Watch + Listen

Latest Philly Watch + Listen

(credit: Chopper 3)

Six Flags Great Adventure Announces Plans To Build 90-Acre Solar Farm

The world’s largest theme park with North America’s fastest, tallest roller coaster is working on a new achievement – becoming the industries’ greenest park.

03/27/2015

LE VERNET, FRANCE - MARCH 26:  French authorities installed a monument to honour the victims of Germanwings flight 4U9525 in front the mountain where the plane crashed on March 26, 2015 in Le Vernet, France.The Germanwings flight 4U9525 from Barcelona to Dusseldorf crashed in Southern French Alps on Tuesday.  (Photo by Patrick Aventurier/Getty Images)

R’nel: More Concerned With Extra Bag Fee Than Mental Health

Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz ripped up a doctor’s note excusing him from work on the day he crashed a crowded passenger plane into a mountain, according to investigators.

03/27/2015

(credit: Chopper 3)

Police: Body Found In Schuylkill River In East Falls

Police are investigating after they say a body was discovered in the Schuylkill River.

03/27/2015

(A similar rainbow crosswalk honoring the LGBT community in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  Photo provided by Philly Pride)

Two Center City Intersections Getting Rainbow-Striped Crosswalks For LGBT Pride

The Philadelphia Streets Department will do the painting, and Philly Pride will be responsible for the upkeep.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/27/2015

(Photo provided by Tredyffrin Twp. PD)

Chesco Man Charged With 50 Counts of Child Porn Possession

Tredyffrin Township police arrested 34-year-old Max Lamping, of Abrams Court in Wayne, Pa., this morning.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/27/2015

(The Pier Shops at Caesars.  Photo provided)

Blatstein Reboots Makeover of Pier Shops at Caesars, in Atlantic City

Developer Bart Blatstein’s plans to redevelop the shopping mall at Caesars Casino, in Atlantic City, are back on track.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/27/2015

(File photo.  Credit: Jack Frost/ Big Boulder)

Pocono Ski Resorts Headed For Their Last Gasps of the Winter Season

There are seven ski resorts in the Poconos, and six of them are still open, at least through this weekend.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/27/2015

(Rina Cutler speaks with reporters after Mayor Nutter, right, announced she is leaving his administration to take a high-level job at Amtrak.  Photo by Mike Dunn)

Rina Cutler Leaving Nutter Administration Next Month, Taking Job at Amtrak

As deputy mayor for transportation and public utilities, Cutler has overseen major aspects of Philadelphia government: potholes, trash collection, recycling, bicycle lanes, the Philadelphia Gas Works, bridges, the airport, and the water department, among others.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/27/2015

(Members of the African Children's Choir perform at the Annenberg Center, at the University of Pennsylvania.  Photo byPat Loeb)

African Children’s Choir Visits Penn Campus

The choir was formed 30 years ago by a Canadian relief worker who found it hard to get people interested in the struggles of African children.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/27/2015

(The Mongolian students and some of their Philadelphia hosts, at the Academy of Natural Sciences.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Global Warming Is Study Topic as Mongolian Schoolgirls Meet With Philadelphia Counterparts

Two groups of students, from Philadelphia and Mongolia, have been working online together to study the effects of global warming. And now, five teens from Mongolia are visiting Philadelphia until the end of this month.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/27/2015

One of two suspects wanted in the robbery of an 83-year-old man in Voorhees, New Jersey. (credit: Voorhees Police Department)

Prosecutor’s Office: Charges Filed In Assault Of 83-Year-Old Man In Voorhees

Prosecutors say a suspect accused of punching an 83-year-old man in the face and then robbing him has been charged.

03/27/2015

(Visiting German students getting a briefing at Camden City Hall during their tour of government offices.  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

German Students Visiting Camden County Taking Plane Crash News In Stride, Says Teacher

The students, who are being hosted by Collingswood High School and were in Camden today, will be flying back home on Tuesday.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/27/2015

(Photo illustration by Ed Fischer)

US Labor Dept. Presses Gas Stations in N.J. To Pay Employees Overtime As Required

According to the feds, more than 1,000 attendants at both major branded gas stations and independents were due a total of $5.5 million in overtime that was not paid.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/27/2015

(Philadelphia city commissioner Stephanie Singer.  File photo by Steve Tawa)

Singer’s Attorney Hopes Post-Trial Motions Can Turn Around City Commissioner’s Ballot Hopes

This morning, a judge was poised to remove Stephanie Singer from the May 19th Democratic primary ballot, subject to post-trial motions from her attorney.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/27/2015