A bridge over the Vine Street Expressway (Credit: John McDevitt)

Lane Closures Expected On Major Philly Roadway Starting Tuesday

Expect lane closures along the Vine Street expressway in the early morning hours in Center City Tuesday.

04/13/2015

(Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Clouds Delaying Some Flights Into Philadelphia Over An Hour

The Federal Aviation Administration says inbound flights that haven’t taken off yet Friday are being held up by an average of 78 minutes.

04/10/2015

(A truck lies overturned on the westbound exit ramp of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge, approaching the Vine Street Expressway, on April 10, 2015.  Photo by Ed Fischer)

Not The Ben Again! Overturned Truck Cripples Morning Rush Into Center City

An overturned tractor-trailer is taking out two left lanes on the Ben Franklin Bridge into Philadelphia.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/10/2015

(The Atlantic City Expressway, file photo)

Road Work Likely A Non-Issue As Shore Season Nears

All that work to expand the Atlantic City Expressway westbound is done.

04/10/2015

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Section Of Pa. Turnpike To Close Late Saturday For 6 Hours

A 65-mile stretch of the Pennsylvania Turnpike is going to be closed in both directions for six hours, starting at 11 p.m. Saturday.

04/09/2015

(A student receives a text message while sitting at the controls of a driving simulator at Roman Catholic High School.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Roman Catholic H.S. Students Get Eye-Opening Lesson on Dangers of Distracted Driving

“We’ve been telling students to just either silence their phones, turn it off, or give it to the person in the car with you,” one student leader advises.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/09/2015

(An advertising wrap on a Septa bus shelter advises pedestrians and drivers not to be distracted by their smartphones or other things.  Photo by John McDevitt)

Philadelphia Wants Pedestrians To Stop Texting, Watch Where They’re Going, And Stay Safe

The program addresses the growing problem of pedestrian injuries and fatalities.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/09/2015

Deadly accident in Bensalem. (credit: CBS)

1 Dead After Car Strikes Utility Pole In Bucks County, Forces Road Closure

Emergency crews are on the scene of the accident in Bensalem.

04/09/2015

(Standing below the 25th Street Viaduct, officials show a rendering of what the bridge will look like after it is refurbished.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

South Philly’s 25th Street Rail Viaduct Getting First Makeover in 85 Years

Officials say the gigantic, 1.2-mile, 25th Street Viaduct is in good shape structurally, but it’s not pretty. There are also concerns about public safety from crumbling concrete.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/08/2015

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Attorney For Families in Lewis Katz Plane Crash Disputes Interim Findings of NTSB

Those documents contain some dramatic moments but few apparent answers.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/08/2015

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PennDOT Says Traffic Fatalities Were At Historic Low in 2014, Statewide

A Pennsylvania Department of Transportation spokesman says the 1,195 traffic fatalities in Pennsylvania last year are the lowest since recordkeeping began in 1928.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/08/2015

(NJT's Morrisville train yard.  Mulch factory is in distance at left. Photo provided)

NJ Transit Traces Bad Odor On Some of Its Trains To Adjacent Mulch Factory; Working on a Fix

If you ride New Jersey Transit trains, particularly into the northern part of the state, you might have noticed a less-than-pleasant odor seeping into your train car.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/08/2015

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Traffic Deaths In Pennsylvania Hit An All-Time Low In 2014

State transportation officials say car crashes killed 1,195 people in 2014. That’s the lowest number since record keeping began 87 years ago.

04/08/2015

(Imam Mohammed Abdul-Aleem.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

Philadelphia Clerics Call Controversy Over Anti-Muslim Bus Ads a Teaching Moment

Imam Mohammed Abdul-Aleem says, “I invite you to read the Quran for yourself. If someone is saying the Quran teaches hate, we want them to show us that in the Quran.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/03/2015

(File photo by CBS)

Police in Gloucester County, NJ Get New Rules For Emergency Vehicle Operations

County prosecutor Sean Dalton says he issued the new rules after a young boy was killed by a police cruiser last December, which was speeding with neither siren nor flashing lights on.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/03/2015