John Heinz

Senator H. John Heinz III of Pennsylvania. (Photo credit: US Senate)

KYW Flashback: Senator John Heinz Among 7 Victims Of Lower Merion Plane Crash

Tragedy involving children is always tough to cover, and as the father of a six-year old just starting school, the mid-air collision of a helicopter and a small plane carrying Senator John Heinz was particularly heart wrenching.

04/03/2015

(Arlen Specter walks across the tarmac after stepping off Air Force One in June 2010, a month after losing his bid to return to the US Senate as a Democrat. Credit: Mandel Ngan/ AFP/ Getty Images)

Arlen Specter, Pennsylvania’s Longest Serving US Senator, Dead at 82

US Senator Arlen Specter, whose political career took him from Philadelphia City Hall to the US Congress, has died after another bout with cancer.

10/14/2012