The disappearance of a plane carrying hundreds, the fall of an iconic comedian, and the rise of a brutal terror group are just some of the biggest news stories of the year. Here are CBS Local’s top ten news stories of 2014.
A group of people gathered in Center City Philadelphia Friday night to hold a vigil for the victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, and to call for Russian leader Vladimir Putin to be held accountable for lying to world leaders.
As the world mourns the loss of 298 people, and as world leaders call for a full investigation of the Malaysia Airlines plane crash, Ukrainian Americans in the Philadelphia region are are left stunned about what’s happening in their homeland.
Philadelphia Foreign Policy Expert On Response To Malaysian Plane: Pres. Obama ‘Has Very Little Interest In Foreign Policy’
Chris Stigall spoke with foreign policy analyst Ed Turzanski on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about President Obama’s response to the missile strike that downed a Malaysian Airlines flight.
Local experts weigh in on how this tragedy could have worldwide implications.
As the situation in the Ukraine continues to unfold, a Villanova Professor and expert on Russian Studies has weighed in on the Malaysian Airlines plane that was shot down on Thursday.
Australia’s prime minister says objects possibly related to the missing Malaysia Airlines flight have been spotted on satellite imagery.
About 600,000 people have scanned satellite images from DigitalGlobe Inc. for clues to the fate of a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner, the company said Tuesday.
Vietnam scrambled helicopters Monday to look for what a search jet spotted and believed might have been a life raft from the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 that vanished early Saturday morning on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 people on board, but the object found floating in the sea was not a boat, leaving the fate of the airliner a mystery.
A company official says a woman based in western Pennsylvania was among the 239 people aboard a Malaysia Airlines jet that disappeared en route to Beijing over the weekend.
A Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 239 people en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing is missing, the airline confirmed.