Charles Barkley Apologizes For Telling Female Reporter ‘I Don’t Hit Women, But If I Did, I Would Hit You’Former Philadelphia 76er and NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley is known for comments that catch some people off guard, but a comment he made to a female reporter is making headlines. Katie Johnston reports.
Good Samaritan Killed, 2 Others Injured At Crash Scene In Lehigh CountyPennsylvania State Police say a good Samaritan who stopped to help people involved in a traffic accident was killed and two others were hurt when they were struck by a passing vehicle. Katie Johnston reports.
Mysterious Comet Will Cause Rare ‘Unicorn’ Meteor Storm This WeekPrepare to set your watch so you don’t miss the potential for a very limited and rare dazzling display in the night sky that could include up to 400 meteors. Katie Johnston reports.
Man Hospitalized After Shot Multiple Times In Nicetown-Tioga Section Of PhiladelphiaA 26-year-old man was shot multiple times in the Nicetown-Tioga section of Philadelphia on Tuesday afternoon. Katie Johnston reports.
Man Wanted For Pistol-Whipping, Shooting Victim In Center City Robbery: PolicePhiladelphia police are searching for a suspect who they say pistol-whipped and shot a man during a robbery in Center City. The incident happened around 5 a.m. on the 1600 block of Vine Street last Wednesday. Katie Johnston reports.
Penn State Quarterback Sean Clifford Says He Received Death Threats Following Minnesota LossPenn State quarterback Sean Clifford has pulled back from social media after he says he received death threats. Katie Johnston reports.
Police Kill Fox That Attacked 5 People In New Jersey CommunityPolice have killed a fox that they say attacked five people in an Essex County, New Jersey community and also tried to attack an officer. Katie Johnston reports.
Cops: Woman Left Child Alone In Hotel So She Could GambleAuthorities say a New Jersey woman left a 4-year-old girl alone in a hotel room while she gambled at a Lehigh Valley casino. Katie Johnston reports.
Taliban Say They Freed Pennsylvania Native, Australian Man After 3 Years In CaptivityThe Taliban freed a Pennsylvania man and an Australian man held hostage since 2016 on Tuesday, in exchange for three top Taliban figures who were released by the Kabul government and flown out of Afghanistan the previous day. Katie Johnston reports.
9,500 Cases Of Breakstone's Cottage Cheese Recalled Due To Possible Contamination With Plastic, MetalKraft Foods is voluntarily recalling some varieties of its Breakstone's Cottage Cheese due to potential contamination of red plastic and metal. Katie Johnston reports.
‘Right Thing To Do’: Long Island Bagel Shop Manager Drives 6 Hours To Pennsylvania To Return Keys To WomanA bagel shop manager in New York drove nearly six hours to Pennsylvania to return a key fob that a customer had left in his shop on Long Island. Katie Johnston reports.
New Jersey Lawmakers Planning Marijuana Question For 2020 BallotNew Jersey legislative leaders unveiled a proposed ballot question Monday that would ask voters whether the state should legalize recreational marijuana. Katie Johnston reports.
Day Care Center Fined For Expelling 3-Year-Old Girl With Down SyndromeA national day care center has been fined nearly $50,000 after a 3-year-old girl with Down syndrome was kicked out of its Moorestown facility for not being toilet trained. Katie Johnston reports.
Police Looking To Identify Remains Of Young Girl Found In SmyrnaPolice are asking for the public’s help in identifying a young girl whose remains were found in Delaware. Police say the girl’s remains were found near the Little Lass fields in Smyrna on Sept. 13. Katie Johnston reports
Missing Californians Found Dead At Pennsylvania Rest StopTwo people who had been reported missing in California have been found dead at a Pennsylvania rest stop. State police said Friday that 57-year-old Bruce Frenchak Sr. and 54-year-old Sheliene Frenchak, both of Huntington Beach, were found inside a recreational vehicle parked at a rest stop in Cumberland County, about 40 miles west of Harrisburg. Katie Johnston reports.
ACLU: New Jersey Marijuana Arrests Jump About 35% In 4 YearsMarijuana-related arrests in New Jersey jumped about 35% over a four-year period ending in 2017, according to a report released Friday by the American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey. Katie Johnston reports.
PATCO Relaunching Revised Overnight SchedulePATCO will relaunch its new overnight schedule that was previously canceled after community backlash with some revisions. Katie Johnston reports.
Pennsylvania Teacher Suspended As Authorities Investigate Alleged Shooting Comment To Students In ClassOfficials have suspended a middle school teacher in Pennsylvania while authorities investigate if the teacher told his class that he wished he could shoot a person to have quiet in his class. Katie Johnston reports.
Cases Of Whooping Cough Reported At 4 East Penn School District SchoolsCases of pertussis, also known as whooping cough, have been reported in the East Penn School District. Katie Johnston reports.
13-Year-Old Middle School Student In Vineland Accused Of Putting Toilet Water In Another Child’s Water BottleVineland police say a middle school student poured toilet water into another child’s water bottle. Police say the child drank from the bottle. Katie Johnston reports.
Former Correctional Officer Admits Smuggling Drugs To Federal Prison InmatesA former corrections officer has admitted smuggling drugs and other contraband to inmates at a federal prison in return for cash bribes. Katie Johnston reports.
South Jersey Mobster Sentenced For Staging Robbery, Drug DistributionA man who authorities say is a member of a southern New Jersey/Philadelphia crime family has been sentenced to nearly 13 years in prison for possessing drugs and staging a robbery at a pawnshop. Katie Johnston reports.
Rutgers Warning Of Aggressive Coyote That Bit Man Near CampusRutgers University officials in New Jersey are warning students there may be an aggressive coyote in the area that bit someone walking near campus. The university’s police department posted on Facebook Thursday evening that they are investigating. Katie Johnston reports.
Police Asking For Public’s Help Identifying Suspect Who Robbed Holmesburg Gas Station At GunpointPhiladelphia police are asking the public for help in identifying a suspect who robbed a gas station in the city’s Holmesburg section. Katie Johnston reports.