs at 8 p.m. Sunday. Freeman, who won a best supporting actor Oscar for Million Dollar Baby , has directed one feature film in his career, the 1993 Apartheid drama Bopha! "I had fun doing it," says Freeman, one of Madame Secretary 's exec producers.
April 11, 2012
A 42-year-old Malvern, Chester County, man was killed Monday night in a one-vehicle accident in Newtown Township, Delaware County. Witnesses reported that the vehicle, a 2002 Cadillac Escalade, had been traveling at high speed right before the accident, which occurred about 8:30 p.m. in the vicinity of Goshen Road and Echo Lane, according to Newtown Township Police Officer Joseph Vandergrift. Vandergrift said the Escalade rolled over several times and the victim, whose name was not released, was ejected from a window.
October 19, 2010
Booker T. Wilson, a former Delaware County police chief, pleaded guilty Monday to charges stemming from his theft of a government benefits check to make a down payment on a Cadillac Escalade. Wilson, 49, was scheduled to go to trial when he pleaded guilty to forgery and receiving stolen property, said Nils Frederickson, spokesman for the Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office. Wilson was working part-time at a halfway house in Chester in 2007 when he took a benefit check for more than $6,600 intended for a resident, Vaughn Moore, who was no longer there, prosecutors said.
August 10, 2012
A 40-year-old motorcyclist was killed when he ran into the rear of a Cadillac Escalade in Cape May County, police said Thursday. Middle Township police said both operators were eastbound on North Wildwood Boulevard about 5 p.m. Wednesday when Pamela Milano, 26, swerved her Escalade onto the shoulder to avoid debris in the roadway. Luke Gallo, riding a motorcycle behind her, also swerved onto the shoulder and slammed into SUV, police said. Gallo, of North Wildwood, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
September 7, 2014 |
A 10-year-old boy who was struck and dragged by an SUV while riding his bicycle Thursday in Northeast Philadelphia died early Friday morning, police said. About 8:20 p.m. Thursday, Mekhi Freeman was riding near the intersection of Loretto and Longshore Avenues in Castor Gardens, police said, when a Cadillac Escalade stopped at a stop sign at Longshore. Riding west through the intersection, Mekhi was struck by the accelerating SUV, which was heading south. The boy was dragged about 50 feet, said Officer Tanya Little, a police spokeswoman.
January 11, 2016 |
2016 Chevy Tahoe LTZ: Bigger and better? Price: $70,435 as tested; $64,610 before options. (Power sunroof, rear-seat entertainment added $2,760; 22-inch wheels added $1,495; 8-inch diagonal reconfigurable screen added $875.) Conventional wisdom: Edmunds.com liked the "stout towing capacity; available nine-person seating capacity; quiet highway ride; impressive interior quality," but not the "high cargo floor and load height; unimpressive cargo capacity; cramped kids-only third-row seat; bumpy, trucklike ride without optional adaptive suspension; no telescoping steering wheel for base LS; lazy gas-pedal responsiveness.
September 29, 2011 |
UNDER the protection of half a dozen federal law-enforcement officials, Clarence Milton yesterday testified against a Coatesville man accused of giving a hit man $6,000 and a Cadillac Escalade to kill a co-worker in June 2007. After hearing the testimony of Milton, who is in federal custody in an unrelated matter, Philadelphia Municipal Judge Karen Y. Simmons ordered Shamone Woods, 29, to stand trial for murder, conspiracy, intimidation of a witness and retaliation against a witness or victim.
July 20, 2010 |
A tow-truck driver was shot in a leg Monday morning in North Philadelphia, and his employer and a rival towing company blamed each other. Two tow trucks responded to a car accident about 10:30 a.m. at Whitaker and Hunting Park Avenues, police said. There was a dispute, and one of the drivers was shot in a leg. The two companies that responded were Mystical Towing and J & Son's Towing & Recovery, both companies confirmed. The driver who was shot was Angel Carrera, 36, who works for Mystical, the company confirmed.