Accidents

(US Sen. Bob Casey, at 30th Street Station, says Congress increase funding for Amtrak.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Sen. Casey Presses For Expanded Funding For Amtrak

At a press conference at 30th Street Station, Casey said last month’s train disaster in Philadelphia underscored the need to make sure Amtrak has the proper funding to improve safety and infrastructure.

06/26/2015

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Crash Backs Up Traffic On I-95 In Delaware County

The crash, which appears to have involved multiple vehicles, was blocking two lanes of the southbound highway in Tinicum Township.

06/26/2015

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Lafayette College Football Player Dies After Crash In NJ

The Somerdale resident had been at a Trenton hospital since he was flown there following a one-car crash on Interstate 295 in Burlington County on Tuesday.

06/26/2015

(As police commissioner Charles Ramsey and fire commissioner Derrick Sawyer listen, Reading Terminal Market general manager Anuj Gupta thanks first responders who worked the Amtrak train derailment last month.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

Reading Terminal Market Throws Thank-You Breakfast for Phila. First Responders

The Reading Terminal Market is more than seven miles from the scene of last month’s disastrous Amtrak train derailment, but that didn’t keep merchants at the market from admiring the quick response of police and firefighters.

06/25/2015

(The storm relief center in Clayton, NJ, set up to assist area residents in the wake of Tuesday evening's severe thunderstorms.  Photo by David Madden)

Emergency Relief Center in Gloucester County, NJ Catering To Storm Victims

Officials are offering assistance at a number of locations on both sides of the Delaware River, including one in Clayton, Gloucester County.

06/25/2015

(A toppled tree in a backyard awaits removal.  Photo by KYW's Pat Toddy)

Local Power Outages Could Last Into The Weekend

Persistent power outages continue to make life difficult for more than 200,000 people around the Delaware Valley and South Jersey.

06/25/2015

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Police: Toddler Struck By Vehicle In West Philadelphia

Authorities say the accident happened around 8:48 p.m. on the 4100 block of Cambridge Street.

06/24/2015

(Outside the Delco Emergency Management Center, adjacent to the prison, County Council chairman Mario Civera speaks to reporters.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Delaware County Declares Storm Emergency, Asks For State Aid

With tens of thousands of power outages, dozens of major road closures, and other related headaches, Delaware County Council chairman Mario Civera (at lectern in photo) says they reached out to Governor Wolf for assistance.

06/24/2015

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Several People Taken To Local Hospitals After SEPTA Bus Crash In North Philly

Officials say four patients were taken to Temple Hospital and one was taken to Einstein.

06/24/2015

(Awnings are torn away from the Gibbstown Shopping Center following Tuesday night's storms.  Photos by David Madden)

Gloucester County Among South Jersey Towns Whacked Hard By Tuesday Thunderstorms

The main drag through Gibbstown wasn’t too bad: just the occasional tree or tree limb down. But on the side streets, it was a different story.

06/24/2015

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Pa. Turnpike Near Quakertown Reopened After Crash

The accident reportedly happened around 10:15 a.m. on I-476 between Lansdale and Quakertown in Bucks County.

06/24/2015

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Crews Respond To Incident Involving Hot Air Balloon In Mercer County

Hopewell Township Police say that around 8 a.m., the balloon either crashed or had a hard landing in a field off of Pennington Rocky Hill Road.

06/24/2015

(The Traffic Incident Management Conference meets in the Diamond Club of Citizens Bank Park.  Photo by Ian Bush)

For a Hardworking Few, Traffic Jams Are Just Another Day on the Job

A group of people whose job it is to ease the frustrations of area drivers were gathering today at Citizens Bank Park to talk about ways to improve safety and response times on the Delaware Valley’s highways.

06/23/2015

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3 Reportedly Injured In Montgomery County Crash

It happened around 10:30 a.m. at Cheltenham and Sycamore avenues in Cheltenham.

06/23/2015

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2 Hurt When Car Slams Into Home In Northeast Philly

Officials say two people were taken to the hospital after an SUV slammed into a home in the Rhawnhurst section of Northeast Philadelphia Monday.

06/22/2015