Local

New Jersey governor Chris Christie speaks to supporters at Livingston High School, in Livingston, NJ, on the day he launched his White House campaign.  Photo by Kena Betancur/ AFP/ Getty Images

Christie’s Presidential Announcement Draws a Jersey Ho-Hum

Chris Christie made it official today, confirming what most people had assumed for months: he’s running for the GOP nomination for president of the United States.

3 hours ago

Michaela Majoun blows a kiss to wellwishers on hand for her final WXPN broadcast, at World Café Live.  Photo by Tim Jimenez

WXPN Morning Host Michaela Majoun Wraps Up 25-Year Career On Air

At 10am, Majoun’s two and a half decades on WXPN , the University of Pennsylvania’s noncommercial radio station, came to a close.

4 hours ago

(CREDIT: PETTY OFC. NICK AMEEN)

NJ Man Whose Dog Died After Truck Plunged Into Frozen River Indicted

An Ocean County grand jury returned the indictment Tuesday against 28-year-old Toms River resident Andrew Mayer. He could face several years in prison if convicted on all counts.

4 hours ago

(credit: CBS 3)

Police Find Car Of Elderly Woman Murdered Inside Her Home In NW Philadelphia

The vehicle, which belonged to the victim, was parked at the intersection of 25th and Clearfield Streets.

5 hours ago

(credit: CBS 3)

Protesters: ‘Christie For President: Fuhgeddaboudit’

Gov. Chris Christie’s announcement that he’s running for president isn’t making everybody’s hit parade.

6 hours ago

(credit: CBS3)

NJ Gov. Chris Christie Announces Run For President: ‘Both Parties Have Failed This Country’

Christie made the announcement at 11 a.m. Tuesday from his alma mater, Livingston High School, in New Jersey, where he served as class president for three years.

7 hours ago

File photo. (Credit: Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Pep Boys May Be Putting Itself Up For Sale

Chairman Bob Hotz said in a written statement that a number of possible buyers have expressed interest.

8 hours ago

File Photo - Pope Francis.    (Credit: Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

Prisoner Advocacy Group Looks Toward Pope’s Visit To Philadelphia Prison With Hope

The Pennsylvania Prison Society serves as an advocacy group for those incarcerated, working to make sure prisoners are humanely treated and given adequate resources.

10 hours ago

(Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

How Men And Women Perceive Pain Differently

A report in the journal Nature Neuroscience took a look at microglia, and analyzed the impact of specific pain treatments, whether they were done on men or on women.

10 hours ago

File photo. Pope Francis waves to the faithful during his weekly audience in St. Peter's Square.  (Credit: Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

Just Released: The Pope’s Schedule For September’s Trip To Philadelphia

The Vatican has just released the schedule of events for the visit of Pope Francis to the United States.

10 hours ago

(The Capitol Building in Harrisburg.   Credit: Mladen Antonov/ AFP/ Getty Images)

Bill Cracking Down On Cyber Bullying Sent To Governor’s Desk

The bill, passed by the Senate and sent to the governor Monday, would make cyber harassment of children a punishable offense.

10 hours ago

(credit: CBS3)

Humidity Creeping Back In For Tuesday

Philadelphia will close out June on a fairly average note, in what has been a wet and slightly warm month overall.

11 hours ago

(Credit: CBS3)

Dump Truck And Pick-up Truck Collide On Pa. Turnpike

The driver was initially trapped, but crews were able to remove him from the dump truck.

11 hours ago

Power Home Remodeling Co-CEO Asher Raphael. (Credit: Jim Melwert)

You Can Find Fortune’s Number One Workplace For Millennials On The Chester Waterfront

Power Home Remodeling Group co-CEO 35-year-old Asher Raphael says he’s not surprised his company tops Fortune Magazine’s list of top workplaces for millennials, because, as he puts it, they appeal to over-achievers.

11 hours ago

(Credit: MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

PA Senate Expected To Send Budget To Governor Today

Lawmakers spent Monday advancing budget companion bills.

12 hours ago

Photo Galleries
Girls On The Run 5K At The Philadelphia Zoo. (credit: Randall E. Scott)

Girls On The Run 5K At The Philadelphia Zoo

Photos from the Girls On The Run 5K at The Philadelphia Zoo.

Deadly train derailment in Philadelphia on May 12, 2015. (credit: CBS)

Crews Respond To Amtrak Train Derailment In Philadelphia

Emergency crews respond to a train derailment in Philadelphia’s Port Richmond neighborhood

2015 Philadelphia St. Patrick's Day Parade. (credit: Jan Carabeo/CBS3)

2015 Philadelphia St. Patrick’s Day Parade

See the best pictures from the 2015 Philadelphia St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

2015 Philadelphia Home Show - Pennsylvania Convention Center (credit: Randall Scott/CBS)

2015 Philadelphia Home Show

Images from the 2015 Philadelphia Home Show held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

Demonstrators in Philadelphia react to the decision in Ferguson. (credit: Will Kenworthy/CBS3)

Philadelphia Reacts To Ferguson Decision

Demonstrators in Philadelphia react to the grand jury decision to not indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson.

KYW Newsradio’s Old Neighbors, New Neighbors

After forty-two years on Independence Mall, KYW Newsradio moves to new studios and newsroom at the CBS Broadcast Center, 16th and Spring Garden Streets!

More Galleries