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The Ocean City Boardwalk will soon be packed with people. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Jersey Shore Merchants Hope For Strong Start To Summer

For merchants at the Jersey Shore, Memorial Day weekend is circled on their calendars.

22 hours ago

Maroon 5's ‘This Summer’s Gonna Hurt’ is one possibility for song of summer. (Photo credit: David Becker/Getty Images)

Do Contenders for ‘Song of the Summer’ Strike a Chord with You?

Last year, you couldn’t escape ‘Fancy’. What will be the song of the summer this time around?

22 hours ago

Chinese food file photo (Credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Philadelphia Sues To Shut Down Chinatown Restaurant After Dozens Allegedly Sickened

The city of Philadelphia filed a lawsuit this month in an attempt to shut down a popular Chinatown restaurant where dozens of lawyers were allegedly sickened during an event.

23 hours ago

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Survey: Motorists Doing More Than Texting While Driving

A new survey finds motorists are checking social media, surfing the web and video chatting while behind the wheel.

24 hours ago

Emergency crews were out on the Schuylkill River in Montgomery County to practice drills in the case of an oil spill from a train derailment. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

Montco Emergency Crews Practice Drills In Case Train Derailment Causes Oil Spill

Training this week has emergency crews doing a “what-if” for potential disasters along suburban rail lines.

05/22/2015

Philadelphia finance director Rob Dubow testifies at a City Council budget hearing on May 21, 2015.  (Image from City of Phila. TV)

Council Hungry For Alternatives to Mayor’s Proposed Property Tax Hike

Mayor Nutter’s plan to hike property taxes 9% for more school funding continues to draw skepticism from City Council members.

05/22/2015

Ringleader Michael Williams and 20 others have been indicted for stealing money in Atlantic City. (Credit: New Jersey Attorney General's Office)

Ringleader, 20 Others Indicted For Stealing $90K From Atlantic City Casino Banks

The New Jersey Attorney General’s Office announced a group of more than 20 people were indicted by a grand jury in a scheme that stole money from banks inside Atlantic City casino.

05/22/2015

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Movie Review: ‘Poltergeist’

The director, Gil Kenan, might be a bit too hasty in getting to the effects-driven scary stretch in this redo of the 1982 classic.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/22/2015

Philadelphia's Korean War Memorial (Credit: John McDevitt)

Soldier From Philadelphia Killed In Korean War Whose Remains Were Recently ID’d To Be Honored

U.S. Army Corporal Robert Higgins of Philadelphia will be among those honored at the Society Hill Memorial on Monday.

05/22/2015

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Atlantic City Readies For Summer Season With Three Less Casinos

Riding a skateboard to illustrate the point – Mayor Don Guardian joked Thursday that a new surface on Atlantic City’s main drag Pacific Avenue means a smooth start to the summer season.

05/21/2015

Rescuers work around derailed carriages of an Amtrak train in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on May 13, 2015. Rescuers on May 13 combed through the mangled wreckage of a derailed train in Philadelphia after an accident that left at least six dead, as the difficult search for possible survivors continued. AFP PHOTO/JEWEL SAMAD        (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

FRA Issues Emergency Order To Control Amtrak Train Speeds

The Federal Railroad Administration today issued an Emergency Order that will “assist in controlling passenger train speeds at certain locations on the Northeast Corridor.”

05/21/2015

Pango App

Phila. Parking Authority OKs Pay-By-Smartphone App

The board of the Philadelphia Parking Authority has given a thumbs-up to a system called Pango, a free smartphone app that allows you to feed the meter (or kiosk) with your cell phone.

05/21/2015

Deadly train derailment in Philadelphia on May 12, 2015. (credit: CBS)

Sen. Casey Wants Congress To Quickly Fund Wider Train Safety Programs

Casey says Positive Train Control could have prevented the fatal derailment of Amtrak 188.

05/21/2015

(Scott Greisler and Kanard Burris chat in a break room at Publicis Health Media, in center city Philadelphia.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Participants Say Local Mentoring Program For Older Schoolkids Is A Big Success

“Beyond School Walls” is different from most Big Brothers-Big Sister programs because it works with highschool-aged students instead of young kids.

05/21/2015