A Pennsylvania facility used by the U.S. government to detain asylum-seeking immigrants has released several families and is no longer holding children and parents, according to activists and U.S. Sen. Bob Casey. Katie Johnston reports.
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'Next Step Is To Permanently Close': Berks County Detention Center No Longer Holding Migrant Children, ParentsA Pennsylvania facility used by the U.S. government to detain asylum-seeking immigrants has released several families and is no longer holding children and parents, according to activists and U.S. Sen. Bob Casey. Katie Johnston reports.
Several Dr. Seuss Books Will No Longer Be PublishedDr. Seuss Enterprises announced it will no longer sell the books because they "portray people in ways that are hurtful and wrong."
5-Year-Old Girl Critically Injured In Crash Involving Britt Reid Likely Has Permanent Brain Damage, Family Attorney SaysAn attorney for the family of a 5-year-old girl critically injured in a crash involving former Kansas City Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid says the girl suffered a devastating brain injury that has left her unable to speak or walk. Geoff Petrulis reports.
6 Dr. Seuss Books Won’t Be Published For Racist ImagesSix Dr. Seuss books — including “And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street” and “If I Ran the Zoo” — will stop being published because of racist and insensitive imagery. Katie Johnston reports.
Pennsylvania Eliminates Out-Of-State Travel Restrictions, Increases Events Limits As COVID-19 Cases, Deaths Fall In StateThe governor announced Monday he's revising the mitigation order on gatherings and lifting the out-of-state travel restrictions. Katie Johnston reports.
'The United States vs. Billie Holiday' Goes Deeper Into Background Of Classic 'Lady Sings The Blues'Ukee Washington talks to West Philadelphia native Lee Daniels.
17-Year-Old Arrested In Fatal Shooting Of Forrest Keys, University Of Arizona Student From Huntingdon ValleyA teenager has been arrested in the Feb. 20 shooting death of Forrest Keys, a University of Arizona student from Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania, in a campus parking garage, the Tucson Police Department announced Friday. Katie Johnston reports.
Mural Arts Philadelphia Announces New Project To Honor Iconic Philadelphia Civil Rights GroupThey are honoring the Cecil B. Moore Philadelphia Freedom Fighters.
Camden County Man, Richard Tobin, Admits Coordinating Neo-Nazi Plot To Deface SynagoguesA New Jersey man admitted Friday to coordinating a neo-Nazi group’s plot to vandalize two Midwestern synagogues and cause other damage across the country. Katie Johnston reports.
Another Pennsylvania Health Network Vaccinates Employee KinThe University of Pennsylvania Health System has become the second health system in the state to acknowledge that it gave the COVID-19 vaccine to employees’ family members. Katie Johnston reports.
Pennsylvania Boy Wounded In Accidental Valentine's Day Shooting DiesA 12-year-old boy who suffered a head wound in an accidental shooting inside his family’s Dauphin County home on Valentine’s Day has died from his injuries, authorities said. Katie Johnston reports.
WATCH: Philadelphia Police Release Surveillance Video Of Suspects Wanted In Robbery, Shooting At Roxborough Boost Mobile StorePhiladelphia Police have released surveillance video of two suspects wanted in a robbery and shooting at a Boost Mobile store in Philadelphia's Roxborough neighborhood. Police say an employee at the store was shot during the robbery. Katie Johnston reports.
New Episode Of CBS Drama 'Clarice' Airs Tonight At 10 PMJim Donovan speaks to actor Kal Penn.
BET's 'Disrupt And Dismantle' Series To Highlight Injustices Affecting Black CommunityUkee Washington speaks to the show's host, award-winning journalist Soledad O'Brien.
Carson Wentz Surprises Eagles Superfan Giovanni Hamilton During Zoom CallPhiladelphia Eagles superfan Giovanni Hamilton got quite the surprise during a Zoom call Thursday. His favorite player, former Birds quarterback Carson Wentz, popped up on the call Giovanni was having with Wentz's AO1 Foundation. Katie Johnston reports.
Regulatory Agency Permanently Bans Fracking, Natural Gas Drilling Near Delaware RiverA regulatory agency that’s responsible for the water supply of more than 13 million people in four states voted Thursday to permanently ban natural gas drilling and fracking in the watershed. Geoff Petrulis reports.
Man Found Shot Dead Inside Trenton HomeThe Mercer County Homicide Task Force is investigating the death of a man after he was found shot dead inside a Trenton home on Thursday morning. Geoff Petrulis reports.
Philadelphia Radio Legend Tony Brown Dies At 75Brown was the longtime host of "Quiet Storm" on WDAS Radio.
Prosecutors Drop Drunken Driving Charges Against Bruce SpringsteenSpringsteen did plead guilty to consuming alcohol in a restricted area.
Bodies Of Woman, 11-Year-Old Recovered From New Jersey PondAn unattended child shouting for his mother and footprints leading to the water led emergency crews to the bodies of a woman and a child in a Morris County pond, officials said. Katie Johnston reports.
Bruce Springsteen To Be Arraigned Wednesday For DWI, Related ChargesThe 71-year-old was arrested back in November in New Jersey's Gateway National Recreation Area in Sandy Hook.
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Proposes Nearly $45 Billion Budget To Help Boost Pension, School AidNew Jersey will make its first full public pension payment for the first time in a quarter century, boost school aid by 7% and offer 760,000 families a $500 tax rebate under a new $44.8 billion budget proposal Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy introduced Tuesday. Katie Johnston reports.
Philadelphia International Airport Launches Pilot Program To Have Robot Deliver Food To PassengersThe Philadelphia International Airport is using a robot to deliver people their food. The gita is part of robotic food delivery program that was launched by PHL Food & Shops’ contactless food ordering program. Katie Johnston reports.
Kobe Bryant's Widow Slams Philly Rapper Meek MillVanessa Bryant said Meek made insensitive comments about Kobe in a new song.