Margie Smith

(Philadelphia firefighter Jack Slivinski, posing for the charity calendar that got him suspended.)

Philadelphia Firefighter’s Charity Pose Ignites Departmental Controversy

A Philadelphia firefighter who struck a pose for a charity calendar is causing a raging controversy within the Philadelphia Fire Department.


Endangered Birds Call Shore Causeway Home

Lots of people complain about all the traffic at the shore.  But one flock of birds doesn’t mind.


NJ Sex Offender Sought in Abduction of His Son

The New Jersey State Police has activated an “Amber Alert” for a eight-year-old boy whom authorities say was abducted by his father.


Man Hurt During Robbery at His NE Phila. Home

Police are investigating a violent home invasion in Northeast Philadelphia.


Clouds May Obstruct Views of Perseid Meteor Shower

Attention star gazers: The Perseid meteor showers peak on Thursday night.


Church Homeless 'Shelter' Won't Be Shut Down

  Philadelphia city officials now say they will not shut down a Kensington church that was served with a cease and desist order for running an unlicensed homeless shelter.


Madden 11 Video Game Arrives!

Video game fans have been up all night playing the latest version of the virtual football craze which went on sale at midnight at stores all over the area. 


Wilmington Man Arrested and Charged With Multiple Rapes

A Wilmington man is in jail tonight, charged with three sexual assaults in the past few weeks,  including the rape of a child.


Mom's Boyfriend Nabbed for Weekend Murders in Frankford

Philadelphia police have made an arrest in connection with a double murder in Frankford on Sunday morning.


Best Party School? Nicest Dorms? Survey Says…

The Princeton Review has released its annual list of top colleges — in categories other than academics.  And this year Penn State has been dethroned from its top spot as a party school.


No Power, No Problem for Elderly at Hi-Rise

The lights — and more importantly, the air conditioners — are back on at a high rise apartment complex in West Philadelphia that was without power all day.


Philadelphia Police Officer Shot in Kensington

A Philadelphia police officer was listed in stable condition and recovering at Temple University Hospital after being shot in the leg on Thursday night.


J&J to Lay Off 300 at Fort Washington Plant

Johnson & Johnson is laying off hundreds of employees at its plant in Fort Washington. The repeated recalls of several popular drugs are to blame.


Local Group Heads to Spain to Run With the Bulls

by KYW’s Margie Smith It’s time for the annual running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain and when the bulls hit the streets over a hundred people from the area will be running in front […]