File photo: 2012's Paulsboro train derailment. (Credit: American Red Cross)

Local Environmental Groups Warn of Accident Potential From Marcellus Shale Freight Trains

A report released this week by the groups Penn Environment and the Frac Tracker Alliance shows that nearly four million Pennsylvanians live within the potential evacuation zone of an oil train accident, including 700,000 at risk in Philadelphia.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/04/2015

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PHL Reporting Delays And Cancellations Due To Weather

Around 3 p.m., the airport announced arriving flights are delayed an average of 1 hour and 45 minutes.

03/04/2015

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PennDOT: Speed Limit Restored On Expressways In Philadelphia Region

PennDOT has lifted the speed limit restrictions that were in place on several expressways in the Philadelphia region Tuesday night.

03/03/2015

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SEPTA Seeks Public Input As It Unveils Possible Transit Route Reconfigurations

Among the ideas being talked about at this point, a Septa official says, is splitting the Route 23 bus line in half.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/03/2015

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Officer Charged After Encounter With N.J. Lawmaker Acquitted of Falsifying Arrest

A Gloucester County juryhas found police officer Joseph DiBuonaventura not guilty of 14 charges stemming from his 2012 arrest of state assemblyman Paul Moriarty (photo) on DUI charges.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/03/2015

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CBP In Philly Intercepts Termite Species Inside Shipment Of Pineapples

CBP specialists found 20 lives specimens, which are suspected to belong to the infraorder Isoptera, on February 10th inside wood packaging material

03/03/2015

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Late School Openings Wreak Havoc On Area Working Parents’ Morning Schedules

Some parents are lucky, with a spouse who is available for sudden babysitting duty. Others have to scramble, especially when the school makes a last-minute decision.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/02/2015

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Regulators Pushing For Upgrades to Philadelphia’s Taxicab Fleet

The Parking Authority’s general counsel admits that taxi operators are likely to resist these changes, and will make their displeasure known as the proposals are opened to public comment.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/02/2015

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Weather Related Mass Transit Issues, Airport Delays

The inclement weather and icy conditions Monday have caused several travel issues at the airport and on mass transit lines.

03/02/2015

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Storm Leaves Icy Concerns Overnight, For Morning Commute

With ice taking over the streets and roadways following Sunday’s storm, officials are encouraging drivers to be a little more cautious than usual.

03/01/2015

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Latest Storm Causes Flight Cancellations, Other Travel Woes

The latest round of winter weather has led to cancellation of hundreds of flights and caused other travel problems in Philadelphia.

03/01/2015

SEPTA service to the 69th Street Station was disrupted by a dog on the tracks on February 26th. (credit: CBS)

Dog On The Tracks Disrupts SEPTA Service To 69th Street Station

A call reportedly went out around 6:25 p.m. Thursday for a dog on the tracks in the area of 69th Street Station in Upper Darby.

02/27/2015

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Error Dropped Security Image From Pennsylvania Licenses

PennDOT says an error in the hidden security image on Pennsylvania driver’s licenses and identification cards may be causing headaches for some people.

02/26/2015

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Multi-car Crash On Pa. Turnpike Snarls Traffic Near King Of Prussia

The accident happened on I-276 at milepost 326 between Norristown and Valley Forge near around 11 a.m. on Wednesday.

02/25/2015

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Pa. Turnpike To Crack Down On Speeding Through EZ Pass Lanes

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission has now installed digital speed signs to show drivers exactly how fast they’re going.

02/24/2015