Family Of WWII Purple Heart Recipient Receives Unexpected GiftA local family is about to receive an unexpected gift.
New Efforts Underway To Erect Memorial To Local WWII HeroEfforts are underway to raise money to erect a statute in South Philadelphia honoring Edward "Babe" Heffron, a World War II paratrooper whose heroism is well documented in the HBO series "Band of Brothers."
Local Veterans Recall Memories Of D-DayLocal soldiers, sailors and airmen joined one of the largest invasion forces in history. It was 70 years ago today. Many of them are no longer with us. But 30 years ago, KYW's Jay Lloyd gathered their vivid memories of D-Day and the beaches of Normandy.
Phila. Woman Sentenced To 30+ Years For Murder of WW II Vet in 2010India Spellman was found guilty in February of second-degree murder in connection with the shooting death of 87-year-old George Greaves in August 2010.
New Jersey Vet Gets Back Dog Tag Lost In France During WWIIThe New Jersey resident on Wednesday received the relic from a woman who tracked him down.
Some Pa. War Vets Offered 2 New License PlatesThere are two new license plates for certain Pennsylvania war veterans.
Holocaust Survivor Reacts To Nazi Probe Focusing On Philadelphia ManAt the Klein Jewish Community Center in Northeast Philadelphia, seniors gather for activities and conversation. It's where Rita Silberstein talked about a part of her past that she has in common with other survivors of the Holocaust.
Local WWII Vet Honored In France On D-Day AnniversaryWith World War II-era military planes darting overhead and Normandy's Utah Beach visible in the distance, a bronze statue emerged from beneath a camouflage parachute, in tribute to a man whose quiet leadership was chronicled in the book and television series "Band of Brothers."
The New GED ExamResearch has shown that GED recipients earn no more than high school dropouts. Only one in 10 earns a college degree. The exam is in the process of changing and so is some of the instruction.